Financial Controller Z249

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/10/2021 00:00
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall
Number of posts:
Closing date:
21 Oct
Further Information

Do you want a challenging and rewarding career with real opportunities to change the lives of people in Northumberland? if you are dynamic, dedicated and enthusiastic then we want to hear from you. Who is NCC?

World renowned as a visitor destination, Northumberland is also the ideal location to strike a perfect work/life balance. What better way of enjoying the picturesque scenery and stunning coastline than to sample it on an everyday basis?

Our Vision is: “To make Northumberland a county which you regard as a great place to live, and in which you can access the things you enjoy, whilst having the opportunity to learn and thrive” Our Plan is to focus on:

· Living - we want you to feel safe, healthy and cared for

· Enjoying - we want you to love where you live

· Connecting - we want you to have access to the things you need

· Learning - we want you to achieve and realise your potential

· Thriving - we want to attract more and better jobs For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

Why choose us?

We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including:

· 25 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays (rising to 30 after 5 years of service)(pro-rata for part-time employees) · Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme

· Flexi scheme applicable to majority of roles

· Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands

· A commitment to work-life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, home working, flexible working, part-year working, and compressed hours

· Car Leasing Scheme

Please visit: https://www.northumberland.gov.uk/About/Working-for-Northumberland-County-Council.aspx for more information regarding our benefits.

You will be supported by our friendly experienced team primarily based in our main office at Morpeth County Hall.

The role: Financial Controller

The successful candidate will be ACA,?ACCA or CIMA Qualified.?They will work within the Improvement and Innovation team, primarily responsible for all financial matters for Northumberland Enterprise Holdings Ltd (NEHL) – a newly established company wholly owned by Northumberland County Council (NCC) - together with its subsidiaries.

This is an opportunity to be involved at the outset and help shape the future of this exciting new venture, which has plans to develop separate businesses in consulting, care and “green” sectors as well as others that the candidate may help bring forward.

The successful candidate will be based at County Hall, Morpeth, but agile working will be available and promoted.

The post is band 11 (£48,402 - £51,780), on a full-time (37 hours per week) basis.

We are looking for someone who has demonstrable experience of company set up using commercial accountancy software and knowledge of local government corporate management systems would be desirable. The successful candidate will also be involved in supporting other council review functions from a financial perspective.

Full details to be found in the job description and person specification here. Who are we looking for?

In addition to strong financial reporting and analysis skills, this person must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to be effective at managing and influencing stakeholders. The post holder should have a high self-drive and initiative and the ability to adapt to novel and challenging situations. Leadership qualities are highly desirable.

For further information: Please note that this is a permanent position but applications on a secondment or part time basis would be considered for the right applicant. For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please check the Northumberland Council Website.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored in the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please also let the team know.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes. Although we advertise on North East Jobs, your application process will be directed to our Taleo system. Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with Taleo, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘hr-empty@invalidemail.com’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.