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Billing and debt recovery officer 5179320


Job Description:

Billing and Debt recovery assistant needed in Ellesmere Port. £18ph ref 5179320

Full time hours on a temporary basis.

To provide an efficient service for the collection and recovery of Income and Debt owed to the Client.


Debt Recovery experience is essential, and a desirable candidate will have previously performed this role within a Local Authority


1          To have a working knowledge of the appropriate legislation and regulations.

2          To deal with enquires from Debtors in person, by letter, email or telephone.

3          To negotiate payment arrangements on outstanding debts

4          To carry out effective changes to accounts as necessary, making decisions on exemptions, discounts and reliefs. Input data, maintain/amend accounts and issue bills

5          Provide documentation for instalment arrangements, update records and monitor payments.

6          Set up direct debits and using various reports produced by BAC’S update direct debit details on individual accounts and process unpaid items.

7          To prepare refunds for authorisation

8          Assist in tracing absconders in order to maximise revenue collection.

9          To liaise with other departments concerning debtors accounts and sums due.

10         Assist in the preparation, checking and dispatch of demand notices reminders, summonses etc

11         Assist with regular reconciliations of key controls

12         To apply necessary recovery actions to collect outstanding amounts.

13         To liaise with bailiffs on individual cases.

14         To assist at Magistrates/County Court. 


If you are interested in the role, please email your CV to [email protected]  quoting the reference number


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


All our roles may be subject to pre-employment checks including references so please be prepared.


Due to high volumes of CVs received we are not able to respond to all unsuccessful applications. You will always however hear from us by phone if we are able to take your CV forward to the next stage.


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  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Accountancy

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