Finance Assistant Corporate Parenting

Posted 27 June 2024
Salary £13.00 - £13.03 per hour
Job type Temporary
Discipline Professional & Technical
ContactBeth Goldsmith

Job description

Title: Corporate Parenting Finance Assistant

Rate: £13.02 per hour

Location: Hybrid - once day per week based in Cambridgeshire County Council - New Shire Hall, Huntingdon

Type: Temporary - 12 weeks

Opus People Solutions are working with Cambridgeshire County Council to recruit for an interim Finance assistant to support the corporate parenting team. You will be responsible for accurately process Corporate Parenting transactions, ensuring that Providers and Carers are paid in a timely manner.

Main responsibilities:

  • Updating systems with young people and foster carer details, making weekly and fortnightly payment runs. Dealing with queries ensuring paperwork is filled in correctly. Possible processing of invoices.
  • Records and associated systems to ensure that accurate payments are made.
  • To ensure that Other Local Authority's contributions are recorded correctly, and invoices generated in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that all financial data is recorded in a consistent and accurate way across all systems.
  • Provide financial statistics to relevant managers as requested in order to comply with CCC regulations.
  • Ensure duties are undertaken with due regard to the Council's financial regulations, national charging guidance, and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all invoices, bills and other charging correspondence sent to other Authorities (and/or their representatives) are accurate, meet quality standards and adhere to agreed processes.

-Financial Support:

  • Assist with monitoring and/or management of budgets in accordance with County Council financial processes, systems and instructions as necessary.
  • Ensure that County Council financial processes and systems are complied with.
  • Undertake financial support duties as required to support the efficient delivery of services.


  • Has some knowledge of Corporate Parenting Processes regarding social care provision available across client groups.
  • Demonstrable track record of dealing with public in a positive and sensitive way
  • Must have experience using Controoc financial system.