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Chief Finance Officer S151 (part time)

Hays A&F
England, Norfolk
£80000.0 - £90000.0 per annum + £80,000 -£90,000 pro rata
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

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Job Role
Public Administration & Regulation
Contract Type
Part Time
Level of qualification

Job Details

Your new company
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk has an exciting new vacancy for a Chief Finance Officer. This is a part-time (22.5hrs) role and offers Hybrid work with their offices in Norfolk.

The Police and Crime Commissioner is an elected official responsible for generally overseeing police services. The role of the organisation is to deliver the strategic objectives of the police and crime plan in the region and to ensure assurance of the financial sustainability of Norfolk Constabulary.

Your new role
They are looking for an exceptional individual with strong communication skills and experience of giving advice on strategic financial management at board level with a proven record of accomplishments within a senior financial environment. You would be joining a high-performing team and play a pivotal role in supporting the delivery of the Police and Crime Commissioners' objectives through their police and crime plan.
This role will hold the responsibilities of the Section 151 statutory Chief Finance Officer for the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk, and will work closely with the Chief Constable's Chief Finance Officer to provide assurance to the Police and Crime Commissioner about the financial sustainability of Norfolk Constabulary.
What you'll need to succeed
Ideally, you will have a background in the Police, Local Authority or large Public Sector organisation at a senior level as the role is the S151 for the organisation.

You should also have

  • Substantial experience of operating at a strategic level, preferably within a political or high-profile environment
  • Substantial experience of managing large budgets, including the management of financial planning, budget setting and medium-term strategies
  • Given section 151 responsibility, the post holder must be a qualified accountant with a CCAB professional body, preferably CIPFA.
  • Experience of estates and asset management, procurement and commissioning
  • Evidence of continual professional and personal development with awareness of the latest developments, thinking and best practice in change management and leadership
  • Knowledge of the financial environment within which policing operates
  • Ability to network and build effective partnerships both internally and externally
  • Knowledge and understanding of the importance of scrutiny, audit, governance and risk management arrangements
  • Able to demonstrate strong commitment to innovation and performance management

What you'll get in return
This is a part-time role working 22.5 hours per week and offers a flexible working basis, with hybrid home/office requirements. There are fantastic benefits with a good holiday allowance and great pension.
The role is politically restricted.

What you need to do now
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