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Senior Finance Officer (Capital)

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 12 £41,765 - £45,149 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
28 April 2024

With a rich, diverse heritage, historic sites and spectacular landscapes, including the Peak District National Park, Derbyshire is a largely rural county set alongside vibrant urban areas, and within easy reach of the cities of Derby, Sheffield, Nottingham, Manchester and Leicester.  As well as offering a great place to live, as an employer we believe that hard work and commitment should be rewarded, and offer a package that will ensure you feel supported and valued including:

  • Flexible working hours.
  • Hybrid working.
  • Generous annual leave entitlement.
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package.
  • Discount on leisure centre memberships.

Our ambition is to work together with our partners and communities to be an enterprising council, deliver value for money and enable local people and places to thrive.   Our Financial Management and Strategy Team provides a centralised business partnering finance function to support our services in delivering that vision.  Faced with the financial challenges common across Local Government, the Council has an ambitious refreshed Council Plan to deliver financial sustainability and support our residents and communities to thrive.

Senior Finance Officer – Capital

Grade 12 (£41,765 - £45,159)

We are seeking an experienced qualified finance professional to join the Capital Team within Financial Management and Strategy.   Reporting to the Finance Manager, this post will play a key role in supporting the Council’s Capital Finance Team with oversight of a large and complex Capital Programme, leading and coordinating the production of Capital Monitoring Reports, and with supporting the Council’s Capital Asset Accounting as part of the statutory accounts process.  The ideal candidate will have previous experience of Local Government Capital Accounting requirements, good technical knowledge and understanding, and be skilled in the use of financial systems.  For further information please see the attached Job and Person Profile.

If you would like to have an informal chat about this role, get in touch with Heather Green heather.green@derbyshire.gov.uk  or Wendy Round  Wendy.Round@derbyshire.gov.uk

Due to this post having administrative privileges within the Council’s IT systems, and in order to comply with the Public Services Network requirements, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Basic criminal record check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here


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This role currently offers hybrid working options which will be to subject service needs, there'll be an opportunity to discuss working arrangements for this position at interview.