Reconciliations Manager - Temp

Bristol (City Centre)
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Reconciliations Manager


£15 - £18 p/h

Ambridge Harris are recruiting for a Reconciliations Manager for a Bristol based client. You will be working with other team management planning, resourcing and looking at continuous process improvement within the team, and ensuring it is fit for purpose now, and with the continued planned growth. Ensuring the team meets all deadlines, and that the work is delivered to the correct standard and quality.

Responsible for:

  • Working with Supervisors & Team Leaders on daily planning and management of the reconciliation teams workload, and helping with the Team Leaders and Supervisors to ensure they are aware of priorities
  • Quality control on all reconciliation work -
  • Responsible for the teams awareness and delivery of their SLA, including, but not limited to;
  • Purchase Ledger closed w/d 4 (at present), target of WD 2 within a timeframe to be agreed
  • Statement Recs completed by w/d 5 (at present), target of WD 2 within a timeframe to be agreed
  • Invoice box checked on daily basis and invoices processed within 24 hrs
  • No unmatched payments on council tax accounts following posting of OB
  • One council tax bill for every site at all times within 3 months
  • Council tax bills received for T&As within 30 days of completion
  • Top 20 statement recs completed by w/d 5 (at present), target of WD 3 within a timeframe to be agreed
  • PL tidy up completed following posting of OB and signed off to sufficient standard
  • No credit balances older than 30 days once the OB has gone in
  • No query older than 24 hours if escalated within the team
  • Minimise manual adjustments
  • No manual adjustments on tidy up accounts (non-black list suppliers)
  • Supporting documentation received for all manual inv/crdt raised - e.g. statement, or email from supplier confirming balance.
  • Utilities balance recs completed every month by WD -3
  • Utilities all on one bills within a set timeframe - target and timeframe for achievement to be agreed
  • Monthly reporting of turnover by supplier ranked to ensure our top 20 supplier statement reconciliations remain valid
  • First review and approval of all payment runs
  • Submission of Daily KPIs on reconciliation work to FC, FD & CFO
  • Work with team management to ensure sufficient training and development opportunities are available to all staff members, communicated clearly and actively progressed

Person Specification:

  • Strong academically - educated to degree (equivalent) level and having completed (or be in the final stages of studying for) their professional accounting qualification (CIMA or similar)
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment - flexibility is key
  • Excellent IT skills including advanced excel, and confident on various management reporting systems
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Continuous improvement and questioning mind - should always be asking if there is a better way to do things
  • Deadline focussed, and willing to put in the effort required to ensure they always meet them
  • Understanding of small companies and how they work, but needs big company background to understand/suggest best practice principles and help to drive change
  • Line Management experience, with proven ability to get the best out of their team, ensuring they are highly motivated and delivering to a high standard at all times

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful

Ambridge Harris is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Ambridge Harris will not discriminate on unlawful grounds.

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