Payments Team Leader

Egham, United Kingdom
£24,551 to £28,849 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Wednesday, 25 November 2020
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 8 December 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Location: Egham
Salary: £24,551 to £28,849 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Fixed Term, Full Time
Closing Date: Tuesday 08 December 2020
Interview Date: To be confirmed

Full-Time, Fixed-Term

Applications are invited for the post of Payments Team Leader in the Finance Department

Working as part of the Procurement and Payments team, this role will be responsible for managing the college’s payment processes and provide leadership of the Payments Team. It is also the responsibility of the post holder to optimise the efficiency of the payments function by identifying and implementing opportunities for greater efficiency.

This role will be the escalation point for all accounts payable queries and ensuring prompt, accurate and timely payment of suppliers and other payments.

The role will be required to manage a variety of Accounts Payable duties to ensure the smooth running of the Accounts Payable function. The role is varied and includes the processing of supplier invoices & staff expenses, payments to suppliers & staff and reconciliation of supplier statements.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, customer focussed person to join our busy payments team as a team leader. The successful candidate must have significant working knowledge and experience of accounting controls and procedures along with AP processes. Experience of working with a finance system, i.e. Unit 4 Business World and Proactis Invoice Capture is desirable.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate ability to work under pressure, with high workload and to prioritise own work and that of others in order to meet deadlines with minimum supervision.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

This is a fixed term post to cover a period of maternity leave until September 2021. This appointment could end earlier than expected should the substantive post-holder return to work early.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Please quote the reference: 1120-252
Closing Date: Midnight, Tuesday 8 December 2020
Interview Date: TBC 

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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