This is an essential role for Lewes and Eastbourne Councils, based in the Business Applications Team, within the ICT BAU department. This role can be carried out remotely working from home with occasional onsite visits for team meetings, HR meetings and collection of ICT equipment.
This post provides an exciting opportunity for you to play a key role in working within a shared ICT service to meet the changing needs across the two councils.
Business applications are critical to the day-to-day running of all council services. The Business Applications Officer will act as point of escalation for colleagues resolving complex system incidents, problems and service delivery issues. This post will specialise and be the lead officer in understanding and managing the finance applications used by the Council (currently Civica Authority Financials and Civica ICON) and will train and mentor the Applications Support Assistants.
The successful candidate will have an advanced theoretical knowledge of finance systems as well as practical application and knowledge of legislative requirements relevant to finance. Analytical, with the ability to deliver a range of technical interventions and solve complex problems, you will be an excellent communicator with good negotiation and influencing skills.