Finance officer

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Finance officers oversee book-keeping, general accounting and other financial and related clerical functions mainly within local government and a variety of public sector organisations.

Current Entry Requirements

Entrants will normally possess GCSEs/S grades (including maths), a finance-related qualification at an appropriate level and have relevant work experience.

Typical education level:

Level 4-6

Typical Tasks

  • Oversees the recording and checking of daily financial transactions, the preparation of provisional balances and reconciliation of accounts.
  • Prepares or arranges the preparation of financial reports for managers.
  • Plans work schedules and assigns tasks to financial clerks.
  • Coordinates the activities and resources of finance departments.

Desired Skills

Active Listening
Reading Comprehension
Critical Thinking
Learning Strategies
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Company: South Derbyshire District Council

Location: Swadlincote


Company: Derbyshire County Council

Location: Swadlincote


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