Business Support Finance Officer

  • Date Posted:February 20th 2024
  • Job Reference:FINANACEBSO
  • TypeTemporary
  • LocationChelmsley Wood, Birmingham (B37), B37 7TW
  • Salary & PackageFrom £12.18 to £14.70 per hour

Business Support Finance Officer

Our local authority are looking for a Business Support Officer to join them on a temporary basis.

Location – B37 7TW

Pay Rate – £12.80ph-£14.70ph Depends on experience

The role is to provide financial and general administration support to social work professionals to enable them to concentrate on delivering their professional duties.

  • To provide full financial and general administrative support to the service.
  • To be jointly responsible, in conjunction with the Business Support Lead, for monitoring financial processes and procedures
  • Ensure all payments are made accurately and timely according to policy and
    financial regulations.
  • To be responsible for reconciling petty cash, handling orders, receipt of goods, the payment of invoices and fees, and the use of a corporate purchase card.
  • To undertake the proactive tracking of key information and performance data ensuring that data quality is maintained.
  • To effectively use IT equipment and systems.
  • To assist colleagues in the use of electronic client records systems and support professionals to ensure the accuracy of all data entered onto systems.
  • To ensure all incoming correspondence is dealt with effectively and within corporate standards.
  • To maintain extensive filing and record keeping systems
  • To provide supervision and training to other colleagues as appropriate and required.
  • Taking responsibility for personal and professional development and training.
  • To be able to organise and prioritise own workload ensuring that all deadlines are met to provide regular detailed financial information to the Team Manager and Team Leaders as required.
  • To resolve complex and difficult enquiries related to business and finance in a
    timely manner.
  • To build and maintain customer relationships by proactively responding to business and finance issues.
  • Take initiative in establishing and supporting positive and constructive relationships across all stakeholders, including parents and children.
  • To act as the first point of contact for dealing with enquiries from management, colleagues, customers and partners, either face to face, by telephone, written or electronic communication
  • To be responsible for maintaining security of all systems used by the post holder.
  • Any other duties as may be appropriate to achieve the objectives of the post or to assist the Directorate in the fulfilment of its objectives, commensurate with the post holders’ grade, abilities and aptitude.

Desirable Criteria:

Experience of working in an organisation that delivers public services

Experience of financial systems, Liquid Logic, ContrOcc, Oracle Cloud and processes.

Experience in supervising and training staff

Experience of financial systems and processes, including cash handling and processing of invoices


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