Accounts Payable Officer
NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
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NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership has an exciting opportunity in our Accounts Payable Department. We are looking for an Accounts Payable Officer who is enthusiastic, organised and efficient to join the Accounts Payable Team based at Companies House in Cardiff. The post holder will be responsible for resolving invoice queries and responding to queries from both internal and external sources.
We are currently working in line with the COVID-19 legislation and guidelines and have implemented home-working and safe onsite working regulations throughout the organisation. We are also looking at how we balance flexibility with community, and how we manage opportunities to learn from each other. The Accounts Payable Team promotes flexible working and encourages staff to work from home.
Your role will initially be based at Companies House, until we relocate to our new base in early 2024 to Nantgarw, Cardiff
This post is fixed term for 9 months to cover maternity.
Main duties of the job
The main purpose of the role is to resolve often complex and aged supplier invoice queries in line with Health Board/Trust Financial Procedures and Standing Financial Instructions and in accordance with operational timetables and deadlines, ensuring that VAT and Construction Industry tax requirements are correctly applied.To investigate, resolve and respond to complex and/or sensitive queries from Suppliers, other Departments within the Health Board/Trust and other Finance Department Staff, and to provide advice and guidance to others regarding the application of Accounts Payable related policies and procedures.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
At NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership we have high standards and expect everyone to embrace our values of Listening & Learning, Working Together, Taking Responsibility & Innovating, whilst ensuring trust, honesty and compassion are implicit in everything that we do.We are adaptable, agile and flexible and pride ourselves on being a learning organisation - one where it is safe to make mistakes, where blame is replaced by opportunity, learning and improvement. Innovation is built into everything that we do.We recognise our people regularly and have an Appreciation Station, to encourage staff to applaud exemplary behaviour in one another, alongside an Annual Staff Recognition Award ceremony aligned to our values.We respect and value our people and strive for a culture of compassion and inclusivity. We are a bilingual organisation, and we have a team of Change Champions who advocate 'This is Our NWSSP' our principal change programme. Similarly, PROUD is our new staff network welcoming LGBT+ colleagues and allies to come together in a safe space for discussions, event planning and the opportunity to build supportive networks.We have a comprehensive benefits package where there is something for everyone, supporting health, engagement and wellbeing and includes an Employee Assistance Programme. We have over 30 Mental Health First Aiders and work in partnership with local and national organisations to ensure the well-being and resilience of our people.
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