UK Cashier

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Slough
Salary
17.50 - 17.50 GBP Hourly + GBP17.50/hour
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
01 Jun 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Job Purpose/Overview

To own the daily and periodic operations of the cashier function for Client's entities including related accounting and controls. To support the Treasury Manager in continuous improvement of the cashier function.

Key Responsibilities
Managing the Client's group bank accounts including ensuring all bank accounts are up to date, reconciled and in transit accounts are kept clear. This involves acting as a first point of contact for all queries and liaising with key contacts at the banks and units to resolve these. Also transmitting daily payments instructions to bank from different sources of the business ensuring these are processed correctly and on time. Ownership of the Corporate bank account management system (EBam).
Owning the internal controls framework for this area, updating the documentation annually and ensuring the Open Pages controls documentation is up to date.
Key user for banking systems and payments processes, e.g. EPay, Hands Free Finance, MATCH and LloydsLink. This includes owning the catastrophe planning process - monitoring and testing this regularly.
UK Cash Management - daily, weekly and periodic cash forecasting to manage the UK cash consolidation process and cleared cash position, as well as daily reporting of the UK cash.
Support units performing their own cashiering with the banking relationship and best practice.
Providing support and assistance to European Treasury Centre for ongoing treasury projects including MATCH implementation across the UK, integration of new units to the UK banking system, and providing centre of expertise in transferring UK business across to key strategic banking partners.
Participation in periodic European treasury telephone conference to communicate progress/issues etc.
The cashier manages the different processes and systems that allow payments/receipts to leave/enter the business. As all transactions ultimately end up within the bank, this is a business critical role. The associate must work within strict daily and periodic deadlines while ensuring all areas adhere to strict guidelines. The associate must work at a high-level of accuracy, whilst prioritising their tasks within the specific guidelines of the job. The associate will also have to be comfortable with a rapidly changing departmental environment and be willing to adjust working-practices, in order to continually improve on existing processes.
Controls are extremely important in a department that processes transactions at this level. The job holder must work with the Manager to monitor processes, flag issues and implement process improvements both within the department and with external contacts as necessary.
Communication and interpersonal skills are important, as the associate will be required to manage a network of both internal and external contacts as part of carrying out their core functional duties. This is particularly applicable to a Treasury role, as the associate is often privy to extremely sensitive information.

Job Specifications/Qualifications

1. Education & Professional Qualification
Educated to degree level or 3 years relevant financial experience
2. Knowledge/Experience
The associate will need good basic accounting knowledge and a good understanding of the functioning of general ledgers and the SAP Accounting system. They must be highly numerate.
Previous experience of roles demonstrating analytical and numerical skills, the ability to drive processes and to manage data and strong attention to detail.
Due to the nature of the role, the jobholder must have excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise tasks accordingly.

Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer