Decision details

Change of Hours to Established Post – Finance

Decision Maker: Managing Director

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To increase the hours of the Chief Accountant (Deputy S151 Officer) from 24 hours to 30 hours per week with effect from 13 March 2023

The cost of this change is £5,963

Reasons for the decision:

Following the decision not to replace the Assistant Director of Finance & Resources like for like, it has proved necessary for the Chief Accountant to work additional hours in order to meet the requirements of the job.

Alternative options considered:

Other options for the structure have been explored but this option is the most cost effective and best minimises risk for the delivery of the finance service.

Publication date: 18/05/2023

Date of decision: 07/03/2023