Help us to improve the quality of town life for present and future generations
Chippenham Town Council is one of the largest councils in the parish sector but we operate in a similar manner to a small district council, with four standing committees and 24 councillors across eight wards. We have an annual budget of c£5M and employ over ninety staff.
We are ambitious forward-thinking council operating within a single unitary county setting. You will be the council’s Responsible Financial Officer, reporting directly to the Chief Executive, and an integral member of the Corporate Management team. You’ll directly manage four heads of services, responsible for Finance, Corporate Support, Communications & Customer Services and Democratic Services, with strategic responsibility for outsourced support services. You will be a qualified and chartered accountant; CIPFA, CIMA or equivalent, with significant management and leadership experience.
We would expect you to have substantial experience operating within the public sector and ideally within local government.
For further information and application details or for an informal conversation please call Mark Smith, Chief Executive on 01249 446699
Closing date: 15th December 2024
To apply please click the Apply Now link below.