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Finance Officer

  • Location:

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Adult care services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £24395 per annum

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    18/05/22 17:07:00

Job Description

Job title: Finance Officer
Contract: 6 months with possible extension
Pay: £24, 395
Hours: Monday to Friday - 37 hours a week
Location: Edinburgh (work from home)

Job summary:
Within the team the Finance Officer has a specific role and also supports the Finance Manager and Senior Finance Manager in the delivery of an effective finance function. The purpose of the team is to provide the Department with professional financial advice, guidance, and support.

" Take responsibility for the smooth running of day-to-day financial operations, managing workload and priorities to ensure that the 10-day payment performance target is met and a high-quality service is delivered to internal and external customers.
" Identifying and resolving issues, contact with internal (by phone, email or in person) and external (by phone or email) customers, and employing judgement and financial knowledge and experience to identify errors.
" Responsible for carrying out control and quality assurance procedures over financial transactions, including identifying mis-posted items, performing monthly suspense account reconciliations and weekly payment analysis on various income sources.
" Process daily financial transactions, including journal requests and Budget Managers, using judgement and financial experience to review financial coding and challenging supporting evidence to protect the integrity of financial records.
" Responsible for ensuring that customer invoices are raised, based on requests from internal colleagues, challenging coding and supporting evidence where required, and working on own initiative to identify unpaid invoices and contact customers to pursue late payments as required.
" Identifying inefficiencies and potential improvements in financial transaction processing for agreement with the rest of the Finance team. Ensuring that all processing complies with the requirements.

1. Excellent administration and organisational skills, with experience of prioritising and managing a varied workload in order to meet deadlines effectively.
2. Motivated and well organised, you will have a proven track record of working effectively and flexibly as part of a team and using your own initiative to work at times ensuring that targets are met.
3. Experience of IT Packages such as Word, Excel and Outlook or experience gained in a similar role.

Essential ID:
- In date passport or birth certificate
- 2x proof of address
- Proof of NI

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