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Service Manager Finance
  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: CR/21/146190
  • Published: Wed 24/03/2021, 13:45 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 18/04/2021, 23:58 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Hay 5 £ £63,657 to £70,029 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Magdalen House, Merseyside

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Service Manager Finance

Your new place of work

Sefton is a vibrant local authority that is already on a journey of aspiration and ambition as it works towards delivering its exciting Vision 2030.  This journey is shared with our partners and communities as we strive to ensure Sefton is a confident and connected Borough.

Sefton has a strong track record of partnership working and place leadership, and for having a motivated and dedicated workforce that is resilient and adaptable, it puts the Council in the best possible place to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Your new opportunity

Service Manager Finance – Hay 5 £ £63,657 to £70,029 per annum

Working directly to the Executive Director of Corporate Resources and Customer Services, you will develop, lead and manage an innovative Financial Services provision for the Council and Schools, making recommendations for change and providing advice on strategic and long term financial plans.  You will ensure that the financial administration and use of resources is effectively planned and accounted for to secure long term financial success and the ability to deliver the objectives of the Sefton 2030 vision and the Council’s ‘Framework for Change’ programme.  You will also act as the designated Deputy S151 officer in the absence of the Executive Director of Corporate Resources and Customer Services.  You will provide motivational leadership and champion excellence in performance leading to a culture of co-operation and teamwork. 

In addition, you will identify and develop future income generating opportunities with a variety of partners. 

Your confident and connected borough

Sefton is the northern borough of Liverpool City Region with more than 273,000 residents.

Boasting 22 miles of stunning coastline, Sefton is a leading coastal tourist destination with a flourishing visitor economy. Spanning the busy Port of Liverpool, the famous Antony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’ installation, attractive beaches and dunes, to the resort town of Southport, the diversity of the borough provides a unique mix of urban and natural setting. 

Sefton is a diverse and exciting borough where people can enjoy a great work-life balance. With excellent transport links Sefton is well placed for accessing cities across the North West, including Liverpool and Manchester.

What you need to do now 

If you are interested in applying for this role please use the link below and follow the application process.  Please note that a merit-based shortlist will be utilised.  You can also arrange a discussion regarding this vacancy, in the first instance please contact Stephan Van Arendsen at