Accounts Officer

Employer Information

NI Housing Executive

E: recruit@nihe.gov.uk

T: 03448 920 900

W: https://www.nihe.gov.uk/

Please note that although this job advert is for a permanent post, offers for fixed term contracts may also be made from this file.

GRADE:  4

JOB PURPOSE:
The primary role of the Accounts Officer is, as part of a specialist team working in designated geographical areas, to provide administrative and investigatory role with regard to a range of accounts including: current tenancies, possession use and occupation, former tenant debt and legal costs as allocated by the Line Manager, in line with agreed Income Collection Unit/Designated Business Unit responsibilities.

​​​​​​​R​​​​​​​EQUIREMENTS:   
1. i) Hold a BTEC Higher or equivalent qualification plus one year’s relevant general administrative experience*.
Or
ii) Hold a BTEC National or equivalent qualification plus two years' relevant general administrative experience*.
Or
iii) Exceptionally, candidates not holding the above level of qualification but with three years' relevant general administrative experience, may also be considered.
*General administrative experience must be within an office based environment and include either investigatory responsibility, or customer care responsibility or experience in the use and maintenance of information systems.
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Application should be made using the on-line application form. Instructions on how to complete the on-line form appears once the form has been accessed. Make sure you follow these instructions.

Candidates unable to use the on-line form can request a manual application form, by emailing recruit@nihe.gov.uk quoting the particular Job Title and Reference Number.  Please note that if the candidate uses this method, it is their responsibility to ensure we receive their application by the allocated closing date and time. Guidance on the completion and return of applications is included in the Candidate Guidelines on the job related documents.  The Northern Ireland Housing Executive have a policy on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders,  a copy can be made available on request.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED EVEN IF DELAYED DUE TO TECHNICAL REASONS. PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU ARE LOCKED OUT OF YOUR GETGOT ACCOUNT IT WILL TAKE A MINIMUM OF 10 MINUTES TO RESET YOUR PASSWORD.  IF AN APPLICATION IS LATE BECAUSE OF THIS IT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

It is the responsibility of each candidate to ensure that all such information is provided. Candidates who fail to provide sufficient information on which a panel might determine their eligibility for the post will not be shortlisted.

The Housing Executive is an equal opportunities employer.  We particularly welcome applications from members of the Protestant community who are currently under represented in parts of our workforce.

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