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Senior Finance Manager

Sheffield, permanent, hybrid working

Job description, key responsibilities and experience 

South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority

Salary: £50,915 - £54,517 per annum

Closing date: Sunday 18 December 2022 

Interview date: week commencing 3/9 January 2023

Hours: 37 hours per week

The South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (MCA) brings together the local authorities of Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and the private sector through the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). These bodies together serve the communities and businesses of South Yorkshire. From transport to housing, from business growth to skills, the MCA has a great story to tell. We have ambitions to deliver recovery and renewal for people, businesses and places across South Yorkshire. 

What we're looking for

We are seeking a Senior Finance Manager – Accounting & Treasury with a proven track record in local government finance, in the role you will take responsibility for leading on the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority group’s statutory financial reporting, including the preparation of the annual statutory accounts and the submission of statutory returns.
You will work hand in hand with our Senior Finance Business Partner to support the Finance Leadership Team in delivering one of its key business plan objectives, namely to drive performance through effective use of new and existing financial systems to provide timely and accurate analysis and advice. This is especially important in the context of the integration of the SYMCA group, where financial regulations, the assurance framework and schemes of delegation will need to be reviewed and re-aligned.

About you

You will already have substantial experience of working in a similar role in local government or the public sector as well as a strong financial and commercial acumen. You will hold a professional accountancy qualification with evidence of up-to-date knowledge of treasury management, reporting standards and Financial Legislation. You will also be able to demonstrate recent successful collaborative working across multi-disciplinary teams and with external stakeholders.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, hybrid working as well as access to a local Government Pension Scheme and the chance to be part of an organisation where you can really make a difference. Located in a vibrant city centre location, we are well-placed for transport links and encourage employees to take advantage of a range of benefits, including active travel facilities. We believe in a healthy work/life balance.

How to apply

In your application, set out how you meet the essential experience, knowledge and skills needed to fulfil the post, providing clear and real examples, briefly setting out your role within these and the outcome of your actions. 

Contact: Delina Teklehaymanot 


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