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Associate Finance Officer

Ipswich, Suffolk
Job Type
22 Sep 2022
Job and Person Profile for: Associate Finance Officer Salary: £25,068 Location: Endeavour House, Ipswich Hours per Week: 37.5 Status: Permanent Reporting to: Julie Dorling, Finance Team Manager Main Purpose of the Job: To support the delivery of professional/technical services to our customers within the finance team. Working in our highly valued, customer focussed finance helpline and managed service team for over 300 customers across the eastern region and beyond. Experience: Essential: AAT qualified, or working towards Previous experience working in an accounting and finance environment Experience of a range of finance systems Proficient in Microsoft Office packages, particularly Excel and Outlook Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written Ability to assimilate information quickly Ability to travel to other locations Desirable: Experience in the preparation of final accounts Familiarity with the financial work of schools and academies Experience in using finance packages, including PSF and SAGE Key Objectives: Provide advice, support and guidance to school and academy finance staff, via telephone or remotely and onsite provision when required Answer varied customer enquiries Conduct further investigation/analysis of customer enquiries and requirements to contribute to customer resolution Resolve customer problems/issues as assigned, seeking advice from team leader as required Undertake appropriate action to bring customer query/requirements to resolution Manage customer liaison Monitor customers financial position through production of management accounts and reporting information Bookkeeping and accounting for transactions Manipulate and interpret data Variance analysis Assist in the implementation of identified technical/professional actions to meet customer requirements Key Skills: Partnership working - you network effectively to build and use key relationships to deliver business goals. Curious - identify issues and look for solutions Customer focussed anticipate and meet customers needs Commercial Awareness you understand the impact of the service on business need Visibly demonstrate Schools Choice vision and values Take ownership for own continuous professional development This job description is current. It may be amended in any way following consultation with the post holder to take account of changes or anticipated changes in the organisation or management of Vertas Limited
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  • Job Reference: 718858378-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Vertas Group Limited
    Vertas Group Limited
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £25,068
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent