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Finance Officer

Cheshire West and Chester
Chester, Cheshire
£34,728 - £40,728 per annum
Closing date
3 Oct 2021

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Cheshire West and Chester is an award-winning council that brings a fresh and energetic approach to providing top-quality services for our residents and the communities they live in.

We want Cheshire West and Chester to be a place where everyone can THRIVE – through our core values of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment. 

Cheshire West and Chester Finance Service is looking to recruit highly motivated individuals, with a can do attitude to be responsible for overseeing the provision of a high quality financial service. The post holders will achieve a high level of customer satisfaction and make a real and demonstrable difference to the Council’s business.

We can offer you experience of working in a dynamic, yet supportive team, in an authority that has an excellent reputation. We are a modern, forward thinking organisation offering agile working styles to give ultimate flexibility and work-life balance.

The Council offers generous leave allowances (25 rising to 30 days a year), excellent pension provision, a comprehensive package of employee benefits through its Working Rewards Scheme and has a key focus on wellbeing, making sure that our staff feel well, safe and connected.

Finance Officer – £34,728 - £40,728 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Finance Officer to join our Finance Service at Cheshire West and Chester. The role will involve providing advice, information, analysis and interpretation to budget holders to underpin effective decision making, meaningful performance management and to meet statutory requirements. 

You should have a proven track record in a Finance officer or equivalent role and be able to demonstrate you have the skills to effectively supervise and motivate staff. We are looking for someone with a high degree of commitment, self-motivation and initiative who has strong analytical skills but is also able to present and communicate information to non-finance professionals in a meaningful way. 

We are looking to recruit to 2 full time (37 hours) temporary positions for 18 months.

The roles would benefit from flexible working arrangements but would primarily involve working from home, allied with access to office facilities in key locations across the borough when required.

For an informal discussion about this role, please email Anna Jones to arrange a convenient time for a conversation.

Closing Date 03 October 2021

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