Payables and Receivables Officer

Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £22,032 per annum
29 Jun 2018
15 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Payables and Receivables Officer

8 months Maternity cover or sooner dependant on Maternity leave return                                         Location: Leicester    
Dept: Finance

Salary: £22,032 per annum    

Hours: 35 hours per weeks    

PA Housing is an award winning provider of affordable, quality homes, but our business is about more than property – it’s about people. We aim to put our residents at the centre of e
verything we do and offer first class services to all.

Our business is built around decades of experience in the social housing sector across the Midlands, London, Home Counties and the South East.  We hold a stock of more than 24,000 homes and employ 600 plus staff to provide a high standard of service to our householders.

Over the next five years we plan to expand further, to increase our stock, and consolidate our offering within our current service areas. We aim to deliver value for money, while building at least 500 new homes a year, and continuing to raise our standards

Our success and our plans for the future would not be possible without our dedicated team of staff members. Every one of our employees help to make a difference to the lives of our residents and other local people, and we look after our team members well.

We currently have an opportunity for a Payables and Receivables Officer to join our dedicated team in Leicester and we really want to hear from you if; 

You have experience of working within a high performing financial transaction processing function;


  • Are open to personal learning and development opportunities;
  • Have knowledge of electronic purchase ordering systems;
  • Have experience of working within a strong controls environment and awareness of fraud risk;
  • Have the ability to build and maintain effective relationships. 


Your key responsibilities will be to contribute to the delivery of efficient accounts payable processes, ensuring timely payment of creditors and effective issue / dispute resolution. You will also assist with the delivery of efficient accounts receivable processes, ensuring timely billing of debtors and effective debtors management in order to achieve cash collection. Further to this you will actively work with the finance team and also contribute towards day to day maintenance of the suppliers and debtors databases.

Ideally you will also have experience of working with internal and external customers (including suppliers) and working within a strong controls environment and awareness of fraud risk.

We recognise that people are at the heart of our business and that success is dependent on enthusiastic and committed colleagues.  We make sure they feel supported and encourage a culture of opportunity and learning to enable colleagues to fulfil their potential and make a real difference to peoples lives every day.

Working for PA is incredibly rewarding. Everyone in our team makes a difference to people in the diverse and vibrant communities we serve.

In return, we reward our staff for their dedication by offering competitive salaries and an excellent range of employee benefits including:


  • 26 days annual leave entitlement per annum plus bank holidays (pro rated for part time roles)
  • Opportunities to develop your career through internal and external training, professional qualifications, career coaching etc.
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Health Cash plan for discounted optical, dental and health
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Car allowance for certain roles
  • Perkbox
  • Free VDU tests
  • Long Service Awards
  • We are located 3 miles from M1/M69 and 1 mile away from Leicester train station

There is an expectation that a new employee will not normally be eligible for transfers, promotions or secondments for a period of 6 months. 


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