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Head of Finance (Environment & Community Services and Chief Executive’s Department)

Employer
London Borough of Bromley
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£84,907 per annum
Closing date
13 Jun 2022

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Sector
Local government, Unitary councils, County councils, Borough councils, District councils, Central government, Local council
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Head of Finance (Environment & Community Services and Chief Executive’s Department)

Salary: c £84,907 per annum
Fulltime, 36 per week

Location: Bromley Civic Centre (hybrid working model applies)

This is an opportunity to work for an authority that has received nationally recognised finance awards including being a Public Finance Awards 2021 Winner. You will lead a highly motivated, strong performing and friendly finance team.

The post reports to the Director of Finance and works closely with other Chief Officers. You will lead on financial arrangements for Environment & Community Services and Chief Executive’s Department.

There are many challenges impacting on the service, including the Council’s transformation agenda, future environmental initiatives and supporting budget holders in addressing the financial challenges for the future. This post is critical in supporting these areas.

The postholder will lead, manage and develop a team of finance staff, meeting 151 responsibilities on behalf of the Director of Finance and make a significant contribution to the strategic direction of financial services and the specified service department.

We need a flexible, highly motivated individual with proven financial acumen, advisory and interpersonal skills. You will need to be innovative and have a background in dealing with complex financial issues, providing strategic financial advice and having the ability to address key financial matters. Experience or working in local government would be an advantage.

We are looking for a CCAB qualified accountant or an AAT Accountant with extensive knowledge and experience. This is a great opportunity to play a significant role in assuring continuous improvement.

We offer a generous package including

  • competitive pay (salary range £67,927 - £101,886 p.a.)
  • career average pension scheme
  • Lease Car Scheme
  • flexible working practices
  • Bromley REAL benefits scheme (Childcare Vouchers, Cycle2Work and a wide range of unique discounts).

For an informal chat about the role, please contact our retained consultants at CIPFA Penna - Georgina Greene, Georgina.Greene@penna.com, 07543 306300. Closing Date: Monday 13th June 2022 11.00am

Interviews: Wednesday 29th June 2022

Equal Opportunities Statement 

We are committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and service delivery. 

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