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Head of Commercial Finance and Investments
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Head of Commercial Finance and Investments
Salary: £67,167 - £80,626 per annum (£84,657 unconsolidated maximum achievable through performance related progression)
Contract status: Permanent 
Hours: Full-time, 36 hours per week
Location: Kingston Guildhall 2 / Sutton Civic Centre

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking finance team, serving two London Boroughs. As Head of Commercial Finance and Investments you will play a key role in supporting a number of exciting projects in both Kingston and Sutton - there's the London Cancer Hub being developed in Sutton as a world class centre for cancer innovation and the regeneration of Kingston's largest Council Estate to provide new high quality greener homes as part of a joint venture partnership, to name but two of the current projects.

As well as supporting both Council's commercial projects you will be responsible for developing the capital strategy, HRA business plan and treasury management functions.

You will need to have significant experience, preferably in local authorities or similar public bodies at a senior level and of dealing with capital or commercial projects and making investment decisions. Experience with complex financial models and options appraisals will also help you to succeed.

You will lead by example to develop the Councils commercial acumen and work collaboratively with others in the senior leadership tier of finance and the wider leadership of both Councils, including with elected Members.

Both Councils are supportive of flexible working arrangements and we are happy to consider applications from people who may wish to work full time but a non-standard pattern or have some regular days working from home. All staff in Finance are currently working from home full time and are likely to remain doing so for the foreseeable future.

How to apply
Before applying please refer to the Role Profile and ensure you meet the essential criteria.

You will then need to complete the online application via the Sutton website, please click here, adding a supporting statement addressing how you meet the criteria outlined the role profile. Please also refer to the attached Leadership Expression for more information about the behaviour we encourage all our employees to display. 

Closing Date: 1st November 2020

The London Borough of Sutton is Disability Confident Committed.  We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role and ensure that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under represented within the London Borough of Sutton.
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