Section 151 Officer

Expiring today

£61,777 to £66,869 per annum.
05 Sep 2019
19 Sep 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Part time (Salary will be pro rata for 2.5 days pw)

Now we are recruiting for a Section 151 Officer (Responsible Finance Officer). With exceptional standards of professional practice and governance the successful applicant will lead the Council’s Financial Strategy and Financial Governance, provide advice to key decision makers to ensure compliance with all financial, statutory and constitutional requirements. The post holder will require extensive financial leadership experience, with strategic vision and a UK chartered accountancy body qualification. Commercial acumen and experience of financial governance of Commercial developments within the public sector would be an advantage.

We are One Team – Ambitious for South Somerset. To be successful in this role you will need to be collaborative and share our ambition for doing our best for the council and the communities of South Somerset. In return we offer a progressive place to work with flexibility, extensive benefits and a local government pension scheme, oh and one of the best places to live in the country! Come and be part of an ambitious and progressive organisation, and help us make our ambitions a reality.

Please contact Netta Meadows, Director Strategy & Support Services on (01935 462200) should you wish to discuss the role in more detail or visit for more information.

Closing Date: 5pm Thursday 19th September 2019

Interview Date: Section 151 Officer – Monday 7th October

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