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Chief Finance Officer

Metropolitan Police Service
New Scotland Yard/Kilburn
£150,000-£160,000 - depending on the strength of job related skills and knowledge
Closing date
10 Dec 2023

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Police / Fire & rescue
Contract Type
Full Time

The CFO is an executive level position, reporting into the Chief People and Resources Officer.

As the most senior finance role, the CFO will be a trusted advisor to the Commissioner and Management Board and will have responsibility for managing the MPS’s significant budget and financial strategy. The CFO will have overall leadership of the Finance Directorate comprising of circa 100 staff and direct responsibility for managing the Directorate budget of circa £8m per annum.

The CFO will be a strategic partner to MPS, enabling and working in support of the wider change agenda at the heart of the organisation.

Role Purpose:

  • To enable the MPS to deliver its policing mission creating maximum operational impact from financial resources.
  • To transform and modernise the finance function to deliver value for money and driving efficiencies across the MPS.
  • To provide expert advice to the Commissioner and Management Board as the senior finance professional and Board advisor, shaping a culture of good finance practice across the organisation.
  • To discharge the statutory and regulatory financial requirements and work collaboratively with MOPAC CFO.

How to apply:

MPS have engaged an Executive Search Partner - Gatenby Sanderson - to support with this recruitment campaign. Please click Apply to visit their microsite for information on the role and how to apply.

If having read the information provided, you would like to discuss your suitability for the post, please contact: Peter Buffoni, Partner, Community Protection on 07964 877 654 /

We view diversity as fundamental to our success. To tackle today’s complex policing challenges, we need a workforce made up from all of London’s communities. Applications from across the community are therefore essential.

As a Disability Confident committed employer, the Met has committed to ensuring that disabled people and those with long-term health conditions have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.

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