Senior Control Officer

Chelmsford City Council

We are looking for an experienced officer to support the Control Team Leader in delivering accurate subsidy claim returns, financial reconciliations and system support for the Capita Revenues and Benefits system.

The Financial Senior Control Officer will be responsible for compiling and submitting Chelmsford’s annual housing benefit subsidy claim and any other financial returns required from a combined Revenues and Benefits service, therefore substantial current practical experience is necessary. The role also involves managing an officer responsible for internal financial reconciliations.

Revenues and Benefits work in a flexible manner and employees are able to work at home for the majority of their working week as long as a suitable workspace and equipment is available.

Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council’s Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with Disclosure and Barring Service process.

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Hours: full time - permanent

Closing date: 4th Apr 2022, 11:59pm


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