Finance - Transactional Support Officer

Finance Transactional Support Officer
Based at Hanslope Park near Milton Keynes, MK19 7BH
Free shuttle bus available between central Milton Keynes and Hanslope Park

At any moment in time, we have hundreds of active projects around the world, each with varying revenue streams. Our Finance team not only take great pride to understand the value in the financial management of these projects, they ensure everything is compliant with the National Audit Office to help deliver year end accounts to Parliament.

Trusted, commercially successful, and always growing. This is Finance with a twist, Now, you’ve got the opportunity to join them.

At FCDO Services, we protect the UK’s interests at home and overseas. We design and construct secure government buildings, courier diplomatic packages worldwide, safeguard government tech, and a whole lot more. Our work is as varied and vital as it gets, but we never lose sight of our people. Their skills, aspirations and growth mean as much as the global mission we're on. In our world, it all matters.

There’s more to this role than just numbers

Switching between billing, accounts receivable and accounts payable, you’ll be a key member of the team. Billing will see you setting up and maintaining projects, at the same time as releasing revenue and invoicing our customer on our secure system. The second, accounts receivable, is all about issuing customer invoices, communicating with them by telephone and email to secure payments and monitoring payments. Accounts payable will see you arranging a wide range of supplier payments. Either way, attention to detail and accuracy is vital, as all functions have a significant impact on our financial and commercial performance. But it’s not all about processing. You’ll resolve issues too, while answering queries from, and building relationships with, suppliers and colleagues throughout FCDO Services.

You can work with people as well as spreadsheets

Relevant experience would be an asset, but it’s not essential. We’re more interested in your numerical ability, customer service skills and positive, proactive approach. Your ability to handle and interpret data will prove invaluable, as will your confidence in dealing with others and working in a team. You must also be a tactful communicator with an understanding of Excel.

And you’re looking to build for the future

Working with us you’ll help keep people, information, and assets safe around the world. It’s a role you can feel proud of; and we aim to make every part of your career just as rewarding. That’s why when you join us, expect to receive a competitive salary, generous holiday entitlement and a Civil Service Pension. Along with this, you’ll also have access to training and other development opportunities to help grow your career with us. Our offices have an on-site gym, nursery, café, and restaurant, and we offer interest-free loans on season tickets and bikes to help you get there. It's a great set of benefits made to support all you do, and all you need. And once in our team, you will find plenty of opportunities to develop your skills and study for financial qualifications.

All our employees have to be security cleared before being appointed, so you will need to undergo a vetting process as part of your application. This role requires you to go through Security Check (SC) clearance. You can find out more about vetting on our website.

To find out more about this role, our benefits and our organisation, please visit

It takes a diverse team to protect a diverse world.

The vital work we do takes an incredible community of colleagues, with different skills, backgrounds, cultures and identities. We support every individual, so that you always know you’re welcome and valued. It’s what makes us a Disability Confident employer. And Employers for Carers. And it’s how you know you’re joining an inspiring, inclusive organisation.

Hanslope Park based posts attract a Location Allowance of £1,750 per annum.

FCDO Services are regulated by the Civil Service Commission.

Job summary

£25,811 plus £1750 Location Allowance
Hanslope Park
Closing Date
04 June 2024 at midnight

Further information

The following documents provide supporting material for this role. Please note for some documents you may require Adobe Acrobat Reader.

  • 1.  Role Profile
  • 2.  Extra Information
  • 3.  Civil Service Recruitment Principles
  • 4.  Civil Service Code