HMRC is looking for a new chief financial officer to replace Simon Bowles, who is leaving after six years in the role. As noted on this site, Bowles gave six months notice last October.
The salary is up to £180K.
HMRC is looking for a “highly credible and influential leader” who has a “demonstrable track record of leading a broad range of services” within a large and complicated organisation.
An HMRC spokesperson is quoted by economia:
"The chief financial officer is an integral role on HMRC’s Executive Committee. It is essential that we get the strongest field of candidates possible, from both the public and private sectors, so that we can select the best candidate for the job.Applications for the position will close on 31 March, here is a link to the advert.
We have worked closely with the civil service commission to ensure that any appointment is open and transparent – meeting civil service rules.
We have also spent time ensuring that the selected executive search company tasked with finding candidates for the role is the right one and fully understands the requirements of HMRC."
Does anyone know where Bowles is going?
Tax does have to be taxing.
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