senior finance officer

Job Details

Brent council are looking for an senior finance officer to provide a professional and customer focused service, ensuring performance and quality targets are achieved whilst maintaining financial controls at all times.


1. To be responsible for administering accounts payable or accounts receivable processes.
2. Responsible for the processing of all payment/income transactions in Oracle Cloud and third
party systems – not limited to but including invoice scanning/income allocation systems.
3. To proactively advise management of any significant discrepancies or failures in financial or
control procedures.
4. Responsible for liaising and actioning all payment / income enquiries across various channels.
5. Supporting a range of stakeholders within the business which includes officers involved in the
transactional process across the Council, budget approvers, finance representatives and
external parties with the aim to prevent delays in processing of income/payment transactions.
6. Identify key supplier/customer accounts and perform priority reconciliation back to the Oracle
Cloud ledger or third party system.
7. Allocations of manual payments/income to the sub ledgers
8. Provide a high level standard of customer service to suppliers/customers and internal
stakeholders at all times, taking action to meet specified target times, and achieving high levels
of customer satisfaction.
9. To carry out training on accounts payable/accounts receivable processes and undertake
coaching and quality checking of work carried out by team members and officers involved from
service areas. To provide support and guidance in relations to the correct process and
procedures in relations to accounts payable/receivable matters.
10. To ensure that expenditure/income transactions are accurate and comply with all financial
controls to achieve compliance and efficiency.
11. To identify areas of risk which the council should consider to aid prevention of fraud with any


Payrate: £23.49 umbrella