ESF Finance Co-Ordinator (Temporary)

Dumfries & Galloway Council
£25,509 - £27,498 per year
21 Aug 2017
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


ESF Finance Co-ordinator (Temporary) (5/930)
£25,509 - £27,498

Based within the Employability and Skills Service, Dumfries, this is an exciting role for a highly capable candidate who has the ability and desire to support the Service Manager in the delivery of the European Social Fund 2014-2020 programme through the setting up and management of programme administration and appropriate systems for implementation, monitoring and evaluation of ESF supported activities.

You will be able to:
• Establish effective controls and ensure that government claims and reports are completed within the timescales provided;
• Process all financial information and claims relating to the grant funding programme;
• Collate information for meetings and presentations;
• Design and implement a programme of training around project financial requirements and EU monitoring requirements for all staff and delivery agencies;
• Establish and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

In order to be successful in this role you must be positive yet flexible with robust knowledge of IT and office systems. You will be a team player, confident and able to influence stakeholders and demonstrate initiative and reliability in varying circumstances.

Other essential requirements:
• SVQ 4 or equivalent in a related subject;
• Moderate experience of working in an office environment;
• Experience of working to deadlines, multi-tasking and financial processing;
• Working with communities, local agencies and government;
• Preparing reports for a variety of audiences;
• Knowledge of ESF and other funding

This post is temporary up to 31st December 2018. This post may be suitable for attachment. Agreement from your line manager must be sought before applying for this post.

This post is part funded by the European Structural Funds and as such, the post holder will be solely involved in Structural Funds activity.

Informal enquiries to: Peggy Taylor: Employability Team Officer on 0303 333 3000 ext 60201or email:

See also:
ESF Finance Coordinator JD.pdf
ESF Finance Coordinator PS.pdf
ESF Finance Co-ordinator Advert.doc