Job Title: Finance Manager
Manager Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Salary: 45859 - 50654
Hours: Full time, (37)
This role is open to applicants from the UK and Ireland only
Milton Keynes is a rapidly expanding, vibrant and dynamic place to live, work and play. How better to contribute to that continued success than through a unique and rewarding career with Milton Keynes Council. So, if you're looking for an excellent benefits package and the chance to make a difference, make a move to Milton Keynes Council. With modern working practices where flexibility is commonplace and performance is measured on outcomes and results, alongside a generous holiday entitlement, you can experience a fulfilling job and great work-life balance.
Please note that this role is only open to applicants who have the right to work in the UK
The Professional finance team has recently undertaken a restructure to reflect the changing needs of the service. Having concluded our internal restructuring, we are now excited to launch recruitment for several key vacancies within the team. This is a fast-paced area and no day will be the same! We are looking for enthusiastic, inquisitive, and passionate people who will challenge services and processes to ensure good governance and value for money and you will be part of a dynamic, energised finance team who are integral to the wider council services. The finance team work in close collaboration with all services which allows us to get involved with lots of different projects. Every day is different and provides lots of opportunities to work with the services to deliver value for money and improve services to the residents of MK. We play a key role in supporting significant procurements, monitoring of large contracts, developing future budgets based on demand analysis and presenting robust business cases for change. You will have the opportunity to build relationships with colleagues across MKC as well as external colleagues from other local authorities, government departments and other external partners. We currently have three vacancies for Finance Managers to support services in Adult Social Care, Education & Lifelong Learning and Environment & Property Services.
Experience, Qualifications and any Mandatory Requirements
Departmental Benefits of this role
Milton Keynes Council Benefits
Use your skills to benefit the local community and experience a rewarding, interesting environment and attractive employment package such as:
Local Government Pension Scheme, considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates
A generous minimum holiday entitlement of 27 days per year in addition to statutory and public holidays, rising to 31 days after 5 years
Option to buy more annual leave
Agile working which provides the opportunity to work from various locations including from home for a proportion of your role (subject to business needs)
A full range of family friendly policies including enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity entitlements
Excellent in-house management development programmes endorsed by the Institute of Leadership and Management
Flexibility with full time, part time and term time working options
Fair pay and a commitment to a minimum Living Wage
MK Advantage benefits package a range of savings including retail, travel and leisure discounts as well as a suite of salary sacrifice benefits.
A range of other attractive benefits which includes MKC Advantage offering retail, travel and leisure discounts.
A Relocation package may be available.
At Milton Keynes Council we take great pride in our Community and we hope that you can help us grow and share our vision.