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5 Nov 2015

Senior Direct Payments Officer

Positive Employment – Posted by Oneal JosephLondon, England, United Kingdom

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Job Description

P e r s o n S p e c i f i c a t i o n

Job Title:
Senior Direct Payments Officer

Essential knowledge:
1. Financial understanding of payments and resolution of queries
2. Understanding of Local Government finance in a Social Care environment, in particular Direct Payments and related legislation
3. Be sufficiently knowledgeable of finance matters to advise care staff and managers
4. Be conversant with SWIFT/AIS or similar financial module and the relevant setup areas
5. Working knowledge of Word, excel, email, databases
6. Substantial systems skills and the understanding of financial databases
7. Knowledge of operating accounts managed on behalf of service users.

Essential skills and abilities: 1. Ability to support, train and coach others to develop their learning and understanding of Direct payments process.
2. Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
3. Ability to use personal judgement and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles.
4. Ability to express complex calculations in a clear and concise manner to service user’s and their representatives.
5. Ability to analyse, verify and present numerical data both financial and statistical
6. Ability to organise high volumes of complex workloads and manage conflicting priorities within strict deadlines.
7. Ability to communicate effectively verbally, by telephone and in writing with a wide range of contacts both internal and external.
8. Ability to adapt readily to change and work effectively in a variety of situations, either with groups or individuals.
9. Must be IT literate and familiar with the Council systems, SWIFT/AIS, Oracle (or similar), Microsoft Suite, Excel and Word.

Essential experience: 1. Experience of working in a Direct Payments service in a complex, high value environment.
2. Have sufficient and recent working knowledge of a commercial finance package suitable for Adult Social Services, such Oracle Financials and SWIFT/AIS

Special conditions:
Independently mobile to undertake visits to service users to resolve complex financial issues if required

How to Apply

If your previous experience meet the above criteria please apply now by uploading your CV.Our recruitment team will consider whether or not your application is suitable for this vacancy.If you do not hear from us within 14 days of your application, please be aware that in this instance your CV does not meet requirement for this position.Positive Employment do no discriminate on grounds of Disability, Race, Age, Gender, Sexual Orientation and Comply with all relevant UK legislation.

Job Categories: Private Sector. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: and Local authority., Customer Service, Finance, Job Categories: Accounting & Finance. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Accounts, and Jobs. Salary: £20,000 - £40,000.

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