Senior Finance Officer

Rugby, Warwickshire
£25,295 - £28,785
18 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
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Are you motivated, enthusiastic, see change as an opportunity to develop and improve the way we work?  Then Rugby Borough Council is the place to be!

Rugby is known all over the world as the birthplace of the game of rugby football. Located near the centre of England and stretching from Coventry to the west and to the county borders of Northamptonshire and Leicestershire in the east, the Borough of Rugby is excellently placed for both local economic growth within the West Midlands as well as benefitting from the impact of growth in businesses focussing in logistics. The Borough has great access to key motorway networks and the rail services which provides quick alternative commuting options for Coventry, Birmingham and Northampton.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within our Financial Services team, we are looking to appoint a Senior Finance Officer to join our highly motivated team where continuous improvement and value for money are a priority. This key role will provide financial, commercial and strategic support to Service Managers alongside project support for the transformation of services.

Previous experience of working in a Local Government financial environment is a distinct advantage but not essential, as well as a good working knowledge of spreadsheets and financial modelling.

The postholder will require a minimum of an AAT qualification or the equivalent.

Rugby Borough Council offers a wide range of benefits including;

• Flexible working arrangements and flexi-time scheme with the option of mobile working
• Local Government Pension Scheme offering a number of contribution scheme options for employees to take. 
• A salary sacrifice scheme and competitive rates on loans for vehicles

A commitment to an individual’s growth and progression is a key priority within our Corporate Values Framework providing the environment to encourage and support staff to be creative and flexible in how services are delivered. 

For an informal discussion about this role, please call Jon Illingworth, Financial Services Manager on 01788 533410.

You can view full details of this job via our website, where you can also apply on-line.  If you are unable to apply on-line please contact 01788 533564, or e-mail: for further assistance.

Interview Date: Week commencing 8 July 2019

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