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Senior Finance Officer
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: 9240
  • Published: Tue 26/05/2020, 9:25 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 08/06/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,123 - £36,138 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Chicksands, Shefford, Bedfordshire

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Senior Finance Officer

Team: Financial Support

Job Family: Enabling CBG11

Salary: £33,123 - £36,138 per annum pro rata
Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week

Base Location: Priory House, Shefford

Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 8th June 2020
Interview Date: 16th June 2020


Senior Finance Officer (Corporate Services)


More about the role:


We are recruiting a Senior Finance Officer to join our Corporate Finance Team within Financial Support.


The Finance Department is at the forefront of the Council’s exciting plans for the future. We are an ambitious and forward-thinking Council with a number of high-profile projects on the go, including: a new Housing Development Company, Schools for the Future programme, M1-A6 link road and the building of several Integrated Health and Care Hubs. This has all been made possible thanks to our strong financial position, our growing tax base and commitment to continuous improvement.


This is a permanent opportunity within the Corporate Finance Team supporting the Senior Finance Business Partner working mainly with managers within the Resources, Transformation and Chief Executive’s Directorates to deliver financial management, planning and specialist reporting. You will have strong analytical and financial modelling skills and use  business intelligence to assist managers in making the best use of resources and evaluate options. You will have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of revenue and capital projects.


AAT qualified or actively working towards you will have excellent organisational skills and be able to adapt to any given situation, demonstrating your ability to provide informed and reliable financial advice in all circumstances. You will be an excellent communicator and good team player with knowledge and experience of local government finance. Experience of SAP desirable.


Join us, and take advantage of a generous rewards package, flexible working and the chance to learn and progress. Find your greatness in supporting service managers to deliver cost effective services to Central Bedfordshire.



Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.


To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Senior Finance Officer


For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Gina Chandler at or call 0300 300 6513

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at  


Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.


To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.