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Part Time Finance Administrator



HMP Forest Bank are currently recruiting for a Part Time Finance Administrator. This is an entry level position in the Finance Team and you should have administrative experience of working in a fast paced environment.

HMP Forest Bank serves the courts of Greater Manchester and maintains strong links to the local community with a focus on resettlement. We aim to deliver quality of life services and support people to change their lives for the better.

Opportunities for learning and developing work-ready skills are on offer for all who come in to custody, but our commitment to reducing reoffending in local communities does not end at the prison gate. We support people released from custody through innovative partnerships in substance misuse services in Bury and Oldham, working with people to maintain recovery and lead law-abiding lives.

As well as the 16 residential units on site, there is a healthcare centre, gym, library, workshop complex, visits hall, chaplaincy and kitchen. The prison's capacity stands at 1,460, holding adult men both on remand or sentenced and young prisoners between the ages of 18-21 years.

For more information on working in Justice within Sodexo please see Careers in Justice
Job Description18.75 hours per week. Monday to Friday 8am - 11.45am

Salary £9,750 per annum plus 20 days holiday and 8 days Bank Holidays (pro-rata), free meals on duty, gym access, pension and shopping discounts.
Main Responsibilities
Primarily to maintain and update the BT pin system daily and provide any monthly reports
Log all valuable property received and all given out. Carry out all audits and destruction of valuable property in accordance with the guidelines within the PSI's.
Provide administrative and finance support to HMP Forest Bank and the wider business.
Deal with non-prisoner cash; visits tea bar, vending machine, lunch vouchers where necessary.
Ensure completed and relevant reports are carried out within the agreed required timescales; daily and monthly. These include CMS, BT pin system.
Deal with general enquiries and correspondence from both internal departments and external service providers.
Assist with any month end tasks as requested.
Undertake all postal duties.
Maintain stock control and order any stationary and financial consumables.
Complete all other administrative duties in line with audit requirements, finance policies and PSI's.
Any other ad hoc tasks required

The Ideal Candidate
Experience of working within an administrative/finance environment.
Experience of working in a fast paced, deadline orientated department.
Excellent IT skills.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Must possess good organisational skills, ability to multitask, prioritise workload and work to deadlines.
The ability to work with multidisciplinary teams and autonomously.
Must be highly motivated with a willingness to learn.
Must be fully aware of and follow the guidelines surrounding data protection and confidentiality.
Attention to detail.

About The CompanyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation.

We're a Disability Confident Leader employer. We're committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

Please note all roles within Sodexo Justice are subject to security and recruitment checks which may include a Social Media Check. You will also be asked to provide 5 years' worth of references and request employment history details from the HMRC.