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Blantyre Area Office David Dale House John Street Blantyre, G72 0JG
£46,297.71 - £50,659.22 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and motivated individual to take on the role of Finance Adviser with Benefits and Revenue Services, part of the Finance Transactions Service.

Reporting to the Benefit and Revenue Manager, the responsibilities of the post are varied and offer the post holder the opportunity to gain experience in financial management in a dynamic and challenging range of services.

This is a crucial role for the service and the post holder will be expected to ensure financial and system controls for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction, Council Tax, Non-Domestic Rates, Sundry Debt, Income Management and Scottish Welfare Fund.

The post holder will have operational management responsibility and is expected to work collaboratively with the service and contractors to achieve performance targets and deliver continuous improvement.


Qualification Required: Professional Accountancy, CCAB

Recruitment Checks: As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of  pre-employment  checks  for  example,  Identity,  Asylum  and  Immigration  and  employment history etc.


The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

Please refer to for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.


Applications online
South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position. 

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

The Individual

As an employee of South Lanarkshire Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 33 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working, including consideration of a condensed working week, e.g. 4 days, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave.
  • Employee Discounts – including discounts at the cinema.
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)

Please apply online.

All correspondence will be via your email address registered with myjobscotland.

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