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“The Finance function is integral to Staffordshire County Council’s way of working and how we support Staffordshire citizens.  Overseeing all financial management aspects, our Finance team includes Decision Making Support, Corporate Finance, Treasury Management, Audit & Risk and Insurance.  We also oversee transactional services ranging from debtors, to financial assessment, to debt management. We provide arrangements for Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) members through the Staffordshire Pension Fund and are the lead accountable body for the delivery of economic growth with the Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Local Enterprise Partnership.

As one of the largest local authorities in the country, with that scale comes opportunity professionally.  We want people who are creative thinkers who want to find better value ways to deliver outcomes to Staffordshire residents.  We look for individuals who can match our passion, bring expertise and ideas and join us in delivering outstanding professional services. Please take a look at our vacancies and explore what opportunities there are for you to join us.”

Rob Salmon, Director of Finance

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Our 300-strong Financial Services team at Staffordshire County Council play a vital part, delivering crucial services that impact the lives of our residents. With a £1 billion turnover, a £500 million supply chain, and half a million annual transactions, we oversee financial administration and strategic planning, ensuring the best outcomes for Staffordshire’s citizens while managing risks.

We collaborate with politicians and senior officers across diverse services from children’s and adult social care to road network quality, providing top-notch services to Staffordshire’s community. Our finance professionals play a central role in tackling the significant challenges facing the public sector.

If you’re passionate about driving change in one of the largest local authorities, maintaining financial resilience, and delivering high-quality public services, we want to meet you. Our expert team leads financial administration, ensuring compliance with budgetary frameworks and statutory requirements.

We are a Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy accredited employer, prioritising professional development with internal training and CPD opportunities. We actively engage in policy shaping and public finance advancement at national and regional levels, with many staff contributing to forums like the CIPFA regional committee and CIPFA national student network. Join us and be a part of something impactful.


To get to know more about the different teams in corporate and how they support Staffordshire County Council take a look below.

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