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Finance Officers

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.


Median Salary

New workers start around £13,676. Normal pay is £23,313 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £39,754.

Daily 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.

Skills employers are asking for

  • Active Listening
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Critical Thinking
  • Speaking
  • Learning Strategies
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Active Learning
  • Monitoring
  • Science