Finance Team Leader (System)

Darlington Borough Council
  • Post Date: April 27, 2018
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Job Overview

Xentrall Shared Services is a ground breaking public/public partnership between Stockton-on-Tees and Darlington Borough Councils. A wide range of support services are delivered to Councils, Schools and Academies by the teams in Xentrall HR and Payroll, Finance, ICT and Design and Print. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality customer focussed services and provide a great environment to work in.

This role is key to the successful delivery, development and support of the finance system to Darlington and Stockton Councils and a large and complex external customer base in respect of their day to day activities and service improvements and efficiencies.

To apply for this position you need a graduate level qualification and/or the equivalent level of knowledge and experience gained through substantial demonstrable direct work experience.

You must have extensive experience of working with ICT and Finance systems at a senior level and have proven ability in project managing the implementation and development of a finance system and in writing sequel reports. You must also be able to demonstrate you have the skills needed to collaborate well with customers and help them to achieve their business goals. 

Experience of leading and motivating a team to maximise knowledge and outputs is key to the role and to ensuring we deliver and meet customer expectations. 

In return as well as giving you the opportunity to support and develop the finance system to meet future needs we offer a friendly, flexible, professional and modern working environment where individual effort and teamwork are recognized and appreciated both by colleagues and customers alike. This post offers the opportunity to work flexi-time however some occasional out of normal business hours working will be required.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Person Specification when completing your application as they are used to select candidates for interview.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Melanie Bindeman, Xentrall Finance Manager, on (01642) 528208

An online application form and further information is available from Alternatively you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

Job Detail
  • Salary Offerd£30000 to £40000 Per Annum
  • Career LevelTeam Leader
  • Experience3 - 5 Years
  • QualificationBachelor Degree
  • Job Ref:174097
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