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£31,095 to £32,907 Per year Appointments will normally be based at the bottom point of the salary scale.
07 October 2019 10:12:00
Closing Date:
17 October 2019 17:00:00

Applications are invited for the post of Financial Services Officer - V60A

Based within Financial Services - Police Headquarters, Penrith.

37 hours per week, temporary position for 12 months.

Interviews to be held Thursday 24th October 2019.


Applications are invited for the post of Temporary Financial Services Officer based at Police Headquarters, Penrith

37 hours per week

Do you want to come and work as part of a dynamic finance team? This role will give the post holder a great opportunity to work with our Financial Services managers to provide support in essential areas of the finance function. The post holder will be a key role in the production of the annual statutory accounts and asist with the day to day treasury management. This role will also be the single point of contact for insurance queries and undertake adhoc pieces of work to support our Deputy Chief Financial Officer. The post holder may also be required to monitor actual spend against budget and report their findings to the Financial Services Manager.

The successful applicant should be a fully qualified Accounting Technician (AAT Level 4).

Please refer to the attached Job Profile and Person Specification for further details of the role and the essential criteria.


Fully qualified Accounting Technician (AAT L4).  Minimum of three years experience (or demonstrable competence) of large scale budgetary management preferably within a devolved budgetary environment.

Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of public sector accounting practices.

Please note this process will use the Competency and Values Framework for policing (CVF) Personal Qualities.  Please refer to the attached Framework for further details.

Cumbria Constabulary continues to keep Cumbria safe by our staff and officers providing excellent services in partnership with other agencies. Staff jobs are evaluated through the HAY scheme and whilst pay is a strong factor in any recruitment; we can offer the total package, which includes the strong reputational and cultural image of the Constabulary, career progression opportunities including training and development and a wide range of benefits, for further details please click on the following link:

We are already a high performing force, with our staff delivering excellent service on a daily basis. We have outstanding people who work tirelessly to serve our communities. The Code of Ethics sets out the principles and standards of behaviour we expect to see and applies to every individual who works in policing, whether a warranted officer, member of police staff, volunteer or someone contracted to work in a police force, for further details please click on the following link:

We are committed to the development and promotion of equal opportunities for all.  Due to their under representation, applications are particularly welcomed from eligible minority group candidates.

The closing date for this post is 5pm Thursday 17th October 2019.

* Appointment to all posts is subject to vetting checks some of which may be enhanced

Application forms can be completed online and emailed to  or alternatively returned by post to the following address: Employee Services Department, Cumbria Constabulary Police Headquarters, Carleton Hall, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2AU.

To apply for this vacancy please refer to the attached application form and application form guidance

Please note:- If we have not responded to your application form within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume that, on this occasion, your application was not successful at the short listing stage.

Appointments will normally be based at the bottom point of the salary scale.

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