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Financial Controller

South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£48,147 - £51,687 per annum
Closing date
29 Nov 2021

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Public and Third sector, Regional Bodies
Job role
Salary Band
£40,000 - £49,999
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

We are seeking a Financial Controller with a proven track record in local government finance, you will be responsible for leading on the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority group’s statutory financial reporting, including the preparation of the annual statutory accounts and the submission of statutory returns.

You will work hand in hand with the Senior Finance Business Partner to support the Finance Leadership Team in delivering one of its key business plan objectives, namely to drive performance through effective use of new and existing financial systems to provide timely and accurate analysis and advice.  This is especially important in the context of the integration of the SYMCA group, where financial regulations, the assurance framework and schemes of delegation will need to be reviewed and re-aligned.

You will already have substantial experience of working in a similar role in local government or the public sector as well as a strong financial and commercial acumen. You will hold a professional accountancy qualification with evidence of up-to-date knowledge of treasury management, reporting standards and Financial Legislation. You will also be able to demonstrate recent successful collaborative working across multi-disciplinary teams and with external stakeholders

In return, we offer a competitive salary, access to a local Government Pension Scheme and the chance to be part of an organisation where you can really make a difference.

Located in a vibrant city centre location, we are well-placed for transport links and encourage employees to take advantage of a range of benefits, including active travel facilities. We believe in a healthy work/life balance.

For further information, or to arrange an informal discussion about the role, please email

How to apply 

Please apply online at recruitment or email  to request an application pack or alternatively call our 24 hour recruitment line on 0114 2211 223 

Applications no later than:         9.00am on Monday 29 November 2021

Interviews to be held:                 7th, 8th or 9th December 2021

Completed applications should be emailed to     

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The South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA) brings together the local authorities of Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield, the South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) and the private sector through the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).&nbsp;These bodies together serve the communities and businesses of South Yorkshire.&nbsp; From transport to housing, from business growth to skills, the SYMCA has a great story to tell. We have ambitions to deliver recovery and renewal for people, businesses and places across South Yorkshire after the COVID pandemic.&nbsp;</p>

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11 Broad Street West
South Yorkshire
S1 2BQ
United Kingdom
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