Payments Officer

Tradewind Recruitment Social Care
London (Greater)
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Tradewind have a fantastic opportunity for a Payments Officer to work in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.

The main purpose of the role is to ensure that ASC provider payments are made in an efficient and timely manner in accordance with the Council’s standing orders and financial regulations.

Main duties:

  • To run Frameworki pay cycles in accordance with annual payment schedules agreed with the Finance Manager, for designated are and to provide cover for payment officers
  • To add variations to pay cycles in respect of adjustments i.e. payments made for 5 days after death, to adjust for manual payments made outside of pay cycle etc
  • To ensure any overpayments made to providers are reclaimed in a timely manner and that records of overpayments and reclaims are maintained
  • To make manual/emergency payments through the Agresso accounting system for any payments required in between scheduled pay cycles
  • To ensure all supplier queries relating to payments made through Frameworki are dealt with promptly and in accordance with good customer care practices
  • To liaise with suppliers, the Frameworki team and BT Managed Services to ensure suppliers are set up on both Frameworki and Agresso

Essential skills and experience needed:

  • Experience of making electronic payments to providers using feeder systems that interface into a main accounting system
  • An understanding of the need for proper financial and management controls when making payments to providers
  • Experience of dealing with external customers and applying good customer care principles in the delivery of a front line financial service
  • Demonstrate an understanding staff management including motivation, appraisals, supervisions, training and poor performance
  • Experience of using core financial systems, databases and other supporting IT

Job requirements:
Frameworki experience is essential
Must have a minimum of 2 years recent experience working in the same role within a Local Authority
An enhanced DBS of satisfactory level is essential

Our promise to you:

  • A highly experienced recruitment consultant who will provide you with regular updates about vacancies across the UK
  • Career guidance alongside our free CV writing service
  • Free yearly DBS disclosures
  • Prompt and reliable payroll service
  • Excellent aftercare service
  • £100 referral fee – terms and conditions apply

Due to a high volume of applications we receive, we are only able to respond to applications who meet the needs of our clients

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