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Senior School Finance Officer

  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: CEX/24/277551
  • Published: Tue 07/05/2024, 8:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 27/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,024-£39,186 per annum - pay award pending
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

Senior School Finance Officer

37 hours per week, Permanent

HBC7/8 £33,024-£39,186 per annum – pay award pending

We are seeking to appoint a Senior School Finance Officer to join our friendly and supportive team in order to lead and deliver the Schools Financial Management Service in conjunction with colleagues. This provides an exciting opportunity for individuals seeking to enhance their finance skills and expertise within the Accountancy field.

In applying for the role you will have recent experience of working in a local government or educational finance background. A CCAB/CIMA part qualification is desired but not essential to the role, encouragement and support will be given for the right candidate to attain this qualification.

You will have excellent report writing & presentation skills, be highly organised, confident in dealing with colleagues at all levels and be able to plan and prioritise your work.

The Financial Management function supports a wide range of operational departments across the Council. You will be involved in the full range of activities across the annual financial cycle from setting budgets, monitoring the budget outturn position to closing down accounts at financial year-end. You will be well supported from all levels but also given the chance to be creative and innovative to problem solving and improving processes.

We are looking for a candidate who has a broad knowledge of local government finance encompassing but not exclusive to budget setting; budget monitoring and close-down of accounts in addition to preferably having schools related finance experience.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop your career in a supportive and team orientated environment with some generous benefits:

  • * Competitive salary
  • * Flexible Working Arrangements
  • * 26 days annual leave + Bank Holidays (increasing after 5 years’ service)
  • * Local Government Pension Scheme
  • * Access to a range of learning and development opportunities
  • * Free Car Parking
  • * Employee Health Initiatives
  • * Car Leasing Scheme / Cycle to Work Scheme

 

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Naheem Shafiq (Principal Finance Officer) on 0151 511 8680

Interviews will be held w/c 10/06/2024

At Halton Borough Council we want to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce and a vital part of this is to encourage diversity in all respects. We are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and tailored to best suit the needs and strength of the individual. This includes making adjustments for people with a disability, neurodiversity or with long-term health conditions. If you require accommodations, please reach out during the recruitment process so that we can make this the best possible experience for you – resourcing@halton.gov.uk

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  • Our Values Framework
  • Job Description/Person Specification

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs. Please fully complete the on-line application form.

 

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  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: CEX/24/277551
  • Published: Tue 07/05/2024, 8:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 27/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,024-£39,186 per annum - pay award pending
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

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