APS4 Payments Officer

Posted 21 November 2023
Salary$44 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineGovernment FederalGovernment, Defence, Emergency

Job description

Our client is currently seeking an APS4 Payments Officer to join the team within a Federal Government Agency based in the Adelaide CBD.

The Payments Branch provides support and guidance to providers delivering funded services to participants. It is responsible for investigating and resolving outstanding payment requests that have been rejected through the myplace provider and participant portals. The branch processes manual payments to providers and self-managed participants.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: 
  • Investigating and resolving outstanding payment requests that have been rejected through the myplace provider and participant portals.
  • Engaging with internal and external stakeholders to resolve payment enquiries.
  • Processing manual payments to providers and self-managed participants.
  • Working to resolve payment issues, guided by legislation, policies and standards, and Payments Branch Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Contribute to decision-making within the team/work area.
  • Consistently meeting team and individual work resolution targets.
  • Ensuring knowledge of and compliance with legislative, financial, and administrative frameworks.
  • Maintaining an awareness of government decision-making processes, Agency guidelines and regulations. 
National training for the Payments Officer position will commence Monday, 5th February 2024.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following: 
  • Proven work experience in a similar role
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work in a varied fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities while maintaining high work standards and accuracy.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • An understanding of or lived experience in the field of disability is highly desirable.  
This role is at the APS4 level equivalent offering $44.00 per hour + super. The rate of pay is casually loaded, as you will not be accruing annual or sick leave.
As this role is within the Federal Government, applicants are required to be Australian Citizens to be considered.
If you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW or call Tyler Waterhouse on 8400 4433 for more information.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.