Finance Officer - Remote Working

Location Essex
Salary £13 - £14 per hour
Job Purpose Purchase to Pay (P2P) and Income aims to provide a comprehensive financial transactional and support service, maximising new and innovative technology to provide excellent customer service using a multi skilled workforce.

Working for a local government on a large-scale strategic Oracle Fusion EBS implementation, you'll be working as a valued member to develop and deploy the Procure to Pay solution.

There will be learning and challenges whilst working flexibly assisting with our Oracle Fusion implementation. This is a great opportunity for someone with moderate Oracle experience to get real professional development.

Service/Functional Accountabilities

Provides financial support in relation to the payments and collection of income, to both internal and external customers, contributing towards delivery of the business plan for financial transactions, in support of the wider organisational vision.

Provides technical support to team members and customers answering more complex queries in a professional manner in accordance with financial procedures. Acts as the subject matter expert for P2P, Assessment and/or Income processes.

Contribute to the identification and clarification of customer needs, to deliver process and technology changes, which drive efficiency and value for money.

Contribute to improving financial awareness and capability across the organisation, to promote the culture of empowering budget holders in line with financial regulations.

Carries out data analysis to produce reports for P2P & Income and external customers, to support the management of organisational performance, maximise income and ensure compliance to Financial Regulations and audit requirements.

Contributes to service improvement projects/programmes to achieve best practice and organisational efficiency by recommending process improvements and redesign.

Contributes to maintaining currency on legislation changes and translating these into local policy and procedure, to identify and review potential changes in technology.

Working collaboratively and flexibly across teams within P2P & Income to deliver a high level of service to all functions. Contribute to identifying risks and supporting the resolution, to minimise financial impact and loss to the organisation.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience
The ideal candidate will have an eye for detail, good communication skills, accuracy, and the ability to work with a team remotely. You will have support and training, but at the same time, you'll need an understanding of Oracle systems and have experience in business processes, functional requirements analysis and following test script documentation. We are looking for someone ideally with a minimum of 12 months P2P, oracle Purchasing and AP experience

If you are organized and resilient, this contracted position may be for you. This is a temporary role and is likely to be remote for the duration of the work.