Finance Team Leader (System)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 29/11/2020 23:59
£37,890.00 - £39,880.00 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
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Closing date:
29 Nov
Further Information

Xentrall Shared Services is a ground breaking public/public partnership between Stockton-on-Tees and Darlington Borough Councils. A wide range of support services are delivered to Councils, Schools and Academies by the teams in Xentrall HR and Payroll, Finance, ICT and Design and Print. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality customer focussed services and provide a great environment to work in.
This role is key to the successful delivery, development and support of the finance system to Darlington and Stockton Councils and a large and complex external customer base in respect of their day to day activities, service improvements and efficiencies.
To apply for this position you need a graduate level qualification and/or the equivalent level of knowledge and experience gained through substantial demonstrable direct work experience.
You must have extensive experience of working with ICT and Finance systems at a senior level. You will have proven ability in project managing the implementation and development of a finance system and in writing sequel reports.
You must also be able to demonstrate you have the skills needed to collaborate well with customers and help them to achieve their business goals.
Experience of leading and motivating a team to maximise knowledge and outputs is key to the role and to ensuring we deliver and meet customer expectations.
In return, as well as giving you the opportunity to support and develop the finance system to meet future needs, we offer a friendly, flexible, professional and modern working environment where individual effort and teamwork are recognised and appreciated both by colleagues and customers alike.
This post offers the opportunity to work flexi-time, including home working. Some occasional out of normal business hours working will also be required.
An online application form and further information is available from

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Steve Gray on 01642 527714.

The application form is available in alternative formats from Xentrall Recruitment Services, tel: 01642 526992 or email

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.