With this role you will be taking charge of the local authorities’ finance team as well as being the sole technical specialist for the council in an area of specialism or managing a large, complex and contentious project which affects the whole council. The team is responsible for the maintenance and development of the local authorities’ financial records for this set of services and to work with the corporate team to ensure the resultant production of the council’s Statement of Accounts, budget monitoring and setting, and government returns. The team also ensures that decisions are taken in light of available funds and within the council’s financial procedures. The teams provide direct financial support to service teams/budget holders. This includes routine work such as budget monitoring, and ad-hoc project work such as analysis of financial data to support business cases etc.
- Degree in a Relevant Subject
- Project management qualification or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge
- Experience of managing teams and directing the work of others to meet required outcomes