Working in the Children, Families and Education Finance Team in our Finance Directorate, you will be part of a team providing a support service to Children's Social Care and Education departments. You will be processing invoices received from a wide range of suppliers using our Mosaic Care Management system and Oracle EBS Accounts Payable System.

Attention to detail and the ability to produce accurate work are essential requirements of the role, along with the skills to communicate effectively both inside and outside the organisation.

The role will involve the following:

Accept invoices from suppliers and obtain the relevant approval to pay, ensuring where possible that agreed payment terms are met.
Identify where goods and services have been received without a purchase order, and obtain the appropriate cost codes, approvals and justifications from the service to make payment.
Make any other payments with appropriate authorisation e.g. payment requisitions.
Undertake journals as required e.g. to allocate costs or make code corrections.
Raise purchase orders to suppliers in accordance with instructions and approval received from budget holders.
Identify where purchase order requests are incomplete and take steps to resolve them.
Contribute to the continuous review of processes to ensure that they are efficient and meet the needs of internal and external customers.
Provide good customer service to external and internal customers at all times, using telephone, writing and face-to-face communication as appropriate.

Skills and Requirements:

Understand the purpose and principles of the Purchase to Pay system and how they are applied to the work received.
Demonstrate a good standard of numeracy & literacy.
Be confident with the use of IT, proficient in the use of Excel, Word, Outlook, etc. plus the ability to use financial systems such as Oracle EBS and Mosaic.
Demonstrate data entry skills, including a strong ability to handle numbers and figures to a high degree of accuracy and reliability.
Be able to remain calm under pressure, to plan and prioritise work and concentrate on the most important matters in order to meet deadlines.
Be able to methodically analyse a piece of information and determine the most appropriate course of action. Hours of work are 9am till 5pm, 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

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