Strategic Director of Finance and Resources

Contract Type
Accountancy, Public Sector
Circa £109k to £112k
Expiry Date
This role has strategic responsibility for the delivery of a range of council corporate support services - Finance; Digital; Commercial/Procurement, Audit, Governance & Risk and the Customer Hub; and the Belfast Region City Deal.

Job Description

Job title: Strategic Director of Finance and Resources

Location: Belfast

Salary: circa £109k to £112k

Reporting to the Chief Executive and the Council, the Strategic Director of Finance & Resources will be responsible for the Finance and Resources Department which delivers a range of corporate support services including, Finance, Digital Services, Commercial and Procurement Services, Audit, Governance and Risk and the Customer Hub (transforming the way customers interact and access Council services). In addition, the role holder will be the Council lead for delivering the Belfast Region City Deal and supporting its strategic partnerships to drive maximum sustainable growth for the region.

The Strategic Director of Finance & Resources is a critical leadership role, providing direct support to the Chief Executive in his role as the Council’s designated chief financial officer, and developing, leading and managing an integrated service portfolio. The role holder will be collectively responsible with the Corporate Management Team for the effective implementation of the Belfast Agenda, ensuring the delivery of its priorities and value to residents.

The successful candidate will be an exemplar leader with a strong intellect, political acumen and the ability to work across multiple functional areas, as well as being adept at fostering strong stakeholder relationships.

In addition, the Strategic Director of Finance & Resources will be a fully qualified accountant with significant senior management experience of managing all finance and related matters in a large and complex organisation, including leading a large multi-disciplinary team and reporting to non-executive board level.

If you have the breadth of skills to succeed in such a critical leadership role, please contact Claire Reid at 4c Executive for a confidential discussion on 07435 965647 or email to request an application form.

Closing date for return of completed applications is Thursday 19 May 2022 at 12 noon.