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Accounts Payable - Payments Assistant - HP10 0DF



Job Type



Financial Services


HP10 0DF

This is a very exciting time to be joining Paradigm Housing Group. With 15,000 properties, a turnover of £115m and a substantial development and sales programme, we are making the most of our many opportunities in a challenging but rewarding environment.

We have a clear and ambitious view of where we are as an organisation and where we need to get to; providing more homes for people who need them by running an efficient and successful business.

This vacancy as arisen due to an internal promotion, which is a regular occurrence at Paradigm. You may want to further develop your career in Accounts Payable / Finance or, you may want to continue doing a great job in Accounts Payable without a desire to progress and be the go-to person for your client group and colleagues. Working in our Payments Team of six within our considerable sized Finance Directorate of around 60 people, you will be responsible for your own area of suppliers within the Payments team. Maintaining good relationships with the suppliers and internal staff, keeping the invoices up to date and processed in a timely manner. The successful person will preferably have some experience in a high-volume Accounts Payable environment. You will be confident, positive and have an enthusiastic manner with a proven track record of working well as part of a team.

Ideally you will have the following qualities and experience:

  • Highly organised with a ‘can do’ approach and the ability to prioritise and multitask due to a high-volume workload and tight deadlines.
  • Have end to end accounts payable experience, from processing invoices to resolving queries and preparing invoices for payment.
  • Meticulous and accurate attention to detail.
  • A confident communicator with a good telephone manner and able to build relations with suppliers and internal colleagues alike, taking ownership and resolving issues to deliver a high level of customer service.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft suite, accounting and I.T. systems with strong excel skills.

While we are looking for someone with the above skills and experience, we do have a comprehensive personal and professional development suite available to all of our employees. So not only is this a great opportunity to join a high performing and specialist team at a time when you can have a real and personal impact on the future success of our business, you can continue to grow and develop yourself, building an exciting/interesting/rewarding career with a growing business.

A bit more about us……

We are a Best Companies 1 STAR accredited organisation in recognition of our high employee engagement and offer a welcoming and friendly environment. We are clearly focussed on the delivery of our five-year corporate plan with ambitious and challenging objectives including improving our environment and sustainability targets to deliver quality homes to people who need them.

This is a great opportunity to join us at a time when you can have a real and personal impact on the future success of our business.

At Paradigm, we work hard, strive for excellence, in return we offer a great place to work an attractive range of benefits such as Health Cash Plan, Bonus potential, competitive Pension options and 25 days Holiday on starting in addition to 3 days closure at Christmas as well as supporting flexible ways of working. We welcome applications from all sections of the communities we work in.

For the full job description and person specification for the role please see the attachment at the bottom of the application page. Please include in your covering statement how you meet the criteria so we can see how well you match our requirements and give your application the consideration it deserves.

Thank you for your interest in Paradigm Housing Group thus far.

Shortlisting will be conducted in line with the essential and desirable criteria set out in the person specification.

We reserve the right to close this role earlier than the published date should a suitable candidate be identified.

The Company

We are Paradigm Housing Group.

We manage more than 15,000 homes across the South East.

We know that house prices in the areas where we work are high, both to buy and rent. We want to help more people have a safe and sustainable home that they can afford.

As a charity, the money we make goes into building new homes and providing an excellent service for residents.

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