Cashiering & Accounts Payable Officer

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Cashiering & Accounts Payable Officer
Contract / Temporary

Elmbridge RQ735336

Posted: 16th November 2022 12:23
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  • Pay Rate:

    £19.77 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  •  This opening assignment is for 3-6 months


    KT10 9SD

What's involved with this role:

Cashiering & Accounts Payable Officer   

Reference no: Elmbridge RQ735336   

Pay rate £19.77 per hour PAYE   

To ensure the correct and timely payment to creditors for supplies and services provided to the Council 

Key responsibilities: 


  • To make sure a high standard of customer care and accuracy is afforded to Cashiering and Accounts Payable function customers (both internal and external) and other users of this service. 
  • To be responsible for ensuring funds (income) are properly receipted and accounted for and that the cash receipting system is reconciled/transaction processed for final input to bank statements. 
  • To resolve queries arising out of banking, card processing and payments from customer queries or other sources. 
  • To authorise and control payments relating to creditors including setting up of suppliers and processing invoices). 
  • To control and reconcile the relevant control accounts. 
  • To account to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs for Construction Industry Tax in accordance with legislative requirements. 
  • To provide assistance and advice on accounts payable processing and Construction Industry Tax to client teams. 
  • The post-holder is largely responsible for tailoring the creditors system for the Council’s needs and in designing and distributing the associated documentation. 
  • To design and distribute relevant forms for the cashiering function. 
  • Provide information for freedom of information requests and complete statistical returns as required 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s including mathematics or equivalent 
  • Knowledge/experience of concepts of Customer Care 
  • Knowledge/experience of CIS deduction system 
  • Knowledge/experience of reconciliation of Control accounts 
  • Experience of reconciliation of control accounts 
  • Computer literate with significant experience of use of a relevant computerised accounting payable system 
  • Numeracy Skills and ability to accurately input financial data including use of Excel 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application. 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF. 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

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Job Ref: Elmbridge RQ735336
Cashiering & Accounts Payable Officer
Client Category: Local Authority

Anticipated Length of Assignment: Unless otherwise stated (we do carry the occasional permanent vacancy) all of our roles are technically temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent.

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Cashiering & Accounts Payable Officer
Client Category: Local Authority

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