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Finance Assistant (3 Posts)

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 6 £21,968 - £22,423 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
11 June 2023
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Exchequer Financial Services have vacancies for three Finance Assistants. The teams process and control the Council’s main income and expenditure streams using the SAP finance system and specialist childcare provider payment systems.

The section has recently introduced a new improved operating model and is looking for enthusiastic and conscientious individuals to join the team to help deliver key finance functions across the Council. Experience of working in a fast paced financial or administrative environment would be desirable, however, keenness and willing to learn is important.  Full-on site training will be given.

Applicants should be customer focused and effective professional communicators able to provide information and advice to the public and colleagues within the authority.  Good literacy and numerical skills, the ability to analyse financial information and to process that data quickly and accurately are essential. Candidates will have responsibility for managing their individual workload whilst being an effective team member.

The posts will be based at County Hall and the individuals will work on a range of tasks within Exchequer comprising of Financial Processing, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Debt Recovery, Banking and Childcare Provider payments. The successful candidates will work with electronic workflows within a transactional query management function. Candidates should have some knowledge of financial systems and a good working understanding of Microsoft applications with the ability to manipulate data and able to communicate and work successfully within a team.

At Derbyshire County Council we believe that hard work and commitment should be rewarded, and we offer:

  • Flexible working hours
  • 25 days annual leave per year (rising to 30 after 5 years continuous service) plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Guaranteed incremental pay increases
  • Training and development opportunities to help you achieve your goals
  • Some remote working, in accordance with the Council's Modern Ways of Working Policy
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounts at selected leisure centres
  • Comprehensive Wellbeing Package including free eye test, physiotherapy, and counselling services

Provisional Interview Date: week commencing 19th June 2023

For more information or an informal discussion about these posts, please get in touch with either Adam Addis adam.addis@derbyshire.gov.uk or Karen Bokor karen.bokor@derbyshire.gov.uk

Please read the job and person profile and task brief to help you complete your application.  You should detail in the “Suitability for Job” section on the application form how you meet the skills and experience we are looking for.

Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing 19 June 2023