The starting salary for this position is £31,273 per annum for 36 hours per week, based in Reigate and Banstead. This is a permanent, full-time vacancy.
As part of our greener future strategies and our commitment to creating a healthy work-life balance, we welcome a conversation with you regarding our remote working options. Remote working to us is a balance of spending time in our communities, our offices and working from home or wherever works best.
In this role you will be part of the East Area Finance Team, currently reporting to the East Area Finance Manager and may include supporting Finance Assistants. You will be based in the area office in Reigate but you will be expected to support all Locality team staff in Adult Social Care with queries on Direct Payments.
The Finance Advisor will also assist the Area Finance Manager in all areas of financial management and will work closely with managers across the service and in central finance to ensure budgets are controlled effectively and all financial transactions are carried out accurately and in accordance with Surrey County Council regulations and government legislation.
We are looking for a candidate who...
- Has a working knowledge of managing of Direct Payments
- Is able to work in a fast paced front line team
- Can work as part of a team to ensure accurate and timely financial information
- Has experience of working in a public sector environment with some understanding of social care
- Is able to able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team
- Has excellent interpersonal skills
- Is comfortable working with all forms of information and communication technology
At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.
For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.Additional Information
The job advert closes at 23:59 on Thursday 27th January 2022.
Interviews will take place week commencing 7th February 2022.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) will be required for this role.
For an informal discussion please contact John Amans on 07805667330.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service (pro-rata for part-time staff), a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.