Duties of Finance Assistant includes:1. Being the main point of contact for enquires relating to the identification and allocation of cash2. Updating the daily cash...
Duties of Finance Assistant includes:1. Being the main point of contact for enquires relating to the identification and allocation of cash2. Updating the daily cash log reflecting receipts3. Reviewing daily cheque log and preparing paid in books4. Safeguarding post-dated cheques not yet banked and keeping a log of these5. Managing relationship with the courier including reviewing and approving their invoice6. Maintaining a log of unallocated cash7. Working with the business to investigate and clear items on the unallocated cash log 8. At month end, updating the bank Balance Sheet Reconciliations9. Sending regular updates on reconciling items, ensuring all items are allocated to a named individual for investigation and clearance10.Working with the named individual to investigate and clear items11.Returning un-allocated receipts to the customer once all efforts to allocate have been exhausted12.Arranging for inter-co transfers for Consumer Finance and/or Vehicle Solution receipts13.Preparing regular updates on unallocated cash to be distributed to the management team· To ensure compliance with SOX requirements you need to ensure ongoing compliance with the following objectives- an understanding of your process- awareness of responsibilities for control within the process- confirmation that controls are operating- exceptions to controls are raised with your line manager- being open to ensure that the testing process can identify any issues- undertaking agreed remediation to correct any weaknessPERSON SPECIFICATION:
Must be seen as positive and enthusiastic demonstrating a "can do" attitude, being flexible in terms of being willing to carry out a wide variety of tasks and activities as required, according to the changing requirements of the businessMust have empathy with customers, internal and external, with the ability to deal with individuals at all levelsMust be seen to be calm and assured under pressure, dealing with issues as they arise in a calm and professional mannerMust adopt a professional approach in all dealings, demonstrate high standards and levels of performance and constantly strive to improve processes and procedures so as to add value to the teamMust adopt a pro-active style of work, taking responsibility for all issues/tasks within remit and capability, without automatic referral to line managementMust demonstrate the ability to build relationships with a variety of different individuals both within the team and across the business and to be seen as approachable and willing to get involved, as requiredMust have good communication skills and enjoy working within and across teams
Must be a logical thinker and take a questioning approach to resolving reconciling itemsMust be able to operate effectively in a fast-paced, time-pressured environment, and be flexible with working hours at peak times
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