Chief Finance Officer (S151)

Skipton, North Yorkshire
Up to £60,226 per annum /pro rata for Part Time Plus An Allowance for S151 Officer Duties
06 Mar 2019
06 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Salary Up to £60,226 per annum /pro rata for Part Time


An Allowance for S151 Officer Duties 


  Craven District Council is based in Skipton in North Yorkshire  and continues to receive accolades for its services and beautiful  environment.  With excellent road and rail links to both Leeds and Bradford,  Skipton is easily accessible.

The Chief Finance Officer will develop the Council’s financial strategy and act as adviser to officers and elected members on financial matters,  implementing high quality customer-focused services that adopt recognised best practice, whilst managing the Financial Services and Revenues  and Benefits teams.

We are looking for exceptional candidates who have the ability to think and act strategically at all levels and be creative and seek innovative  solutions to problems.  Experience of effectively managing resources,        delivering sustainable high quality services and large scale projects on time and on budget is essential.

The successful candidate will work as part of the Corporate Leadership Team and assist the Chief Executive in dealing with Members, Officers and Partners

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part time  therefore, we would be interested to receive applications from candidates  that wish to work on a part time basis.

It is an exciting time to join an innovative and progressive Council and be part of a continuing success story.

For further information, please contact Paul Shevlin, Chief Executive on 01756 706204, or Jacquie Hodgson, HR Manager on 01756 706209

Please visit for an application pack, the closing date is 31st March 2019, interviews are to be held during April 2019