Contracts & Accounts Assistant

13 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Peabody has an exciting opportunity for a Contracts & Accounts Assistant to join their Care and Support team based at Rowan House, Colchester. You will be there on a part time, fixed term basis (until September 2019) and you will be offered a competitive salary of £15,000 per annum.

The Contracts & Accounts Assistant role:

You will ensure all the Association’s policies and procedures are followed. You will also comply with general Health and Safety duties (set out in the Association’s Health and Safety Policy) and work in a safe manner reporting any unsafe acts or conditions.

Key responsibilities of our Contracts & Accounts Assistant:

- Manage the financial data held on the Capita Support database, ensuring data is comprehensive, up to date and accurate, in order to maximise the timely collection of all monies due

- Maintain financial contract data on the Capita Support database

- Set up, adjust and terminate contracts on the Capita Support database and liaise with internal and external partners

- Prepare ledger adjustments for backdated changes to care and support contracts

- Liaise with operations staff to ensure contract costs are correct in line with signed contractual agreements

- Run monthly financial reports for analysing and sharing with operational staff

- Produce bespoke reports and analysis of financial data as and when required/requested

- Work closely with Peabody’s Credit Control department regarding queries arising from invoice creation, and assist in reconciliation of accounts

- Ensure correct and up to date contract information is held on Capita Finance and other systems are updated as necessary to reflect changes

- Ensure the coordination of new services to ensure IT, business systems and contract payment details are set up and implemented

Skills and experience required of our Contracts & Accounts Assistant:

- Holds a finance qualification, has experience of working in finance

- Experience of working to deadlines with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail

- Experience of working with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint with a high level of expertise in Excel including using Lookups, constructing pivot tables and other complex formulas

- Some experience of working with either Capita Support System or SUN Accounts or another accounts system

- Business or Accountancy (AAT) qualification (desirable)

- Educated to A level standard

- Maths and English to GCSE (or equivalent)

- An understanding of business systems or accounting programmes

- Understanding of, and commitment to, equalities and diversity

Closing Date: 23/04/18

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as one of our Contracts & Accounts Assistant then please click ‘apply’ now, we’d love to hear from you

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