Back to Job Search

Financial Services Manager (Deputy CFO)

Job Description

Job Description

We are now looking to appoint to the post of Financial Services Manager. The postholder will be responsible for the provision of financial advice to the heads of service and service managers and be a key part of the Council's system of internal control and the production of the Financial Statements, Capital Programme and Treasury Management Strategy and management of the Accountancy and Exchequer services. The individual will be the Deputy CFO and provide financial advice and guidance to elected members.

Acting as the Deputy Section 151 Officer, the role will have five direct reports in the Accountancy Section and five staff in the Exchequer Section.

Candidate Description

A CCAB qualified accountant, you will have experience of leading and co-ordinating Budget Setting and monitoring, significant knowledge of the final accounts process and preparation of the Statement of Accounts and a thorough understanding of the key issues facing local government.

Application Description

If you have any questions or would like a confidential discussion with our recruitment partners Adecco Health & Care, please contact James McLeod on 07523 044455 or Sam Cresswell on 07973741661 or David Hunter on 07889 202229.

Employer Description

Amber Valley is one of the largest boroughs in Derbyshire with a population of around 128,000. With a strong agricultural base, the area has a great deal of scenic beauty, situated on the southern tip of the Pennine Chain and there are many attractive and interesting villages.

Amber Valley Borough Council has achieved some excellent local outcomes - three prestigious leisure centres, eight green flags, an award-winning market town and good levels of street cleaning. The Council has a track record of sound financial management, achieving its savings targets and delivering a balanced budget and has a robust approach to its medium-term financial planning.