Finance Officer (Accounts Receivable)
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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The Financial Services section is responsible for the many of the core functions of the Finance Department including accounts payable and receivables, cash and banking and the preparation of statutory financial statements and returns.
Due to the internal promotion of the existing postholder a vacancy has arisen for an Accounts Receivable Officer.
As well as assisting with the raising of sales invoices and dealing with queries relating to these invoices a key aspect of the role will be work on credit control.
This involves liaising mainly with other NHS Organisations and Local Authorities as well as some private sector customers. Experience in credit control would be useful but more important are good communication skills and the willingness to get involved in credit control.
The successful applicant will also assist the Receivables Team Manager in liaising with patients and insurance companies over billing and collection of payments for private patient treatments.
Main duties of the job
Ensure invoices and credit notes are processed in accordance with procedures, investigate enquires and queries and provides advice as required.
Supports AR Team Leader with month end procedures and Oracle housekeeping tasks.
Ensure aspects of work of the AR section is completed on time and to financial timescales.
Contacts customers directly to enquire over late or non-payment.
We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, covering one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS trust in the country. Leading in innovation and quality - opening a state of the art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. Do you want to work in one of the best performing NHS organisations in England? Work in an organisation that supports its staff and focuses on staff experience as much as it does the experience of its patients? You can live and breathe in an area that has the cleanest air, cost effective living, great nightlife, some of the best schools with a wealth of history available on your doorstep. Sound too good to be true? Well it isn't, this is what you get when you work for Northumbria Healthcare, this is the Northumbria Way! Please read 'applicant guidance notes' before submitting your application.
The post holder must be able to plan and prepare own work within timescales without direct supervision. Responsible for ensuring timetables are met for processing of invoices and closure of Accounts Receivable in accordance with Finance Dept month end timetable.The post holder will organise their own workload to ensure such timetables are adhered to.They are also responsible for planning and organizing work in order to ensure medium term objectives are achieved.
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