Finance Assistant

Location
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary
£28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
16 Aug 2022
Closes
13 Sep 2022
Ref
JN -082022-5722206
Contact
Joe West
Contract type
Contract
Hours
Full time

This Finance Assistant role is to support the Global Financial Services organisations central Treasury team with day to day cash management activities, weekly and monthly reporting as well as other treasury specific ad hoc tasks. Based in the Watford office with hybrid/flexible working on offer on this initial 18month ftc with with development to employment internally

Client Details

This global Financial Services organisation have excellent Watford offices with parking and great public transport links. An enviable and innovative employer of choice with strong company values and experienced senior leadership team who lead form the front and encourage career progression for staff at all levels. This Finance Assistant role is to support the Treasury team with day to day cash management activities, weekly and monthly reporting as well as other treasury specific ad hoc tasks. Offering hybrid/flexible working on offer on this initial 18month ftc with with development to permanent employment internally

Description

Finance Assistant Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of daily cash management using SAP and the firm's bank communication tool.
  • Analysis of daily bank statement entries using SAP Liquidity Analyser
  • Assist in preparation of various reports including borrowings/ deposits analysis, weekly and monthly reports to the finance leadership
  • Assist with the management of the firm's banking:
    • Opening and closing of bank accounts
    • Updating signature mandates
    • Checking bank charges and interest rates correctly applied to the bank accounts
  • Assist with the preparation of both the short and long term cash flow forecast
  • Assist in updating Treasury policy and procedures
  • Assist with the transfers of intercompany funds (managing the debit notes and payment memos received to ensure funds are transferred timely)
  • Assist in ad-hoc analysis and projects including supporting the Financial Accounting & Reporting team as needed

Profile

Finance Assistant Skills required:

  • Previous Treasury experience and knowledge of banking system would be advantageous.
  • Experience with SAP is preferred.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills essential including Excel and PowerPoint. Aptitude for working with data.
  • Good communication skills - the ability to communicate with all levels of staff and partners and act appropriately on requests.
  • Proactive thinking but also willing to learn and work as part of a team.
  • Good organisational skills - ability to manage/prioritise workload and meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and respect for confidential information.

Job Offer

Flexible hybrid working with 50-60% of the week in the Watford offices along with market leading benefits package on the initial 18 month fixed term contract with strong progression and training prospects for someone with the right base Treasury, Cashier or accounts/finance experience

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