Job vacancy: Alsager Town Council
Alsager Town Council is seeking a town clerk and RFO to join their team.
Job title: Town clerk and RFO
Organisation: Alsager Town Council
Salary: £43,516 (national pay award pending) upwards depending on experience
Application deadline: 30 November 2023
Phone number: 01270 876 440
Main function of position:
- To fulfil all the requirements of proper officer and responsible financial officer to the council.
- To provide effective leadership to all stakeholders on matters effecting the town council.
- To be responsible for all employees of Alsager Town Council.
- To be responsible for managing the councils facilities and the Alsager Institute charity.
The town clerk is the proper officer and lead advisor to the council and as such is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions, and in particular to serve or issue all the notifications required by law of a local authority's proper officer. The town clerk will be totally responsible for ensuring that the instructions of the council in connection with its functions as a Local Authority are carried out.
The town clerk advises the council and assists in the formation of overall statutory and non-statutory governance policies to be followed in respect of the authority's activities and in particular to produce all the information required for making effective decisions and to implement constructively all decisions.
The post will be accountable to the council for the effective management of all its resources including being the responsible finance officer and will be responsible for annual budget preparation and for all the financial records of the council and the careful administration of its finances.