Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: 11 September 2022
Interview date: TBC
For an informal discussion, please contact Kay Stevenson, ContrOCC Payments Team Leader on 07701394631 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the role
Are you looking to begin your journey in Accounts Payable? If so, join us as a Payment Assistant in a department using your Expertise, Passion and Innovation to deliver the highest quality work to support our Customers.
Do you enjoy making things happen, challenging the status quo, achieving more together and being customer centred?
If so, this is the job for you.
The role sits within the ContrOCC Payments team in Lewes, who are part of our Business Administration Department making payments to Providers and foster carers. We operate flexibly within an agile environment to make best use of our office space e.g. the majority of the team use laptops enabling them to work from home 1-day a week and some work a 9-day fortnight.
Your main responsibilities will be to:
- Make payments in accordance with contracts and care packages.
- Make payments to foster carers and adoption agencies.
- Deal with payment queries from Providers and foster carers.
Our goals/recent achievements within the ContrOCC Payments team are:
- Implemented monthly reporting to track key performance indicators.
- Developed a skills matrix and mapped end to end processes.
To succeed in this role you’ll be a great communicator with good MS Office skills and possess an eye for detail along with a real passion for delivering awesome customer service in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. Your ability to remain calm under pressure whilst working to tight deadlines within a team environment will be essential. To be shortlisted for this position your application will clearly evidence how you meet the person specification of the attached job description including:
- Financial systems experience with excellent numeracy, literacy and IT skills.
- Ability and experience of communicating clearly and concisely at all levels.
- Ability to approach work methodically whilst being flexible and prioritising as required.
In return for your commitment, we’ll support you every step of the way with training and encouragement and a team spirit that's unbeatable. You will join a team which offers unrivalled support and offers a fantastic work/life balance, with flexibility and brilliant staff benefits.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.
Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.