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Assistant Director Strategic & Corporate Finance, Risk, Audit & Assurance (Deputy S151)

Thurrock Borough Council
West Thurrock, Grays
£94,000 to £106,500
Closing date
31 Dec 2023

About the role

We’re seeking a brilliant Assistant Director of Strategic and Corporate Finance, Risk, Audit and Assurance (Deputy s151) to help lead our financial governance and all corporate finance elements within the council. This is a superb opportunity to shape the council’s financial direction, while also identifying and capitalising on commercial opportunities to bolster the organisation’s success and viability.

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As our new AD Strategic and Corporate Finance, Risk, Audit and Assurance, you’ll work closely with the Financial Management and Procurement Team to coordinate the preparation of our accounts and financial reports. You’ll also determine the strategic direction of the council’s finances, which includes producing the Budget and Medium-Term Financial Planning Strategy and supporting the Chief Finance Officer to deliver these strategies. Innovation is also key: we’re looking for a digital and tech-savvy individual who can help modernise our accounting and streamline the process overall.

The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of local government, and bring significant experience in budgetary and investment management. Beyond your technical skill set, you will bring a positive leadership style. You’ll welcome the intellectual challenge that this role presents, drawing on your technical know-how and strategic expertise to implement wholesale change at Thurrock. This is a once-in-a-career opportunity to showcase your capabilities and position yourself for future professional success.

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Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 31st December 2023

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