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Finance Officer

Salary Scale: 
£21,401.38 to £25,893.25 per annum (pro rota)

30-37 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

Healthcare plan
Employee Assistance Plan
Cycle to work scheme
Peer to peer support scheme
Auto enrolment pension scheme – 4% employer & employee contributions
25 days annual leave with an additional 2.5 days to be taken between Christmas & New Year (pro rata)
Long service yearly accrual – up to an additional 5 days (pro rata)


Work Base:
Cobourg House, Mayflower Street, Plymouth.

Role purpose:
Responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient management of the organisations budgets and finances. Delivery of monthly and annual profit and loss accounts working with external accountants and auditors.

Role context:
We are looking to recruit an exceptional person who not only has the qualifications and experience of managing the finances of a medium size business but that has energy to help accelerate the organisation forward. This post will support in developing finance systems for Citizens Advice Plymouth as it embarks on an exciting journey of growth.

You will need to have previous experience of financial accounting, good communication skills, and be well organised. Excellent IT skills are essential, and you should enjoy working as part of a busy and motivated team.

Confidentiality is paramount within our service and within our Finance department.  You will be responsible for a wide variety of finance activities such as database management, monthly management accounts, budgeting and implementing budgetary requirements.  You will represent the organisation with suppliers, funders and external accountants and auditors.

Excellent written and spoken English, competent administration and numeracy skills, good knowledge of finance software packages and good organisational skills are essential. A clear and logical way of working to enable effective planning abilities, especially in relation to data handling and usage, are needed. An ability to interact at all levels within an organisation is required.

Working with minimum supervision and ensuring that work conforms to agreed quality standard, guidelines and procedures. You should be able to work under pressure with a complex workload and to be able to meet deadlines, whilst undertaking a broad range of tasks. This includes creating and amending standard documentation and liaise with colleagues in order to maintain consistency in relation to policy and legislation changes.

To Apply:
For a full job description and person specification please download our application pack. Completed applications should be returned to the HR Team at by the closing date/time.

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Please note we do not accept CVs or letters of interest.  Please refer to our person specification to demonstrate how your experience, skills and knowledge meet the requirements of the role.

Closing Date: 
Friday 1st November 2019 at 9:00am