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Senior Financial Specialist

Employer: Wokingham Borough Council

  • Reference: 21C - 009
  • Published on: Wed 17/05/2017 09:30 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 16/06/2017 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £41000 - £46000
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Council Offices, Shute End, Wokingham RG40 1BN
A member of a team of finance specialists you will work closely with the leadership and operations teams within Peoples Services to form a comprehensive and robust understanding of the financial position. You will be an integral part of the service, offering trusted and valued support and guidance on financial matters. Actively supporting the service’s strategic planning activities offering advice and guidance and ensuring financial thinking is joined up with other parts of the Council.

You will ensure that a robust and efficient budget setting and budget monitoring process is in place with an emphasis on improving forecast accuracy and the effective mitigation / maximisation of all financial risks. In a cost conscious organisation you will ensure that value for money is obtained and that the service complies with all financial standards and regulations. You will develop and maintain good working relationships with key stakeholders including finance colleagues, senior officers and elected members.

To apply, candidates must complete the attached WBC 21C Job Application Form and email it to
For an informal discussion, please contact Collette Sutton on 07809 103145

Closing Date: 16th June 2017 (We reserve the right to close the advert sooner if we receive a sufficient number of suitable candidates.)
If you do not receive a response within 2 weeks of the closing date then you have not been successful.

Interview Date: Week Ending 14th July 2017

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment.

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