Pendle Borough Council is looking to recruit to the post of Finance and Commercial Service Manager. This post is the Council’s strategic financial lead, and will be the Section 151 Officer, for which an additional allowance is payable.
Pendle is diverse, attractive and unique. It is a great place to live and work with several world leading manufacturers based within the borough. The Council has five strategic objectives of Strong Services; Strong Economy; Strong Communities; Strong Organisation and Strong Response and Recovery. This role will play a vital role in the achievement of these objectives through our Financial and Commercial Strategies.
The Council is recognised as having strong financial management arrangements. In a Corporate Peer Review Challenge conducted in 2015, the Council was complimented on its strong financial management and strong leadership.
As a well-managed Council we are looking for someone who will continue with the same level of commitment and standards to ensure that the Council remains in as strong a financial position as possible. The successful candidate will be a professionally qualified accountant with significant experience of working at a senior level to be able to advise and support Members and senior officers on all aspects of the Council’s financial and commercial strategies, policies and procedures. The post holder will be responsible for the leadership and development of the Finance Team.
The Council has been in a strategic partnership with Liberata UK Ltd since 2005 and has extended the relationship to 2030. The post holder will be responsible for managing the client relationship.
The post is full time (37 hours), and provides a number of benefits including generous annual leave, depending on the length of local government service, membership of LGPS, free car parking and discounted leisure facilities.
For more information or an informal discussion please contact Vince Green on 07967 649997.