Council: Keighley Town Council

County: West Yorkshire

Salary: SCP 5 - 10 (£23,500 – £25,545 pro rata) including Local Government Pension Scheme

Closing date: 30/04/2024 11:00

Finance Officer

Applications must be returned by 30/04/2024 11:00

Hours: 30 hours per week (Monday to Friday) The post holder must be prepared to work occasional evening and weekends, for which time will be given off in lieu.

Responsible to: Deputy Town Clerk

We are looking for an exceptionally organised Finance Officer to join our small team here at Keighley Town Council.

This is a great opportunity for someone who shares our values and believes in harnessing the power of working together to make a meaningful difference to people’s lives and communities.

It’s an exciting time to be joining the Council. In the last year, we launched our Keighley Vision. The vision sets out what the town council wants to achieve by 2027 with its overarching aim to build a brighter future together.

We’ve restructured the team to make our organisation more dynamic, and effective. This role is crucial in that new direction. Working closely with the Town Clerk you’ll be responsible the organisation’s financial function, managing accounting systems, and contributing to our ambitious plans. You’ll work collaboratively with our staff, Councillors, to ensure the Town Council maintains the highest level of financial management.

The ideal candidate will have strong financial management skills, enabling them to support and work closely with the Finance and Policy Committee. They will be a highly skilled financial administrator, capable of multitasking and working efficiently to deliver the ambitious work of the Council.

If you have the skills and experience to help us deliver our work, we’d love to hear from you.

If you have any queries or require further information about this role, please contact Joe Cooney on [email protected]

How to Apply

We are only accepting applications via our online application form on Vacancies | Keighley Town Council

Job Description

Person Specification

The deadline for applications is 12.00noon on Tuesday 30 April 2024.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 May 2024.

If you haven’t been contacted to attend an interview by Friday 3 May your application will have unfortunately been unsuccessful.