The Diocese of Durham is one of 42 dioceses within the Church of England with a substantial annual budget in excess of £11m and balance sheet of £66m.  This role offers an exciting opportunity to directly influence and strengthen the financial stability and sustainability of the diocese to ensure its work continues.

You will work closely with a wide range of individuals and institutions, both within and outside of the diocese and will be responsible for leading and developing the finance team.  In close co-operation with the Diocesan Secretary, you will ensure the key financial issues confronting the diocese are addressed and will also deputise for the Diocesan Secretary as required.

If you would value an informal conversation with the Diocesan Secretary before you submit your application, please in the first instance email [email protected] who will be happy to make the arrangements.

  • Closing date: 5 pm 8th March 2021
  • Interview Date: TBC

Salary Circa £52K

Additional Details

JOB TITLE:  Head of Finance and ICT

ACCOUNTABLE TO:  Diocesan Secretary

RESPONSIBLE FOR:  Finance Manager and direct reports (two Finance Officers and one Project Finance Officer) | Diocesan Parish Giving Champion and direct reports (Finance Resource Co-ordinator)

SALARY:  Starting salary of £52,500

HOURS:  28-35 hours/week
(There is some flexibility in the hours required for the role and the weekly working pattern)


Location of The Diocesan Office

Supporting Documentation

A full Job Profile can be viewed and downloaded here.

Download here: JDPS Head of Finance and ICT.doc

Diocesan Plan-on-a-page

Download and View our Diocesan Strategy Plan on a page-2018.pdf

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If you have the excellent financial, administration and people management skills we need to deliver our vision we would like to hear from you.

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