Responsible Financial Officer (RFO) and Assistant Clerk

This is an interesting and varied part time post working predominantly from home supporting the Councillors to deliver real benefits to the community.

The RFO will also be required to attend one evening Council meeting per month, a Finance meeting every quarter (evening), village event meetings approx. 4 times per year (evening) and one Annual Parish Meeting (evening).

Candidates must have an understanding, and experience, of accounting or book-keeping processes, experience of committee administration, good oral and written communication skills. Candidates must have a proficiency in WORD, Excel, PowerPoint. It is essential that potential candidates pay attention to detail and enjoy working to a very accurate standard.

Duties will include general administrative work and assistance with the organisation of village events, telephone and written communications.

Hours to be discussed and agreed at interview but approx. 40 per month. Salary £14.30 per hour

Complete role descriptor for Responsible Financial Officer

Applications should be submitted to Cllr Valerie Herbert. Email v.herbert@prestbury.gov.uk by Friday 6th May 2022.

We anticipate interviewing shortlisted candidates on 10th May or 11th May in the afternoon.

Councillor Vacancy

There is an opportunity for 1 person to be co-opted to Prestbury Parish Council, Butley Ward.

We would like to hear from individuals, who are keen to become involved in the first tier of local government and in enhancing our village.  

Recent and ongoing projects have included the replacement of the toilet block with a free short stay car park, installing a defibrillator in the previous telephone box, planting and maintaining the walkway between Shirleys car park and the village, extending the path through Parrotts Field and making that area a more welcoming space.

It is essential that potential candidates are willing to actively become involved in the work of the Parish Council in addition to attending and contributing to Parish Council meetings once a month in the evening.

This is a voluntary role and training will be provided.

For details of who is eligible to stand for co-option, please see


If you are interested please contact the Chairman Keith Podmore, k.podmore@prestbury.gov.uk or the Vice Chair, Marilyn Leather m.leather@prestbury.gov.uk