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Head of Finance Strategy (B66JA)

Employer:
Medway Council
Salary:
Service Manager – £45,194 to £60,010 plus special allowance of £4,633
Location:
Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
29/08/2014 at 23:30 PM
Reference:
BSD/14/5174
Medway Council

Do you have the vision to motivate and lead our finance strategy service? We are looking for someone with excellent people management, partnership and political skills and the ability to think laterally.

As head of finance strategy you will also be Deputy S151 Officer, you will be a qualified accountant, ideally with previous local government experience and have the ability to continue to provide excellent financial management governance and innovative solutions to financing.

Applicants should have a high level of expertise in using Microsoft Office and experience of using financial accounting systems. Medway currently uses iBS Integra.

We are an ambitious organisation and we expect the same from our managers. You will be offered opportunities to work on transformational projects and to use your financial knowledge to influence the strategic direction of the Council.

Medway is proud of its heritage, but also of it’s more recent regeneration achievements. We are the largest unitary authority in South East England with superb transport links to London.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Phil Watts (Chief Finance Officer Designate) on 01634 331196 or Mick Hayward (Chief Finance Officer) on 01634 332220.

For further details and an application form, please contact Human Resources, Business Support, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR. Telephone 01634 332219 or e-mail jobs@medway.gov.uk

Closing date: 29 August 2014

How to apply

Please complete your application online, by following the attached link. If you take the option to register with us you can save your details and do not have to complete the form in one sitting.

If you are unable to do this and would prefer to be sent a hard copy please contact 01634 333333 ( Monday to Friday 8.00am - 8.00pm, Saturday 9.00am - 1.00pm).

This information can be made available in other formats and languages, by phoning 01634 333333.

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