Travel and Expenses Adminstrator (Ref 580010)

Full Time

Salary Range: £21,087 to £24,891

Location: Holyrood, Edinburgh 

The Allowances Office is responsible for providing a customer focussed service for the validation, payment and subsequent reporting of expense payments for Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs). In doing so, it is governed by the Reimbursement of Members’ Expenses Scheme (the Members’ Expenses Scheme). 

The office is notionally split between ‘Allowances’ and Travel & Expenses’, but staff can be involved in any area of work across the office. All members of the team deal on a daily basis with MSPs, MSP support staff, Scottish Parliamentary Service (SPS) staff and external suppliers, providing advice and guidance on expenses. 

You will be responsible for the accurate recording and processing of all types of payments under the Reimbursement of Members’ Expenses Scheme within office service level agreements and providing MSPs and their support staff with guidance on the Scheme. In taking up this exciting opportunity, you will possess excellent time management and organisational skills, with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. You will also have an excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, coupled with good numeracy skills. 

How to Apply 

Read the job information and complete an application from. Alternatively email or write to the Scottish Parliament, Human Resources Office, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP. Applications from Gaelic speakers are welcome.  

The closing date for applications is Friday 31 March 2017. 

The Scottish Parliament is committed to achieving a diverse workforce which reflects our diverse communities and we welcome applications from all. We are an autism friendly building, have supportive family friendly policies, a room for prayer or reflection, and staff groups which support diversity in the workforce. We offer excellent benefits with great opportunities to work flexibly during your working week, generous holidays (40.5 days’ leave including public holidays) and the opportunity to join the Civil Service pension arrangement.



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