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Payments Supervisor, Archant Finance, Norwich

Brand: Archant

Location: Norwich (Head Office)

Closing date: Oct. 1, 2018

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Based at our head office in Norwich city centre, Archant Finance is a talented and progressive team which supports the whole of the Archant group across the UK. The team covers a variety of roles including payroll, credit control, customer service and management accounts, plus business partners that liaise with internal sales and editorial departments throughout the group as well as external customers.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced supervisor to join the team. With a positive and friendly approach you will have previous experience of leading a team within a finance, transaction or accounts environment.

We are looking for a strong communicator, someone able to liaise with internal and external customers at all levels, resolving issues, managing expectations and pushing back where necessary. You will be a supportive leader, capable of motivating a team through change, ensuring deadlines are met.

The successful candidate will be PC literate, proficient in the use of advanced Excel and databases, together with the ability to learn new packages quickly and efficiently. With a meticulous eye for detail, you will enjoy working as part of a team to deliver excellent results.


We are Archant. The UK’s leading local media company.

Archant people are driven, motivated and passionate about positive change.

We are proud of our history…of our trusted, market-leading heritage newspaper and magazine brands that remain an integral part of everyday life.

But we’re forward-thinking people too. We obsess about innovation, creativity, service and expertise, relentlessly striving to be the most engaging media in every community we serve.

We are on a mission to make digital marketing accessible to all. We build websites, provide complete SEO services and deliver targeted, bespoke digital campaigns that fit our clients’ objectives seamlessly.

We produce video, animation, e-newsletters, apps, blogs – content that brings storytelling to life.

We stage vibrant, celebrated, must-attend events where like-minded people come together…

And because we’re ideas people, we think fluidly. Our multi-award winning ‘New European’ national tabloid broke all records as the fastest newspaper launch in history – just nine days from concept to hitting the shops.

A few facts about us:

  • We operate over 140 news, lifestyle and special-interest brands throughout Britain.
  • Every member of our family receives ongoing development from in-house trainers, complete with interactive online learning. Over 20 modules to choose from keeps you at the top of your game.
  • There’s always something new. Hive, our in-house social media, allows you to find new friends with shared interests and have your say on all things Archant. Come join our ‘Archanteers’ and help organise some rip-roaring team nights out!
  • Archant’s state-of-the-art print centre team have won numerous awards for their service levels and green credentials. As well as our own newspapers, we print over 40 other publications for brands including The Racing Post, Classic Car Weekly and Oxfam. Our giant presses can print 22 full newspapers per second!
  • Dialogue is our content marketing agency, producing gorgeous magazines for clients including Bentley, Center Parcs, Royal Ascot and Harley Davidson.
  • We stage over 100 must-attend events per year. From intimate and interactive digital learning sessions for SMEs…to major show-stoppers at London Olympia.

We offer a salary up to £23,000 per annum depending on experience. Additional benefits include 5 weeks annual leave, a contributory pension scheme, Archant Gold (charity matched funding), tax-free Cycle to Work Scheme, holiday discounts, access to a discount shopping website offering online and in-store discounts, reloadable cards & cash-back, Employee Care Counselling and Advisory Service, Canada Life Bereavement and Probate Service, Westfield Health Scheme, long service award and Give as You Earn tax-free donations to charity.

To apply for this vacancy please submit your CV or complete an application form and email it to Please enter “Payments” in the subject header.

Closing date for receiving applications is Monday 1st October 2018.

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