Band 7 Financial Assistant

Location Newtownards, County Down
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £16.05 per hour
Published about 1 month ago
Contact Marianne McGuigan
Job reference HSC1080_1580296883

Job description

Band 7 Finance Officer required on a temporary basis based in Newtownards.

Role: Band 7 Finance Officer

Rate of Pay: £16.05ph

Location: Newtownards

Hours: 37.5

Duration: 12 Months

Main duties/Responsibilities:

  • Support the Financial Governance and Accountability Manager in the delivery of an effective and efficient financial services function.

  • Assist in the preparation of all statutory financial accounts for the organisation.

  • Assist the Financial Governance and Accountability Manager to develop and maintain excellent regional relationships across the HSC and BSO Shared Services Centres.

  • Assist in the provision of good financial control and governance of all financial systems including all necessary control accounts management and reconciliation.

  • Provide management and support to the finance team with the financial services department.

  • Responsible for preparation of elements of the Trust's financial statements for public funds.

  • Responsible for the preparation of the Trust's annual charitable funds accounts.

  • Responsible for the Trust's input into the Whole of Government Accounts (WGA) programme.

  • Assist in the regional and local work required to ensure the continued successful roll out and use of new regional finance systems for the Health Service (BSO SSC).

  • Be able to work in other areas of the finance directorate if and when required.

Essential Criteria:

  • A CCAB recognised accountancy qualification and 3 years' experience in a finance department to include 2 years supervisory/ management experience.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a proven track record of having worked with a diverse range of stakeholders, both internal and external to the organisation, to achieve successful financial management outcomes for a minimum of 2 years.

  • A thorough working knowledge of financial systems and Microsoft office, and an ability to utilise them to their full potential.

  • Hold a current full driving licence which is valid for use in the UK and have access to a car on appointment. This criteria will be waived in the case of applicants whose disability prohibits driving but who have access to a form of transport approved by the Trust which will permit them to carry out the duties of the post.

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 a member of the team will be in contact to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

Successful candidates may need to apply for an Access NI Certificate with Grafton Recruitment regardless if you already have a valid certificate. It will be a cost of between £26 - £33 depending on clearance level.


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