Zena Cooke

Corporate Director of Finance

Roles and responsibilities

  • Corporate responsibility for the management and administration of the council's finances and the continuous improvement of the efficient use of financial resources across the council.
  • To ensure the effective control of the council's revenue budget and its capital programme, in order to enhance the overall value for money to customers, citizens and taxpayers.
  • Commission any required financial services ensuring cost effectiveness, efficiency and responsiveness.
  • Act as Section 151 officer on behalf of the council and Head of Profession to provide direction, leadership and guidance to staff in the finance function and ensure the improvement and implementation of Finance standards across the Council and partner organisations.

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Salary and expenses

Zena's salary is £142,695.

Zena has not claimed any expenses for the current financial year.

Our expenses policy applies to all staff. View a breakdown of all expenses claimed by our directors for the current and previous financial year.

Declaration of interests

None to declare.

Gifts and hospitality

None to declare.