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Senior Finance Officer - Business Services (387898)
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Department of Corporate Resources

Finance and Procurement


Senior Finance Officer

S02 / PO2:  £30,451 to £35,745 pa  

3 x 37 hours per week (Flexi Scheme Operational)


Based at Britannia House, Bradford (Working from Home Optional)


The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.


The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.


Bradford is currently on a journey of change delivering the ambitious outcomes of our Council Plan 2021-25.  It is building on some of the same priorities as the 2016-20 plan but is also looking to address some new major challenges that the district will face in the coming years. To support us in achieving this, we are looking to recruit a number of highly motivated Senior Finance Officers who will play an important role in ensuring we remain a well-run Council, using all our resources wisely to deliver its priorities. 


As a part of our Senior Finance Officer cohort you will assist finance in exercising its control and support function whilst being responsible for the provision of a management accounting service to the functions they support.


The post holder will be required to:


  • Provide a professional finance and management information service to services/departments throughout the Council ensuring principles of best value, value for money and risk management are embedded in service delivery;
  • Undertake complex pieces of accountancy work and to support and advise services in achieving their objectives;
  • Support the Finance Team and promote the delivery of excellent service to customers, communicating in an informed, polite and understanding manner with all clients and customers.


We are looking for an excellent team player, who will relish a challenge, provide creative solutions and assist in the effective performance of this busy, but friendly team.


You should be qualified AAT or have an equivalent professional qualification, or be demonstrably qualified by experience, with at least 3 years’ experience of financial services.


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Closing Date: 18th October 2021

Please find attached the Job Profile:  Senior Finance Officer - JP.docx