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Finance & Administration Officer

Post Title: Finance & Administration Officer
Reporting to: Town Clerk
Responsible for: Not applicable
Hours: 30 (Monday to Friday)
Salary: SCPs 14-19 – £23,080 to £25,481 fte (pro rata)
Place of work: The Manor House, Dawlish

Main Purposes of Role

  • To be the Council’s bookkeeper, ensuring that Council finances are kept on a professional basis, compliant with appropriate legislation and regulations
  • Making and receiving payments, maintaining the council’s cash book, and ensuring management information is available in a timely and accurate manner
  • Assist colleagues in project management, advising on budgets, liaising with suppliers, and assisting the Town Clerk & RFO with the internal and external audits
  • Administer the Council’s allotment function
  • Administer and clerk the Council’s Planning Committee