Head of Finance Services

Broxtowe, Nottingham
£52,368 to £57,604
07 May 2021
21 Jun 2021
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

Broxtowe Borough Council is looking for an individual who will exercise strong and competent professional leadership for our Finance services. This post will deputise for the Deputy Chief Executive as the Council’s section 151 officer, manage the performance of the finance function to ensure the provision of a high quality service, and provide financial support to a number of exciting corporate projects, including the Beeston cinema development, the Stapleford Towns Fund, and the new house-building programme.

We’re looking for an individual who has experience in:

  • Local authority finance and accounting
  • Treasury, audit and risk management
  • Successful management of projects
  • People management and
  • Working effectively with members

The ideal candidate would be:

  • A competent professional accountant (CIPFA)
  • A person who can see opportunities to overcome challenges
  • Someone who represents our GREAT values and behaviours
  • A team player, a good partner and a respected manager

What you need to know:

This role requires extensive community involvement, political engagement through the democratic process and carries a requirement to work outside normal office hours

As part of the interview process psychometric testing and associated tests will be involved

Please contact Zulfiqar.darr@broxtowe.gov.uk for an informal chat about the role if you might find that helpful.

Please click apply below for further details about the post, the recruitment process and how to apply.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Alternatively, an application pack can be obtained by contacting the recruitment team, Human Resources Division on 0115 917 3372/3342.

Please quote reference no: F34

Closing date: Friday 21 June 2021 at 5.00pm

On-line assessments to be completed by candidates: Friday 2nd – Thursday 8th July 2021

Expected interview date: Friday 9 July 2021