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Finance Manager Children & Young Peoples Services

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
£54,986 - £58,701
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

Directorate:  Finance & Customer Services

37 Hours per week, Full Time, Permanent

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough 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?

We have positioned the Finance service to ensure that it has the capacity and leadership required to deliver the excellent service that is needed and expected 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 in shaping the future of the Council.

A member of the Financial Services Team, the post holder will manage the finance team providing high level finance business partnering advice and support to the Leadership Team and Service Managers within the Children & Young People Directorate. 

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of a work programme jointly set by the Strategic Director – Children & Young People and the Strategic Director - Finance and Customer Services. The post holder reports to the Head of Finance (CYPS).

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.

Informal discussions with prospective candidates are welcomed. To find out more about this role and the vision for Rotherham’s financial services of the future, please contact Joshua Amahwe, Head of Finance - CYPS on (01709 910148); or Rob Mahon, Assistant Director – Financial Services on (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).

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. As a Disability Confident employer, we will ensure that a fair and proportionate number of disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for this position will be offered an interview. For further information, please visit our website.

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. 

Until 31st March 2026 employees paid at Band D and above are subject to a temporary pay reduction of 1.15% spread out by means of a monthly deduction 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 three additional days leave (pro rata for part-time).

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