Monitoring and Payment Officer

Job Category: Other Jobs
Reference Monitoring and Payment Officer
Contract Type Temporary
Duration Initial 3 months
Location Northamptonshire
Job Type Full-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week 37
Rate £9.73 per hour

About the job:

We are seeking a  Monitoring and Payment Officer to assist in the development and maintenance of business processes to support Senior Administrators and Team Leaders, along with gathering data and financial information relating to the work area to support in the production of management reports and information on service performance to meet service area requirements.

This is a temporary job for an initial three months, with the potential to become permanent subject to performance.

  • Assist, coach and mentor less experienced colleagues in the performance of routine tasks to support the achievement of individual and team performance and development objectives.
  • Arrange all aspects of internal, inter-agency and inter-departmental meetings as requested and minute meetings as required whilst maintaining a high degree of confidentiality for all information handled.
  • Maintain information technology and office systems to ensure effective services including Microsoft office, SharePoint, etc.
  • Provide an efficient and confidential support service to senior managers.
  • Handle a wide range of more detailed queries including correspondence referred by colleagues and partners and provide a point of contact for staff within the division.
  • Plan, co-ordinate and implement personal diary and meeting schedules to ensure that business is completed within service standards and meets business requirements.
  • Initiate and build good working relationships with colleagues and other professionals to deliver the service required.
  • Gather data and financial information relating to the work area to support in the production of management reports and information on service performance to meet service area requirements.
  • Demonstrate awareness/understanding of equal opportunities and other people’s behaviour, physical, social and welfare needs
  • Carry out any other duties which fall within the broad spirit, scope and purpose of this job description and which are commensurate with the grade of the post.
  • Proven track record of delivering financial processing or similar work to deadlines
  • Understanding of the implications of Data Protection legislation
  • Good organisational and administration skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to demonstrate a flexible and creative a roach to problem solving
  • Good negotiation and mediation skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a flexible and creative a roach to problem solving
  • Good negotiation and mediation skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills sufficient to be able to liaise effectively with external agencies, care providers, users and carers
  • Experience of operating computerised financial and information s stems
  • Experience in the use of word processing, spreadsheets, and automated s stems
  • Experience of working in a busy office environment
  • Holiday entitlement of up to 31 days per annum, pro rata (including bank holidays).
  • Permanent equivalent council pay rates offered after 12 weeks
  • Pension contribution from employer
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opus candidates hear about jobs first
  • Opportunity to apply for permanent positions as an ‘internal candidate’
  • Consultants based on site within Angel Square
  • Gain experience to support permanent applications

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