Finance & Property Finance Manager, Deputy S151 Grade 14

Burnley, Lancashire
42,683 - £45,591 (plus £3,185 for Deputy S151 duties)
06 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a commercially minded and enthusiastic person to be part of our finance team in an organisation which is proud of its skilled workforce and which has a clear vision for our borough’s future.

That vision is shared by all our partners and is in-tune with the aspirations of local people.  It promotes Burnley as a place that is forward-looking with a clear track record in delivering transformational change through innovative and effective local partnership working.

These are challenging times and you could play an important part in delivering our ambitious plans.

As a forward-thinking and energetic local authority, we are proud of our Investors in People Gold status and value the contribution all colleagues make.

We are looking for a CCAB or CIMA-qualified accountant to help support our ambitious agenda, driving forward regeneration schemes, developing our commercial strategy and supporting the delivery of services.

A key role and with deputy section 151 officer responsibilities you will manage the provision of the accountancy and payments functions of the council and deputise for the Head of Finance and Property.

You will be instrumental in bringing forward and implementing new initiatives and commercial strategies and plans to ensure the sustainability of council services, working closely with the Head of Service.

An experienced senior financial leader you will have significant and practical post-qualification experience together with an understanding of all current major issues affecting local government finance

If you are interested in working with us to deliver our vision for our borough, we’d love to hear from you.

For an informal discussion on the content of the job descriptions or person specifications, please contact Asad Mushtaq, Head of Finance and Property, on 01282 477173.

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