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19 Sep 2023

Full-Time Grants Officer

LCRCARecruitment – Posted by LCRCARecruitment Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Type – FT, Flexible Hours: 35 hours per week

Location: Hybrid Working (Liverpool/Work from Home)

Salary: £29,217 to £31,058

Our vision is to create a fairer, stronger and cleaner city region. Somewhere we can all be proud of, where no one is left behind. To make our vision a reality we’re looking for people, from all walks of life, who reflect the diversity of our communities, feel connected to our vision, and who role model our three behaviours.

The Combined Authority is led by Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram and brings together Liverpool City Region’s six local authorities – Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral – to tackle the big issues that matter to us all, together.

We work together to make investments in areas that have a real impact on our communities, such as transport, employment, culture, digital and housing.

Our aim is to ensure that everyone benefits from the decisions we make. We want to create an environment which allows our economy to thrive for the good of everyone who lives and works in Liverpool City Region.

Role overview:

We now have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and talented individual to join the Finance Team.  Reporting to the SIF Accountant the post of Grants Officer is responsible for supporting a variety of grant funded projects, from inception through to closure, within the Combined Authority in the discharge of the organisations Accountable Body functions.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a busy Finance Team and to contribute to the development and opportunities that exist both now and in the future.

Key role and responsibilities:

  • You will assist in the development of funding schedules for prospective grant funded projects
  • You will receive and process grant/loan claims
  • You will maintain all records in respect of live claims
  • You will contribute to the monthly and quarterly monitoring, liaising closely with PMO
  • You will maintain the integrity of all financial data in the ledger
  • You will assist in the production of statutory reporting requirements
  • You will assist in the closure of accounts process

Required skills and knowledge:

  • AAT qualified or equivalent
  • An understanding of Local Authority finances and grant funding regimes
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload against strict deadlines
  • The ability to engage and work with a range of professionals
  • A commitment to the LCR and an understanding of its stakeholders
  • An ability to demonstrate our core values, including a commitment to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Experience of contributing to a high-performance culture

What we can offer you:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme contributions between 5.5% and 12.5%
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 29 days as well as bank holidays and the option to buy 5 additional days
  • Free travel around Liverpool City Region with an All-Zone Metro card worth £1,450 per year plus All Zones Off Peak Trio ticket for your spouse or partner
  • Flexible and hybrid working with role dependent overtime and enhanced pay
  • 24/7 access to Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family and Free counselling services
  • Corporate discounts at council-owned gyms
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Coaching, mentoring, apprenticeships, and professional qualifications including paid membership fees and even a £1k interest free learning loan for any non-job-related learning

We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for all candidates who met the essential criteria in the job description and who have declared that they: have a disability, are from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic background, are a member of a reservist or have close family links to a member of the Armed Forces as we are under-represented by people from these communities.

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.


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How to Apply

If you think you match the job description and our values then click on the link to apply, indicating how you meet the person specification. Please see our website Careers | Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (liverpoolcityregion-ca.gov.uk) for help applying.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 15 days.

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