City Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

St Asaph, Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)
£22,434 pro-rata
14 Jun 2018
05 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

City Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer (P/T)

St. Asaph City Council is re-advertising this post due to the recent successful candidate not being

 able to take up the position.

St Asaph City Council wishes to appoint a Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.

The successful post holder will be expected to carry out the functions of the RFO and be the Proper Officer, serving all statutory notifications for the local council. 

This is a part-time post of 68 hours per month. The successful post holder may work from a city council work base or may work from home. Flexibility is offered regarding this. There will be some regular evening meetings. Welsh speakers would be welcomed but it is not essential.

The City Clerk is responsible for day-to-day management of the City Council’s services and functions.

The successful candidate will require excellent management and leadership skills enabling them to work in partnership with councillors, the local community and business sector and external partners.   The main duties of the post require attendance at all meetings of the Council, preparing agendas, taking minutes, dealing with all correspondence, actioning the council’s decisions, keeping the website up to date and acting as the Council’s financial officer maintaining all financial records.

This post requires candidates to have an excellent track record in administration, accounting, policy, project management, event management, communication and strategic thinking.  Experience of work in or with local councils is desirable, as is experience of budget monitoring and of using accounts software.  

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons who hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) or who would work to achieve the qualification within 12 months of commencing employment. 

Salary NJC SCP 25 (£22,434 pro-rata)

Closing date for applications: 05/07/2018