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Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Council: Earley Town Council

County: Berkshire

Salary: Scale LC4 (scp 56-60) £53,131 - £59,901

Application Closing date: Tuesday 29th May 2018 at 12 noon

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Following the retirement of the current Town Clerk, the Council is seeking to appoint a forward thinking and proactive Town Clerk to take responsibility for all aspects of the managerial, administrative and financial operation of the Council. The Town Clerk will be responsible for the management of the Council’s finances, and is designated as the ‘Responsible Finance Officer’.

The Town Council strives to provide the community of Earley with good quality services and to maintain these services to a high standard. The Town Clerk will ensure the delivery of these services.  The Town Clerk will be accountable to Earley Town Council as a corporate body.

The Town Clerk will have full responsibility for ensuring that the instructions of the Council are carried out. The Clerk is expected to advise the Council on, and assist in the formation of, overall policies to be followed in respect of its activities and, in particular, to produce all information required for making effective decisions. The Town Clerk is accountable to the Council for the effective management of all its resources and will report to them as and when required.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have extensive managerial and financial experience. The Council has a budget of £1.2 million and is subject to the statutory accounting procedures. Candidates should have a more than sound knowledge of local government law and procedures, hold a relevant professional qualification and show that they have or can obtain the Certificate in Local Council Administration.

Interviews are planned for 13th June 2018

The application pack is on our website at www.earley-tc.gov.ukAlternatively, for an informal discussion about the post contact Philip Truppin at Earley Town Council, Council Offices, Radstock Road, Earley, Reading RG6 5UL, tel: 0118 9868995 or email administration@earley-tc.gov.uk

Earley Town Council is committed to Equality of Opportunity and actively welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


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