Bernie D works for the Colin Neighbourhood Partnership, looking after the finances of the organisation. She says, "at one point in my life that I wanted to become a nurse... But I couldn't stand the sight of blood, I'm very squeamish and can't even watch Casualty without hiding behind the cushion!" Bernie applied for a job as a book keeper, but did not expect to get it as she had no experience. Taking the chance paid off as the interviewer gave her the opportunity and now Bernie wants to get more qualifications under her belt.
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DescriptionFinance officers oversee book-keeping, general accounting and other financial and related clerical functions mainly within local government and a variety of public sector organisations.
QualificationsEntrants will normally possess GCSEs/S grades (including maths), a finance-related qualification at an appropriate level and have relevant work experience.
- Oversees the recording and checking of daily financial transactions, the preparation of provisional balances and reconciliation of accounts;
- Prepares or arranges the preparation of financial reports for managers;
- Plans work schedules and assigns tasks to financial clerks;
- Coordinates the activities and resources of finance departments.
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