Finance officer

Finance officers oversee book-keeping, general accounting and other financial and related clerical functions mainly within local government and a variety of public sector organisations.

Tasks

  • Coordinates the activities and resources of finance departments.
  • Plans work schedules and assigns tasks to financial clerks.
  • Prepares or arranges the preparation of financial reports for managers.
  • Oversees the recording and checking of daily financial transactions, the preparation of provisional balances and reconciliation of accounts.

Typical Education Level

Certificate

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 25% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£28,101

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for finance officer is £28,101

1,122 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,122. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for finance officer roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £28,101 per year. That is about £2,342 per month or £14.41 per hour. New workers generally start on £20,925, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £41,683

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,122 people are employed in the region.

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