Finance Section Head

Watford, Hertfordshire
£52,935 - £57,124 per annum
18 Dec 2020
18 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Section Head
Watford, Hertfordshire

Three Rivers District and Watford Borough Councils are two ambitious councils that have a strong record in investing directly in the communities they serve and working in partnership.

We are looking for a Finance Section Head with strong technical skills that would enjoy applying them to a range of different projects and are looking to further their experience leading a small but fast-paced team where they can have a real impact.

The role is focussed on leading the closure of accounts for two authorities including liaising with the External Auditors to bring the audit to a satisfactory audit and we would expect that you would be able to hit the ground running with this. So, it is vital that you have recent experience of leading on local government closure of accounts. You will be leading a small team that works on other technical aspects of providing a financial service e.g. VAT, insurance, and treasury management.

We offer an excellent benefits package, including competitive salary, 28 days’ holiday - rising to 30 days, a generous employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance, flexible working, career development, free on-site parking, cycle-to-work scheme, discounted leisure centre membership, employee volunteering schemes and access to discounted activities and days out.

The salary per annum is between £52,935 - £57,124 per annum plus a local Market Factor supplement of £5,000 and inner London fringe of £898.

A basic DBS check will be carried out for this post.

For an informal discussion please contact Tina Stankley, Interim Head of Finance. Contact details can be found by selecting the apply button shown.

Please note - we are not accepting agencies for this role.

Other organisations may call this role Accounting and Technical Head, Finance Manager, Financial Manager, Financial Controller, or Finance Controller. 

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