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Senior Finance Specialist

Vacancy type
Permanent full time
£39,438 - £44,369
Closing date
5th October 2019

Post Number MDC001541


We are looking for a dynamic and focussed individual to be the Senior Finance Specialist as part of our biggest and most ambitious transformation which will be taking the Council to new levels of excellence.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and innovative Senior Finance Specialist. This key role will give the right candidate the opportunity to get invaluable experience across a range of key corporate areas within the Council.

About this role

We are looking for a CCAB qualified accountant who can deliver to the Council’s financial requirements. This will include the preparation and monitoring of budgets, the annual Statement of Accounts and assistance in preparing the MTFS. You will have the ability to resolve a broad range of complex finance casework and be able to provide resilience and flexibility within the specialist Finance team.

You will ensure compliance with statutory regulations, legislation, professional codes of practice and adherence to council policy and deliver projects, initiatives and develop policies (together with the Strategy teams) in line with corporate and service plans.

You will need to prepare and present reports, financial plans and budgets to Council Committees and other internal and external meetings.

With functional leadership for two finance specialists you will ensure the provision of professional services that meet customer needs and report to the Resources Specialist Services Manager, who is responsible for the delivery of all professional corporate services.

You will also assist in the development of the community of practice across the organisation, including mentoring staff to improve delivery of the specialism and support career development.

If you believe you have the qualities that we need to take us forward, we would like to hear from you.

For an informal discussion about this position

For further information about the role, please contact Annette Cardy, Resources Specialist Services Manager Tel: 01621 875716 or download and read the job description.

To apply

Complete the application form online. CVs will not be accepted.

Guidance notes for applicants and further documents are available here.

In addition to a competitive salary you will be entitled to participate in the Local Government Pension Scheme, cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice car lease scheme and will benefit from free parking. You can also receive assistance with child care, discounted local gym membership and payment of one annual professional fee (if applicable). You will also have access to a range of work/life balance policies.

Maldon District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups including children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Disclosure and Barring checks will be undertaken according to the responsibilities of the role.

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, culture and experience. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, sex, disability or marital status.