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Payments Assistant

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The Payment Assistant is a role which shares the responsibilities with the Global Payments Specialist and Cashier to complete the claim payments and operational payments. This role will also assist other roles within Finance team as necessary.

Role Responsibility

  • Working together with the Global Payment Specialist to complete claim payment transactions and resolve payment queries in a pro-active manner, aiming to deliver a first-time resolution for all insurance partners and providers, while balancing additional scrutiny of high value claim settlements.
  • Working together with Global Payment Specialist to maintain the bank accounts for the claim payment function, ensuring the accurate and complete closure of all accounting entries, collection and reconciliation requirements.
  • Working together with Global Payment Specialist to investigate and resolve the underlying causes of failed payments in accordance with agreed processes, to ensure, where appropriate, payments are successfully re-issued within target time.
  • Working together with Cashier to complete the operational payment transactions and assisting other business departments to prepare and provide accurate and complete payment documents
  • Assist in the preparation of payment related reporting and reconciliation of inter-company business for review by local manager.
  • Support other processes within operational finance, to ensure optimum service and timely support for our internal and external stakeholders.
  • Take an active role in handling the shared office admin tasks assigned by management team such as office supplies management etc.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Appropriate level of experience in a payment services or similar function, ideally within the insurance industry.
  • Full or part qualified in a recognised financial qualification preferred but not essential
  • Accounting, Finance or Economy education background (college or above)
  • Basic English skills
  • A track record of achieving and exceeding targeted business results/KPIs, including achievement and evidence of high volume transactional work.
  • Experience of dealing directly with customers and communicating to them in a clear, concise and professional manner.
  • Track record of achieving and exceeding targeted objectives.

About the Company

Bupa’s purpose is longer, healthier, happier lives.

As a leading global health and care company, we offer health insurance, medical subscription and other health and care funding products; we run care homes, retirement and care villages, primary care, diagnostic and wellness centres, hospitals and dental clinics. We also provide workplace health services, home healthcare, health assessments and long-term condition management services. We have 32M customers globally. With no shareholders, we invest our profits to provide more and better healthcare and fulfil our purpose. We employ 79,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, New Zealand and Chile, as well as Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, India, and the USA.

We have grown significantly, particularly through 2013 to 2015, when we accelerated execution of our strategic vision. We are similar in revenue and profit to Marks & Spencer, and larger than Heinz in revenue. Because Bupa does not have shareholders it does not have a listing, but if it did it would be in the FTSE 100. Bupa is not a mutual or a charity but a company limited by guarantee that seeks to maximise its profits in order to fulfil its purpose. With customers in virtually every country in the world and 70% of its revenues now generated outside the UK, Bupa is a truly international organisation.

Bupa's Strategic Framework

Our strategy has three pillars: Customers, People, Performance. It puts our customers front and centre in the context of today’s digital age. As a service organisation, everything we do for our customers relies on our people and partners, so being a place where people love to work is critical to our success. This, combined with disciplined risk and capital management, is how we will deliver strong and sustainable performance.

We are looking for individuals who share in our values and this strategy, and are capable of delivering outstanding results for the business.

Bupa Global

Bupa Global provides products and services worldwide to people who want access to premium health and care at home or as they study, live, travel or work abroad. We provide international health insurance, travel insurance and medical assistance to individuals, small businesses and global corporate customers all around the world.

Bupa Global has over 2,000 employees and has offices in London and Brighton (UK), Dublin (Ireland), Miami (USA), Copenhagen (Denmark), Hong Kong (Greater China), and Dubai (UAE), as well as in Egypt, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Bolivia, Panama, Guatemala and Ecuador. Bupa Global is currently organised around five regional hubs: Bupa Global Africa, India & Middle East; Bupa Global Greater China; Bupa Global Latin America; Bupa Global North America and Bupa Global Europe.

Application process:

Timescales for reviewing applications will differ between regions, but you will always receive a response to your application. The recruitment process itself will vary per role and region, but you will be updated along the way via phone and email (so please look out for these!). To view what stage of the process your application is currently at, you can also log in and view your dashboard.

If you are invited to an interview, a member of the resourcing team will be able to advise you on what to expect. This will vary in region, but will likely include an initial phone or digital interview, followed by one or more of the following depending on the role: Core capability interview; Technical/function specific interview; Online profiling assessment; Presentation, written task, role play; Assessment centre.

If your application is successful and you’re invited to join the team, the resourcing team will guide you through your on boarding journey.

Should you require any reasonable adjustments to be made or facilities provided to enable you to attend an interview, please do not hesitate to contact us prior to the interview at bupaglobalcareers@bupa.com, so we can make adjustments accordingly.



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