- Council Offices Kirkwall Orkney, KW15 1NY
- £27,086 - £29,039 per year pro rata
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 35 hours per week
ENTERPRISE AND SUSTAINABLE REGENERATION
35 hours per week
£27,086 - £29,039 / £14.84 - £15.91 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)
An opportunity has arisen as a Finance Officer situated within the Orkney Health and Care Finance Service.
The post holder will support the Chief Finance Officer in performing the duties of the revenue accounting function.
The post holder will provide Council Services with high quality financial advice, ensuring the maintenance of sound financial and accounting practice and adherence to Council procedures. The post holder will liaise with staff across a range of disciplines both within the council and external agencies, including external audit.
There is a requirement of having excellent communication skills and be able to produce written work to a high standard. This will include sound numerical and analytical skills and be familiar with computer based financial systems.
You will be able to demonstrate a proven track record of achievement, with the ability to work under pressure and deliver priorities within fixed timescales.
You should hold a qualification at SCQF 5/6 i.e. SVQ2, National 5, Standard Grades, O Grade, Intermediate 2, SVQ3, Higher, National Certificate, Foundation Apprenticeship or have a minimum of 2 years previous relevant experience, as detailed in the experience section of this person specification.
This post is subject to Basic Disclosure Scotland clearance.
For an informal discussion regarding the above post, please contact Peter Thomas, Chief Finance Officer on 01856 873535 extension 2611.
Closing Date: Sunday 1 October 2023
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.