This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, positive, and innovative professional. We are building on our solid financial management to ensure that we meet the financial and non-financial challenges currently affecting local government. We expect the post-holder to provide excellent support and robust challenge to the Council to ensure the highest level of service provision.
Reporting to the Head of Policy & Resources (S151 Officer), and based in the Policy & Resources service, you will be responsible for leading, developing and motivating a team of six. We expect you to be a CCAB/CIMA qualified accountant with a history of successful people management and outstanding communication skills. You will provide high quality financial support to the Head of Policy & Resources and the senior management team and will work with senior colleagues on high profile corporate projects to help the Council achieve its priority outcomes. An appreciation of the changes facing local government finance will be supported by your ability to report financial information clearly.
In this pivotal role, you will lead alongside your equivalent Accountancy Manager in all aspects of the finance service for the Council, including the production of budget monitoring reports, closure of accounts as well as budget setting and financial planning
Gloucester City Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You’ll also be entitled to a competitive annual leave entitlement
For an informal discussion, please contact Jon Topping, Head of Policy & Resources on 01452 396242.
Closing Date Friday 25th May 2018
An application form and Job Description can be found below in 'Additional Information'.
Completed application forms to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Gloucester City Council is an equal opportunities employer
CV’s will not be accepted