Reconciliations and Payment Assistant

  • Permanent
  • Romford, London
  • £32000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus, 25 Days hol,PMed,Life Cover,Pens USD / Year

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a well established global organisation with a fantastic benefits package.

Hybrid working!

Start: ASAP

Due to the location of their offices, the client are only looking for candidates who have a UK Driver’s License and access to a vehicle as they’re not accessible via public transport.

Job Purpose:

This would be an ideal role for someone looking to progress their career within Finance to join a global organisation. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in both Accounts Payable and Cashiering whilst working in large organisations. You will be responsible for day-to-day banking management, petty cash processing, UK and foreign payments, import payments, employee expenses, and various month end tasks and reporting.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Managing and processing Petty Cash
  • Process foreign payments
  • Booking Currency Contracts
  • Process manual cheques, UK CHAPS and other manual payments
  • Daily and monthly reconciliation of bank financing facility
  • Reconciliation of inter-company financing accounts
  • Monthly bank reconciliations / revaluations
  • Processing of DD invoices
  • Daily posting of cash entries to a strict time line
  • Month end reporting and analysis of bank charges
  • Processing of employee expenses (credit cards)
  • Perform part of the management accounts close
  • Other adhoc tasks as required

About you:

As this is a key role in the organisation’s finance office team, the client are looking for someone who have a very clear eye for detail and the utmost integrity. The successful candidate will need to be able to work well under pressure and towards tight deadlines whilst ensuring accuracy with their work.

Desired Skills / Qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience working in a large / global organisation
  • Experience in Accounts Payable and Cashiering
  • Microsoft Office Skills
  • Previous experience in major accounting package (Sage / Xero), or IT system
  • AAT / ACCA / CIMA Studies preferred


  • Holidays: 25 days (April to March) Increases with service to 28 days.
  • Additional leave of up to 10 days in the anniversary for long service milestones.
  • Pension: Group personal pension, company contribution of 4%.
  • Life Cover: 3 x your salary in the event of your death to your nominated beneficiary.
  • Occupational maternity pay plus SMP.
  • Accident Cover: Disability compensation Payment.
  • BUPA cash plan: The company will pay for Individual Cover or Family. Employee has the option to increase the benefit.
  • Employee Star Award.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Lunches: Free every day (equates to value of £700).
  • Free drinks available all day

If you feel you fit the requirements for this role and would like to discuss it in more detail, please contact the Pursuit Office on 01245 362 500

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