Lincolnshire County Council
Lincoln, LN2 1DY
Full time / part time / job sharing available
Salary, starting from £18,000 per annum, pro rata & dependent upon experience
Adult Care Finance Team
Here at Serco, we're looking for a Finance Assistant to join us at Lincolnshire County Council. Reporting into the Adult Care Senior Assistant, this role will provide finance administration to support the adult care function and ensure that all applications and referrals are processed and assessed accordingly.
As the Finance Assistant, you will collect and collate necessary information to assess a service user's entitlement to financial support, meeting specified deadlines. As part of the role you will also deal with correspondence and daily inbound/outbound telephone enquiries of a personal and confidential nature. You will also be expected to process assessments accurately and work with your colleagues in reviewing and updating assessments procedures.
This role requires someone who has strong administrative skills and is looking to develop within the finance sector!
What you'll need to do the role
You will be interested in progressing within a career in finance and ideally have some finance or strong administrative experience. You will also have strong communication, administrative and customer care skills!
Meaningful and vital work: Working within the Adult Care Finance Team at Serco means that you'll play a critical role in ensuring that customers continue to receive the support that they need.
A world of opportunity: It takes a diverse team to support a council partnership and we're big on internal progression. So, whether you specialise your skills, progress into team management or move into operations, you'll find all the opportunity you need to evolve your career.
Great people: Councils are busy places and you will find yourself interacting with staff, customers, visitors and of course your supportive team. You will be a significant part of Serco.
What we offer
- Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
- Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
- The chance to make a positive difference to the wider public.
- Interesting, varied and enjoyable work.
- A company that recognises your contribution.
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.
Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.
We're a Disability Confident employer and are committed to equal opportunities. If you have any additional queries, requirements or you need more time to apply, then please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.
Serco supports fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required).