Senior Finance Officer
Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
- Reference: B&H02953
- Published on: Tue 08/08/2017 12:15 PM
- Closing on: Thu 24/08/2017 23:55 PM
- Working Pattern: Full Time, Contract
- Hours: 37 hours per week.
- Salary: £23,398 - £30,153
- DBS Check: Yes
- Location: Brighton
We have a vacancy in our Data Operations team supporting the council's Finance Systems, based in Bartholomew House in central Brighton.
The role is varied and your work will include providing advice, support and training to the users of the Council’s Core Finance systems, performing day to day maintenance of the system, designing, generating and running reports, payments, or other processes.
Main advert detail
The successful candidate will have:
Good understanding of the structure of modern financial systems and the practices and controls surrounding them.
Ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers.
Experience of maintaining systems or accounts and associated reconciliations.
Experience in developing financial monitoring and reporting systems and the use of computerised accounting systems.
Extensive spreadsheet skills and familiarity with other applications (word processing, database).
Commitment to updating/further development of skills, knowledge and qualifications e.g. AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians), or other relevant professional training;
Relevant skills and experience of working in the financial management function of a local authority or other organisation.
A personal commitment to the principles of Equal Opportunities and be able to carry out duties in accordance with the Council’s policy.
Ability to be a team player and contribute positively to achieve a common goal.
Excellent numerical and verbal and written communication skills and good financial awareness.
Please contact if you wish to have an informal chat about the role.
Brighton & Hove City Council does not accept CV or resume.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A FIXED TERM ROLE UNTIL 31/03/2018
Interviews will be held on Friday 15th September
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.