Senior Financial Specialist Peoples Services

Employer: Wokingham Borough Council

  • Reference: 21C - 008
  • Published on: Tue 16/05/2017 15:15 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 16/06/2017 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £44,761 to £52,339
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Council Offices, Shute End, Wokingham RG40 1BN
A senior member of a team of finance specialists working with the new Council structure with its emphasis on self-service and case-work to ensure effective, proactive and responsive delivery of financial information and support. You will act as a key and trusted advisor on financial matters supporting the Peoples Services management team, Executive and political members, and external customers, partners, other agencies and stakeholders.
You will ensure that Peoples Services has a comprehensive understanding of its financial position, and will assist the service in formulating strategies which assist in achieving best value. You will ensure that a robust and efficient budget setting and monitoring process are in place with an emphasis on improving forecast accuracy. You will also ensure that the service is compliant with all finance related standards and regulations.

To apply, candidates must complete the attached WBC 21C Job Application Form and email it to

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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