Adults Finance Assistant - Reigate & Banstead

Surrey County Council
14 Apr 2018
23 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

£21,797 per annum for working 36 hours per week, based at Reigate & Banstead Adult Social Care Locality Team, Reigate Town Hall, Castlefield Road, Reigate, RH2 0SH.

This is a fixed term contract/secondment opportunity for 6 months.

Where possible, we offer flexible working, mobile phones and laptops. 24 days annual leave for full time staff or pro rata for part time staff. Local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

If you are an internal applicant please obtain your line manager's permission before applying for this opportunity.

About the Role

Would you like to be part of a busy finance team that is integral to the delivery of services across Surrey?

The role of Finance Assistant involves working as part of a team providing financial support to ensure the efficient operation of an area Finance Team, to ensure it meets the needs of people who use the service and their Carers. This key role involves processing invoices via ContrOCC for services and payments and to ensure accurate and timely payment to suppliers, providers and people who use services as well as undertaking general administrative duties such as dealing with telephone enquiries, a wide range of correspondence, case recording and scanning duties.

We’re looking for candidates who...

  • Have excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Have excellent IT skills and can process accurate data entry onto a finance system
  • Are comfortable working with excel spreadsheets
  • Possess good problem solving skills and are able to work with financial data
  • Are able to work as part of a busy team and manage their own workload

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 22nd April 2018.

Interviews will take place early May.

Applicants will be required to complete relevant assessment tests prior to interview as part of the selection process for this role.

The aim of Adult Social Care here at Surrey County Council is to help people and their carers live as independently and safely as possible. We offer a range of special skills to deliver personal care and support services throughout the 11 districts and boroughs in Surrey via the Locality, Hospital and Specialist teams.

Equal Opportunity, Values and Behaviours

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

The values below will be crucial in delivering our corporate strategy, and are what we draw on to make a difference for Surrey residents.

  • Listen - We actively listen to others and expect to be listened to.
  • Responsibility - We take responsibility in all that we do at work.
  • Trust - We work to inspire trust and we trust in others.
  • Respect - We are supportive and inclusive and committed to learning from others.

Our behaviours are what people experience when they interact. They encompass how we do our work and how we treat other.

  • Be customer focused - We put the customer at the heart of our work and take responsibility to uphold the customer promise in all that we do.
  • Work as one team - We collaborate with and involve our partners, customers and colleagues, and build strong and lasting relationships based on listening, trust and mutual respect.
  • Make things happen - We plan and deliver our work on time and effectively, making sure we understand the needs and priorities and considering all our options and risks.
  • Communicate with purpose - We communicate clearly to all our stakeholders, making sure that we listen, understand and inform in the process.
  • Be the best we can be - We embrace the need for change and innovation, taking responsibility to improve our services and processes in the right way.
  • Develop ourselves and others - We learn continually, we seek feedback about our own performance and support others to learn.

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