Financial Systems Officer
- Council HQ John Muir House Brewery Park Haddington, EH41 3HA
- £30,859 - £34,545 per year
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 35 hours per week
- Work From Home:
Hourly rate of pay: £16.91 - £18.93
Temporary until 30th September 2024
Days and Hours of Work:
Monday - Friday, 09:00-17:00
Flexi time is applicable, and starting and finishing times are flexible.
To start asap.
Home Working Consideration
Applications for homeworking or hybrid working will be considered for this post, subject to a trial period and in accordance with East Lothian Council’s Home Working and Worksmart Policies which can be found here. Home or Hybrid working options can be discussed with candidates invited for interview. All applicants must live in the UK and will be expected to attend Council offices from time to time as required.
The Jobholder is responsible for ensuring that complex financial information is accurately recorded, according to the most efficient processes designed to suit the systems and technology used across East Lothian Council.
Assist in the operation, maintenance and continued development of the main Finance Systems across the Council.
Lead the operation, maintenance and continued development of the main Procurement system (Pecos) across the council.
Provide information, advice, guidance and training to staff at all levels in respect of the main Finance/Procurement system, including provision of helpdesk function.
Lead and/or support on all Finance/Procurement system developments/projects including those in other areas of the council that impact on the Finance/Procurement system.
Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.
The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work. Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours. Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.
The Jobholder must be educated to HNC/SVQ3 level in a relevant subject such as Accounting, Information Management or Mathematics.
The preferred candidate for this position may be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.
If a Disclosure check is required and you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will also be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK website.
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