Kelly J is an Audit Manager with The Audit Commission. She wasn't sure what to do after leaving university with a degree in civil engineering and a masters in construction management. She applied to several organisations with graduate schemes and clear career paths. Once she'd been interviewed she was convinced that The Audit Commission was the right place for her.
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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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