HP - Head of Finance and Business Support Services

Priory Road
£69,543 - £77,817

Role – Head of Finance and Business Support Services

Location – Priory Road, Hull

Salary - £69,543 - £77,817

Hours – 37

Contract Type: Permanent

We are looking to appoint an outstanding candidate to the role of Head of Finance and Business Support Services, fulfilling the responsibilities of the Chief Constable’s Section 151 Officer, ensuring arrangements are in place for proper financial reporting and administration, management and good governance. The Force budget is circa £195m, the Finance and Business Support service has a budget of £3.4m and 71 staff.

This is an exciting time for someone looking for a rewarding career opportunity and a chance for you make a significant impact to Humberside Police and the communities we serve. As a force we are on a journey of continued improvement and are proud that our recent HMICFRS reported recognised this journey and recently graded us as ‘Good’.   

This is a senior role which will lead the strategic and tactical financial and management accounting of the business. In addition to this your team deliver payroll and payments, procurement, administrative/business support, insurance services and the evidential property strategy and processes.

As budgets constrict, we are looking for innovative approaches to manage resources, improve digital and analytics capabilities and challenge the status quo.  Excited? If you have a proactive approach to work and highly developed leadership skills to effectively manage staff and resources, and a fully qualified accountant with financial experience in the public sector, you could be the person we are looking for.

Skills and experience:

  • Fully qualified member of a professional accountancy body & substantial experience at a senior level in a financial environment.
  • Experience of the delivery of Financial or Business Support Services within a public sector environment
  • Excellent analysis and interpretation skills

For all the essential criteria for the role, please refer to the role requirement attached


We offer generous entitlements and supportive polices to enable a better work-life balance, some of which are listed below:

  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Generous ‘family’ leave
  • Access to a range of occupational health facilities
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Employee assistance service ( accessible 24/7)

Further information:

Applicants must meet the minimum requirement checkable history criteria, which must be taken into account for individuals applying to work with Humberside Police in any capacity. A minimum checkable history of 3 years has been identified for this role and successfully undergoing recruitment vetting procedure is a pre-requisite of employment.

Contact point for applicants:

If you would like to know more about the role, what it entails and the opportunities it presents, please contact the Recruitment Department, who will be happy to pass your details to the relevant person. Email: recruiting@humberside.pnn.police.uk

How to apply for the role:

To apply, please submit your CV and a Cover Letter, detailing your suitability and what you feel you would bring to the role.

Key dates:

Closing date for applications: 12.00pm Friday 24th May

Shortlisting: Tuesday 28th May 2019

Selection Process: w/c 3rd June 2019

Closing dates are not normally extended, other than in exceptional circumstances and agreement is made with the HR Manager, Recruitment and the Line Manager for the role.


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This opportunity is closed to applications.