Opportunities

General Info

Council: Biggleswade Town Council

County: Bedfordshire

Salary: £40,578 to £45,648 per annum (SCP 36-41)

Closing date: 04/07/2022 09:00

Finance Manager

Applications must be returned by 04/07/2022 09:00

Finance Manager

Salary £40,578 to £45,648 per annum (SCP 36-41)

37 hours per week, variable working hours

Biggleswade Town Council are seeking to recruit a Finance Manager to have operational responsibility for managing the Council’s Finance & Accounting function. This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference and help the Town Council achieve its continuing ambitious objectives.

The post holder will provide leadership, vision, and strategic direction to the Council and help drive a culture of continuous improvement.

The successful candidate will have first tier local government experience as well as subject matter expertise in finance and governance.

This is a varied and interesting role which will involve:

  1. Managing the Council’s banking arrangements, revenue function, accounts processes and payroll processes.
  2. Managing and supporting the grant processes and tender processes.
  3. The production of monthly position statements and monthly projected outturns.
  4. The generation of new and evolving ideas to maximise the Council’s revenue generation.

Evidence of budget preparation, report writing and committee work, including attendance at meetings, is required. Experience of the Rialtas/Omega Accounting package is desirable, or any industry standard accounting package.

This is a hybrid role, with the successful candidate working a maximum of two days at home and three days at the Biggleswade Town Council Offices.

Biggleswade is a thriving, and rapidly expanding, market town within the Central Bedfordshire area and serves a population of over 21,000. Biggleswade Town Council currently provides a wide range of services to the community, including Public Open Spaces, Parks, Tennis Courts, Cemeteries, Allotments and Community Buildings.

For a full Job Description, please visit our website: www.biggleswadetowncouncil.gov.uk or click here to download

To apply, please send your CV through to enquiry@biggleswadetowncouncil.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday 4th July 2022, 9am

Interviews w/c 11th July 2022