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Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
Finance Director
Rotherham, England
Job description

Transport for the North

4 Piccadilly
M1 3BN
Tel: 0161 244 0888

Contract: Full-time, permanent

Owing to an internal reorganisation of the senior management structure, an exciting opportunity has arisen at Transport for the North (TfN) for a Finance Director.

TfN is the UK’s first sub-national transport body. We bring the North’s Local Transport Authorities and business leaders together, enabling our region to speak with one voice on the transport infrastructure investment needed to drive transformational growth and rebalance the UK economy. Our vision is of a thriving North of England, where world class transport supports sustainable economic growth, excellent quality of life and improved opportunities for all.

Who we are looking for

The Finance Director is a pivotal member within our leadership team and plays a critical role in driving the achievement of TfN’s vision. You will report directly to the Chief Executive and oversee the day-to-day management of our Finance, Risk & Procurement functions, providing recommendations to senior management that will guide decision-making on matters affecting the strategic direction of TfN.

You will act as the TfN’s designated S151 Chief Financial Officer ensuring compliance with all statutory requirements including local government and central government financial management and accounting requirements. The postholder is also TfN’s designated Senior Information Risk Officer (SIRO).

As well as being able to persuade and influence at all levels, the successful candidate will be resilient, adaptable, agile, with excellent problem solving and decision-making skills.

If this sounds like you, then we would very much like to hear from you.

This year the Levelling Up agenda has progressed from a vision to a series of missions and TfN will be looking to align its work with these missions to grasp the once-in-a-generation opportunities that this presents for our region.

What's on offer for the successful applicant

Competitive base salary depending on experience, coupled with an excellent benefits package, and fantastic degree of flexible working which will see you work remotely, with a requirement to regularly work from our offices in Manchester.

For further information please visit our website or for an informal discussion about this exciting role, please contact: Pete John on 07701 305617 or via or Kelly Ridley on 07709 512415 or via

Closing date: 12 Noon, Thursday 29 September 2022

Final interviews: Wednesday 2 November 2022

Candidates wishing to apply for this role on a secondment basis of up to two years will be considered.

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are particularly keen to encourage applications from women, members of ethnic minority groups, and people with disabilities who are currently under-represented. As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, all applications will be considered on their merit.

Want to know more about TfN, then visit us on our website or look at our Twitter page or find us on LinkedIn or on Instagram.

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1001 to 5000 Employees
Municipal Agencies
Government & Public Administration
$25 to $50 million (USD)

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Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council Reviews by finance manager

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Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council Benefits

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Employee benefit reviews

  • 28 Mar 2023
    Former Administrative Assistant in Rotherham, England, England

    a very good pension included

  • 23 Jun 2021
    Former Residential practitioner in Rotherham, England, England

    HR and managers did not know how much annual leave entitlement I had, we were not allowed more then 2 annual leave says to fall at a weekend. Low pay compared to Sheffield. Rotherham very behind compared to other authoritiew.

  • 16 Nov 2020
    Former Employee in Rotherham, England, England

    Positive- Half term holidays- good for breaking up different parts of the year. Negative- lots of overtime hour required on a daily basis

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