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Finance officers oversee book-keeping, general accounting and other financial and related clerical functions mainly within local government and a variety of public sector organisations.
QualificationsEntrants will normally possess GCSEs/S grades (including maths), a finance-related qualification at an appropriate level and have relevant work experience.
- oversees the recording and checking of daily financial transactions, the preparation of provisional balances and reconciliation of accounts;
- prepares or arranges the preparation of financial reports for managers;
- plans work schedules and assigns tasks to financial clerks;
- coordinates the activities and resources of finance departments.
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