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Accounting Operations Assistant

  • Location:

    Birmingham

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £47000 per annum + bonus, pension & more

  • Contact:

    Kate Aylward

  • Contact email:

    Kate.Aylward@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-012023-193650_1674150368

  • Published:

    7 dagen geleden

  • Expiry date:

    2023-02-18

A global market and Lloyd's syndicate insurance business is looking for an Accounting Operations Assistant to join their busy Finance Operations division. The company offer specialty insurance to a range of industries such as Aerospace, Marine, Healthcare, Property & Construction, and many more. As an Accounting Operations Assistant, you would be using your operational and technical skills, and ability to analyse & problem solve to ensure accurate processing of payments & banking operations for multiple lines of the business.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Processing both internal and external payments whilst recording the transactions in accordance with group policies onto the general ledger
  • Liaising with the banks as their main point of contact, resolving payments and banking related issues raised by either internal or external stakeholders
  • Maintenance of the cash bank account reference table to ensure it remains up to date for reporting purposes
  • Create and maintain procedure / policy documentation
  • Meet strict deliverables in relation to reconciliations, customer responses and payment balancing
  • Submit payment transactions to the general ledger accountant
  • Monitor shared e-mails to ensure all queries and addressed and met in the proper procedure
  • Respond to customer inquiries and maintain high standards in a face-to-face customer service environment
  • Work closely with staff members across the business
  • Participation in both internal & external audits
  • Participation in onboarding and training of new staff members

For this role you should:

  • Be educated to at least degree level with general accounting experience
  • Have experience working in a high paced financial environment
  • Understanding of accounting principles and concepts
  • Experience working in Treasury, Financial Services and Accounts Payable
  • Strong knowledge of MS Excel
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail & analytical skills
  • Outstanding organisation with the ability to prioritise your own workload
  • Critical thinking skills, accuracy focused
  • Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently (both written & verbal)

In return the company offers a great reputation in the market, progression opportunities, competitive salary, and bonus structure. If the above sounds like you and you would like to know more, apply online with your CV today!

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