There has never been a better time to join Halton Borough Council’s Finance Support Services team. We are looking to recruit a driven finance professional who is highly motivated, hardworking, customer oriented, and a confident communicator.
Working under the direction of the Finance Support Manager, you will assist and support the efficient and effective delivery of the Council’s purchase to pay function and various other support services.
We are a high performing team that ensures supplier invoices are paid promptly and have received national recognition for the success of our Early Payment Scheme and Card Payment Programme, both of which provide income streams for the Council.
You will play a key role in managing the day-to-day operation of these arrangements, including the development of publicity materials and other promotional activities, the on-boarding of suppliers, and the preparation of contract documentation. Developing and maintaining strong working relationships whilst being able to influence and negotiate with suppliers and colleagues at all levels is a key part of the role.
You will also deliver regular training to internal and external groups / system users / team members on the Council’s financial systems.
This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop your career in a supportive and team orientated environment with generous benefits:
Benefits of working with us
We offer a range of employee benefits, which include:
- A generous annual leave allowance of 26 days plus bank holidays
- Hybrid working
- A friendly and supportive working environment
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (employers contribute on average between 14% and 18% of your salary towards your pension)
- First-class learning and development opportunities
- Free car parking
- Car lease salary sacrifice scheme
- A range of employee discounts at local and national businesses
We are within easy commutable distance of Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside regions.
For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Tim Murphy (Finance Support Manager) on 01515118505
Interviews will be held on 15th December 2023.