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Senior Finance Assistant

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 8 £25,582- £27,493 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
02 April 2023
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Client Financial Services is committed to having the correct support in place to meet the needs of our clients by providing a robust service and a clear career path for staff with access to courses and professional qualifications.  We are looking for a highly motivated, efficient individual with experience of working in a fast paced financial and administrative environment to work as a Senior Finance Assistant in the Children and Shared Lives Team.

Candidates should have good ICT skills and the proven ability to use their initiative and judgement to resolve problems.  Applicants must be customer focused and effective communicators who are able to provide information and advice to the public and colleagues within the Council. 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 own workloads and supporting colleagues, whilst being an effective team member

Posts will be based at County Hall, but post holders will be required to work flexibly which may involve working from home as well as in the office.

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 10 April 2023

If you require any further information or for an informal chat please contact:

Janet.leedham@derbyshire.gov.uk - 01629 532117

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.