Band 4 Finance Officer

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Temporary
Salary Up to £10.20 per hour
Published 6 months ago
Contact Leah McPeake
Job Ref HSC7798_1563981980

Job Description

Band 4 Finance Officer required on a temporary basis based in Belfast.

Role: Band 4 Finance Officer

Rate of Pay: £10.20 per hour

Location: Knockbracken Healthcare Park

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Duration: Approx 1st November 2019

Main duties/Responsibilities:

The post holder will have the following responsibilities

  • Ensure financial information is processed in accordance with procedures, in order to provide information for statutory returns, through completion of own work & through the coordination of the work of others
  • Assist with the preparation & completion of statutory/HPSS accounts & returns, ensuring that work is completed in line with financial timescales and legal requirements, interpreting these where necessary
  • Investigate complex financial enquiries, providing assistance & advice as required
  • Provide advice to patients, clients regarding e.g. charges, as required
  • Responsible for the daily management of a finance team e.g. payroll, financial accounts, as required
  • Ensure that work is completed in line with timetables and legal requirements, interpreting these where necessary.

The post holder will

  • Work within policies and procedures where work is managed rather than supervised
  • Have knowledge of a range of work procedures and practices, majority non routine, and an intermediate level of theoretical knowledge
  • Have a detailed understanding of accounting procedures (reconciliation and balances, VAT payments and deductions, finance computer systems and ledgers, coding structures, payroll agreements and procedures, budgetary control, costing and commissioning, capital, governance.)
  • Have knowledge of legislation as it affects own finance area, which may be acquired through formal training /experience.

Essential Criteria:

  • At least an NVQ level 4 or equivalent qualification and two years Finance experience, one of which should be at Band 3 level or equivalent.


  • Five GCSEs Grade A-C (or equivalent) to include Maths/Accounts and English and three years' experience in a finance environment, one of which should be at Band 3 level or equivalent.

AND Experience of using computer systems in a working environment

  • Good communication skills.
  • Good numeracy skills.
  • Ability to use own initiative.
  • Ability to plan workload and achieve deadlines.
  • Ability to supervise staff.
  • Ability to develop good working relationships with all officers within and external to the Trust.
  • Needs to hold a current driving licence

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, and Leah or a member of the team will be in contact to confirm if you have been shortlisted.


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