Finance Assistant x 3 – Admin/ Financial Servicesrvices

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Finance Assistant x 3 – Admin/ Financial Servicesrvices
Bournemouth, Dorset
Contract / Temporary

Bournemouth 5246871

Posted: 26th March 2024 08:44
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  • Pay Rate:

    £12.59 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3-4 months

  • Bournemouth, Dorset,

    BH2 6DY

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Finance Assistant x 3 – Admin/ Financial Services

Reference no:  Bournemouth 5246871

Pay Rate: £12.59 per hour PAYE 

Hours per week: 37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 3-4 months

City: Bournemouth, Dorset

Candidates need to be available and able to start no later than 15th April 2024.

Basic DBS disclosure required for this role.

The purpose of the role is to provide administrative support to ensure accurate, efficient and timely payments for children’s services are administered via a range of payment methods including bespoke children’s payment systems, by liaising closely with internal colleagues and Service Providers. To provide support to finance colleagues in the areas of SEND, CHAD and Direct Payments.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Be responsible for creating and administering children and young people’s Contracts.
  • Provide administrative support to the Finance Officers and Direct Payments Support Officer, including maintaining databases and spreadsheets.
  • Answer basic contractual queries from internal and external colleagues.
  • Prepare documents for meetings, take minutes attend team meetings, produce and distribute accurate minutes and distribute post.
  • Undertake administrative duties including filing, scanning, printing, coordinating mail outs and collating basic reports.
  • Collate and manipulate data from various spreadsheets.
  • Communicate with internal and external colleagues by telephone, letter and email.
  • Ensure data collection systems are maintained with accurate and up to date information.
  • Coordinate staff workstation assessments for the team.
  • Use local databases including RAISE Children’s Information System and Tribal SEN module.
  • Take accurate telephone messages, dealing with enquiries from professionals as they arise.
  • Deal with sensitive data and ensure that confidentiality is maintained at all times including using secure filing and email systems and ensuring that files securely locked away overnight.
  • Support the administering of regular and ad hoc payments through bespoke finance systems.
  • Calculate repayments using financial data provided by providers and Direct Payment applicants, resulting in clear advice and repayment plans where required.
  • Investigate finance queries from internal colleagues and Direct Payment recipients in a professional and timely manner.


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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:



  1. 3 A Levels, NVQ 2/3 in Business Administration (or equivalent experience).


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Experience of explaining contractual and financial requirements in a clear manner to members of the public.
  3. Knowledge of generic financial regulations and payment terms.
  4. Good knowledge of administrative practices, processes and procedures within an office environment,
  5. Ability to raise queries and follow through to outcome.
  6. Experience of cash handling.
  7. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


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Finance Assistant x 3 – Admin/ Financial Servicesrvices
Client Category: Local Authority

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