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Assistant Finance Officer

Staffordshire County Council
£23,500 to £23,893 (Pro Rata)
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Adults' and Children's Financial Services (ACFS) is a pivotal part of the Adult and Children Social Care Pathways. ACFS is responsible for facilitating and overseeing the payment to providers of Adult and Children’s Social Care and for the collection of client contributions in accordance with Care Act 2014 and local policy.

We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic individuals to join our existing service as an Assistant Finance Officer. It is an exciting opportunity to work in a busy, fast paced team responsible for delivering our payment and billing functions across social care.

Main Responsibilities

The role is principally responsible for administrative tasks relating to the processing of accurate and timely provider & client/carer payments and client contributions charges. 

You will provide operational support to Finance Officers and other colleagues, as well as collaborating with internal stakeholders to continuously improve the business area and provide excellent customer service.

The post is for 24 hours per week, to be worked as either Tuesday to Friday (4 days of 6 hours per day) or Wednesday to Friday (3 days of 8 hours per day)

The role provides an opportunity for hybrid working from our office and remote working to suit circumstances and business need.

The Ideal Candidate

What you’ll bring

  • good communication and time management skills.
  • able to work well in a team and provide excellent customer service.
  • able to use produce accurate work using computer systems. 
  • Be able to work flexibly to meet business need.

For further information about this role please contact Karen Jones.

About Staffordshire County Council

We are no ordinary county council:

Our Values:

The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.

Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy:

We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.

We look forward and race ahead - that goes for your career too. 

Our benefits:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits.

Our recruitment process:

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Silver Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 


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