Post Ref: F34 - Head of Finance Services

Post Ref: F34 - Head of Finance Services

Salary: £52,368 to £57,604 Based in Beeston, Nottingham

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 for an informal chat about the role if you might find that helpful.

Please quote reference no: F34

Closing date: Monday 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

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Why join us?

The Council has five GREAT values which represent our standards and expectations of how we’ll work.

As a disability confident employer and an organisation that is committed to equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

The Council embraces flexible ways of working to ensure that we can attract the best talent and experience and get the most from our employees. Whilst meeting the needs of our residents is a priority and we can’t guarantee we can accept all flexible working requests, we are happy to discuss your options when you apply for a job with us.

As a Broxtowe Borough Council employee you can enjoy many benefits including a generous pension fund, loyalty awards and family friendly policies to help you balance your work and family life, as well as discounts and offers as part of our employee benefits scheme.

Read more about the benefits of working at Broxtowe Borough Council.


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