Finance & Verification Assistant

Location Coleraine, County Londonderry
Job type Temporary
Salary Negotiable
Published about 1 month ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Natalie McCloskey
Job ref DPS:1618:NMCC_1650469692

Job description

Job Title: Finance & Verification

Location: Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Based at Cloonavin


The Role:

  • 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.

  • 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 organizations, along with other applicable documentation.

  • To vouch and verify all grant expenditure and to process invoices in accordance Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council requirements.

  • To undertake Verification visits or on the spot verification visits when required.

  • 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

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

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

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

Hours of work: Full-Time - 37 hours per week


  • One years' experience in financial and administrative duties.
  • One years' demonstrable employment experience claims processing including the vouching and verification of expenditure
  • 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;
  • Access to a form of transport to enable the postholder to meet the requirements of the post in full.
  • IT skills and ability to collect, analyse, interpret and report on a variety of data
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills, both verbal and written
  • The ability to work on own initiative, meet tight deadlines and manage competing demands in a pressurised environment

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