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Vacancy Administrative Officer (Edinburgh)
Employer City Of Edinburgh Council
Vacancy type Full Time Job
Reference number Adm687
Form of employment Not specified
Salary / Rate £22,129.00
Hours Not specified
Published 30/06/2020
Closing date 07/07/2020


City of Edinburgh Council are seeking a full time permanent Administrative Officer to be based in Trinity Academy. This post is contracted for 36 hours per week and has a starting salary of £22,129.


The purpose of this role is to act as a senior member of the business support team. The postholder will play a key role in supporting financial management, human resources advice and general administration within the school.

Essential criteria

Essential requirements for this role are: Experience of working within an office environment or a comprehensive understanding of office administration; Proven organisational skills and the ability to work to competing deadlines whilst ensuring attention to detail; Ability to manage secretarial and office administration arrangements; Have a good working knowledge of administrative procedures and computerised systems including MS Office and spreadsheets; Ability to understand procedures and Council Policies; Ability to engage with people at all levels and to establish and maintain good working relationships; Good written and verbal communication skills; HNC level qualification, preferably in finance or a business related discipline or have extensive relevant office management experience; Ability to maintain the filing and reference systems for staff and pupil records, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality; Ability to investigate and resolve problems and; Ability to follow procedures.

Desirable criteria

Desirable requirements for this role are: Experience of working with financial information and the ability to provide financial support in respect of school finances, including assisting in accounts and record keeping, planning and budget monitoring; Knowledge of cash recording and banking procedures; Experience of interrogating information systems and reporting on data; Experience of allocation of work and day to day staff supervision; Experience of data entry and record keeping; Experiencing of using, manipulating and extracting information from spreadsheets; Ability to monitor, interpret and present financial information and; Ability to analyse systems and procedures in order to develop, recommend and implement changes.

Additional information

This role is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by City of Edinburgh Council.

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