Finance Assistant


Job Details

Published on 10/07/2024
Reference No. BCC1888
Job location Birmingham
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Salary £22,737 - £24,702





Finance Assistant


Grade 2 – £22,737 – £24,702 Consultation grade – subject to formal evaluation under the Pay Equity Review

Working 36.5 hours per week


This is an exciting opportunity to work at the heart of Birmingham’s Finance – Transactional Services section, Cashbooks team, which processes income and payments for the largest unitary authority in Europe.

The purpose of the role is to assist in dealing with payment and income processing matters on the Cashbooks Team responsible for delivering a quality income mangement and payment processing service within a Transactional services environment and to provide support to the Cashbooks Manager and other manager members within their functional area.

You will be experienced in the following (but not exclusively):

  • Working within a finance environment, inputting information as determined by the supervisor, working accurately within procedures, and achieving deadlines in an office or administrative environment.
  • Assisting in maintaining the integrity of data through data analysis, communicating with service users and other finance teams and under direction of the supervisor amending data as appropriate.
  • Using Information Technology and producing routine business documents/reports.

You will be expected to have ability to:

  • Work effectively within a team and maintain productive working relationships with service delivery and other Council Finance teams.
  • Prioritise own workload to meet challenging deadlines within a strict timetable and show flexibility to respond to changing demands.

You will also show:

  • Willingness to undergo appropriate training and development.


If you have further questions, please do get in touch with Fitzroy Pencil at [email protected].

You must upload a Supporting Statement via the attachments part of your application. This is required for shortlisting; you need to describe how your experience and skills fit the essential criteria for the role as specified in the Person Specification. If you do not attach your Supporting Statement, your application will not be considered.


Ref: BCC1888


We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.

Proof of Right to work in the UK will be required for all applicants in accordance with UK Home Office requirements, before any employment offer can be confirmed.

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