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Executive post

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Finance & Resources Portfolio Holder

Description

To be responsible for the financial strategy of the Council, including

 

·         Developing and promoting its annual and long term budgets and policy frameworks including those for the housing revenue account;

 

·         Ensuring financial controls and processes are effective;

 

·         Keeping under review fees and charges levied by the Council;

 

·         Championing effective risk management and business continuity activity;  

 

·         Promoting commercial opportunities;

 

·         Ensuring coherent strategies for People and IT are adopted and implemented;

 

·         Ensuring the Council has effective processes to monitor and manage the performance of its services;

 

·         Overseeing the procurement, management and extension of major contracts (ie over £1m pa) and the settlement of claims against the Council over £1m.

 

(Note:  Full details of the Portfolio Holder for Finance & Resources’ responsibilities can be found in page Part 3A of the Council's Constitution).

 

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