Rent Accounts Officer


Haringey Council - Alexandra House

Closing Date:

03 Mar 2024

Job description

Contract terms

Starting salary: SO1 (£33,351 – £34,341)
Work Location:  Alexandra House N22 7TY
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract (18 months)
Closing date: Sunday 3rd March 2024 at 23:59

About Haringey

Haringey Council is one of 32 in London. Haringey is an extremely diverse borough, and the Council has set clear ambitious objectives through its borough plan to make Haringey a better place to live, encourage investment and create opportunities that all can share. Haringey’s vision for the future is one of sustainable growth, in housing and jobs and on helping our residents and businesses take advantage of that growth. We have got huge ambitions for Haringey. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home.

About the role

The Rent Account Officer role at Haringey Council is a critical position responsible for efficiently managing all accounts within the Council. You will play a key role in setting up and ending all accounts as well as playing an active role with other processes within the team. This position offers an excellent opportunity to contribute to the overall efficiency and success of the organisation.

As an integral part of the team, you will have the chance to work closely with professionals from diverse departments, gaining invaluable exposure to the inner workings of a dynamic and impactful organization. Your efforts will directly contribute to the seamless functioning of our Team, ultimately enabling us to better serve other teams which are impacted with the processes carried out within the Rent Accounts Team.

About the team

The Rent Accounts Team is a small but vital part of Haringey.  We have currently 3 dedicated team members plus a Senior Rent Accounts Officer and the Manager of the team.

We are a dynamic group dedicated to maintaining a productive and organized work environment. We emphasise teamwork, attention to detail, and effective communication. Together, we play a vital role in supporting and underpinning operations and achieving its goals. With a shared commitment to excellence, we proactively handle a wide range of tasks, ensuring seamless day-to-day operations.  We take pride in our ability to adapt to evolving challenges and find innovative solutions, making us an indispensable asset to the organisation.

About you

We are seeking a proactive individual with a strong drive to excel in Rent Accounts responsibilities.  You will demonstrate impeccable written and verbal communication skills, consistently upholding a standard of professionalism in all interactions. Proficiency in office software is essential and previous experience of NEC would be useful in efficiently managing tasks and facilitating seamless communication within the team.

In addition, the candidate should possess exceptional organizational prowess, adeptly handling multiple tasks and prioritizing them for optimal efficiency. Their demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion will be a cornerstone of their success in this role, ensuring the smooth and secure functioning of Rent Account processes.

Working for Haringey

At Haringey Council we are committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included, and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce so welcome applications from all ethnicities and communities so that we continue to make a difference to our residents and community.  Our benefits package includes a leave entitlement of 31 days + bank holidays, potential hybrid working opportunities, health and wellbeing support, a generous local government pension scheme and a range of discount schemes across leisure and culture that provide both financial and money-saving discounts.


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