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Finance Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy

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  • Salary:

    Up to £14.91 per hour

  • Contact:

    Katie Ore

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Duration:

    2 months

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Wirral Council

Akton Recruitment has an exciting opportunity for a talented and experienced Finance Assistant for the Wirral Council.

Job Role: Assistant Finance

Job Purpose:

To support a solution-focussed, innovative financial management function that enables

the effective allocation of resources to outcomes to ensure value for money for the

public purse.

To assist in the provision of professional and evidence-based management information

to support the long-term sustainability of the Council and its trusted partners.

To work within a commercial ethos to enable the identification of commercial opportunity

across the organisation.

To be a proactive member of a customer focussed team that supports the achievement

of the Council and its partners' long-term vision.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Represent the Finance Business Partners as and when required in internal and

external scenarios and to display the behaviours and values expected in a

positive and professional manner

  1. Assist in the provision of proactive, solution-focussed, professional advice and

guidance to the business within the realms of the Council's procurement and

finance procedure rules

  1. Be an effective and proactive team member seeking out development

opportunities to support effective succession planning, operating to the expected

standard of a high performing, excellent, finance business partnering function

  1. Support the achievement of the council's commercial activity in conjunction with

the commercial and commissioning team, assisting with support and advice to

enable the income generating ideas and projects can be effectively managed

within the team

  1. Assist in supporting the council's financial sustainability and resilience by

providing support for financial modelling and costing

  1. Assist in the preparation of information and evidence to demonstrate that

taxpayer's money is allocated and spent according to the council's priority

outcomes, minimising the overlap and duplication of spend and activity via and

outcomes-based budgeting process

  1. Be an effective corporate citizen, proactively leading by example and

participating in corporate initiatives e.g. volunteering, mental health, and well being

strategy, Work-Smart etc.

  1. Assist in the delivery of the council's financial sustainability and resilience by

working with the team to provide financial insight and intelligence

Important INFO

2 Month Contract


36hr a week