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Finance Officer - Knowsley Borough Council

Job Title: Finance Officer - Knowsley Borough Council
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Knowsley
Salary: £17.17 - 17.17 per hour
REF: NYKLH25012021
Contact Name: Nanayaw Kyeremeh
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Job Description

Knowsley Borough Council – Finance Officer

Location: Municipal Buildings, Knowsley, Merseyside, L36 9YU

Contract: Initial contract to 30th April 2021 with possible further extension.

Hours: Full Time – Monday to Friday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Payrate: £17.17 an Hour

The individual will be working from home but will need to be provided with a Council laptop in order to access the relevant Council systems.

Job Purpose:

The post holder will provide technical and general support as part of a finance team providing financial management services to clients on behalf of the Borough Treasurer.

Further explanation of how the competencies set out within this job description relate to an individual’s role and responsibilities can be obtained from the individual’s line manager.

Responsibilities & Duties:


Demonstrate understanding of basic accountancy skills and techniques.

Provide general financial support in an accurate manner within agreed timescales.

Assist with the core financial processes such as budget preparation, monthly budget monitoring, closure of accounts, and preparation of grant claims, financial statements and returns.

Regularly produce basic financial data and working papers to support the monthly budget monitoring process, including examination of source documents,

Regularly assisting in the creation, development and maintenance of computerised financial records and files - ensuring accurate and timely data input.

Regularly undertake reconciliation and validation of data for suspense and control accounts, balance sheet accounts and other ledger entries.

Managing Client Relations

Provide basic advice to clients on day-to-day financial queries.

Supporting Team Performance

Provide general administrative support to the team including flexible time recording, ordering and requisitions, filing and photocopying.


Undertake elements of core financial processes such as budget preparation, budget monitoring, closure of accounts, and preparation of grant claims, financial statements and returns.

Effectively complete tasks on a regular basis without the need for adjustment or correction by manager / supervisor.

Managing Client Relations

Provide appropriate financial support to finance managers or clients for one-off projects.

Advise on relationships to the wider roles of the Financial Management Service when undertaking tasks and providing advice to clients.

Supporting Team Performance

Use initiative to identify improvements in the quality and efficiency of tasks.

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Nana Kyeremeh on 0208 514 9137 or Email