Finance Officer (Billing and Payments Team) (Solihull MBC Employees only)
37.0 Hours per Week
We are seeking two enthusiastic and motivated Finance Officers to join our busy Adult Social Care Payments Team on a 12-month fixed term basis.
The Adult Social Care Payments Team is responsible for verifying and processing payments for all adult social care services including direct payments.
Contributing to the provision of a high quality customer focused service, you will be involved in creating bills for client contributions for residential and non-residential care, drafting letters and preparing statements of accounts, as well as dealing with queries from clients and family members, external providers and social workers.
To be successful in this role you will have 5 GCSE’s A-C (4-9) including Maths and English (or equivalent) or be able to demonstrate effective numeracy and literacy skills.
You will also
- have practical experience and knowledge of finance and office administration;
- be able to communicate complex issues and information in a concise and understandable manner;
- be able to deal effectively and sensitively with adults at risk and carers;
- have confident IT skills, able to use spreadsheets, word processing and email;
- be able to produce accurate quality controlled work under pressure and meet set deadlines.
In return we can offer the opportunity to be a key part of a friendly and supportive team, providing a crucial service for Solihull Council. Working for Solihull means that we can offer employees a great working environment, together with a range of flexible working options, attractive staff discounts and a career average pension scheme.
Whilst this post is offered on a 12-month fixed term basis we would consider applications from internal applicants seeking a secondment opportunity.
To apply, please click on the link below. If you have a specific question or require further information regarding this post, please contact Abdul Assad, Senior Accounting Technician on 0121 704 6413.
Interviews will be held week commencing 8th April 2019
Please note we do not accept CVs.
The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Not Required.
This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: Not required.
Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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