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Treasury and Accounts Assistant

Job Summary

  • Location Chichester, West Sussex
  • Salary £21000 - £22000 per annum
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Office Support & Commercial
  • Date Posted 05 January 2022
  • Ref 5174_1641401436

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Job Description

Treasury and Accounts Assistant

£21,000-£22,000

Permanent

West Sussex

New job for the New Year???? A fantastic opportunity! If you have worked within Insurance before and looking for not only a new job but a new career in a company you can progress within, read below and get in touch today!

The role:

Your role will be working three days a week with Treasury Accounts team, and two days with Operational Accounts team. You will be providing financial administration support to Group Finance. Your duties will include but are not limited to, performing Treasury related administrative and financial processes, and liaising with the offshore accounts treasury team based in Chennai, India. You will be a strong communicator, being able to converse across all levels of the organisation whilst demonstrating an enthusiastic and proactive work ethic. You will be eager to produce high quality work and show a keen eye for detail to ensure there are no errors being processed. You will have a positive outlook and continuously looking for ways to improve the processes for which you are responsible. When working with Working within the Operational Accounts team Operational Accounts team you will need to ensure payments are made daily, purchase invoices are processed and paid in a timely manner, and that client bank accounts are reconciled on a regular basis.

The Duties and responsibilities of this position are:

  • Management and administration of online banking systems, including but not limited to liaising with the bank on matters such as opening or closing bank accounts/activating or deactivating users/stopping payments/tracing payments/releasing payments.
  • Raising payments on our online banking systems across multiple accounts and currencies.
  • Review, oversight and prioritisation to the offshore team.
  • Ownership of the Bellin treasury system and daily production of the Net Debt giving insightful narrative to the daily movements, headroom, gross and net position and report any future commitments you are aware of ahead of the cash flow meeting.
  • Daily review and management of cash, including daily headroom review, repatriation payments and identifying any adverse account positions and acting accordingly.
  • Oversight and assist in the daily running of Client Money Manager (CMM) systems as per group protocol and daily reconciliation of accounts. Checking payments and making sure all client money rules are adhered to.
  • Monthly analysis of bank charges.
  • Monthly review and authorization of offshore team reconciliations (intercompany accounts, bank accounts and FX revaluations).
  • Post treasury accounting entries in CTC group database.
  • Maintain hedging schedules and process FX trades on our online banking system.
  • Management and ownership of the central email and service now tickets.
  • Liaise closely with AP to ensure that the cash is available in the correct account ready for release.
  • Ad hoc daily queries.
  • To assist in the smooth transition and set up of new company acquisitions banking facilities.
  • To assist auditors with sample checks and any ad hoc requirements.
  • Assist the offshore team with queries when required.
  • Support the AP team with administrative tasks when required.
  • Implement change and streamline processes.
  • Professional communication on a wider audience across the company internationally.

Qualifications and experience required:

  • GCSE Maths and English (Grades A-C) - Essential.
  • Accountancy - Would be an advantage but not essential as company provides study support.

Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills and a good telephone manner.

Experience

  • At least 1 years' experience in an accounting environment - Desirable.
  • Previous experience with multi-currency online Banking systems and Inter-Company reconciliations.

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Adept at building relationships.
  • Highly numerate with strong communications skills.
  • Demonstrate analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and work under a tight schedule.
  • Detail oriented and diligent.
  • Can self-motivate and work in a team.
  • Dynamic and adaptive.

Hours:

  • Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm 37.5 hours a week
  • Hybrid working - Work from home three days per week and two days a week in the office

Salary:

  • £21,000 - £22,000

Benefits:

  • Incremental holiday plan starting at 20 days a year, plus 8 public holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free Health Cash Plan worth £1700 per annum
  • Additional pay for foreign language speakers (starting from £948 for one language up to £2,342 for 4 languages)
  • Generous high-street perks scheme for family and friends
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Free travel insurance (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Discounts on home and motor insurance
  • Free on-site parking

If you are interested and believe you fit the job spec, then hit apply today or to find out more details, get in contact with Sophie today.

FPR Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Sophie Carey

Sophie Carey

Having completed a degree in Events Management at Bournemouth University I joined FPR Group in May 2018 as an Events Coordinator and helped coordinate the prestigious events we run in and around West

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