Chief Finance Officer

Greater London Authority
Competitive Salary

Executive Directors are an integral part of the GLA’s leadership team, responsible for setting the strategic direction for the directorate and ensuring delivery and performance in line with the Mayor’s priorities. They lead a significant and complex group of services and create an empowering and engaging environment in which the workforce can thrive.


The CFO, an Executive Director, is responsible to the Chief Executive for the leadership and performance of the functions allocated to the Finance Directorate and for contributing proactively and collaboratively to the Corporate Management Team (CMT).

The CFO is responsible to the Mayor and the Assembly under Section 151 of the GLA Act 1999 concerning the Authority’s accounting practices, audit arrangements and financial affairs and arrangements.

GLA directly employs a workforce of circa 1,400 employees. This role manages a team of three direct reports.


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Closing Date: 18th December 2023

Meeting to agree longlist: 9th January 2024

Preliminary Interviews: 11th/16th January 2024

Meeting to agree shortlist: 23rd February 2024

Final Panel Interviews: 8th March 2024

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Programmes and Strategies VIEW
Finance Structure Chart VIEW
Leadership Values Framework VIEW