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Team Leader for Banking & Income

Here at Sellick Partnership we are currently recruiting for a Banking and Income Team Leader. The postholder is responsible for the day to day management of Sundry Debt and Income collection. The postholder is also responsible for determining overall strategy, organisation, staffing and operational arrangements. In addition, the post holder is accountable for meeting the service area performance targets and is required to manage and maintain relevant records in accordance with the Council's standing orders and regulations. This is a remote working position.

The main duties of the Banking and Income Team Leader are as follows:

  1. Responsible for the management of Sundry Debt and Income Collection. As part of the management team determine the overall strategy of the service area and devise, evaluate, implement, manage, monitor and review policies and procedures.
  2. Set standards and targets and carry out a continuous assessment of performance.
  3. Identify areas for future development and improvement of services.
  4. Formulate a work plan, timetables for key events and identify work priorities on an ongoing basis and allocate staff and other resources accordingly to maximise income.
  5. Assist with budget preparation as required.
  6. Responsible for staff recruitment and selection, training & development, appraisals, staff welfare, health and safety, disciplinary action, and for implementing all employment policies of the organisation.
  7. Evaluate, implement and monitor software packages, new procedures, new policies and corporate and service initiatives, by establishing business cases, project teams, project plans and implementing and reviewing procedures.
  8. Provide statistical returns to the Government and professional organisations, accurately and on time.
  9. Prepare statistics for performance monitoring on a regular basis and publicises them. Provides figures and evidence to internal and external auditors and responds to audit enquiries.
  10. Compile and present reports to the Executive or Corporate Management Team. Consult with other parts of the organisation on issues affecting them. Deputise for the Operational Manager at meetings as required. Arrange and analyise results of customer and staff surveys and other types of consultation.
  11. Keep up to date with complex changing legislation. Interpret legislation and consider the implications of proposed changes in legislation, respond to consultation documents, implement such changes and disseminate information to the service area.
  12. Approve non-recovery of overpayment or write off of debts using delegated authority. Make decisions in regard to discretionary powers on:
    • Counter fraud referrals & subsequent action
    • Allocation of payments
    • Use of recovery powers to collect debts e.g. attachments of earnings and benefits, bailiffs, charging orders, bankruptcy and liquidation
    • Reimbursement of bank charges

Our client is offering a salary of £52,000 per annum.

If you are interested please apply online and a member of the team will give you a call.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances, including minorities and those with disabilities. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.