Top finance position open at BTPA -closed

BTPA is seeking an experienced finance professional to fill the position of Finance Director and act as Deputy Chief Executive.

The Authority is looking for a qualified accountant with the drive and energy for this demanding role.

The Finance Director will be responsible for providing independent financial advice to the Authority in all respects of its activity, including strategic planning and policy making process, as well as on budgetary matters.

They will also work closely with BTP colleagues to ensure that the financial affairs of the Authority and Force are properly administered and that financial regulations are observed and kept up to date.  The Finance Director will have overall responsibility for the Authority’s charging model which is used to defray the policing costs to the operators that provide and use the railways.

If you think you have the commitment, dedication and leadership to move the Authority forward we look forward to hearing from you.

For more information contact Andrew Figgures, Chief Executive on 020 7383 7708.

Documents to download

Applications for this position close at 5pm on Tuesday 8 July 2014.

BTPA FD Appointment Pack

Equal Opportunites Monitoring Form

Contact information

If you have any questions about the application process please contact Business Manager Lucy Yasin on 020 7383 3844 or email [email protected].

We want our organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves. We welcome applicants from all sections of community.

About the BTPA

BTPA is an independent body of that oversees the British Transport Police. It is composed of 15 members who represent the rail operators and passengers. It maintains the force’s budget, allocates resources and makes senior appointments to the force. For more information, visit .

British Transport Police is the specialist, national police service for Britain’s railways. It deals with major and minor crime, disorder and incidents, and covers the rail system in England, Wales and Scotland. Its police officers, Police Community Support Officers, Special Constables and support staff are recruited and trained like those of local forces and have the same powers.