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3249 - Finance Manager

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 11/03/2018 23:59
£44,594 p.a.
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Any location in North Tyneside

Job details 

Closing date:
11 Mar

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This job is closed for applications.

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An ambitious, professional and dynamic fully qualified account is sought to play a key role in North Tyneside’s Finance Team.

We are a well-run Council with a track record of delivering good quality services while managing to balance our budget. The challenge for the future will be to continue to do so despite reduced government funding and increasing demands.

The Authority has a clear strategic direction and is responding to the financial challenges though the delivery of our “Creating a Brighter Future” change programme. The overall programme looks to support our residents helping themselves and ensuring that people want to live, work and visit North Tyneside.

We are seeking to recruit a qualified accountant who will hold the role of Finance Manager reporting to the Section 151 Officer. You must have extensive knowledge of Local Government Finance, you will be a confident communicator and capable of building positive relationships with elected Members, the Senior Leadership team, our Partners and Colleagues.

For this role we are looking for someone to support a strong corporate approach, with excellent leadership skills and a strong desire to deliver an excellent finance service. You will be equally at home in strategic problem solving as in handling complex sensitive issues. You will have extensive experience of managing budgets, service planning and leading change, project management and production of final accounts for a complex service delivery organisation with turnover levels in excess of £300 million.

Particular focus of this role requires experience of wide range of delivering the financial aspects of commercial activities regarding property and residential development, being the lead finance officer supporting the Authority’s trading company operations including delivery of the Company Secretary role.

This is an exciting opportunity and if you have the right skills and experience we would like to hear from you. For an informal discussion please contact Janice Gillespie, Head of Finance, on 0191 643 5701 or e-mail Janice.gillespie@northtyneside.gov.uk

This post is politically restricted within the terms of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.

The borough of North Tyneside is rich and diverse in natural beauty and heritage and is conveniently served by major transport links, including Newcastle International Airport, Regional Rail Station and an International Ferry Terminal.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

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