Payments Officer

Tradewind Recruitment Social Care
London (Greater)
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a fabulous opportunity for a Payments Officer to join the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.

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. To ensure payments made are accurate and in the event of any over payments being made these are recovered from suppliers. To ensure all supplier queries relating to payments made through Framework-i are dealt with promptly and in accordance with good customer care practices.

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
Send a Frameworki tasks to the Payments and/or Finance Manager requesting pay cycles be authorised and complete pay cycles when certified by the Manager
To ensure Frameworki interfaces successfully into Agresso and resolve any issues that may cause an interface file to fail
To ensure any overpayments made to providers are reclaimed in a timely manner and that records of overpayments and reclaims are maintained
Ensure that overpayment reclaims are correctly accounted for both in Frameworki and the Agresso accounting system
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

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

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Free yearly DBS disclosures
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