Reconciliations Clerk (Accounts Team)

SKPTS Partnership Limited T/A Thurston Smith
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Thurston Smith are pleased to be working on a great new role for our client based in Orpington who are looking for 2 new members to joing there finance team. Great oppurtunity for someone with 1-2 years experience to develop there skills. Brand new modern office and a great team to work with and be apart of.

Role Overview

  • The position of Reconciliations Clerk will ideally suit a candidate with similar experience in an accounts based position and who is looking to further develop their career. Experience of 1 -2 years is preferably. The candidate will be someone who is adaptable, competent and likes to get stuck in.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to join a progressive business that will help you achieve your career goals.

Principal Duties and Key Tasks

  • Broker Statement Reconciliations
  • Liaising with insurance companies and suppliers
  • Logging and dealing with queries in a timely manner
  • Processing Client credit applications on third party system
  • Client Cash Allocations
  • Purchase Ledger Processing
  • Reconciliations of client & insurer balances
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Daily Reconciliations between accounts system and operation system
  • Month End report processing
  • Maintaining day to day compliance procedures
  • Administrative Duties

- Producing daily cashbooks

- Filing

- Archiving

- Scanning

- Sorting Post

  • Managing personal work workflow effectively and efficiently
  • Maintaining a complete and comprehensive training record/log
  • Advising Manager of any backlog in work in a timely manner
  • Meeting all company set targets and departmental KPI’s
  • Any Adhoc tasks required by management

Key Skills

  • 1 - 2 years accounts experience
  • Processing High Levels of Data
  • Effective Communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • High attention to detail
  • Form and develop strong Insurer and Suppliers relationships
  • Time management and Organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Strong Excel Skills

Other Duties, Responsibilities and Requirements

  • The position of Reconciliations Clerk is a key role and requires a professional and businesslike approach at all times. The candidate must always perform in accordance with the published office work standards, targets and business objectives
  • The position of Reconciliations Clerk also requires that the individual acts and communicates in a compliant manner. An understanding of accounting procedures is required for this position, but mainly accuracy and strong attention to detail is the key issue with regards to inputting data.
  • The ideal applicant needs to have at least one year accounts experience and a high level of computer literacy with a good working knowledge of Microsoft office software. Strong knowledge of excel is a must, with working knowledge of V-looks & Pivots.
  • The accounts department uses Quickbooks as their accounting software and Open GI for the operational needs of the business. Working knowledge of accounting software is desirable.