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Payments Officer

Business & Corporate Services

Finance, Audit

Tameside Council



36 Hours per Week, Permanent

Salary - Grade C SCP13 £17,391 to SCP15 17,972 per annum

Location: Currently based at Tameside Council Offices, Two Trees Lane, Denton but will shortly be moving to Tameside One, Market Place, Ashton-Under-Lyne

We are seeking to appoint two Payments Officers to support the authority’s Procure to Pay process.

As a key member of the Creditors Team, amongst other duties you will register high volumes of invoices and payments onto our financial system to ensure payments are made to suppliers within the contracted payment terms. This will be done with both speed and precision as accuracy is essential.

You will be involved in process improvement; promotion of the authority’s Platinum Payment Programme and will support the implementation of E-Invoicing into the authority.

Applicants should have excellent attention to detail, be self-motivated, organised, flexible and possess excellent communication skills. Applicants must also have the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines maintaining excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

No experience is required for this role

For an informal discussion please contact Katie Sherriff on 0161 342 5072

This post is subject to DBS disclosure

Reference No: ADV1956
Closing date: 28th March 2019

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28th Mar 2019