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Job: Cyfarwyddwr Cyllid (swyddog Adran 151)/ Director Of Finance (section 151 Officer)
Job Ref: RE-1634
Salary: £79,566.00 - To: £86,660.00
Job Scale: Band B
Job Hours: 37 Awr / 37 Hours
Location: Canolfan Dinesig / Civic Centre
The Authority’s Section 151 Officer under Section 151 of the Local Government Act 1972 responsible for the Authority’s arrangements for the proper administration of its financial affairs.

A key member of the Authority’s Corporate Management Team helping to develop and implement strategy and to resource and deliver the organisation’s strategic objectives sustainably and in the public interest.

Reporting to the Chief Executive, this vital strategic role will provide visionary and effective leadership for financial teams within the Finance Directorate. The postholder will lead the finance department to ensure the provision of high-quality corporate support to the Council. It will enable the delivery of the Council’s ambitious agenda, through interactions with staff, elected members and other stakeholders.

For further information please contact Maria Price on 01685 725000.

All new applicants are required to complete a 10 hour online Welsh Work Course. You will need to complete parts 1 and 2 of the course and must be able to evidence this prior to starting work with the Authority. For further information on how to complete this course please visit:

You will be required to provide evidence of all qualifications specified as essential

Application forms can be completed online at

If you do not have access to the internet, application forms can be obtained by telephoning 01685 725000 and are to be returned no later than 28.06.2024 to HR Administration, Civic Centre, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AN.

We reserve the right to close vacancies earlier than the closing date.


Ability to speak Welsh is desirable.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council encourages applications from Welsh speakers. Application forms may be submitted in Welsh and any applications completed in Welsh will not be treated any less favourably than those submitted in English.

If you are successfully shortlisted for interview please contact to let us know if you would like your interview to be conducted through the medium of Welsh.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is committed to protecting and safeguarding the most vulnerable people in our community. Rigorous pre-employment checks are undertaken for all appointments as part of our recruitment and selection process.

All employees are required to comply with their individual and organisational responsibilities under the Data Protection Act, the Information Security Policy and relevant supporting operational policies. Any matters of a confidential nature must not be disclosed or passed to any unauthorised persons or third party under any circumstance either during or after employment except in the proper course of your employment or as required by law, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council or both. Any breach of confidentiality may lead to disciplinary action.

We value diversity in our workforce and consider ourselves to be an Employer of Choice, committed to promoting and integrating equality of opportunity into all aspects of our work. We welcome applications from everyone and encourage applicants from all groups and backgrounds to apply and join us at Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council. We are strongly committed to eradicating discrimination in the workplace and ensure that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process on the grounds of age, disability, sex, race, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, religion or belief, gender identity and expression, and pregnancy and maternity.