Deputy Corporate Financial Advisor

Mendip District Council
Shepton Mallet, Somerset
£36,183 - £40,347 per annum
16 Feb 2017
03 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Deputy Corporate Financial Advisor

£36,183 - £40,347 per annum

Following the creation of the 5 Councils Partnership, an opportunity exists for an experienced Deputy Corporate Financial Advisor.  Working closely with the Corporate Financial Advisor/Section 151 Officer and members of the Strategic Leadership Team, you will make a significant contribution to the financial direction of the Council as well as providing corporate financial advice to members and officers.

This key role includes the following responsibilities:

  • Operational management of the day-to-day finances of the Council.
  • Providing financial advice on technical issues, service development, transformational projects and financial plans.
  • Deputising for the Council's Section 151 Officer on an ad hoc basis.
  • Liaison with the Council's outsourced financial support provided through Capita.
  • Contributing to risk/contract/performance management of the Council.

If you are a CCAB qualified accountant with substantial experience of local authority finance at a senior level, we want to hear from you.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Paul Deal on (01749) 341405.

Further details about the post and an application pack can be obtained from our web site ( or by telephoning (0300) 303 8588, quoting Post No 1031.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 3 March 2017.