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Head of Finance

  • Permanent

  • £34,538 to £43,821 per annum (including a Market Rate Supplement)

  • 37 hours per week

  • Bainbridge, North Yorkshire

The Yorkshire Dales National Park boasts some of the most stunning scenery in Britain and working for the Authority gives you a great opportunity help to look after this wonderful place.  

We’re looking for a highly motivated person to manage our Finance services; you should be CCAB qualified, with hands-on experience of producing management and statutory and accounts, through to audit completion.

The job involves delivering financial support to the Authority and its managers; you’ll draw up budgets, assist with project management finances, prepare management information, and ensure the integrity of our financial systems.

You’ll also work closely with the IT and Estates Managers to develop our approach in those areas…so perhaps something a little different to a standard finance role.

You’ll have experience in managing and motivating staff, of working with colleagues at all levels, and the technical know-how to establish new systems.

In return, we offer comprehensive benefits including a relocation package of up to £4,000, a defined Local Government pension, childcare vouchers scheme, cycle to work scheme, free car parking, flexi-time and more.

For an informal discussion and to find out more about the role, please contact Richard Burnett on 01969 652300.

  • Closing date: 12:00 on Wednesday, 25 October 2017

  • Expected interview date: week commencing Monday, 6 November 2017

For further information about this vacancy and working for the Authority in general, please download the recruitment pack below:

You may also find the following documents useful:

If you wish to apply for this position, please complete the application form and equal opportunities form and return it to us by post or email (details below), ensuring that you mark it ‘Confidential’.

Important: We can only accept applications on our official application form - please ensure you complete all sections of the form including the equal opportunities monitoring section. Please do not send CVs unless specifically requested.

Alternatively you can request copies of the job pack and application form directly from the Authority.

Contact details:

  • Email:

  • Phone: 0300 456 0030

  • Address:
    Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority
    North Yorkshire
    DL8 3EL