Job title: Senior Manager – Pensions and Financial Services RT068e
Job reference: REQ00000008922
Date posted: 02/11/2017
Application closing date: 20/11/2017
Salary: £66,041.00 – £68,453.00
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Carlisle usually based at Parkhouse Building.
Appointment to this post is subject to standard vetting checks
Cumbria is looking for an experienced Finance professional (CCAB qualified) who is ready for the opportunity to lead the Council’s Pensions and Financial Services team.
You will report to, and deputise for, the council’s S151 Officer.
As an active member of the Finance Management Team, you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient administrative arrangements for the Cumbria LGPS Fund, meeting the expectations of 130 employers and 57,000 members.
You will lead the development and implementation of the Pension Fund’s investment strategy (currently value of GBP 2.4 billion) and working with other partner Councils, liaise with the Border to Coast Pensions Partnership Ltd, overseeing the transition of investments to the Company. You will also have day to day oversight of the Council’s treasury management, banking, VAT, financial systems and insurance functions ensuring they provide value for money and support the financial sustainability of the Council.
You will be business focused and in contributing to the financial reporting and control framework of the Council, will also give consideration to operational and customer needs in developing financial services fit for the future.
If you would like an informal conversation about the role – please contact Julie Crellin – Assistant Director – Finance (S151 Officer) on 01228 221062.
Interview Date: 30/11/2017