Finance Officer (Operational Adviser)
Westport 102, Edinburgh

Job reference: 060826

Location: Westport 102, Edinburgh

Job closing date: 26/07/2021

Job posted date: 12/07/2021

Salary: Band 4 (£23,709 - £25,982)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Administrative Services

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Finance

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland

**** COVID-19 – Please note that during this time all interviews will be conducted remotely.  If successful, you will also initially be working remotely in line with the guidance from the Scottish Government***

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a dynamic and enthusiastic NHS Finance Team, responsible for functions of Payroll, Expenses, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable and dealing with general ad hoc duties and queries

About NES

Our vision at NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is to develop a skilled and sustainable workforce for a healthier Scotland by providing education and training for those who work in NHS Scotland whether through undergraduate, postgraduate or continuing professional development

What we can offer you

  • Life-work balance - with opportunities for flexible working and remote working
  • A collaborative, open and empowering environment
  • Extensive Benefits
  • Incremental progression through the salary band, plus annual NHS salary scale review
  • There is a generous NHS pension scheme and
  • Annual leave starts at 27 days increasing in line with service plus 8 days public holiday.

Your Role

Responsibilities will include but are not restricted to

  • Dealing with payroll queries, conducting variance checks
  • Processing expenses claims
  • Weekly supplier payment runs and ad hoc Foreign payments etc
  • Posting cash and income,
  • Credit Control
  • Routine and non-routine enquires in all areas

What we love to see

These will include but are not restricted to;

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of working as part of a Finance team
  • Extensive experience of MS Excel and MS Word
  • Experience of dealing with Payroll and employee queries

Sounds good?

If you’d like to discuss the role informally, please contact Sehrish Ali-Siddiqi:

For more information including how to apply please refer to the Job Information Pack below. Unless otherwise stated the deadline for applications is 23:59 hours on the closing date.

Closing Date:  26th July 2021

Interview Date: 18th August 2021

We actively encourage applicants from a range of backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, religion, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief

If you have any queries regarding the application portal or the recruitment process, please contact us at:  NES HR Recruitment:


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