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Payments Officer

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    £10.45 - £11.45 per hour

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  • Published:

    9 days ago

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    1 Month +

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Payments Officer to join our busy offices based in Portsmouth on a temporary basis for 1 month with the possibility of an extension. We are looking for someone to start ASAP, working 37 hours per week, at £10.45 p/h.

As the Payments Officer, your main duties will include:

  • Administering the City Council's corporate purchasing card scheme and assisting with the expansion of the scheme across the authority
  • Providing a high level of customer service to external and internal clients by telephone, in writing and in-person
  • Assisting the Oracle Support Team as and when required with system testing and system enhancements
  • Providing support to the Income and Payments Department as and when required

To be successful for this Payments Officer post you will need to have:

  • Have experience of working in a finance environment, knowledge of Oracle EBS system a plus.
  • Have previously worked in a creditors/accounts payable section and be familiar with purchase orders and supplier invoicing processes
  • Be confident with the use of IT and be keen to use the latest technology, as you will be using Oracle Accounts Payable on a daily basis as well as Microsoft Office applications and web-based systems
  • Be able to plan and prioritise your work and concentrate on the most important matters, as you will need to respond to a variety of requests and at the same time maintain the required deadlines
  • Have a good standard of literacy and numeracy
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills and good interpersonal skills in order to be able to communicate effectively with our internal departments and respond to supplier enquiries

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