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Financial Assistant - Accounts Payable

  • Employer: Metropolitan
  • Reference: 3550
  • Published: Fri 09/11/2018, 1:43 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 07/12/2018, 1:43 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37.5 hours pe week.
  • Salary: £22,500 - £25,000 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Southgate

6 month fixed term contract

Here at MTVH we are constantly changing, developing and improving the lives and environments for our customers. We value our people and the contributions they make to help us to achieve our priorities.

The role
You will process invoices, ensure suppliers are paid within payment terms, reconcile supplier statements and liaise with suppliers and staff to provide an excellent payments service.

What you will be doing:
-Process invoices is a speedy and accurate manner
-Liaise with suppliers to ensure accounts are kept up to date and in an accurate manner
-Reconcile supplier statements
-Liaise with our internal customers to ensure all paperwork is in place to make payments within supplier payment terms
-Ensuring the data is input onto the Purchase and General Ledger accurately and on a timely basis, ensuring deadlines are met and service standards maintained.
-Payments are made promptly to suppliers (including using cheques, BACS and Online payment (CHAPS and Faster payment)).
-Errors are rectified and queries are dealt with.
-Any other Accounts Payable duties as requested by the line manager.
-Ensure that all departmental records and documents are filed and maintained
-Develop and manage an effective arching service
-Answering calls and dealing with external and internal queries

Skills and experience you need
-Good numeracy skills
-Experience of working in an accounts payables team
-Excellent communication skills and good telephone manner
-Strong customer services skills
-Good IT skills
-Experience of using Oracle financials or a similar finance package
-Strong reconciliation skills and an eye for detail
-An affinity of the work of the Social Housing sector

About you
-You care about your customers and are driven to improve customer satisfaction
-You are a team player with strong interpersonal skills
-You have a "can do" attitude and a positive approach

About us Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing is one of the UK`s leading providers of affordable housing and care and support services. We employ over 1900 people to manage and develop our large portfolio of nearly 56,000 homes serving over 75,000 customers across London, the East Midlands, Southern and the East of England.

How we reward you
Our staff are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:
-A unique benefits package that can be adapted to suit each individual.
-The opportunity to choose from a wide variety of benefits which includes options around Health and Wellbeing Programme
-Employee Assistance
-Discounts with multiple retailers and many more.
-An impressive Pension Scheme
-28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with the ability to buy and sell up to 5 days!

Our promise
All employment decisions at MTVH are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation.

"We are proud to have been recognised by Disability Confident for our commitment to disabled people and those with long term health conditions by providing fair and equal opportunities for all applicants enabling them to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations."

To apply: Please upload an updated CV and a one page supporting statement outlining why you are interested in the role, MTVH and how you meet the key criteria for the post.

Interviews will take place on Friday 23rd November 2018.

  • Employer: Metropolitan
  • Reference: 3550
  • Published: Fri 09/11/2018, 1:43 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 07/12/2018, 1:43 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37.5 hours pe week.
  • Salary: £22,500 - £25,000 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Southgate

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