Service Care Solutions Ltd

Senior Exchequer Services Officer

Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting a Senior Exchequer Services Officer for a 3 month Fixed term contract (extension very likely) on behalf of a Local Police Force in Merseyside.

The purpose of the is to - To contribute to and to monitor processes and procedures so as to maintain effective central payments systems and income recovery on behalf of the Force.

To support and deputise for the Exchequer Services Manager.

Responsibilities of the Senior Exchequer Services Officer will include but will not be limited to -
- To support, and deputise for, the Exchequer Services Manager so as to ensure
that there is continuity of service on a day-to-day basis.
- Administer the Force Sundry Debtor systems.

Monitor the processing and issuing of new debtor invoices.

Create new debtor master records so that official invoices can be issued to debtors.
- Manage the recovery of sundry debts including payroll and use and occupation charges, issue reminders, follow-up letters and decide upon the appropriate measures to achieve recovery.
- Liaise closely with the Payroll Client Unit and the external payroll provider with regard to the recovery of overpaid salaries to ensure debts are repaid in a timely manner and in line with force criteria.
- Negotiate and enforce repayment schedules when debtors are experiencing difficulty
repaying debts to ensure that debts are recovered in a manner which is sensitive to the circumstances of the debtor.

To be considered for this role you MUST -

- Knowledge and experience gained by the equivalent of a part-qualified Accounting
Technician [AAT] is expected to have been achieved by the post-holder.
- Oral and written communication skills are important in order to address and negotiate individual repayment issues; as is the ability to prioritise workloads.
- Knowledge of current VAT and Construction Industry Scheme legislation as it applies to both accounts payable and receivable.

- Experience of operating within a strict set of internal financial and procedures, and where relevant, financial policies of external bodies such as the Home Office to ensure that legally enforceable invoices, and related transactions, are issued and the income is recovered.

As this is a role with the Police, the successful candidate will be subject to Police Vetting, therefore candidates must have resided in the UK for the last 5 years.

If you are interested, would like further information or you have any questions please ring Mark Arthur on 01772 208962 or Email

Please Note - Due to high volumes of applications we can only respond to successful candidates

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