Head of Finance
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council has made rapid and significant progress on its improvement journey and it is an exciting time to join Rotherham. The Council was recognised in the Local Government Award as 'MOST IMPROVED COUNCIL'.
Do you share our commitment to making a difference?
Are you an ambitious leader who can help us progress on this journey?
We have positioned the Finance service to ensure that it has the capacity and leadership required to deliver the excellent service that is needed and expected in order to achieve the Council’s future ambitions. This is a great opportunity to work at the heart of the organisation, making a real difference and playing a crucial role shaping the future of the Council.
As a member of the Financial Services Management Team, the post holder will lead the finance team providing high level finance business partnering advice and support to the Leadership Team and Service Managers within the Directorate for Regeneration and Environment.
The post holder will also be a member of the Directorate’s Leadership Team and will be responsible for delivery of a work programme jointly set by the Strategic Director - Regeneration & Environment and the Strategic Director - Finance and Customer Services. The post holder reports to the Assistant Director – Financial Services (Deputy S151 Officer).
If you are an ambitious CCAB qualified accountant with excellent management and leadership qualities, looking for a career enhancing opportunity to make a genuine difference, then we would love to hear from you.
Informal discussions with prospective candidates are welcomed. To find out more about this role and the vision for Rotherham’s financial services of the future, please contact Judith Badger, Strategic Director – Finance & Customer Services on (01709 822046); or Rob Mahon, Assistant Director – Financial Services on (01709 254518).
This post will have access to the Public Services Network, if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at the Basic level (unspent criminal convictions).
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. For further information, please visit our website.
This post is classed as 'politically restricted' under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (as amended). The full details of the restrictions are set out in the Statutory Instrument, but broadly the restrictions prohibit candidature from public elected office; holding office in a political party; as well as involvement in political activities such as canvassing or public speaking/writing.
From 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2024 employees paid at Band D and above are subject to a temporary pay reduction of 1.15% spread out by means of a weekly / monthly deduction (dependent on pay frequency) from each pay period over the full financial year. In recognition of implementing this temporary measure, those who experience a pay reduction will be awarded of three additional day’s leave (pro rata for part-time).
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How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.