Executive Recruitment

Director of Finance and Resources

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Chesterfield Borough Council
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
c. £84,064
Closing date:
19th July
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Recruitment timetable

Closing date
19th July 2019 at 10am
Longlist meeting
26th July 2019
Preliminary interviews
6th and 7th August 2019
Short listing
w/c 5th August TBC
Final interviews
3rd and 4th September 2019


Chesterfield is a council that prides itself on ‘putting its communities first’, delivering inclusive growth and great facilities and services. On the doorstep of the Peak District National Park, the town and borough are experiencing a modern reawakening with successful regeneration projects completed and a further £1billion of investment and development underway.

We’re looking for a Director of Finance and Resources to join our senior leadership team, reporting to the Chief Executive, to continue our rapid transformation as a council and a borough. 

You will need to be familiar with local government finance though not necessarily from that background, and be able to draw on substantial experience of managing multi-million pound capital and revenue budgets.  You will provide strategic financial analysis and advice to the Chief Executive, directors and elected members; making sure opportunities are fully exploited and risks fully considered. In addition, you will be responsible for a number of other key corporate services.  

This isn’t just a finance role. Leading by example, you will inspire and challenge colleagues and partners to raise their game in the pursuit of value for money services that will benefit our businesses and communities. You will also have the skills and confidence to build strong internal relationships and effectively represent the council in key partnership environments at local, regional and national level.

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Dawn Faulkner
0121 644 5703
Peter Guilder
07545 441 127
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