Finance Officer

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Birmingham, UK
17 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Officer Job, Birmingham City Centre, Competitive Salary, Leading Local Authority

Your new company

Birmingham City Council are currently recruiting for a Finance Officer on a temporary, ongoing basis. Birmingham City Council is the largest single local authority in Europe offering a range of opportunities and regeneration. With Birmingham and the surrounding areas continuing to develop, the council pride itself to make life better for the millions of people who live and work in the city.

Your new role

Working alongside the Adult Social Care Team, you will supporting the wider finance team in relation to grant funding projects. This will entail report analysis as well as providing presentations to stakeholders at all levels throughout that directorate. Working in a team of ten, you will also support the day to day functions of the team. Throughout the placement, you will also be allocate more responsibility as the role progresses to provide more high level business analysis and chair meetings.

What you'll need to succeed

As a finance graduate, you will also be have, or be working towards a qualification such as an AAT, ACCA or equivalent. An understanding of finance functions would be essential, however the Council are willing to consider candidates from all financial backgrounds. An understanding of Grant Funding or European Social Funds would be highly beneficial, but not essential. The Council are looking for someone who isn't afraid to get stuck in and come with new idea's and a new approach.

What you'll get in return

This role is a great opportunity for a graduate to really develop their skills with an employer who is an Accredited Investor in People. As you progress in this long term position, there is the opportunity to progress and take on more responsibility and get an understanding of how a large financial division would operate. It will provide you with the necessary skills to develop further and add some invaluable experience.

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