The starting salary for this position is £40,227 per annum for 36 hours per week, based in Woking Borough Council Offices, Civic Offices, Gloucester Square, Woking, GU21 6YL.
This is a permanent, full-time vacancy.
As part of our greener future strategies and our commitment to creating a healthy work-life balance, we welcome a conversation with you regarding our remote working options. Remote working to us is a balance of spending time in our communities, our offices and working from home or wherever works best.
Applicants must ideally hold a valid Driving Licence to drive in the UK and have access to a car.
Are you looking for a new opportunity to broaden your existing financial, business, and managerial knowledge and skills within a Local Government setting? If so, this role will provide great opportunities for your personal and professional development.
Working within the Adult Social Care Directorate at Surrey County Council you will be leading and managing a team of twelve finance staff to support the management and administration of a large budget across four Locality Team’s and two hospitals which make up the Northwest Surrey and Surrey Heath area. You will be supporting adult social care practitioners within the Locality and Hospital Teams in budget management, ensuring financial policies and procedures are followed.
You will lead on financial data and reporting to ensure timely and accurate information is available to the Area Director in having oversight of the care and staffing budgets.
You will be part of a high performing team, be provided with training and development opportunities and receive very regularly supervision via the Area Director /Line Manager and the County Council’s Corporate financial team.
To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:
- Previous management experience including staff supervision, development, and organisational skills. Degree or equivalent experience, or relevant financial or business qualification i.e. AAT qualified.
- Comprehensive knowledge of computerised business systems in terms of functionality and capability (some roles).
- Knowledge of principles, practices, policies, and procedures relating to business planning and financial and organisational management.
- Proven written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with good negotiation and influencing skills and the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external partners/professionals.
At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.
For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 10th July 2022.
Interviews will take place on 1st August 2022.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
For an informal discussion please contact Claire Belcher, PA to Michelle Head, Area Director – Adult Social Care- North West Surrey and Surrey Heath. Full details as below:
Mobile: 07977 097866
We look forward to receiving your application and personal statement, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.