E1 Finance Assistant Job at UK Government – Ministry of Defence in Lichfield

HQ DMS Group has 9 Basic Level Budgets (BLB) with Budget Holders at one-star level. The HLB annual budget is around £500m. Workforce payroll costs are managed at the HLB level and are around £400m per annum.

This role in the finance team will provide an understanding and grounding to Ministry of Defence finance responsibilities to any individual who has career aspirations, and opportunity to pursue finance qualifications. It will involve providing clerical and functional support duties upon which the finance function is built upon.


Main responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Collating financial data, maintaining and updating spreadsheets to assist in monthly In Year Management tasks.
  • Producing financial management reports, scrutinising data to highlight potential issues and where possible assisting in mitigating and resolving these issues.
  • Processing of payments for all miscellaneous invoices and claims involving data input, processing, reconciliation and maintenance of robust audit trails.
  • Working within Finance you will be assigned individual areas of work, but you will also be expected to provide assistance and support to the team’s main effort, with work requisite to the grade and skill sets.


We’ll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:


Managing a Quality Service

Delivering at Pace

Working Together

We only ask for evidence of these behaviours on your application form:


Managing a Quality Service


  • Learning and development tailored to your role
  • An environment with flexible working options
  • A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
  • A Civil Service pension
  • Free Parking
  • Members Gym
  • Staff Cafeteria & Costa Coffee

About the Company

Company: UK Government – Ministry of Defence

Company Location:  Lichfield

Estimated Salary:

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