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Head of Governance and Controls

Posted: 2 Oct 2020 Closes: 1 Nov 2020
Pontypool, United Kingdom £45,753 - £51,668 per annum
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Head of Governance and Controls

Job Reference: 040-AC346-1020

Employer: Department: Corporate Services Location: Block C, Mamhilad House, Pontypool Salary: £45,753 - £51,668 per annum

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

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Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process

POST TITLE: Head of Governance and Controls

SALARY: Band 8a

HOURS: 37½ hours per week

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Head of Business Systems and Governance

LOCATION: Mamhilad


The post holder is a senior Finance professional within the Aneurin Bevan LHB. The post holder will be expected to be a member of the Finance Senior Team. The Head of Governance and Controls will lead on the development of financial control procedures across the organisation ensuring procedures are developed, maintained and fully implemented. The post holder will lead the development of robust systems for ensuring the organisations' approvals hierarchy is implemented, maintained and kept up to date and reflected through the Oracle system as a key control mechanism. This role will be instrumental in ensuring that core finance functions are tightened and evidenced by improved audit outcomes. The post holder will lead on developing standard operating procedures within the corporate finance function, ensuring compliance and act in a co-ordinating role to ensure system weaknesses are quickly addressed and resolved. The Head of Governance and Controls will also coordinate compliance with key monthly controls supporting cash, payables, receivables, reconciliation, month-end and accounting functions.

The post holder will provide leadership, strategic and professional management combined with operational responsibility for the development of control systems and policies.

The post holder will provide vision and leadership in the development and implementation of the overall finance agenda.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 18 October 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Heulwen Griffiths

Head of Business Systems and Governance

01495 765634

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