Payments Officer / Systems & Reconciliations Officer - Torridge District Council

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • £18,887 - £19,650 pro rata (£19,012 - £21,575 subject to approval of 2022/23 pay award)

The finance department is looking to recruit to two vacancies. If you are the person for us, then we will do our very best to find a working arrangement that helps you balance your work and your life. This could include, for example, compressed hours and in any event a flexible working scheme. However, any part time arrangements would have to incorporate circa 27 hours per week. Applications will be considered for either or both of the two roles.

The Local Government pay award is currently pending. The employer’s offer is an increase of £1,925 per annum for all pay grades.

Payments Officer
We are recruiting for a helpful and dedicated individual to join our Finance team as a Payments Officer. The successful candidate will take a key role in ensuring the team provides the highest level of customer service to our internal and external customers.
The successful candidate will assist the accountancy and exchequer teams where necessary to ensure all processes are completed with precision, whilst also providing a helpdesk to all users across the authority for our financial systems. It is essential that the individual has a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above and experience of working within a finance environment.

Systems and Reconciliations Officer
We are recruiting for a helpful and dedicated individual to join our Finance team as a Systems and Reconciliations Officer. The successful candidate will take a key role in ensuring the team provides the highest level of customer service to our internal and external customers.
The successful candidate will assist the accountancy and exchequer teams where necessary to ensure all processes are completed with precision, whilst also providing a helpdesk to all users across the authority for our financial systems. It is essential that the individual has a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above and experience of working within a finance environment.

Please specify in your supporting statement which vacancy you would like to apply for.

If you would like to discuss either/both of these opportunities further, please contact Amanda Quick, Systems Administrator, on 01237 428972 or David Heyes, Finance Manager, on 01237 428989 for an informal discussion.

For more information, or to apply for this position, please visit https://careers.torridge.gov.uk to complete an online application form.
Interview Date: 9 September 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationNorth DevonDevonTorridge
  • Work Postcode


  • Reference

    AC0278


  • Occupational GroupFinance & Accounting


  • Salary Details

    £18,887 - £19,650 pro rata (£19,012 - £21,575 subject to approval of 2022/23 pay award)


  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull TimePart Time
  • Hours

    Full Time or Part Time

  • Closing Date

    28/08/2022

  • DBS Check Required

    No