Business Assistant (Finance)

  • Northern Ireland
  • Ongoing Agency
  • Temporary
  • Belfast
  • £14.44

Bluestones Staffing

Main purpose of job

To be responsible to the appropriate officer in assisting with the provision of a financial and systems service to ensure the business needs of the department are met in an efficient and cost effective manner.

To carry out duties associated with the management of expenditure, income, information, and systems for the department.

To be responsible for ensuring that allocated tasks and the tasks of relevant staff are carried out to ensure the required standards of service delivery are maintained.

Essential criteria

Experience

Applicants must, as at the closing date for receipt of application forms, be able to demonstrate on the application form, by providing personal and specific examples, at least one year’s relevant experience in each of the following three areas:

a)     assisting in the collation, review and analysis of budget and financial reports and processing all associated financial transactions;

b)     dealing with the receipt of income including the completion of reconciliations and, or the processing of orders for goods and services in accordance with the relevant processes and procedures; and

c)     supervising staff on a daily basis within an office environment including programming workloads and priorities.

Short-listing criteria

In addition to the above experience, Belfast City Council reserves the right to short-list only those applicants who, as at the closing date for receipt of application forms:

  • in the first instance, have five GCSEs (grades A-C) including English, or equivalent qualifications, or, have passed the computer-based assessment test for Business Support Clerk, WPO/Clerk or Clerical Officer recruitment campaigns and have been appointed to one of these roles; and
  • in the second instance, can demonstrate on the application form, by providing personal and specific examples, at least two years’ relevant experience in each of the three areas detailed above.

Overtime pay is available.

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