Operator Payments Assistant

Location:Greater Manchester
Job Type:Contract/Temp
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Expiry Date: 16:00, 20 September 2019

Salary: £22,947.00 - £26,844.00 Per Annum

Duration: 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

Benefits: Free rail or Metrolink travel to/from work within Greater Manchester and free bus travel within Greater Manchester.

Are you passionate about collating and reporting technical financial data? Would you like the opportunity to use your financial expertise to support accounting priorities across TfGM’s Travelshops?

TfGM oversees transport in Greater Manchester, delivering and improving transport services, facilities and information to make travel easier for everyone. We deliver high-profile, large-scale transport projects, and it’s our experts who provide the information and analysis to shape transport strategy. This is a busy and exciting time for us: under the devolution agreement and with Greater Manchester at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse, transport will play a vital role in supporting growth and prosperity in the UK’s largest regional economy outside London.

We are seeking an Operator Payments Assistant to calculate and distribute payments for a variety of travel schemes within Greater Manchester. In this role you will provide financial support to TfGM’s Travelshops which will involve bank reconciliations and recording accounting transactions into SAP. You will also build relationships with a range of stakeholders to help to facilitate payments to travel operators in Greater Manchester.

You will have excellent analytical skills, an understanding of accounting procedures and processes and the ability to work to strict deadlines.

Extensive experience of Microsoft Office packages, SAP accounting system and a familiarity with control account reconciliations are essential to succeed in this dynamic role. The ability to understand and articulate complex issues to a variety of stakeholders is also vital.

In return, as well as a competitive salary, we also offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:

  • Free Rail or Metrolink travel to and from work within the Greater Manchester boundary
  • Free bus travel within Greater Manchester
  • 27 days holiday per annum
  • Access to the local government pension scheme
The salary range for this role is £22,947 - £26,844. Salary on appointment will be dependent upon your skills and experience.

At TfGM we encourage candidates to discuss flexible working options at any stage of the recruitment process.

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are actively building a diverse workforce and want to create an inclusive environment as we recognise the importance of our workforce reflecting the communities we serve.

If you believe you have the skills and experience for this role we would like to hear from you.