Vacancy Details

Assistant Finance Officer

We have two full time temporary roles for an Assistant Finance Officer and although they are based from HQ in Lincoln, the successful candidates will be working from home.  These positions will last for at least 3 months and could be extended.  Duties are as follows:-


  • Process journals in the finance system (Agresso Business World)
  • Process recharges
  • Process budget virements
  • Prepare working papers to support journals and recharges
  • Updating spreadsheets with data from the finance system
  • Reconciliations e.g. between spreadsheets and the finance system, or between the finance system and feeder systems
  • Monitor processes in the finance system which require action and follow up to resolve these
  • Upload new year budgets into the finance system
  • Upload budget forecasts into the finance system
  • Assist with answering queries e.g. from budget holders, provide advice and support
  • Help to prepare communications to budget holders and Schools
  • Assist with the audit of School funds
  • Assist with reviews of Schools financial positions
  • Assist with the completion of statutory returns
  • Complete payments to maintained schools and academies
  • Assist with the administration of Lincolnshire Sickness Insurance Scheme for schools
  • Undertake monitoring of schools processes


  • Experience of working in an accountancy role, preferably in the public sector
  • Preferably AAT qualified or working towards AAT
  • Good IT skills. Proficient with MS Excel and experienced in using a large finance system
  • Good communication skills, able to communicate both verbally and in writing with both finance and non-finance staff, as well as external bodies
  • Able to work exclusively from home, using MS Team to communicate with colleagues – all necessary equipment will be provided. Although the post is based from home, staff need to live within travelling distance from Lincoln so that equipment can be delivered by hand
  • Able to organise own workload to meet deadlines, and work quickly and accurately

If you are interested in this position, please email your CV to, telephone 01205 355899 or call into our Boston office.

Workforce Unlimited is a Recruitment Agency and acting on behalf of a Client.  By submitting your CV or application to Workforce Unlimited, you are consenting to your details being forwarded onto our Client in relation to the position applied for and, unless advised otherwise, we will retain your information for consideration for future relevant vacancies for a limited time.


Job Overview:

  • Reference Number: 59344596
  • Position: Temporary
  • Salary Per Hour: £11.05
  • Salary Per Annum: £