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Senior Transactional Services Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

The post is in the Resources Directorate, within the Transactional Services Team, and the successful candidate will be focusing on recovering sundry and leaseholder debt after all collection processes have been exhausted. Tasks include advising on appropriate legal action and representing either council in court for a range of sundry and leaseholder debts. The successful candidate will be directing the team as well as liaising directly with service teams, contractors and customers including leaseholders and must have good communication skills. In addition, you will be involved in contract monitoring and carrying out some residual tasks including reconciliations as required.

We are looking for well-organised, motivated and flexible individuals to join us. The ideal candidate will be a strong team player and target driven.

The successful candidate will use the Councils main financial systems as well as considerable use of Excel for data manipulation. Candidates should, therefore, have proven knowledge and experience of using Excel and other analytical skills, as well as a keen eye for numerical detail.

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include home working (dependent on service need) and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays.

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities is also offered.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date: Sunday 15th September 2019

Interview Date: w/c 23 September 2019

Useful Information:

Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change.

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information: Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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