Job Title: Finance Assistant,
Location: Farnham House, Stevenage
Starting Salary: £23,500 progressing £25,979pa
Hours: 37 per week
Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce
Are you a highly motivated individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced financial environment, and are capable of developing professional relationships with all stakeholders?
We are looking to recruit a Finance Assistant to join our well-established finance team. This is an opportunity for the right candidate to become part of the Adult Care Services finance team; you will support the delivery of effective, timely payments and raise charges for care related services for the citizens of Hertfordshire.
You will have the ability to work well as part of a team and have excellent communication skills.
You will need to have a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word; experience of SAP would be desirable but not essential.
Ability to work as part of team and be able to prioritise workload to meet deadlines.
Good communication skills are essential and customer service skills may be an advantage.
We are looking for you to hold 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English at grade C and above or equivalent experience.
The role is based in Stevenage and is a full time position, so if you would like to be part of a team that makes a real difference to providers and service users throughout Hertfordshire then we would welcome your application.
Closing Date: 26th November 2023
Interview Date: week commencing 4th December 2023
For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Sam Parker 0300 1234 042
Benefits of working for us:
• Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
• Excellent Career Development
• Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
• Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
• Shopping Discounts
• Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes
Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.
English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post (for those whose language is a signed language the provision of a sign language interpreter who speaks English to the necessary standard of fluency will be required). Further information about the legal requirement can be found here.
How to Apply
As part of the application, you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and asked to answer the 4 key questions which are located at the end of the advert and a template can be found in the 'Available Documents'.
1. What skills and experience do you have of working in a team environment?
2. How have you organised and prioritised tasks to meet deadlines
3. What experience do you have dealing with difficult telephone conversations and are you able to give an example?
4. What experience do you have in keeping accurate manual and computer records
If you do not provide answers to the questions and upload to your application, your application will be rejected.