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Finance Officer

  • Location

    Lincoln

  • Sector:

    Financial

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £18.00 - £19.80 per hour + (PAYE or Umbrella Company)

  • Job ref:

    5170567_1619606138

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Start date:

    17-05-2021

  • Expiry date:

    28-05-2021

A 6 month+ opportunity for an experienced Finance Officer has arisen within the local authorities in Lincoln.

Tasks:

  • Process journals in the finance system (Agresso Business World)
  • Process recharges
  • Process budget virements
  • Prepare working papers to support journals and recharges
  • Updating spreadsheets with data from the finance system
  • Reconciliations e.g. between spreadsheets and the finance system, or between the finance system and feeder systems
  • Monitor processes in the finance system which require action and follow up to resolve these
  • Upload new year budgets into the finance system
  • Upload budget forecasts into the finance system
  • Assist with answering queries e.g. from budget holders, provide advice and support
  • Help to prepare communications to budget holders and Schools
  • Assist with the audit of School funds
  • Assist with reviews of Schools financial positions
  • Assist with the completion of statutory returns

Attributes:

  • Experience of working in an accountancy role, preferably in the public sector
  • Preferably AAT qualified or working towards AAT
  • Good IT skills. Proficient with MS Excel and experienced in using a large finance system
  • Good communication skills, able to communicate both verbally and in writing with both finance and non-finance staff, as well as external bodies
  • Able to work exclusively from home, using MS Team to communicate with colleagues - all necessary equipment will be provided. Although the post is based from home, staff need to live within travelling distance from Lincoln so that equipment can be delivered by hand
  • Able to organise own workload to meet deadlines, and work quickly and accurately

Working Hours:

Monday - Friday

08:30- 17:00

Rate of Pay:

PAYE: £18

Umbrella: £ 19.80

To apply please send your CV or email for more information.

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