Reconciliations Officer

Responsibilities & Outcomes Skills / Experience General Role Expectations

Key Responsibilities:

 Support the production of financial information to ensure

the accurate and timely production of the Balance Sheet

reconciliations, taking action to resolve queries by dealing

with appropriate stakeholders.

 Develop a thorough understanding of the business

processes impacting the Balance sheet reconciliations to

recommend process improvements or enhanced controls.

 Identify and report potential risks to financial reporting and

escalate these to the Financial Control (R2R) Manager to

work with the business to improve controls.

 Contribute to projects to deliver continuous improvement

in the delivery of financial operations.

 Support the team and Financial Control (R2R) Manager

with additional tasks and ad hoc queries.

 Participate in system design and process reviews to

support improvements to enhance balance sheet

reconciliation processes and controls.

 Support activities that lead to continuous improvement.

Key Outcomes:

 High quality Reconciliations are completed on time and

reviewed by a member of the senior finance manager

team.

 Processes are carried out accurately and on time so that

the month end timetable can be routinely met and reliable

balance sheet reconciliations are produced.

 Procedure notes are regularly reviewed and prepared to

the agreed standard.

 Journals are accurately coded and posted to the system in

a timely manner.

Essential:

 Good working knowledge of accounting fundamentals.

 Experience of month end financial processes.

 Good understanding of internal financial controls.

 Good attention to detail with ability to prioritise and

manage a varied workload to meet agreed deadlines.

 Good oral and written communications.

 Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.

 Demonstrates the business Behaviours.

Desirable:

 Experience of delivering month end processes to agreed

deadlines.

 Knowledge of income and expenditure accounts and

balance sheet (as appropriate).

 Experience of using Oracle Financials or equivalent

finance system.

 Experience of using Qlikview reporting software.

 Proven customer service experience.

These are the requirements for roles at Grade C. There

may be certain headings against which the requirements

of individual roles are higher or lower. Your manager will

advise if this is the case.

Accountability:

 Operates largely autonomously, within set guidelines with

managerial guidance.

 End results largely defined but interpretive judgement is

used to achieve them.

 Works to clearly defined budgetary parameters and

targets.

People Skills:

 Typically oversees/co-ordinates the work of others, and

may be a knowledge leader or lead a small-medium sized

team.

 Required to maintain effective relationships within own

area of responsibility.

 Manages and ensures consistency of the employment

experience in own area.

Impact & Influence:

 May be required to make a variety of decisions, some

complex in nature, with concern for impact on others.

 Actions may have internal and external impact/influence.

 Provides guidance and shares knowledge with colleagues

relating to own specialism.

Thinking Challenge:

 Required to identify, assess and resolve complex

issues/problems within own area of responsibility.

 Sufficient job knowledge to enable the analysis of

principles and concepts.

 Designs and develops a continuous improvement

approach within own area.

Customer Service:

 Respects and values customers, both internal and

external, and demonstrates our commitment to high

quality customer service in all that is done.

Qualifications

AAT or part qualified CCAB/CIMA

Other

Driving Licence Required No

Mobile working required Some

Evening and weekend working required No

You are also required to undertake any other duties within your capabilities as may be reasonably required.

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Job Overview

ID:

242327

Date Posted:

Posted 3 weeks ago

Expiration Date:

05/03/2021

Location:

Oldham

Job Type:

Contract

Salary:

Up to £27185 per annum + Free parking, canteen on site

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