Payments and Expenditure Officer
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Closed for applications on 03/12/2023 23:59
£24,294 to £26,421 p.a. (Grade 5)
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Council Offices, Green Lane, Spennymoor plus Hybrid Working
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our busy Payments & Expenditure team, delivering a high-quality customer focused service.
WHAT IS INVOLVED:
The post holder will mainly be responsible for supporting the Schools Oracle Project, as well as providing a purchasing and payments service to DCC's suppliers.
The post holder will also provide a responsive, efficient and effective service to all Directorates and actively support the end to end purchase to pay process.
Durham County Council are an organisation where staff are trusted, supported and valued, to make a positive contribution at work.
You will report directly to one of two Senior Officers in the Payment & Expenditure Team, working alongside other Payment & Expenditure Officers to ensure that the purchase to pay process is carried out effectively.
To be successful you will need to demonstrate you are willing to be flexible, and support colleagues as we strive to deliver an excellent service to customers. You should demonstrate excellent communication skills, present a positive, helpful approach and be comfortable working with online financial systems.
We encourage you to contact Erica Bradley via email at email@example.com for an informal discussion about this roles.
WHAT WILL I NEED:
You should have NVQ Level 3 or equivalent or have Level 2/3 and relevant experience of working in an accounts payable or transactional purchasing environment or in a financial services/support environment.
Please use the ‘Person Specification’ section of your application form to demonstrate that you have the essential and where possible, desirable experience, skills, and knowledge. Candidates who do not evidence that they meet the essential qualifications and experience listed on the person specification will not be short-listed.
In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.
It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 18th December 2023.
We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants that can show they meet all the essential criteria and have indicated they have a disability, are a looked after young person, care leaver or a veteran.
Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BENEFITS AND REWARDS:
We can offer you a range of employee benefits including competitive salaries, a generous leave entitlement of up to 32 days, a government pension scheme and various flexible and hybrid working options (benefits are subject to individual terms and conditions).
Take a look at our comprehensive rewards and benefits package at the link below:-
Durham County Council currently operates a hybrid working policy where a model of 2 days in the workplace and 3 days at home/remote will apply. This model is pro-rated for part time roles and arrangements are at managers discretion, alternatively you can work all of your contracted hours within the workplace if you prefer.
EQUALITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION:
We are a proud equal opportunities employer and recognise the value of difference, having a diverse talented workforce brings new ideas and new perspectives, which will facilitate growth and improvements to services.
As a Disability Confident Leader, we encourage applications from disabled people and can provide support throughout the recruitment process, for more information please refer to the Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion page on our website.
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This job is closed for applications.