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Title:  Accounts Payable Administrator


Worcester, West Midlands, GB, WR1 3ZQ

Department:  Financial Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Group
Requisition Number:  190565

Sanctuary is one of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and community services. With around 13,000 employees, we maintain a culture where diversity is valued and talent is nurtured and rewarded.


Accounts Payable Administrator – Part Time


Worcester based with a balance of home and office working


£13,500 - £14,211 per year


25 hours per week – Monday to Friday, 5 hours per day


 Temporary position for 12 months


We have an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Payable Administrator to join our Accounts Payable team which consists of 24 people and forms part of our Corporate Shared Service Centre. The team is responsible for processing and paying an average of 6,500 invoices per week. You will deliver, improve and maintain effective and efficient administration systems. As well as supporting the delivery of our Finance Services by providing managers and staff with clear guidance and advice in regards to queries, you will consistently deliver high quality customer focused services.  


The role of Accounts Payable Administrator will include:

  • Data validation and entry for large volumes of invoices
  • Processing and addressing urgent queries, ensuring these are resolved in a timely manner
  • Maintaining accuracy and completeness of financial records
  • Working as part of a team to achieve daily processing targets
  • Occasional support with invoice processing and adhoc administration
  • Supporting the development and maintenance of effective relationships with stakeholders, assisting in addressing any issues or shortfalls


Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience working in a similar role is desirable
  • Experience of working in a customer service environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to process large volumes of data whilst adhering to deadlines
  • Experience of organising own workload, prioritising tasks and meeting deadlines
  • Good communication, interpersonal and customer care skills
  • Excellent organisational skills


Why work for us?

One of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and commercial services, Sanctuary employs more than 13,000 people and manages over 100,000 units of accommodation throughout England and Scotland, including general rented, retirement living, supported housing, student and key worker accommodation and care homes. Sanctuary also provides a range of other services including maintenance, care and telecare, all of which are delivered by our dedicated employees who are completely committed to customer service.  


Our Benefits    

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, where your wellbeing is of genuine importance, we have developed an attractive employment package. The package recognises your contribution, supports your physical, mental and financial health and gives you the flexibility to tailor your employee benefits by offering:

  • 25 days annual leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public holidays (pro rata)
  • A pension scheme with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Advice Service including counselling
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Voluntary health plans  
  • Employee discounts
  • Wellbeing support and tools
  • Employee recognition scheme
  • £13,500 per annum (rising to £14,211 per annum after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)
  • The full time equivalent salary for this role is £18,900 based on 35 hours per week rising to £19,895 after 12 months service and subject to satisfactory performance



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Closing Date: 15 August 2022


We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.


‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’


Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers. 
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.
Sanctuary Group is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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