Finance Officer

Recruiter
DWP Digital
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Posted
31 Dec 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Want to be part of something really big? If you're creative and curious to learn, want to be empowered to make decisions and challenge the norm, and want to bring BIG ideas to a MASSIVE digital challenge then you'll love it here. And we'd love to hear from you. We are looking for Finance Officers to work with us on one of the biggest transformation digital programmes in Europe. In BPDTS Ltd you'll join a new organisation with a unique set of challenges for finance professionals. This is a real opportunity for the right person to shape and define this role You will be part of an organisation responsible for the delivery of digital platforms and services, real-time analytics and flexible infrastructure, providing secure and resilient services to DWP, with the power to make a difference to the lives of 22 million UK citizens. You and your role Working with a high degree of autonomy, you will support the Finance Manager with day to day running, with tasks including month-end activity, analysing financial data, provision of month-end accounts, invoice processing, liasing with contractor providers and lots more. You should have worked in finance before, for example you may be a part qualified accountant. And an accountancy qualification is desirable (but not essential; equivalent experience is just as valuable. You relish the challenge of joining a new organisation and a community that is still forming and take advantage of a great opportunity to help set the direction for your role and this team. It's a fast paced, dynamic and we think unique role, and a real opportunity for anyone building a career in finance. On the Finance team we encourage people to develop and learn new skills. You'll work and learn in a supported and supportive environment where we grow and improve together. What are we looking for? Experience of working as part of a Finance team Highly organised Ability to work to strict deadlines Be able to operate and utilise Microsoft Excel to a good level of proficiency Adaptability within an evolving business environment Where will you work? BPDTS Ltd provides dedicated services to the Department for Work and Pensions. Our digital, data and technology specialists work closely with experts in DWP Digital's community to make digital services quicker, simpler and more efficient for the millions of people that use them. You'll join us in one of our easy-to-reach digital hubs in Blackpool, Manchester, or Newcastle (your choice). Each hub has been designed for and by members of our community. We provide the latest tech and tooling and foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multi-disciplinary teams think big and try new things. Our hubs have the best of each location on the doorstep, and we have a range of facilities across the sites from cafes, coffee shops and restaurants, to ping pong, a swimming pool, gym facilities and loads more. We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality. What is our offer? We'll reward you with a very competitive salary of up to £35,000 You will be eligible for a pension with employer contributions of up to 10% We can offer you a performance-related annual bonus of up to 10% We'll help you balance your life and work We'll give you a generous leave allowance, with the option to buy and sell extra days We also offer much more as part of a flexible benefits package - including a cycle to work scheme and lots of family friendly perks - which can be tailored to your lifestyle. Building our future We believe the work we do really matters, so we're serious about investing in you. You'll have access to a huge suite of training and learning opportunities to complement the new skills you'll acquire on the job. You'll get the chance to share knowledge with colleagues from across our communities, and to grow your skills through our coaching and mentoring programmes. Hit APPLY for more information and to continue your application on our careers page. There you will also find candidate pack with more information, which you can download by clicking the 'Candidate Information Pack' button. You'll need to register (you can use your LinkedIn profile) and then complete a short application form where you'll upload a CV.

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