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SECTION 151. RESPONSIBLE FINANCE OFFICER

SALARY LC SPINE POINTS 37-40 

£40,876-£43,857 + Local Weighting and 5% loyalty bonus after 3 years’ service

Hertford Town Council is seeking an experienced and capable Responsible Finance Officer to be part of its Senior Leadership Team working, with colleagues, to drive forward the ambitious agenda of the Council.


Working from the Town Council’s offices in Hertford Castle, this statutory role will provide the Council with professional financial management. The post holder will be responsible for the complete financial management of the Council, including producing Management accounts; preparing records for audit purposes and VAT; annual budget setting, preparing reports to present to the Council, invoicing, payroll and pension administration.


The post holder will advise Councillors on finance matters, investment strategies and financial risk management.
The ideal candidate will be able to use a range of IT packages financial packages.
Local government / Town Council experience is an advantage but not essential as training will be provided.

Please see the Job description and Person Specification for further information.  
CVs will not be accepted. Applications must be submitted via a completed application form.


If you would like to discuss the vacancy please contact the Town Clerk, Joseph Whelan on 01992 552885
Or by email using town.clerk@hertford.gov.uk

CLOSING DATE: Monday 6 December 2021

INTERVIEW DATE: Tuesday 14 December 2021 

Hertford Town Council is an Equality Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community