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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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Assistant Collections Officer

Closing date: 30/04/2020

Reference: REQ102140

37 hours / Permanent

18,795 - 19,171 *

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, full time basis, based at our Aberystwyth office.

On a day to day basis duties will include:   

  • ensuring prompt and timely payment of fees to Residential Homes;
  • invoicing of charges to clients within Residential Homes;
  • updating and maintaining various systems to ensure payments to Residential Homes and invoices to clients are accurate and up to date;
  • liaising with Residential Home managers, clients, client representatives, social workers and other officers from various teams within the Council.
We are looking to recruit an individual:

  • with 2 years’ experience of a financial role;
  • with a high level of interpersonal skills;
  • with an ability to work to deadlines and to prioritise competing and conflicting workloads;
  • with an ability to carry out tasks with accuracy, attention to detail and professionalism;
  • who has intermediate level skills in the use of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office products.
The ability to communicate in Welsh and English is essential.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.  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.

Canolfan Rheidol
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