Accounts Assistant - Witham Essex

Recruiter
Pontoon
Location
Southend-on-Sea
Posted
07 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Accounts Assistant - Witham (Essex)

Purpose:

To process ledger updates, payment instructions and general administration activities; ensuring compliance with Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) client asset regulations (CASS 6, CASS 7, CASS 10 & COBS) and completing all processes within agreed service level agreements (SLA).

Principal Accountabilities:
  • Prepare and processing of general ledger record updates; liaising with other teams, where required, to resolve complex cases
  • Support the preparation of reconciliations using knowledge and understanding of Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) rules, ensuring compliance with client asset regulations contained in CASS 6, 7 & 10.
  • Processing of payment instructions to third parties and intra account transfers monitoring the relevant banking system to ensure all payments are authorised.
  • To support all area of the team function as and when required.

Knowledge:

  • Collective investment products including Individual Savings Account (ISA), Unit Trusts and Self Investment Personal Pension (SIPP).
  • Ability to work with Excel workbooks and accounting systems.
  • Knowledge of COBS and CASS 6, 7 & 10 rules

Skills:

  • Ability to process accurately with good attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate ability to process work to tight deadlines.

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