Finance Officer

Warwick, Warwickshire
£24,491 - £27,041 per annum
10 Sep 2021
27 Sep 2021
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About Us and the Role


We are recruiting to a permanent Finance Officer role in the Operational Finance Delivery Team supporting Communities and Resources Services

This role, line managed by a Senior Accountant and supervised by an Accountant, is part of a team which provides high quality financial advice and support to senior managers and cost centre managers in relation to their financial responsibilities, both revenue and capital.  It also supports the County Council's financial framework processes by providing service financial information to enable the preparation of medium term financial plans, annual budgets, monthly budget monitoring/forecasting and year end closedown.

As well as monitoring and forecasting, budget setting and planning, year end processes and reporting, the role will support Accountants in providing financial input to procurement and the evaluation of financial tenders, the financial implications in reports and the financial aspects of projects and business cases including costing and option appraisals.

The role is key to ensuring that appropriate challenge and assurance is provided by the finance service whilst also delivering services financial information that adds value to their decision making and business planning processes.

We are looking for appropriately qualified or experienced finance professionals who can:

  • independently interpret and analyse varied and complex information or situations and produce solutions
  • communicate, in person and/or in writing, complicated or sensitive information with varied audiences
  • work under pressure including meeting unpredictable deadlines and dealing with conflicting demands
  • lead on the development of the financial aspects of policy/service practice meeting the requirements of specific services

If this role sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

For the full Job Description and Person Specification please click the link here.


Additional Information

For further information about the role please contact Patricia Coley – Senior Accountant, Operational Finance Delivery Email    


Closing Date: Monday, 27th September 2021 

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so. 

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.   

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.   

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.  


Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.

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