Finance and Capital Officer (Maternity cover)

Staffs Fire & Rescue HQ
Grade F
Full Time
Fixed Term
14 months

Finance and Capital Officer

Salary: £29,874 - £35,982

FTC: 14 Month 

We are now recruiting for a full-time Finance and Capital Officer to cover maternity cover for 14 months.  This post will cover Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service as part shared service arrangements with Staffordshire Police.

As the post holder you will be responsible for all aspects of the capital accounting process including the detailed monthly reporting, fixed asset register maintenance and attendance/ secretarial duties at the quarterly Capital Review Group.


In addition, you will provide the management accounts support for The Head of Finance undertaking the month-end routines of calculating accruals, prepayments and reconciling control accounts.  There are also responsibilities for the chart of accounts and other finance system administration tasks.


You must have demonstrable experience of the accounting month-end routines and of the capital monitoring, with excellent communication skills along with a proven ability to engage and build relationships with a range of stakeholders.  You must be AAT qualified or hold an equivalent relevant qualification.

For more detailed information about this exciting role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification included in the Supporting Documents section.

This post is a key role in the finance department.


This post will be required to work from Fire HQ Pirehill.

Please note that applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified/experienced individuals. However prior consideration will be given to applications from individuals who are ‘at risk’ and employed by Staffordshire Police. If an appointment is made from that at-risk group, the post may be withdrawn. In this event, a representative from the Enabling services team will notify any affected applicants.

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Please note that if successful for this role, the following tests and checks will be conducted:
  • Medical assessment 
  • Vetting clearance
  • References

This opportunity is closed to applications.