Interim Income Control Officer x 2 – Financial Services

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Interim Income Control Officer x 2 – Financial Services
Wembley, London
Interim Position

Brent 5212232

Posted: 2nd August 2022 13:28
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  • Pay Rate:

    £20.08 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • Wembley, London,

    HA9 0FJ

What's involved with this role:

Interim Income Control Officer x 2 – Financial Services

Reference no:  Brent 5212232

A DBS disclosure is listed as a requirement for this role;

The purpose of the role is to work within defined guidelines to assist in providing a comprehensive accounts receivable service for the Council. Work within a defined financial control framework to ensure controls are in place and adhered to in support of the above.

Key responsibilities:

  • Advise management of any significant discrepancies or failures in financial or control procedures.
  • Proactively identify improvements relating to income and debt management and financial controls and systems to ensure processes are efficient and effective and financial procedures are kept up to date.
  • Identify areas of risk which the council should consider to aid prevention of fraud with any transactions and advise management of any significant discrepancies or failures in financial or control procedures
  • Undertake analysis of complex data and provide reports and evaluation of this to support the overall management of income and debt across the Council.
  • Proactively contribute to the continuous improvement of the service and assist in the design and implementation of new processes, procedures and systems.
  • Investigate and resolve all income exceptions and discrepancies, interrogating all relevant systems and liaising with banks, third party suppliers and internal and external stakeholders as necessary.
  • Provide Income management training and advice to all Service areas to achieve increased efficiency and compliance throughout the organisation.
  • Performing day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying and recording receivables’ data.
  • Preparing and processing invoices (including those relating to Adult Social Care client contributions), supplier amendments and bank deposits as well as allocation of all income and payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures.
  • Manage the department’s safes and ensure compliance with insurance limits and financial regulations in relation to the contents.
  • Process reported amendments to supplier details in accordance with relevant financial controls and procedures.


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***Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.


Knowledge & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Experience of working with a financial management system such as Oracle Financial.
  3. Experience of working in an Accounts Receivable environment.
  4. Knowledge of financial control techniques and how they are used in managing complex, high-value and high-volume financial transactions.
  5. Knowledge of invoicing for goods and/ or services delivered, and posting payments via various methods such as cash, cheque, card and BACS transactions to client account.
  6. Knowledge of specialist information systems including Oracle Financials and Microsoft Office products
  7. Knowledge of general accounting principles, policies and practices.


Skills & Abilities:

  1. Ability to work independently as well as being able to contribute to a “total team” culture where there is a shared responsibility to achieve team objectives.
  2. Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills.
  3. Strong numerical, analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  4. Ability to work with all stakeholders to identify flaws in processes, suggest new ideas and solutions to aid service delivery improvements.
  5. Proven ability to support and develop colleagues in area of expertise.
  6. ICT Skills: Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


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  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.


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Interim Income Control Officer x 2 – Financial Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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