Council: Smaller Authorities’ Audit Appointments Ltd (SAAA)

County: Home-based

Salary: £32-35,000 (0.4 - 0.5 PTE)

Closing date: 24/11/2023 09:00

Corporate Services Manager

Applications must be returned by 24/11/2023 09:00

Job title: Corporate Services Manager 
£32-35,000 (0.4 – 0.5 PTE)
15 – 20 hours per week over 4-5 days

Smaller Authorities’ Audit Appointments Ltd (SAAA) is an independent, not for profit, limited company established to procure external audit services and appoint external auditors for smaller public authorities (under £6.5 million annual income/expenditure) approved by the then DCLG. The combined turnover of such authorities is circa £1bn.

After a successful initial 5-year audit contract period the company has now entered the second 5-year audit contract period, appointing auditors to 10,000 authorities and a new Chairman, Board Members and Chief Executive have been appointed to develop and implement the strategy to move the company into its next phase of development.

The Corporate Services Manager reports to the Chief Executive. Key responsibilities will include managing the operation and administration of the SAAA, being SAAA’s finance manager and supporting the Chief Executive to undertake their duties.

SAAA is looking for an individual with successful general management and administration experience with an understanding of the smaller authorities and local council sector. The successful candidate will have experience of working with public sector stakeholders, with strong finance and accounting skills.

The salary for this role is £32,000 – £35,000 pro rata and will average around 4-5 days per week. Flexibility is essential as there will be busier periods and quieter periods which may require either more or less days during some weeks.

Closing date for applications is Friday 24 November at 9am.

Initial interviews will take place virtually between 6 and 8 December, if successful at initial stage, this will be followed by an in-person interview between 14 and 15 December in Salisbury or London.

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Apply via the Apply Now button. Please include your CV and a covering letter stating how you match the skills, competencies and experience required and what you would bring to the role.

If you require any further details or a brief initial informal discussion about the role, please e-mail WorkNest ([email protected]) with your contact details and availability, quoting “SAAA – Corporate Services Manager”