CYPS Finance Manager job with Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council



Due to current restrictions on the coronavirus (COVID-19), we are following government advice, which may result in video call interviews.

Rotherham’s board has made rapid and significant progress on their improvement journey and it is an exciting time to join Rotherham.

Do you share our commitment to make a difference?

Are you an ambitious leader who can help us move forward on this path?

We have reviewed and reorganized the Finance department to ensure it has the capacity and leadership to deliver the excellent service that is needed and expected to achieve the future ambitions of the Council. This is a great opportunity to work at the heart of the organization, to make a real difference and to play a crucial role in shaping the future of the Board.

The incumbent will be responsible for supporting the provision of high level financial advice, guidance and support to the Children and Youth Directorate.

The role will support the Chief Financial Officer in the implementation of work programs jointly defined by the Strategic Director of Children and Youth Services and the Strategic Director – Finance and Client Services in the implementation of strategies financial resources to support the transformation underway within management.

If you are an ambitious CCAB qualified accountant with excellent management and leadership qualities, looking for a career improvement opportunity to make a real difference, then we would love to hear from you.

Please see the Job Details for a full role description.

For an informal discussion or to learn more about this role and Rotherham’s financial services vision for the future, please contact one of the following – Judith Badger, Strategic Director – Finance and Client Services, (01709 822046); Graham Saxton, Deputy Director – Financial Services (01709 822034); Neil Hardwick, Chief Financial Officer (CYPS) (01709 254508).

This position will have access to the Public Services Network, if successful you will need to request a Basic Level Criminal Record Check Disclosure (Unspent Criminal Convictions).

Applications from women, people from black and minority ethnic communities and people with disabilities are welcome as there is currently an under-representation at this level within the organization. Section 159 of the Equality Act 2010 applies.

This position is classified as “politically restricted” under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (as amended). Full details of the restrictions are set out in the statutory instrument, but overall the restrictions prohibit candidacy for elected public office; hold a position in a political party; as well as participation in political activities such as canvassing or public speaking / writing.

From April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2022, employees paid at Band D and above are subject to a temporary pay cut of 1.15% staggered through weekly / monthly deduction (depending on pay frequency) of each pay period over the entire fiscal year. In recognition of the implementation of this temporary measure, those suffering a pay cut will be granted three additional days of leave (pro rata for part-time).

Closing date 09/12/2021

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