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Treasury Assistant Accountant

  • Location South West London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH136164

Treasury Accounts Assistant
Up to £30k + Study support
SW London / Hybrid working

I am currently recruiting for a fantastic developmental role working for a Global Retail Brand in London. This role is a Treasury Accounts assistant role, which offers a lot of exposure and the opportunity for someone bright, with a couple of years experience as an accounts assistant to take their career to the next level.

Primary responsibilities will include the following:

  • Post all daily, weekly and monthly journal entries covering bank statements for 30 multi-currency bank accounts across various subsidiaries (covering debit and credit cards, cash receipts, suppliers and non-suppliers payments, bank loans and interest payments)
  • Maintain FX forward contracts schedules used for month end by Management Accountants
  • Monitor foreign currencies balances and initiate Intercompany payments in various currency to maintain optimum balance of foreign currencies
  • Post intercompany transactions cash receipts and payments
  • Monthly reconciliation of all bank accounts
  • Cash Control account reconciliations for stores & web store for different payment types & currencies (Barclaycard, AMEX, Cash, Paypal) & query discrepancies
  • Investigate difference and unreconciled transactions, including coordinating with other departments
  • Post non-polled refunds processed by Customer Service and web related channels
  • Raise non-supplier related payments in Lloyds bank (e.g. HMRC, loans & interest repayment)
  • Assist Management Accountants in the preparation of cash flow forecasting
  • Assisting the Treasury Accounting Supervisor in various projects
  • Main contact in relation to bank transactions during yearly audit
  • The main point of contact for Bank related amendments & queries (e.g. user set-ups, mandate changes, payment recalls, and bank account closures)
  • Other
    • Responsible for HO petty cash reconciliation
    • Raise payroll payments as and when needed
    • The main point of contact in Finance for store banking related queries & store G4S cash solutions
    • Monthly cheque & cash deposits to main bank account via our local Lloyds branch
    • Check Payroll batches are complete for payday
    • Assisting during annual audit in relation to UK bank related queries
    • Monitor/maintain the Accounts & Banking Queries mailboxes
    • External archiving of store banking related documentation

Candidate specification:

  • BS in Accounting or similar with a minimum of two years of experience.
  • Knowledge of banking and experience with online banking.
  • Experience in the retail sector is a plus.
  • Is self-motivated with strong attention to detail.
  • Has good communication, follow up, and problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Ability to prioritize tasks effectively to meet deadlines