Data Quality Officer
Data Quality Officer (Grade 7)
Salary: £23,541 - £27,041 per annum
37 Hours per week – permanent contract
An opportunity has arisen to join a dynamic and motivated Accountancy team, helping Staffordshire to face the issues currently challenging local government.
Our Accountancy Division provides a range of services with the aim of providing strategic financial advice, securing the stewardship of assets, supporting effective decision making and enabling good financial management.
Applicants should be AAT qualified with a minimum of two years experience working in a financial environment (candidates without the AAT qualification who can demonstrate relevant experience will be considered).
The successful candidates will have a strong understanding of the processes and controls required to maintain the integrity and quality of financial records.
Applicants must have good numeric and literacy skills, be effective in their use of spreadsheet and word-processing tools and capable of retrieving and manipulating information for the production of reports.
The role requires the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues across disciplines and to work flexibly and creatively to meet changing priorities
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This position will have access to the Public Sector Network, to meet government security standards we will request a basic criminal convictions certificate and other background checks prior to appointment for the successful candidate
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Closing Date: Friday 30th July 2021
Interview Dates: Interviews are currently planned to take place on Thursday 12th August and Friday 13th August 2021
For more information about the role please contact: Andrew Edwards, Accounting Services Manager (email: email@example.com, tel: 01785-278013) or Karen Johnson (email: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel: 01785-854174)
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The County Council has adopted a set of values that seeks to achieve the best outcomes for its citizens, communities and employees.
Our People Strategy sets out what we all need to do to make Staffordshire County Council a great place to work, where people are supported to develop, flourish and contribute to our ambitious plans.
Our values are at the heart of the Strategy to ensure that the focus is on what is important to the organisation and the people it serves:
- Ambitious - We are ambitious for our communities and citizens
- Courageous - We recognise our challenges and are prepared to make courageous decisions
- Empowering - We empower and support our people by giving them the opportunity to do their jobs well.
Benefits for working for us….
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 including:
- An excellent local government pension scheme
- Generous holiday entitlement from 24 up to 33 days (plus 2 extra statutory days and bank holidays) depending on job role and length of service
- The option to buy up to an additional 2 weeks annual leave
- A range of flexible working options, depending on your job role, which includes agile working, flexible retirement
- Family Friendly Policies - maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leave
- Volunteering Scheme
- Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
- Access to health and wellbeing support (including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services)
- Eye care vouchers
- Car lease scheme / cycle & car loan scheme / employee car share scheme
- Bus and rail travel discounts