Financial Services Manager
Pendle Borough Council is looking to recruit to the post of Financial Services Manager. This post is the Council’s strategic financial lead, and will be the Section 151 Officer, for which an additional allowance is payable.
Pendle is diverse, attractive and unique. It is a great place to live and work with several world leading manufacturers based within the borough. The Council has four strategic objectives of Strong Services; Strong Economy; Strong Communities and Strong Organisation, and this role will play a vital role in the achievement of these objectives through our Financial Strategy. In a Corporate Peer Review Challenge conducted in 2015, the Council was complimented on its strong financial management and strong leadership.
As a well managed Council, we are looking for someone who will continue with the same level of commitment and standards to ensure that the Council remains in as strong financial position as possible. The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with a CCAB recognised qualification and significant experience at a senior level to be able to advise and support Members and other senior officers on all aspects of the Council’s financial strategies, policies and procedures. The post holder will be responsible for the management and development of the Finance Team and will also act as the Council’s Corporate Property Officer.
The Council has been in a strategic partnership with Liberata UK Ltd for 12 years and has recently extended the relationship for a further 13 years to 2030. The post holder will be responsible for managing the client relationship.
The post is permanent and full time (37 hours), and provides a number of benefits including generous annual leave (depending on the length of local government service); membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme; free car parking and discounted leisure facilities.
For more information or an informal discussion please contact Vince Green on 01282 661867 (for people with hearing difficulties who have access to a minicom, please dial 01282 878992 using the minicom machine).
If you wish to apply please visit www.pendle.gov.uk/jobs.
Closing date for applications is 9am Monday 10th December 2017 Interviews are expected to be held during week commencing 18th December 2017
Please note that we do not accept CV’s, an application form must be completed.