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Chief Finance Officer

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East Suffolk Council
Place of work:
Riverside, Lowestoft or East Suffolk House, Melton
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Job term:
Full Time
37 hpw
Closing Date
31 January 2021 01:00 PM
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Up to £88,503 pa

Chief Finance Officer

East Suffolk Council is a progressive, 21st century organisation with strong values and a range of clear strategic ambitious plans to grow and develop our organisation, people and services. Sometimes referred to as a ‘Super district’ East Suffolk is home to 250,000 residents and to an exceptionally diverse economy and range of communities.

We are looking for a Chief Finance Officer who will work with our senior team, ensuring that we remain financially and operationally efficient and effective.  Reporting to the Chief Executive and operating as statutory S151 Officer, the successful candidate will  lead and drive our medium-term financial strategy, manage complex and challenging environments and workload, and provide leadership, support and direction by working with all parts of the council. High-level relationship management skills are essential, as is   real commitment to the council and the district as it responds  to the opportunities and challenges ahead.

We are committed to continuous transformation and welcome candidates who will be able to bring a fresh perspective and innovative approach. If you are progressive in outlook,   tenacious and determined by nature,  have the ability to lead, inspire, motivate and manage in our fast-paced environment, and can command the trust of Councillors and partners, then we want to hear from you.

Our specially commissioned film showcases the career defining opportunities and quality of life that East Suffolk has to offer and the difference that you can make to our residents, communities and sector. Please click here to view the film.

Please read the job description and person specification on the right of the page before applying for this job.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact the Chief Executive, Stephen Baker, on 01394 444378.

Full time, Permanent

Flexible working – remotely and across our locations in Melton (near Woodbridge) and Lowestoft

Relocation package available.

Closing date: 31 January 2021, 12 noon

Interviews:  w/c 22 February 2021

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