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Director of Finance (Section 151 Officer)

Bury Council
Bury, Greater Manchester
Up to £113,000 per annum
Closing date
24 Mar 2024

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Bury is a place bustling with history, culture and community across our Six Towns and at the heart of Greater Manchester. We are underway with a fundamental improvement journey to establish outstanding financial management. We have set a three year budget and are on course to deliver an improved savings plan for quarter one. As Director of Finance (Section 151 Officer), this is your opportunity to shape the future direction of our developing finance function, with the support of a wider team, and advance your career to the next level.

Reporting to our Chief Executive, your portfolio will include all aspects of corporate and service finance, as well as overseeing critical transformation projects and providing the financial leadership for one of the largest regeneration programmes in the North. You will also lead procurement, fraud, audit, insurance and risk management functions as well as revenues and benefits. This post is a key leadership role in our integrated Council core, working closely with our Executive Director, Strategy & Transformation.

You will have the opportunity to use your professional accountancy qualification and experience across the full breadth of financial responsibilities. We will give you an organisation-wide canvass to use all your strengths and achievements as well as the necessary personal and professional support to see you thrive as part of our leadership team.

Contact our retained advisors at Tile Hill: Mark Bearn (07747 181 490) or Ella Milward Hamylton (07398 478 852).

Closing date: Sunday 24th March at midnight

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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