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Public Sector Finance Officer

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Brook Street (UK) Ltd are delighted to be recruiting Financial Support Officer`s for our leading reputable Public Sector client Education Authority Northern Ireland located in Armagh.

This role will be starting immediately and is expected to last several months. Most roles across Northern Ireland, we have placed candidates into with The Education Authority Northern Ireland have been extended beyond the original time-frame, some of our candidates have secured promotions within the organisation, and others have been successful in securing fixed-term contracts directly with our client.


As Financial Support Officer, you will provide effective support to the admin team in relation to the administrative duties of the daily function and operations of the service.


You will be proficient in MS Packages such as Excel, Outlook, and Word. You will be confident in the daily use of spreadsheets and databases and will conduct word processing duties and reports.
The Temporary Worker will provide administrative support. This will include but not be limited to the following: Supervision of administrative staff in the section including the management and allocation of duties within the Financial Systems department. He or she will follow set procedures and will exercise some independent judgement in carrying out instructions, under general supervision.


DUTIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to):
- Supervision of administrative staff in the section including the management and allocation of duties.
- To provide administrative support in relation to all aspects of the work of the section using the full range of IT equipment including typing, databases, spreadsheets, email, intranet, and internet facilities.
-To provide advice and assistance to Education Authority officers, customers, the public and other professionals in respect of agreed aspects of the service.
-Preparation and dissemination of financial reports to EA Senior Team and external parties such as DE.
-Processing of invoices within Minor Capital Delivery.
-Processing Furniture and Equipment requests from schools and payments.
-To assist in the collation of factual data and statistical information from various sources to support the work identified.
-To prepare letters, minutes, notes, and other clerical support to officers as appropriate. Customer service (Telephone/directly customer facing). Plus, any other duties as required by the Locality Manager or Head of Service.
Typical qualifications and experience:
- Five GCSEs at Grade C or above or equivalent (including English Language or equivalent)
- NVQ Finance Administration Level 2 (or suitable Finance administration experience)
- Administrative experience with a good knowledge of and experience in using Microsoft Office
- Good communication skills, both oral and written

YOU WILL BENEFIT FROM:
" Full training and induction
" Work with a leading Public Sector Organisation that promotes diversity and inclusiveness
" Contribute positively to Education Authority NI`s values and mission statement
" The opportunity (however not guaranteed) to apply for internal roles
" Competitive rates of pay
" Accrue holiday hours as you work
" Brook Street (UK) Ltd back-office support and mentoring
" Ability to work across school admissions teams in all admissions regions across NI.

The rate of pay is £10.70 per hour, the hours of work are 0900-1700 Monday to Friday.

If you would like to apply for this role, please call Melissa at Brook Street (UK) Ltd on 028 90 881100 or email your CV via the `Apply` link.

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