MANAGER/RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER
37 hours per week to include evening work
Local Government Scale (SCP 52 – 55) depending on qualifications and experience.
Applications are invited for the post of Manager/Responsible Financial Officer.
The Parish of Central Swindon North came into being following elections on 4 May 2017. The Parish covers the north of the centre of Swindon, which is mainly an urban area. The parish has a population of approximately 30,000 and a budget of just over £1 million.
The Parish Council has 16 Councillors and is very keen to move forward with a number of projects which include the transfer of community facilities from Swindon Borough Council.
The Manager/RFO will be responsible for managing the day to day business of the council including all the records of the Council and the administration of its finances.
The Manager/RFO will also be responsible for the management of staff based in the office and the probability of an outside team that may be established from April 2018.
The successful applicant should have excellent communication and organisational skills, a sound financial background including knowledge of accounting and payroll packages together with experience of managing staff.
Applicants will need to have working knowledge of Charity Commission rules and five years experience in advising approved trusts and trustees together with a working knowledge of Community Groups organised in the Parish.
An application pack is available from the website
Closing date for applications is 20 December 2017. Interviews being held in the first week of January 2018.