Finance Assistant

Full Time Temporary

South Wales Jobs

A great opportunity has arisen for an experienced Administration officer to come and join a great team in Llanelli, to work for Carmarthenshire Council as part of their Revenue Services.

This role is a temporary role, working 37 hours a week (Mon-Fri) but and looking for someone to start ASAP.

Job Purpose

To assist the Coordinator in meeting all financial regulatory requirements of both the
County Council and that of the respective external funding bodies. Provide monitoring
support and guidance to the Coordinator ensuring that the audit trails generated are
sufficiently robust to monitor and evaluate the progress of the project;
 To assist the coordinator to ensure the timely implementation of Communities for Work and
Communities for Work Plus Programmes, to deliver a comprehensive and integrated
Business support which meets the aims and objectives of the programme.

Main Duties

To provide support to the Coordinator in order to achieve project aims within the programme.
To keep clear and concise records on the project implemented by the Economic Development Division, and to prepare information on the financial assistance to agreed standards and deadlines in line with the Authority's financial regulations, European and Welsh Government's guidelines.
To provide monthly analytical reports on the progress of the project in order to support officers delivering the project and to summarise activities undertaken for monitoring purposes.
To compile quarterly claims for internal and external sources in line with the Authority's financial regulations, European and the Welsh Government's guidelines.
To liaise with both internal and external groups/organisations at all levels and to resolve conflict as and when it arises, to ensure successful delivery of the project to agreed timescales, budgets and standards.
To process and record all expenditure/income/match funding under the programme, to ensure all claim forms for external funding bodies are completed and cross referenced in line with the Grants Compliance Manual, the Financial Regulations, and the Terms and Conditions of external funding partners.
To implement, maintain and evaluate robust systems to monitor and record project outputs to satisfy external funding bodies' audit requirements.
To support internal/external meetings and panels through the provision of advice and
information to ensure compliance.
To carry out any other duties within the scope of the grading of the post in order to ensure
that the project's aims and objectives are met.Essential Skills

Demonstrable experience of project monitoring (e.g. setting up and maintaining project systems), financial management and grant claims.
Computer literacy – extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office data programmes.
Analytical mindsetThe ability to communicate issues and
Confident dealing with internal and external stakeholdersRandstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone


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