Important: Coronavirus

We are committed to ensuring the safety of our communities and employees. In light of current circumstances, we have decided to suspend all shortlisting and interviewing activity. As a result of this decision, the application closing date for most of our jobs has been extended until 30 April 2020. There may be key jobs which are excluded from this arrangement to help support our ongoing response.

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Collections Assistant

Closing date: 30/04/2020

Reference: REQ102139

18.5 hours / Permanent

18,426 *

Canolfan Rheidol, Aberystwyth

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our busy Collections Team within the Finance and Procurement service on a permanent basis, based at our Aberystwyth office.

On a day to day basis duties will include:  

  • updating and maintaining various systems to ensure information on Residential care clients is accurate and up to date;
  • invoicing of charges to clients within Residential Homes;
  • liaising with various personnel in respect of clients in Residential care;
  • ensure that benefits and pensions are being received correctly for those clients that have opted for the Council to be their appointees;
  • general office duties to include preparing and mailing letters and invoices.
We are looking to recruit an individual: 

  • that is familiar with financial tasks;
  • has good customer care skills and is a good communicator;
  • with an ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines;
  • able to work on their own initiative and as a member of a team
  • who is familiar with Microsoft Excel, Word and email.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Iris Hawkins 01545 572627. 

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date. 

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Finance and Procurement

We ensure the Council remains financially resilient through careful and responsible monitoring of funds, effective corporate procurement, prompt and accurate payments of financial assessments/creditors and timely collection of local taxation/debts.

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