Hertsmere is located in southern Hertfordshire – we are 13 miles from Central London and within the M25. We adjoin Greater London with excellent road and rail links making London and the Home Counties easily accessible. The Council Offices are situated in Borehamwood within Zone 6 and with a direct rail link into London Kings Cross St. Pancras. The area is an internationally renowned centre for film and television production, home to BBC Elstree and Elstree Studios (a council owned asset).
Hertsmere Borough Council is looking to recruit an Accounts Receivable Assistant to join our friendly Finance team. You will have specific responsibility for accounts receivable in support of the Senior Income Officer. Working closely with our Legal Recovery Team you will assist in the operation of the sundry debtors system and recovery of housing benefit overpayments.
You will be responsible for the day to day maintenance of records for the Sundry Debtor system, writing correspondence to debtors and using experience and initiative to negotiate payment of outstanding debts.
The successful candidate will be educated to GCSE standard (or equivalent) including English and Maths. You must have good communication skills to deal tactfully with the public and have experience of using a financial based system.
The post is offered on a full time, permanent basis (36 hours per week).
Benefits include 26 – 30 days annual leave (depending on the length of Local Government Service), local government pension scheme, flexible working hours, free car parking, free use of leisure facilities, cycle scheme, childcare voucher scheme, season ticket loans and access to a large staff roof garden.
Please follow the link below to apply on line or telephone 020 8207 7475 (24 hour answerphone service) for an application pack.
Closing date: 12 noon, 26 September 2018
Interviews: Week commencing 1 October 2018