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Corporate Finance Manager

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NEDDC, District Council Offices, Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary details
£49,589 - £52,448 p.a. (pay award pending)
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
08 October 2023
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Job Details and Requirements

At North-East Derbyshire District Council we embrace innovation, creativity, new ideas and new ways of working to ensure our Council succeeds. We challenge functional barriers, encourage, coach and empower our colleagues to create an environment where our people want to be successful and take ownership and most importantly believe in our ONE TEAM ethos. Our Council has a strong people-centric culture which provides the foundations for delivery of our services to our communities.

We are looking to recruit a Corporate Finance Manager to our ambitious and enthusiastic team. This post reports directly to the Director of Finance and Resources and will assume the role of Deputy Section 151 Officer, as well as managing the Financial Services Team.

The Council has just launched its Council Plan 2023-2027 and our service managers play a key role in the successful delivery of this plan. The Corporate Finance Manger will work closely with senior managers and members across the Council in delivering our ambitions.

As the lead specialist, we are looking for a qualified accountant with significant experience of leading a finance team within a local authority or similar financial management background. You will be operating at a corporate level so will need to demonstrate a strong understanding of the Council’s delivery ambitions and how these will be achieved.

You will be able to demonstrate effective leadership skills, supporting change across the Council and positively transforming working practices and service delivery outcomes. Long term planning, management and development of complex projects will be integral to the role, and you will be an effective problem solver with the ability to apply sound judgement and evaluation to inform, advise and make decisions independently and quickly.

Effective interpersonal communication skills are essential to the role, and you will be skilled in writing and presenting quality documentation to a range of audiences. You will take ownership of service plans and corporate plans as required and lead on policy and procedure development relevant to the role and the wider organisation. You will need substantial knowledge of local and national strategies and be able to provide sounds professional advice to all stakeholders.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jayne Dethick, Director – Finance & Resources (S151 Officer) on (01246) 217078 or jayne.dethick@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

 Application Pack 

If you are interested in this post, please apply using the online application, attaching a CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the job spec on our dedicated webpage on Derbyshire Jobs at: North East Derbyshire District Council Vacancies or via Derbyshire - Jobs and Careers by clicking ‘Apply for this job’ and creating an account.  You can save your progress and exit the application at any time, coming back to it at a later stage to complete and submit your application.  Applications close Midnight, 8th October 2023.

Please read the Guidance Notes provided before completing any application and please note that CV’s alone will not be accepted and must be accompanied by a letter as described above.

If you do not have internet access, you can request an offline application pack by contacting North East Derbyshire District Council Contact Centre on (01246) 231111 or emailing: human.resources@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If you have not received any communication within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest in the job role.