Chief Officer – Finance


Job Description

Chief Officer, Finance – Stirling Council

Location: Stirling

Salary: 96,110 to 99,064

We are looking for a Chief Officer, Finance to join Stirling Council and lead teams across Accounting Operations, Revenue and Benefits, Procurement, and Payroll.

This is a strategic role within Stirling Council, working with Heads of Service, Chief Officers, Chief Operating Officers and the Chief Executive, to lead and support the transformation of Council services, ensuring delivery against the Council’s strategic goals through the effective and efficient management of financial resources.

Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will be able to influence and engage with colleagues at all levels in the context of organisational change and development, influencing the introduction of new structures, initiatives and working practices, achieving cross-service synergies and financial efficiencies while ensuring community focus remains integral to all we do.

As a member of the strategic leadership team you will play a key role in developing the strategic direction of the Council’s plans and priorities while ensuring the Council meets its statutory financial responsibilities and objectives by instilling a culture of regulatory compliance and best value.

You will have highly-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to engage a range of stakeholders across the public, private and third sectors, and will have a proven track record of having led significant organisational transformation from a finance perspective.

Applications in the form of a tailored CV and covering letter, highlighting your skills and experience pertinent to the role, should arrive no later than midnight Sunday 29 May.

For a confidential, informal discussion about the role, or to request a Candidate Information Pack, please contact LHH Recruitment Solutions, Glasgow office.