Financial Services Manager

Civic Centre, Pershore
£50,600 - £57,423
04 Jun 2019
23 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a significantly experienced financial manager with demonstrable experience of budgeting and accounting, preferably within a local government context? If so we are looking for you.

The Financial Services Manager role at Wychavon District Council plays an active part in the strategic management of the council as a member of the Service Managers’ Team.

As the Deputy Section 151 Officer for the Council and a CCAB qualified accountant, you will provide strategic leadership to the Financial Services team delivering high quality business partnering, financial accounting and statement of accounts, financial systems, transactional finance services, treasury management, creditors, debtors and procurement.

Key Requirements:

Alongside membership of one of the CCAB Accountancy bodies we are looking for an individual who has:

The ability to work under pressure;

Strong all round communication and excellent management skills;

Strong credibility;

A high level of technical expertise;

Strong innovation skills and openness to new ways of delivering services.

Skills & Experience:

You must have significant post qualification experience at a senior level with demonstrable experience of financial management with a good knowledge of local government and the issues it faces.

The successful candidate must have the ability to lead, motivate and manage the performance of others and an innovative approach to problem solving and developing practical financial strategies to support service delivery.

This is a fast paced role working with people at all levels across the organisation including councillors, so the ability to make measured decisions under pressure and communicate effectively at all levels is essential.

Additional Information:

We offer a great range of great benefits such as flexible working arrangements, generous holiday entitlements, local government pension scheme with excellent contributions, plenty of opportunities for personal development, discounted gym membership and an on site café and nursery (staff discount offered at the nursery).

For further information about the role please contact:

Alison Williams, Financial Services Manager on 01386 565501 or email

Vic Allison, Deputy Managing Director on 01386 565586 or email

For further information about Wychavon District Council please visit our website –

Closing Date: 23 June 2019

Interview day to be held on 4 July 2019