Chief Finance Officer

Location Force HQ Winfrith
  Hours 22.2 HOURS
Salary The commencing salary working 22.2 hours per week will be £42,840. £71,400 per annum (pro-rata)



The key purpose of the role is to ensure that the financial affairs of the Dorset PCC are properly administered and that adequate financial management arrangements are in place across the OPCC and Force.


The Chief Finance Officer (CFO) also acts as the Dorset PCC’s strategic financial adviser, ensuring all policies and plans are appropriately resourced.


This is a statutory role and the statutory responsibilities of the CFO for the Dorset PCC are set out in the following legislation:

Section 151 of the Local Government Finance Act 1972

Paragraph 6 of Schedule 1 to the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011

Section 114 of the Local Government Finance Act 1988

This role is the Section 151 Officer for the Police and Crime Commissioner for Dorset.


Vetting HIGHER
Health Monitoring NO
Closing Date 26 April 2019
Interview  Date 21 or 22 May 2019
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For further details or an informal discussion please contact Alexis Garlick 01202 229090 or alternatively email at

Post Number PO TBC


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