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Verification Officer

Location Coleraine, County Londonderry
Sector
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £9.25 per hour + holidays
Published 15 days ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Ashleigh Lyle
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Job description

MAIN PURPOSE OF POST:

This post will be responsible for providing support to the Funding Unit. This support will include financial, vouching, verification and monitoring of the Councils Grant Funding expenditure.

The post holder will ensure that all funds allocated to Grant Programmes by Council are effectively and efficiently accounted for in accordance with Council policies and procedures.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

GENERAL:

  1. To provide support to Council's Funding Unit, ensuring Application Forms are processed for eligibility. To ensure ineligible letters, Letters of Offer or Rejection are issued to organisations, along with other applicable documentation
  2. To undertake Verification visits or on the spot verification visits when required.
  3. To monitor the implementation of projects against letter of offer targets, ensuring that grant conditions are adhered to and that accurate project claims are supplied on a timely basis

  4. To give advice and guidance to projects in respect of monitoring where required.

  5. To assist the Funding Unit to process invoices and prepare regular claims to external funders.

  6. To ensure transparency and accountability through all payments approved by Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council.

  7. To liaise with the external funders regarding information and queries relating to funded projects.

  8. To undertake the collection and collation of financial and monitoring information for projects and input information into relevant databases ensuring that accurate records of all expenditure are maintained. Ensure compliance with Council procedures and systems and cooperate fully with any audit inspections.

Essential Criteria

Applicants must have:

  1. One years experience in financial and administrative duties.
  2. One years demonstrable employment experience claims processing including the vouching and verification of expenditure
  3. One years' experience of using a range of IT packages which will enable the postholder to fulfill the requirements of the post including word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software and databases;
  4. Access to a form of transport to enable the postholder to meet the requirements of the post in full.

Temporary ongoing position based on 37hrs per week, if you are interested please forward your cv via link or to Ashleigh.lyle@staffline.co.uk

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