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Financial Management Systems Officer

  • Location

    Bournemouth, Dorset

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  • Salary:

    £13.99 - £14.69 per hour

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months

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Our client is seeking a Financial Management Systems Officer on an initial 4 Month contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours: Monday - Friday, 37 Hours

Pay Rate: £13.99 P/H PAYE

Job Purpose:

To maintain the financial integrity of the Council by administering and setting up changes within the existing finance and operational systems and ensuring interfaces between systems are operating effectively.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To protect the Council against both financial and operational risk by ensuring financial management systems specification and setup can meet statutory and management requirements and that decisions made to support operational requirements do not compromise sound financial control
  • To ensure that the Council meets statutory financial requirements
  • To deliver the administration of access and authorisation rights of all users of the Council's primary financial system as well as supplier setup, code setup and all other required setups within the system and assisting and training officers on the financial management systems
  • To support the delivery of improvements in performance as requested by key stakeholders and agreed by the Financial Management Systems Manager
  • To support the alignment of financial systems across the Councils

Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience in a Local Government finance environment
  • Previous experience in working in a systems development/administration environment
  • Proactive balance of risk and benefit
  • Simple explanations for complex, technical information

Must hold a valid UK driving licence and have access to either their own car or a pool car in order to undertake the duties of the role, unless other forms of transport are available and viable to perform the role.

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