Finance Manager - Capital

Shire Hall, Warwick, CV34 4RL
£46,580 - £52,789
21 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
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The Role

As the result of a promotion, we have the opportunity to recruit a new Finance Manager with responsibilities for the co-ordination of the authority’s capital programme. This role reports in to and supports the Corporate Finance Manager, and is based at our Warwickshire County Council Head Office, in the heart of Warwick town centre.

Operating at strategic, leadership level, this role will give you team management responsibility and the unique opportunity to work with all the authority’s services and external partners to ensure the effective use of our capital resources. Overall, your aim will be to deliver the most successful, efficient and financially viable services providing sound governance and ensuring financial accountability.

37.0 Hours per Week

Key Requirements

Experienced in operating in a complex finance environment, you are integrity led, customer and solution focused. Confident to navigate intricate detail whilst not losing sight of the bigger picture, you are not afraid to raise challenging views in a tactful and sensitive way. You are regarded as a trusted advisor to both internal and external stakeholders.

If this sounds like you, and you:
1. Are CCAB qualified

2. Build working relationships that are underpinned by trust and collaboration

3. Are able to effectively influence, negotiate and take control

4. Are analytical, yet translate complex theory and data in straightforward, easy to digest ways

then we would like to hear from you. Experience within local authority finance and accounting would give you a good understanding of our current operating models and practices, but it isn’t essential.

We welcome applications from those who demonstrate the behaviours above, and are passionate to make a difference to the lives of those who live, work and experience Warwickshire. 

For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Virginia Rennie on 01926 412239

Closing Date: 17th August 2017

Interview Date: 13th September 2017

To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.

Please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so.

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on, including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

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