Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Finance Officer - Income

Finance Assistant - Income
Sevenoaks, West Kent
Full Time - Hybrid
Temp - 6 Months

We are seeking a professional and knowledgeable Finance Assistant to join a team based in Sevenoaks on a full time temporary basis for a contract of 3-6 months.

This role offers Hybrid working with 2 days a week based in office and 3 days working from home.

The Finance Assistant will process income transactions correctly and within agreed timescales and deadlines, as well as assistant the Finance Officer in their post.


  • Previous experience within a similar role, 6 month minimum

  • Highly numerate, literate and an excellent communicator

  • Ability to assimilate, analyse and interpret complex information

  • Ability to communicate clearly, both face to face and over the telephone

  • Knowledge of Value added tax regulations

  • Demonstrable experience of identifying potential problems and taking appropriate action

  • Good welfare benefits knowledge

  • Professional qualification in income collection or debt collection (desirable)

  • Knowledge of IT processes, including Word and Excel

  • Good communication and negotiation skills

Role Expectations

  • Ensure accurate processing of all rent transactions and charges, including the secure deposit of payments into the bank

  • Support the Finance Officer - Income in managing sales ledger tasks promptly and accurately, including VAT calculations for HMRC submissions

  • Aid the Finance Officer - Income in maintaining payment systems and communicating with residents and staff about collections

  • Generate precise reports to assess arrears performance and share them with relevant teams.

  • Offer assistance with Direct Debits to internal stakeholders

  • Participate in the review, implementation, and upkeep of an extensive electronic document system

  • Undertake various tasks to meet demands and deliver exceptional customer service through proactive initiatives

  • Process rent transactions and generate pre-debit reports

  • Adjust rent account transactions accurately to provide relevant staff and residents with precise data

  • Maintain and review a suspense account for pending income

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send your CV now for consideration.
If you require any additional information regarding the position, please call Beth at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or send an E-Mail to