Finance Manager / Officer

Posted 19 March 2024
Salary £33000 - £37000 per annum + + 33 Days Holiday + Flexihours
Job type Permanent
Contact NameWilliam McCann

Job description

Finance Manager / Officer

Are you a Finance Manager or Similar, looking to getting involved with a local authority that had a track record of delivering its promises to the local community?

On offer is a great opportunity to get on board with a company where you will become one of the "go to" members of the finance team as well as having the chance to further your professional development through courses provided by the business.


The Finance Officer will carry out the day-to-day management and recording of financial transactions for the council.

Knowledge of the Rialtas/Omega financial information system is essential, to include Sales and Purchase Ledger, Bookings and Allotments suites. The candidate will be responsible for providing Rialtas and process training to new joiners and existing users.

Attendance if required Finance and General Purposes Committee meetings, the Annual Budget meeting, Annual Town Meeting and Annual Council Meeting. Attendance of other council meetings and council events and assisting at council run events where required in the Worcestershire area.

Key Duties:

  • Reconcile balances with bank /cash book.
  • Produce quarterly VAT returns.
  • Produce month-end Reconciliations, Income & Expenditure reports and Spend against Budget reports for council meetings.
  • Maintaining daybooks.
  • Maintain records of grants received and paid and be aware any deadlines to spend.
  • Create and sending invoices to customers
  • Credit control.
  • Maintain the Mayor's Allowance and Mayor's Charity income and expenditure.
  • Payment of monthly salaries to employees and keeping of records.
  • Year-end analysis for pensions to Worcestershire County Council.
  • Pay travel / expenses and keep records.


As a Finance Manager \ Officer, you will need to have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Minimum A-level in mathematics or equivalent.
  • Accounting/Financial qualification advantageous (AAT, ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Possession of the Financial Introduction to Local Council Administration (FILCA) or willingness to attaining the same within 2 years.
  • Familiarity and experience using Rialtas Suite including Sales and Purchase Ledger, Bookings and Allotments suites.
  • Previous financial experience in a local authority or similar setting is highly desirable.
  • Ability to create and maintain procedures for office workflows linked to invoicing.

This Finance Manager \ Officer posistion is a full time, permanent role with a salary from £33k - £37k dependent on experience.

Monday - Friday - 33.5 hours - Office based in Evesham