Finance Officer

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Job Title: Finance Officer

Location: Conwy, Wales

Contract Type: 3-month contract

Salary: £14-£15 per hour

Hours: Full-time, in-office

We are seeking a diligent and experienced Finance Officer to join a local authority team in Conwy for a three-month contract. As a Finance Officer, you will play a pivotal role in managing service expenditure, maintaining accurate record systems, and supporting budget holders with financial monitoring and analysis.

Key Responsibilities:

Manage processes related to service expenditure and departmental income.
Maintain manual and computerized record systems in compliance with audit requirements.
Provide financial monitoring reports and analysis to support budget holders.
Process, input, and extract data from finance systems, including preparation of journals.
Liaise with private sector providers, authority colleagues, and other agencies to resolve discrepancies in service provision.
Resolve issues directed by internal and external stakeholders.
Manage finance assistants, ensuring timely and accurate contribution to monthly financial reporting and overseeing their welfare, training, and development.
Raise external invoices and internal recharges as required.
Share responsibility for the control of cash handling and reconciliation, including petty cash accounts.Knowledge & Skills:

Significant experience in a similar role within a large organisation.
Working knowledge of accounting regulations and standards.
Practical experience with computerised accounting systems and procedures.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Visio) and computer literacy.
Attention to accuracy and detail.
Ability to plan, prioritise workload, and meet deadlines independently.
Strong analytical skills and understanding of relevant legislation in social service provision.
Ability to work effectively within a team and follow complex instructions to solve problems.If you meet the criteria outlined above and are ready to contribute your expertise to our dynamic team, we encourage you to apply

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.