Job vacancy: Buckingham Town Council


Buckingham Town Council is looking for a town clerk and responsible financial officer (RFO) to join their team.


Job title: Town clerk and responsible financial officer (RFO)

Organisation: Buckingham Town Council
Salary: c. £51,334 to £55,274
Application deadline: 7 June 2022 (midday)
County: Buckinghamshire
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Phone number: 01280 816 426


Buckingham Town Council is seeking to appoint a forward-thinking and proactive town clerk to take responsibility for all aspects of the managerial, financial and administrative operation of the council. 

The town clerk will be responsible for the management of the council’s finances and is designated as the responsible financial officer (RFO). The town council aims to provide good quality services for the community and to maintain these to a high standard. The town clerk will ensure the delivery of these services and will be accountable to the town council. 

The town clerk will advise the council on, and assist in the formation of, overall policies to be followed in respect of its activities. In particular, they will produce all information required for making effective decisions. 

Applicants must be able to demonstrate significant managerial and financial experience. They should have extensive knowledge of local government law and procedures, hold a relevant professional qualification, or be willing and able to obtain the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA). 

Applicants should make clear in their application why they are interested in the position, and what relevant skills and experience they have, with reference to the job description and person specification. 

The application form should be completed in full, and shortlisting will be based on the information provided on the form. CVs will not be accepted. Please note the post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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