Folkestone & Hythe is a dynamic and innovative place to live, work and visit. Based in our modern offices in the heart of Folkestone, with easy access to transport links, local shops, entertainment facilities and the seafront, we offer a flexible working environment, corporate membership and reward schemes, Employee Assistance Programme, and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
We are currently seeking a self-motivated and proactive individual excited by the challenge of a varied role within our Case Management (Support Services) team. Working in a multi-skilled team focused on delivering core support services, this is a fantastic opportunity to work at the heart of the council, shaping processes, ways of working, and providing excellent customer service to a whole range of stakeholders.
The primary function of the post holder will be to provide an efficient and effective finance service for the Council’s revenue and capital budgets, including providing financial advice and support to budget managers in respect of all finance related matters. The main tasks will include budget monitoring, reconciling transactions and reviewing accuracy of coding; assisting in the preparation of annual budgets and closure of accounts. The post holder would ideally have previous experience working in finance, possess strong excel skills, have excellent communication skills and have the ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines. It would also be desirable if the post holder had previously worked for a public sector organisation.
If you have a track record of delivering in line with service performance standards, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and are committed to continuous improvement, then we want to hear from you.
For an informal discussion please contact Rachel Hedges (Case Management -Support Services Team Leader) on 01303 853214 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for the receipt of all completed application forms is 12pm on Friday 27th March.
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 7th April.