Finance Services Team Manager

Based at:            Fire Service Headquarters, Valley Road, Portishead BS20 8JJ
Contract:            Temporary for 12 months
Hours:                 18.5 hours per week
Salary:                 Hay 6 (£15,393 - £16,719 pro rated for part time hours)
Closing date:     Noon on Wednesday 27 September 2017

We are looking for a temporary part time Finance Services Team Manager to provide essential financial advice and information to managers and employees within the Service whilst ensuring that legislative requirements, statutory deadlines, financial regulations and conditions of service are adhered to. The successful candidate will lead the team to deliver an efficient financial reporting and transaction service, including payroll, and ensure that financial policies and processes relating to pension administration are correctly implemented and managed.

To be considered as a candidate you will possess arecognised professional payroll qualification, preferably CIPP qualified, with proven relevant managerial and supervisory experience in a financial/payroll environment within a large organisation. You will be able to demonstrate project management, leadership and problem solving skills, and have advanced experienceof using computerisedpayroll and financial systems. You will be able to operate with probity, and have an understanding of the public sector and its pressures and constraints. Knowledge and experience of Local Government financial procedures and operations would be desirable.

To see the full duties of the role and candidate criteria required please see the job description on our website.

How to apply:

The job description is available to download on our website Once you have read the job description please complete the application form telling us how you meet the requirements of the role - tell us how your skills, qualifications and experience match those required for this role, and provide examples wherever you can. The information you give us will assist us in our shortlisting process.

Completed applications must be submitted to Human Resources, Avon Fire & Rescue Service, Police & Fire Headquarters, PO Box 37, Valley Road, Portishead, Bristol BS20 8JJ by the closing date and time. Alternatively, you can email your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Late applications and CVs will not be accepted. 

Please quote job reference number 3000 on any communications. Thank you.