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Head of Finance

Powys County Council
Powys - Hybrid
£85,411- £92,773
Closing date
27 May 2024

We’re looking for strong, visible, and inspirational leaders to join us at Powys County Council.

Following the appointment of our new Chief Executive and directors, we are building a senior leadership team to deliver a Stronger, Fairer and Greener county.

Due to an internal promotion, we’re seeking a new Head of Finance who will lead and direct a finance function that is resourced and fit for purpose. They will lead the promotion and delivery by the whole organisation of good financial management so that public money is safeguarded at all times and used appropriately, economically, efficiently and effectively.

The successful candidate will manage a varied and interesting portfolio, including:

  • The Medium-Term Financial Strategy
  • Income and Awards
  • Internal Audit
  • Financial, Capital and Assess Strategy
  • Commercial Services
  • Powys Pension Fund
  • Risk Management

The Head of Finance will also be the designated Deputy S151 Officer.

This is a flexible worker position and therefore the Council offers the opportunity to work in an agile way to include home working. For this role, however, there will be an expectation to work in County Hall in Llandrindod Wells / other council office for a minimum of 3 days a week.

The county of Powys is a great place to work and live with beautiful landscapes, green open spaces and vibrant communities. We are proud of our Welsh and cultural heritage, and you might know us too for being home to the well-known events such as the Hay and Green Man festivals and the Royal Welsh Show.

In return, we offer an excellent work-life balance with fantastic benefits – including a competitive salary, excellent annual leave entitlement, development opportunities, a relocation package, and much more.

Closing date 27/5/24

Applications may be submitted in English or Welsh. Applications in Welsh will not be treated any less favourably than those in English

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