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INTERNAL ONLY - Creditors Assistant

Agile Worker / Anvil Court, Abertillery
Grade 4 (£20,092 - £22,183 per annum) - 37 hours per week
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to join the busy Creditors Team, situated within the Accountancy Division.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • processing and validation of invoices using the KOFAX and Civic Financials systems;
  • validation of suppliers, invoices totals and VAT;
  • production of payment runs from feeder systems such as SIMS, housing benefits, utilities, childcare, foster payments, grants, kinship, ILF and direct/supporting payments, including file conversion, verification of creditor accounts and BACS authorisation;
  • utilisation of the NXGForensics module to ensure no duplicate payments are made;
  • ensuring correct application of tax for each payment; and
  • dealing with queries from suppliers in a timely and professional manner. 

This role is designated as an Agile Worker in accordance with the Council’s agile working policy. This offers the successful candidate the benefits of managing their work life balance through a combination of working at home and in an office environment as required.

Essential Criteria for the position include:

›   5 GCSE’s or equivalent at grades A-C, to include English & Maths

›   Good customer care and communication skills with the ability to respond to queries with confidence.

›    I.T. Literate

›    Experience with Microsoft Office software

›    Good organisational ability and able to work on own initiative as well as within teams

›    Good interpersonal & communication skills

This post is an internal advertisement, open to Permanent and Fixed Term employees of Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council.  Temporary employees are eligible to apply providing they have 24 months continuous employment with the Authority.

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process.

Closing Date:          21/10/2021 – 12:00 midnight

Interview Date:        t.b.c.


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