Senior Treasury Clerk

Recruiter
Exertis (UK) Ltd
Location
Burnley
Salary
£18000 - £21000/annum
Posted
11 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview

At Exertis, we thrive in a company culture that is driven to deliver more for customers. Our employees are committed, proactive and motivated. This dynamic environment contributes to a thriving growth-focused culture throughout Exertis, providing many career opportunities that span sales, commercial and corporate activities

Company Background

Exertis is one of Europe's largest and fastest growing technology distribution and specialist service providers. We partner with 350 global technology brands and over 14,000 resellers, e-commerce operators and retailers across Europe. In the financial year to 31 March 2016, Exertis had a turnover of £1.6 billion. Exertis UK employs over 1,400 people.

The business is currently going through an exciting period of change and expansion that includes the construction of a new state of the art distribution centre in Burnley and the replacement of our existing Oracle ERP system with SAP.

Exertis is part of DCC plc, a FTSE 100 company, specialising in international sales, marketing, distribution and business support services, employing over 9,500 people worldwide with an annual turnover of in excess of £10.6 billion. Being part of DCC provides us with financial strength and the ability to continually invest in bringing new services to the market.

Context of Position

Reporting into the Head of Accounts Payable, the primary functions of the role are to ensure compliance in the maintenance of payment records, internal processes and coordinate high volume of payment runs working closely with the Accounts Payable Managers and business to ensure timely payments but driving quality/efficiency process improvements.

Key Accountabilities

* Process all payables cash transactions ensuring that banking regulations and internal control frameworks are maintained in line with standard operating processes.
* Coordinate a high volume of payment runs - BACS, Chaps & International Payments
* Allocation of refunds, direct debits and debit note reversals
* Daily bank reconciliation for Accounts Payable
* Administration of direct debit setups and cancellations
* Management of petty cash
* Reporting daily cash figures in line with group requirements
* Assistance with the implementation of projects
* Review, improve and communicate improvements
* Deal with queries and actions from other areas of the business in a timely and accurate manner
* Data cleansing
* Month end reporting and analysis
* Other tasks as designated by the Head of Accounts Payable

Standards of Performance/KPIs

* Ability to get up to speed with the existing processes.
* Support the Accounts Payable team ensuring payments and refunds are allocated in a timely manner.
* Support the Head of Accounts Payable to deliver operational cash requirements.
* Ability to deliver to tight deadlines whilst still maintaining the integrity and quality of the output required.

Key Competencies

* Numerical and analytical skills
* Attention to detail
* Commercial awareness

* Ability to work independently
* Communicating effectively
* Building relationships
* Self-motivated
* Organised

Person Specification

* Exposure to Cash Management and Ledger processes.
* Highly PC literate - particularly Excel.
* High attention to detail and an ability to review and complete work quickly and accurately
* Proactive and able to review business processes in order to effect & instigate plans for future improvement
* Highly motivated individual who will take ownership for issues and tackle them proactively with colleagues
* Experience of using an integrated ERP system (ideally SAP)
* Demonstrates high standards of ethical behaviour
* Demonstrate a strong awareness of and commitment to Ethics and Compliance and the Group Business Conduct Guidelines