Admin Assistant - Finance.2041

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 08/02/2022 23:59
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
"3 Esther Court, Ashington"
Number of posts:
Closing date:
8 Feb
Further Information

Band 4 Finance Admin Assistant - Family Placement

The Council

Northumberland County Council operates a range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Family Placement Service for a Band 4 Finance Admin Assistant. You will prepare and process financial payments and recover associated debts. The role involves calculating payments relating to Foster carers, Adoption, Child Arrangement Orders and Special Guardianship Orders and completing annual financial reviews.

You will also provide a wide range of clerical support including data entry, ordering and processing invoices, handling petty cash and maintaining information systems - please refer to job description for further details.

We are looking for a team player with excellent numeracy and literacy skills, who is able to follow instructions and procedures without constant supervision and work flexibly to cater for the varying demands of this role.

We are offering:

Starting salary of £20,092 progressing up to £21,748

Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)

A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

A supportive environment

Essential requirements:
Experience in a similar financial role covering a broad range of support tasks and procedures.

Experience of working in a customer orientated service area.

Able to quickly and accurately manipulate numerical data.

Organise self and work without constant supervision, working to deadlines.

Able to follow instructions and procedures without constant supervision.

NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in a business related discipline.

For more details, please refer to the attached job description / person specification.

For further information, please contact Catherine Dixon on 01670 620258 or e-mail catherine.dixon@northumberland.gov.uk for an informal discussion.

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Jag Stockham (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or email jag.stockham@northumberland.gov.uk . We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please contact Catherine Dixon or email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.

The closing date is 8 February 2022 at midnight

Please note
This job is closed for applications.