Published: 14th Mar 2019
  • Full Time
  • Derby, Derbyshire
  • Salary: £73,276 - £86,585
  • 13th Apr 2019

Website 73,276 - £86,585 Derby City Council

Director of Financial Services (including role of Deputy Section 151 Officer)

Salary: £73,276 – £86,585

The Role

When you join the senior management team at Derby City Council, you’re setting yourself up for a great career opportunity. Currently in the midst of a change programme, we are well on our way to achieving a long-term sustainable financial position for the authority.

As the Council’s Director of Financial Services, you will become part of a newly created team of Service Directors reporting to the Strategic Director of Corporate Resources. You will lead the Accountancy Team, our Corporate Business Support Service and our Revenues, Benefits and Exchequer Services functions with our ongoing aim of providing value for money services for the people of Derby. In addition, you will also act as the Deputy Section 151 Officer in support of the Strategic Director of Corporate Resources and deputise for her/him when need be.

You’ll ensure that customer needs are reflected in services and strategic priorities are in line with the Council’s budget and Council Plan priorities. You’ll also play a lead role in the delivery of corporate objectives through effective leadership, management and partnership working.

This is an exciting opportunity to guide us through this important period of change – and therefore has the potential to be career-defining. With the backing of like-minded colleagues, we enjoy a harmonious and vibrant, fast pace working dynamic, set within our modern offices in the city centre.

Sounds like you? Then it would be great to hear from you.

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