Head of Financial services

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Up to £58,057 per annum, inclusive of market supplements
Closing date
10 Jul 2022

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Local government, Borough councils
Contract Type
Full Time

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council is a small Council with big values. We are committed to ensuring our services are delivered to the highest possible standard and we put the customer at the forefront of everything we do. By working for us you will become part of the team and will play your part in serving our community.

In this pivotal role, as Head of Financial Services, you will lead the Financial Services section. You will manage the day-to-day operation of the team ensuring accurate and timely professional financial support at all levels, including budget monitoring and budget strategy.

You will also support the Director – Finance and Enterprise, and other colleagues within Financial Services, to ensure the team achieves excellence in its services to its
customers, both internal and external.

Your main responsibilities will include producing, and subsequent monitoring, of the section’s service and business plans ensuring a high-quality service is delivered that achieves our performance targets. As the head of the department, you will foster a creative and open environment throughout your team ensuring all employees feel
supported, involved, and consulted.

You will ensure that the financial activities of the Council are coordinated and controlled within agreed timetables, providing assistance and guidance where required to support effective and efficient delivery and identify improvements. You will take a key role in development and review of financial plans and strategies across the Council liaising with
Directors and Members as required and supporting decision making.

As the Head of Financial Services, you’ll act as Deputy S151 Officer and have responsibility for Treasury Management practices, policies and strategy including reporting to relevant Committees.

The Council is an agile working employer and as such this role can be undertaken either from home or in the office at the preference of the successful candidate and in negotiation with management. 

As an employer, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council offers a wide range of benefits, including flexible working, Local Government Pension Scheme, generous holiday allowance and childcare vouchers.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

Any communication with you will be via email, so please check your email, including spam/junk folders, and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Supporting documents
Values - one page overview.docx
Head of Financial Services - JD, PS and Profile - January 2017.docx


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