Senior Rent Accounting Officer

Harbour Buildings, Waterfront West, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 1LN
£24736 to £27468 FTE per annum
31 Mar 2021
13 Apr 2021
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Job Type
Contract Type
Part time permanent
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Part Time

A permanent part time position has arisen within the Housing Direct Debit Team. The team provides a frontline service to 22,000 tenants where Direct Debit represents a third of all payments.

Hours: 22.20 per week (working 3 days, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday)

Salary Grade 7

Successful applicants will have experience in financial administration and the delivery of Direct Debit services. You will have an advanced understanding of IT systems, be able to work at a detailed level and have exceptional planning skills.

Duties include:

  • Scrutinising, amending and processing complex Direct Debit files
  • Amendment of the Northgate Rents Database
  • Undertaking quality reviews, drafting procedures and working with the team to improve systems
  • Reconciliation of rent charges including rent increases
  • Provision of performance and statistical information
  • Training and guidance to team officers'

We are looking for someone with 4 GCSES at grade C or above including Maths and willing to study to NVQ level 3 in Business Administration or AAT (foundation) or equivalent.

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