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Finance & Business Services Officer


Posted on Apr 11, 2023 by Venesky-Brown

Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£131 - £131 Daily
Venesky-Brown's client, a public sector organisation in Edinburgh, is currently looking to recruit a Finance & Business Services Officer for an initial 23 month contract on a rate of £131.08/day (Outside of IR35). This role will be primarily office-based, with a flexible option to have working from home days (up to a maximum of two per week).


- Develop extensive knowledge of the organisation's financial database and processes and procedures, undertaking financial administration duties, both transactional and analytical

- Develop extensive knowledge of the organisation's information management systems, policies, standard operating procedures and working practices, regarding finance and business services

- Develop effective relationships across the organisation to ensure a productive working relationship with colleagues in the various business areas

- Provide business services to all teams within the organisation.

- Ensure that all deliverables are met timeously, costs are carefully controlled and where possible, improvements are proposed to F&BS management

- Manage end-to-end travel and accommodation requests in line with approved procedures

- Ensure all finance and business services trackers are completed and kept up to date

- Support the delivery and completion of the recruitment and induction onboarding processes

- Support the leavers processes

- Assist with the ordering and supply of IT equipment

- Assist with developing and implementing policies and standard operating procedures

- Ensure that all quality controls are followed and maintained and highlight any inefficiencies identified

- Undertake general administrative duties, including, but not limited to, mail and courier services

- Adhere to established administrative processes, recognising and developing areas for improvement

- Undertake ad hoc duties, as required

Essential Skills:

- HNC or equivalent in relevant Finance or Business course or relevant work experience

- Administrative experience

- Extensive experience in a high performing, fast paced, dynamic environment, with experience of working with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders

- Proven ability to work under pressure, plan, prioritise, manage competing demands, and meet tight deadlines

- A high degree of resilience

- Ability to provide concise evidence-based information for review and consideration

- IT Literate, with strong knowledge in Office 365, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and OneDrive

- Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills Excellent skills in attention to detail

- Flexibility to work across the various functions

- Established team player

- Understanding the trauma informed approach

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch.

Reference: 2530982521


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