Finance Manager - Financial Accounts

Rotherham, South Yorkshire
£50,130 - £53,644
20 May 2021
17 Jun 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Due to current Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions we are following Government advice and this may result in interviews being held via video call.

Rotherham Council has made rapid and significant progress on its improvement journey and it is an exciting time to join Rotherham.

Do you share our commitment to making a difference?

Are you an ambitious leader who can help us progress on this journey?

We have recently reviewed and reorganised the Finance service to ensure that it has the capacity and leadership required to deliver the excellent service that is needed and expected in order to achieve the Council’s future ambitions. This is a great opportunity to work at the heart of the organisation, making a real difference and playing a crucial role shaping the future of the Council.

The post holder will have responsibility for the Council’s financial accounting, capital programme, treasury management and taxation arrangements and procedures and ensuring that all relevant statutory and regulatory responsibilities are met (and applied in accordance with guidance, regulations and professional standards).

The role will support the Head of Corporate Finance in challenging existing arrangements and leading and driving reform across financial management, whilst ensuring the service is delivering its priorities within budget. If you are an ambitious CCAB qualified accountant with excellent management and leadership qualities, looking for a career enhancing opportunity to make a genuine difference, then we would love to hear from you.

Please view the Job/Person profile for a full description of the role and person specification.

For an informal discussion or to find out more about this role and the vision for Rotherham’s financial services of the future, please contact any of the following - Judith Badger, Strategic Director – Finance & Customer Services, (01709 822046); Graham Saxton, Assistant Director – Financial Services (01709 822034); Rob Mahon, Head of Corporate Finance (01709 254518).

This post will have access to the Public Services Network, if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at the Basic level (unspent criminal convictions).

Applications from Women, people from Black and Minority Ethnic Communities and Disabled People are welcomed as under-representation currently exists at this level within the organisation. Section 159 of the Equality Act 2010 applies.

This post is classed as 'politically restricted' under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (as amended). The full details of the restrictions are set out in the Statutory Instrument, but broadly the restrictions prohibit candidature from public elected office; holding office in a political party; as well as involvement in political activities such as canvassing or public speaking/writing.

From 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2022 employees paid at Band D and above are subject to a temporary pay reduction of 1.15% spread out by means of a weekly / monthly deduction (dependent on pay frequency) from each pay period over the full financial year. In recognition of implementing this temporary measure, those who experience a pay reduction will be awarded of three additional day’s leave (pro rata for part-time).

Application closing date 17/06/2021

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