Finance Officer

  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Financial Accountancy
  • Location
    Barnet, Greater London
  • Salary
    12.33 £ - 16.44 £ / Hour
  • External Reference
    515037

Finance Officer

A fantastic job opportunity has arisen for a Finance Officer to join one of our largest Local Authority clients in a temporary assignment for six months initially (with every possibility of an extension should the successful candidate performs well).

Based in South East London, this is a full time role (36 hours per week, Monday to Friday) and the client is keen to recruit a candidate with knowledge of/experience of:

Job Purpose

*To ensure the processing of all placement, commissioning and contract payments are made in accordance with Financial Regulations and with due regard to audit processing requirements.

*To support and assist the Finance Team Leader in the end of year and closure of accounts processes, identifying both creditors and accruals to be considered

*To produce regular budgetary reports for the Service Accountants to facilitate financial projections.

*To undertake the checking and verification of all funding authorisations prior to passing any invoice for payment and to submit requests for funding agreements where these remain outstanding. To ensure all payments comply with the contract terms agreed at the point of placement.

*Raise and process Iproc Orders and invoices payments in line with provider contracts ensuring that the corresponding authorisations are in place.

*To ensure the timely and accurate processing of all invoices received by the Central Placements team across both Adult and Children's social care, including maintaining records of all invoices received and the processing progress.


*To address financial queries with the providers and NOK where this falls within the area of knowledge; to research and investigate responses and resolutions to queries where appropriate.

*To assist and support colleagues in the Business Support team with negotiation and implementation of annual uplifts where they apply, liaising with financial services and IT support teams as required.

*11.To raise invoices and journal transfers for the recovery of funds for any joint funding arrangements.

*13.To monitor and work with the team colleagues and others within the Authority to clear and resolve queries in respect of new providers and their set up on internal systems.

*14.To participate and co-operate with any internal or external audit process, providing data and information as required.

*15.To maintain records and data on any overpayments and the activity undertaken to recover these funds. To provide reports as required for senior officers.

If you have the required experience and skill set apply now for immediate consideration!
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