Finance Assistant - Direct Payments Auditing
Adult Care Financial Services are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to work as one of the Adult Social Care & Health Department’s Direct Payment Auditors.
You will be meticulous and be able to apply great attention to detail. You will enjoy working with numbers and be competent in undertaking complex calculations. You will be solution-focussed; willing and able to investigate and resolve finance-related issues on your own initiative. You will be competent in using Excel to an advanced standard, and be confident in using a number of different IT systems to both input and retrieve information. You will need to respond to ad hoc requests for information and reports, and so will have excellent time management skills and be capable of prioritising your workload to respond to deadlines.
You will be a confident communicator, liaising and forming good relations with a range of people and agencies including team colleagues, social workers, senior managers, external providers, and Elected Members. You will also be able to communicate professionally, effectively and empathetically with service users and their families, providing accurate advice and resolutions to queries and problems.
Training will be provided on all aspects of the role, but applicants will need to demonstrate plenty of initiative, and proficiency in manipulating and analysing data.
Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.
The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.
This vacancy is closed to applications.