Section 151 Officer
South Yorkshire, England
£85000 - £100000 per annum
My client are seeking a Chief Finance Officer/Section 151 Officer on a Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2020. This role is to support them during a vital period of change, and is crucial role to their current and future challenges.
Key responsibilities of the Chief Finance Officer:
- Leading on all aspects of strategic finance
- Develop, implement and deliver financial strategies for the organisation
- Help to lead and deliver the budget setting process
- Lead both the short and medium-term financial planning processes
- Lead on financial planning for both revenue and capital budgets
- Hold responsibility for managing the organisations audit arrangements, both internal and external
- Assist with the design and development of a finance and accounting system, which will be implemented during 2019/20
- Budget setting and monitoring
The successful Chief Finance Officer will:
- Be a fully CCAB qualified Accountant
- Have significant experience of working in a Local Government environment at either Deputy Section 151 or Section 151 level
- Have extensive experience in dealing with senior political members
- Have significant experience of successful financial management, including evidence of formulating budgets, resolving conflict and the application of monitoring and control procedures
- Have extensive experience in working with difficult stakeholders and within a complex organisation
This really is an excellent opportunity for a confident candidate to make a real mark on both the role and organisation. It will add true value to any CV and comes with a highly competitive salary, as well as access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
If you feel your experience matches the above or are keen to find out more, please get in touch with Liam Cox at Sellick Partnership for a confidential discussion.
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