Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued and supported to make a positive contribution at work.
We are looking for a highly organised and enthusiastic person to join our busy Adult Social Care Financial Services Team.
The main duties of the role are to provide financial administration support to the service covering financial assessments, direct payments and property & finance.
The work is provided through a number of varied functions such as raising debtor invoices, checking timesheets, processing payroll and paying invoices. Making benefit applications to the Department for Work and Pensions, managing online banking systems and managing service users finances through Appointee and Deputyship.
The work also deals with the collection and recovery of debts from service users which will involve recovery action.
Day to day contact with service users by telephone is a key part of this role and the ability to communicate effectively with them is an essential part of this role. We will provide individual training to support your transition to this area of work.
As a finance clerk you will cover a specific area of work day to day covering one of these areas but will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of the teams work.
The successful candidate will be need to have excellent IT skills and be customer focussed. You must have excellent communication skills as well as being able to work flexibly around the different areas within this busy team.
This post has been identified as suitable for flexible working which enables the postholder to work a percentage of their working time away from the office
We offer an excellent total reward package including a competitive salary, generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement as well as access to a number of additional employee benefits and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.
If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Janet Ballinger , Team Manager on 01642 527464
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is not a UKVI Sponsor therefore we are unable to provide visa sponsorship.
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