Reconciliation Officer

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Cardiff
Salary
17000.00 - 20000.00 GBP Annual + GBP17000 - GBP20000/annum GBP17k - GBP20k per annum
Posted
05 May 2017
Expires
12 May 2017
Sector
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Reconciliation Officer
Permanent / Full-Time
9am - 5:30pm Monday to Friday
Cardiff
GBP17,000 - GBP20,000 depending on experience
ST5588

Due to natural expansion and internal development opportunities our client are looking to recruit a Reconciliation Officer to join the Finance Team.

Working as part of the finance team, the Reconciliation Officer is focused on the accounting function of commission input and commission anomaly reconciliation. Assistance will be expected with ad-hoc duties as required within the department.

Responsibilities and Duties:

• Ensure potential cancellations are tasked for action appropriately.
• Commission anomalies - communicate with Insurers and in-house sales and support staff to resolve
all commission anomalies.
• Report any losses, irregularities and/or variances identified during the preparation of the
reconciliations.
• Recommend corrections for variances to ensure timely resolutions.
• Ensure all entries are accurately posted to the Company's financial accounting system promptly, in
order to assist with the swift reconciliation of bank statements.
• Bank reconciliation - ensure that bank transactions reconcile with the commission statements
received.
• Update commission rates on the Portal when required.
• Ensuring all commission statements and invoices are scanned and saved to appropriate files.
• Assistance in general accounting functions e.g. payroll, purchase ledger.
• Contribute to, and follow at all times, the firm's policy on Treating Customers Fairly.
• Taking additional responsibilities as and when required by your manager.

Person Specification:

• Minimum of 5 GCSEs including Math's and English at grade C or above (Essential)
• Experience in Reconciliations (Desirable)
• A background in working within financial services or regulated environment (Desirable)
• Well-developed IT Skills, including Word, Excel and Outlook (Essential)
• Knowledge of General Insurance products (Desirable)
• A working knowledge of Quickbooks/Sage (Desirable)
• Experience in revenue collection and financial systems maintenance and development
• Excellent time management skills, able to plan your duties within your day
• Team player, adapting to the team ethos, always showing team spirit
• Willingness to develop self and new skills
• A proven track record in working efficiently and autonomously, with attention to detail and with
adherence to process
• Excellent organisational skills and capable of multi-tasking to tight deadlines
• Desire to take ownership of issues and resolve in a timely manner
• Excellent communication skills. You will need to demonstrate superb verbal and written techniques
• Demonstrates reliability, honesty and trustworthiness
• Strong customer service, negotiation and resolution skills
• Able to build and develop relationships with both internal and external contacts

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