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Accounts Receivable Team Leader

Hours of work: 37 per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 04 December 2022

For an informal discussion, please contact Alina Dunn, Accounts Receivable Manager on 01273 481250 or at Alina.Dunn@eastsussex.gov.uk.

Do you enjoy making things happen, challenging the status quo, achieving more together and being customer centred? Do you want to work within a team that will recognise and reward you for demonstrating an ‘Epic attitude’ - using your Expertise, Passion and Innovation to deliver the highest quality work to support our customers?

If so, this is the job for you.

The role sits within the Accounts Receivable and Procure to Pay Team who are part of our Business Administration Department, collecting £95m of invoiced income and paying £541m of payments for goods, works and services.

We operate flexibly within an agile environment to make best use of our office space e.g. the majority of the team use laptops enabling them to work from home a few days a week.

Some of Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Lead and Manage the Accounts Receivable Team
  • Develop a culture of continuous improvement  
  • Support the Accounts Receivable manager to lead the service
  • Establish and develop effect working relationships with internal and external customer, stakeholder and partners

To succeed in this role you’ll be a great communicator with good MS Office skills and possess an eye for detail along with a real passion for delivering awesome customer service in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. Your ability to remain calm under pressure whilst working to tight deadlines within a team environment will be essential. To be shortlisted for this position your application will clearly evidence how you meet the person specification of the attached job description including:

- Financial systems experience with excellent numeracy, literacy and IT skills;

- Ability and experience of communicating clearly and concisely at all levels;

- Ability to approach work methodically whilst being flexible and prioritising as required;

In return for your commitment, we’ll support you every step of the way with training and encouragement and a team spirit that's unbeatable. You will join a team which offers unrivalled support and offers a fantastic work/life balance, with flexibility and brilliant staff benefits.

Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.

Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/12726/29047

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Lewes

  • Salary
  • £35,650 - £38,354 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 04/12/2022

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Business Services

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Administration and Clerical