Senior Exchequer Service Officer
Service Care Solutions are hiring for a Senior Exchequer Service Officer for Merseyside Police, for more information please see the below job description and if you would like any more information contact Lewis Ashcroft on 01772 208962.
Title: Senior Exchequer Service Officer
Hours: 25 per week
Required Qualifications: Minimum the equivalent of a part-qualified Accounting Technician [AAT]
To contribute to and to monitor processes and procedures so as to maintain effective central payments systems and income recovery on behalf of the Force.
To support and deputise for the Exchequer Services Manager.
To support, and deputise for, the Exchequer Services Manager so as to ensure that there is continuity of service on a day-to-day basis.
Administer the Force Sundry Debtor systems.
Monitor the processing and issuing of new debtor invoices.
Create new debtor master records so that official invoices can be issued to debtors.
Manage the recovery of sundry debts including payroll and use and occupation charges, issue reminders, follow-up letters and decide upon the appropriate measures to achieve recovery.
Liaise closely with the Payroll Client Unit and the external payroll provider with regard to the recovery of overpaid salaries to ensure debts are repaid in a timely manner and in
line with force criteria.
Knowledge and Experience:
Knowledge and experience gained by the equivalent of a part-qualified Accounting Technician [AAT] is expected to have been achieved by the post-holder.
Oral and written communication skills are important in order to address and negotiate individual repayment issues; as is the ability to prioritise workloads.
Knowledge of current VAT and Construction Industry Scheme legislation as it applies to both accounts payable and receivable.
Experience of operating within a strict set of internal financial and procedures, and where relevant, financial policies of external bodies such as the Home Office to ensure that legally enforceable invoices, and related transactions, are issued and the income is recovered.
Knowledge of law and legal process, in respect of debtors, is requires so as to be in a position to offer solutions and suggest legitimate courses of action.
The post-holder is expected to provide informed suggestions, in respect of debt recovery, to both managers and Knowsley Legal Services.
Experience of working with a financial accounting system, and an appreciation of the key interfaces between the General Ledger, Debtors & Creditors modules.