Executive post

Finance and Assets Portfolio Holder


The development of strategic policy to ensure that the Council has put in place proper arrangements to secure economy, efficiency and effectiveness in its use of resources, i.e. Value for Money.


To ensure that the Council has proper arrangements in place for securing financial resilience and the management of the Council’s resources.


To support the Leader of the Council and to deputise in his/her absence.


Policies, Plans and Strategies

·        Medium Term Financial Strategy

·        Budget Framework

·        Commissioning and Procurement Strategy

·        Discretionary Benefit and Rate Relief Policies

·        Council Tax Reduction Scheme

·        Asset Management Strategy

·        Commercial Strategy


Key Areas

·        Strategic Finance

·        Budget monitoring

·        Treasury Management

·        Capital Programme

·        Value for money

·        Procurement

·        Savings programme

·        Payments and Sundry Debtors

·        Insurance and risk management

·        Benefits Administration

·        Council Tax Collection

·        Resource Management

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