Reconciliations Analyst - 31568

Recruiter
Pontoon
Location
Liverpool, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Ref
1190334042
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reconciliations 31568

Liverpool

12 months

My high profile banking client are recruiting for a reconciliation analyst to join their team based in Liverpool on a 12 month contract position. Training will be provided.

Role Synopsis and Required Skills and Attributes

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Record and reconcile accounts using the in-house reconciliation system in line with FCA, CBI and JFSC regulations.
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Build strong and detailed System and Process knowledge in order to resolve complex reconciliation issues over all streams of reconciliations.
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Assists Lead representative in order to meet multiple, high pressure deadlines.
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Ensures all external statements have been received and formatted for the reconciliation system as required.
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Ensures completion of various Manual Reconciliations which are performed daily.
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Reviews and publishes Client reporting showing excellent attention to detail and foresight.
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Works closely with the Offshore Team colleagues to ensure smooth running of daily schedule.
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Builds and maintains good relationships with various external Custodian, Agent Bank and Fund Managers who provide data for reconciliation.
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Fosters good internal relationships to ensure that issues are dealt with timely and accurately.
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Proficient with formulas, Lookups and Pivot tables in Excel to perform manual reconciliation and reporting desirable.
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Identifies differences and discrepancies in reconciliations and resolves or escalates appropriately.
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Monitors resolution of breaks and confidently challenges and escalates when necessary.
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Assist the Lead Representative in resolving client queries when required.
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Demonstrates Risk Management awareness and escalates accordingly.
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Provides some administration functions such as Mailbox management, data collation and scanning.
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Positively adapts to change in Systems or processes.

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Deciphers more complex exceptions, performing root-cause analysis on why exceptions exist; enters reconciliation data and ensures proper aging. Escalates any unidentifiable differences to higher level support staff.
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Communicates break reports to either internal groups within the firm or correspondents outside the firm. Monitors resolution.
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Analyzes operational needs and then helps to develop a solution and compose project requests to solve the identified need.
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Assists in daily, weekly and monthly reporting using an understanding of the stock record and knowledge of basic accounting. Assists with regulatory reporting
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Interacts with those at a senior level in other groups to address issues or improvements.

Essential skill:

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Financial services/ banking experience
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Good admin skill
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Excellent communication skills
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Analytical
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Good computer system skills.

Only suitable candidates need apply. If you have not received a response within a 48 hour period, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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