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Finance Director

Amber Valley Borough Council
Ripley, Derbyshire
Band 2 - £69,178 to £79,170 per annum
Closing date
15 May 2022

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Finance Director (Section 151 Officer)
Band 2 - £69,178 to £79,170 per annum
Full time
Central Headquarters, Ripley, Derbyshire

This post would suit an experienced Deputy looking for promotion to the Chief Financial Officer role.

The post manages staff working in the Accountancy, Exchequer, Revenues Collections and Operations, Benefits, IT Operations and IT Development Sections.

The Council’s Net Revenue Budget is £11 million per annum and you will advise the Council on how it can fulfil its statutory duties and responsibilities and make a difference for its 121,000 residents.

You will have an extensive knowledge of the local government finance environment and experience of achieving efficiency savings, generating income and thinking outside of the traditional local government ‘box’.

You will have strong communication skills and be confident in advising Council, its committees and regulatory boards and be able to communicate effectively with both officers and elected members.

Amber Valley is a semi-rural area with the four main towns of Alfreton, Belper, Heanor and Ripley and countryside in the west of the Borough. The Council’s administrative offices are located in Ripley just off the A38, which is 7 miles from Junction 28 of the M1 and 7 miles from Derby.

The post benefits from membership of the Derbyshire Pension Scheme, free car parking in Ripley Town Centre, flexible working and a hybrid working option based on 2 days working from home and 3 days in the office.

You will be required to be CCAB qualified.

If you would like to discuss the post, then please e-mail Sylvia Delahay at to arrange a suitable time.

The closing date for this vacancy is Sunday 15 May 2022 at Midnight

(Any applications received after the closing date will not be accepted)

CV’s are not accepted.

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Please find Person Specification here Person Specification

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