Finance Adviser - JRN 12237

Vacancy Type
Police Staff
Area Command / Department
Finance Department
Contract Type
Secondment/Fixed Term
Full Time
Salary Range
No Salary Detailed
Closing Date


Salary:  C - G (£19,374 - £31,725)

This is a 12 month fixed term contract/secondment opportunity 

All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy (both internally and externally advertised).

In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 23 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays, increasing to 28 days for 5 years+ service.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card. And to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations.  

What you will be doing? 

On a daily basis you will monitor budgets, investigating and challenging unexpected expenditure, producing monthly reports to assigned Departmental heads. You will work with senior managers from across the force to ensure accurate projections, provide advice, whilst ensuring they understand their current financial position. You will also support the financial budgeting cycle including year-end and budget setting in addition to ensuring compliance with financial regulations. You will conduct internal reviews on finance processes and provide recommendations for improvements, helping drive out efficiencies

What you will need? 

You should be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, a desire to work within a finance function and have obtained AAT accounting qualification or equivalent.

The successful candidate will have:

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

· An understanding and knowledge of budget setting processes.

· Experience in working with finance IT systems.

· Experience of operating to strict deadlines within a busy finance team.

· Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel is essential.

For further information please see the role profile: Finance Advisor.docx

If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team using the following email address


Vacancy Contact

To discuss the position in more detail please contact Lyndsey Curry at 

Vetting level

Recruitment Vetting (RV) 

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed. 

A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references. 

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Appointments are based on merit alone