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Finance Assistant (3 Posts)

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 6 £23,893 - £24,348 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
14 July 2024

In Client Financial Services we currently have vacancies for a number of full-time permanent Finance Assistant posts on the Financial Assessment and Charging Team (FACT) and the Quality and Debt Team.

We are looking for highly motivated, efficient individuals who will have good ICT skills and the proven ability to use their initiative.  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.

Post holders will be required to work flexibly which may involve working from home as well as in the office, dependent on the needs of the service.

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 15 July 2024

If you require any further information or for an informal chat regarding the roles, please contact Matt Derrig on 01629 532349

Due to this post having administrative privileges within the Council’s IT systems, and in order to comply with the Public Services Network requirements, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Basic criminal record check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here