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Systems Administrator - Finance

Location: City Hall

Job type: Permanent

Salary: £20092 - £21748

Total benefit value (includes pension
contribution and full holiday entitlement): £27395

Job reference: LCC02215

Hours: Full Time

Closing date: 3rd August 2021

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About the job

Are you looking for a fresh challenge within financial systems?

You will be playing a vital role within the finance team in maintaining Councils main financial systems.

You will also undertake the administrative tasks within the Councils main financial systems.  Including maintaining system documentation, processes and relevant procedures, along with the completion of routine tasks.

Your role

You can expect to support users in the effective use of the authority’s financial systems and processes, including the resolve of and problems or issues that arise. You will also be “hands on” in ensuring the security and integrity of said financial systems are maintained

Reporting to the Systems Accountant, you will also ensure financial processes are managed accordingly, user/system issues are reported and resolved in addition to ensuring system users are fully trained and supported through any queries they may have.

What you'll need

Ideally, you will be AAT qualified with a strong ambition to join a friendly finance team. You will have exposure to utilising financial systems and driven in your approach to resolving any issues.

You will also be accustomed to updating financial system information, will have a good understanding of reconciliations along with financial controls.

Additional information

We are seeking the successful post holder to work a 37-hour week. Working hours are typically daytime, Monday to Friday. 

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact  Rupert Mastin

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy work/life balance. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains and help with relocation to Leicester, where appropriate.

For an illustrative value of your benefits package, take a look at out benefits calculator.

Join us

We’re committed to recruiting a diverse and highly-talented workforce as we continue to build a council that is fitting and representative of our great city. That’s why we’ve designed our recruitment process to put you at your ease, make you feel welcome and bring the best out of you. We’ll do all we can to make our recruitment process as fair as possible. To help you with your application, take a look at the ‘our approach to recruitment’ page.

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