Senior Control Officer

Chelmsford, Essex
Grade 7 - Starting at £29,142 per annum and rising to £32,115
21 Aug 2019
15 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full time

We are looking for two experienced officers to support the Control Team Leader in delivering accurate subsidy claim returns and 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.  The role also involves managing the work of an officer responsible for internal financial reconciliations.

The Systems Senior Control Officer will be responsible for managing the work of two officers delivering support to Revenues and Benefits staff, testing new releases and ensuring that day to day systems maintenance and reporting tasks are carried out in a timely and appropriate manner.

Both posts will require substantial current practical experience within a Revenues and Benefits service. If you have a preference for either the Financial or Systems role please indicate this in the supporting statement section of your job application form.  

Please note, the interviews for this position will take place w/c 23 September 2019.

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 the Disclosure and Barring Service process.