Stanley Town Council serves the former mining town of Stanley and the surrounding villages. With a total population of over 30,000 people in over a dozen settlements, the Council represents a diverse range of communities, ranging from rural villages to areas of high deprivation.
The Council is committed to finding innovative ways to support and add value to the communities it serves. Currently the Council provides an enhanced neighbourhood wardens service for the area, an environmental caretaker team, funds 5 day a week general and money advice services and operates the Civic Hall, a multipurpose community venue and theatre.
The Council also supports a wide range of local groups and organisations through large and small grants, holds a small portfolio of community buildings which are used by vital third sector partners, provides a range of community events and takes a lead in the celebration of our area’s heritage.
The Council is seeking a full time Finance Officer to be a key part of our support team. Duties will include routine matters like running our cash book, payroll, banking, monthly bank reconciliation and producing VAT returns but the successful applicant will also participate in strategic planning, budget setting and monitoring and market testing to help ensure the Council achieves value for money.
To apply for this job please visit www.stanley-tc.gov.uk.