Senior Payments Officer MOR03684

Moray Council
14 Feb 2019
27 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

The Senior Payments Officer (Processing) will provide systems and payments administration, together with performance measurement and quality control information for the following areas :

Moray Council Financial systems (processing)

And will assist in the operational management of the processing team within Payments Section.


Provide day to day system/s maintenance and administration of the processing function

Develop operational procedures to ensure the function is properly documented

Review the procedural standards for this area

Participate in the training and development of staff within this area

Support the Assistant FMS & Banking Manager with the overall direction and support for the team

Assist in the ongoing service provision review to ensure best value

Handle various enquiries, both written and verbal

The Individual

Minimum 3 years in general Finance Payroll administration and/or Business Management

Experience in finance system administration

A high level of IT literacy with competence in Microsoft Word and Excel

Understanding of finance control and administration including implementation of new procedures.

Effective numerical skills

Finance/Administration diploma

Able to organise personal workload and that of others to meet set deadlines

Ability to write and interpret legislation and procedures

Knowledge of local authority Conditions of Service

A flexible approach to new working practices and technology

Ability to switch between tasks easily

To work on own initiative to specified deadlines

Analytical and research skills

Able to maintain confidentiality.

Able to work as part of a team and using own initiative.

Very good communicator – verbal and written

The ability to motivate and monitor staff

Work under pressure to tight deadlines

Specific Local Authority Finance Administration experience

Accountancy Training

Supervisory Training

Knowledge of the Council’s finance system (ABS e5)

Training experience

Closing Date: 22 February 2019
Starting Salary: £28,350
36.25 hours per week
£15.04 per hour

For further information contact Diane Beattie -

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