Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.
Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.
Making A Difference as an Assistant Income OfficerThis is an exciting opportunity to join the Income Section based within Finance and Accountancy. The service operates the Corporate Income Management and Payments system which includes the processing and reconciliation of all payments received by the Council along with the debt recovery function for Sundry Debts.
The post of Assistant Income Officer is responsible for the reconciliation of the Council’s bank statement, completion of supporting working papers. Liaising with Council Departments and external third parties to ensure all income received by the Authority is identified and processed accordingly. You will also provide support to the Debt Recovery Team when needed.
You will require excellent communication and IT skills, a minimum of two years’ experience of working in an office environment. You must be able to work as part of a team and be able to prioritise your own workload.
If you think you have the right skills to undertake this role, we would love to hear from you.
Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.
You are also welcome to contact us for an informal discussion please contact Claire Harland, Income Manager on 01744 671711.
Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.
Equality & Diversity
St Helens Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Council can be found here https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/equality
St Helens Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.
NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.