Cash and Accounts Receivables Manager


Cash and Accounts Receivables Manager


Ofgem, Blythswood New Town, Glasgow City

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 23 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 34ce873e519c47128fe1c4c379ae14f7

Full Job Description

  • Manage online banking platform, ensuring that only authorised users are added, leavers are removed on a timely basis and access rights are monitored to ensure appropriate control over bank account access.

  • Support payments for foreign currency suppliers and intra government payments.

  • Work with the Accounts Payable team to support the monthly bank reconciliation process, investigating reconciling items and taking corrective action including preparing journals to be posted.

  • Support the preparation of the annual licence fee request in order to generate prompt and accurate payments.

  • Manage the cash flow forecast and submission of HM Treasury returns.

  • Manage the raising of sales invoices, including licence fee invoices, and o versee all debt , pursu ing prompt payment.

  • Ensure creditor and debtor accounts are set up correctly on SUN Systems.

  • Provide accurate advice and responses to income and cash queries from internal and external stakeholders.

  • Provide training and guidance to non-finance colleagues on the cash and incomes processes, to improve financial awareness.

  • Feed into the external annual audit process as required from an accounts receivable and cash perspective.

  • Support enhancements to the IT environment, conducting testing to ensure processes operate as required after updates are made.

  • Proactively identify opportunities and implement changes to promote continuous

  • Provide task direction to Accounts Payable and Financial Accounts Team members, prioritising tasks as required to meet deadlines. Develop, guide and coach team members.

  • Working flexibly and collaboratively across finance to support the team during peak times and to meet collective priorities.

  • Person specification
  • Sales invoices raised and income collected on a timely basis.

  • Bank statements fully reconciled to ensure SUN Systems reflects all transactions.

  • Accurate daily, monthly and annual cash flow forecasts.

  • Stakeholder queries resolved and guidance provided as required, delivering a high level of customer service.

  • Behaviours

    We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:
  • Managing a Quality Service

  • Communicating and Influencing

  • Delivering at Pace

  • Working Together

    Alongside your salary of £32,498, OFGEM contributes £8,774 towards you being a member of the Civil Service Defined Benefit Pension scheme. Find out what benefits a Civil Service Pension provides.

  • Ofgem can offer you a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes; 30 days annual leave after 2 years; Excellent training and development opportunities; The opportunity to join the generous Civil Service pension which also includes a valuable range of benefits; Hybrid working (currently 1 day a week in the office but is in review), flexible working hours and family friendly policies. Plus lots of other benefits including clean and bright offices based centrally, engaged networks and teams and an opportunity to contribute to our ambitious and important targets of establishing a Net Zero energy system by 2050. This exciting blend of professional challenge and personal reward identifies career opportunities at Ofgem as something to get excited about.

    Things you need to know

    Selection process details

    This vacancy is using Success Profiles (opens in a new window) , and will assess your Behaviours and Experience.

    When you press the 'Apply now' button, you will be asked to complete personal details (not seen by the sift panel), your career history and qualifications.

    You will then be asked to provide a 1250 word 'personal statement' evidencing how you meet the essential and desirable skills and capabilities listed in the role profile. Please ensure you demonstrate clearly, within your supporting statement, how you meet each of the essential and desirable skills and capabilities.

    Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.


    Successful candidates must undergo a criminal record check.

    People working with government assets must complete baseline personnel security standard (opens in new window) checks.

    Nationality requirements

    This job is broadly open to the following groups:
  • UK nationals

  • nationals of the Republic of Ireland

  • nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK

  • nationals of the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein and family members of those nationalities with settled or pre-settled status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS) (opens in a new window)

  • nationals of the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein and family members of those nationalities who have made a valid application for settled or pre-settled status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)

  • individuals with limited leave to remain or indefinite leave to remain who were eligible to apply for EUSS on or before 31 December 2020

  • Turkish nationals, and certain family members of Turkish nationals, who have accrued the right to work in the Civil Service

  • Further information on nationality requirements (opens in a new window)

    Working for the Civil Service

    The Civil Service Code (opens in a new window) sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

    We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles (opens in a new window) .

    The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

    The Civil Service also offers a Redeployment Interview Scheme to civil servants who are at risk of redundancy, and who meet the minimum requirements for the advertised vacancy.

    Diversity and Inclusion
    The Civil Service is committed to attract, retain and invest in talent wherever it is found. To learn more please see the Civil Service People Plan (opens in a new window) and the Civil Service Diversity and Inclusion Strategy (opens in a new window) .