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Finance Planning Manager

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East Suffolk Council
Place of work:
Riverside, Lowestoft or East Suffolk House, Melton
Salary details:
£45,591 - £49,347 pa
Job term:
Full Time
37 hpw
Closing Date
07 April 2020 01:00 PM
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East Suffolk Council is an exciting place to work and a great place to make a real difference to people’s lives, delivering vital services to a quarter of a million people across East Suffolk.

Responsible to the Deputy Chief Finance Officer, we are looking for an exceptional professional to be responsible for the operational management of the Financial Planning team and ensure the team delivers the Medium Term Financial Strategy.

Your duties will also involve effectively managing the delivery, preparation and implementation of the Council’s revenue budgets, production of the annual budget and setting of the Council Tax and reporting of the year-end financial outturn position.

We are looking for someone who is highly organised and pays attention to detail, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills as you will work closely with operational and back office services within the Council to set and manage budgets to enable efficient services are delivered.

You will be a CCAB qualified finance professional seeking a role in a progressive, forward thinking organisation which offers the opportunity to demonstrate key achievements to date, further develop your skills and lead on the delivery of a successful Finance function. It is essential that you have the knowledge and experience of accounting principles, budgetary control, and local taxation. If you have the qualities and experience that we are seeking along with the energy, ideas and commitment, we would like to hear from you.

In return, we can offer great opportunities for training and development. We want you to stay with us for the long-term, so we’ll give you all the support we can to build a great career with our organisation. There’s also a superb benefits package including flexible working options and purpose-built, brand new office accommodation, as well as a generous leave entitlement, discount scheme, salary sacrifice car scheme, pension scheme and free car parking.

Please read the job description and person specification before applying for this job.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Lorraine Rogers on 01502 523667.

Interview date: w/c 20th April 2020 

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