Reconciliation Associate

Global Payments
Leicester, UK
16 Jul 2019
26 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
About Global Payments

We are a tech-driven, sales-focused Fortune 1000 company and one of the world's leading brands in payments technology. We currently have over 8,500 talented people representing our brand across 54 countries worldwide and service over 2.5 million customers globally generating over $4bn annually. We have clear aspirations to continue our growth which has seen share price increase by over 5x over the last 4 years.

We are proud of what we have achieved so far and take pride in knowing that when someone pays for something using anything other than cash, it's highly likely our technology and service is involved helping that transaction work for our customers. Seamlessly and smoothly.

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Financial Analyst to join our UK Finance Team. If you are a commercially-minded, analytical performer, looking to grow your exposure in a Financial Services/Sales environment, then this is the company for you.

The Role

As part of the Settlement Accounting team, jobholder has responsibility for the accurate reconciliation and settlement of a significant number of multi-currency suspense accounts resulting from card processing transactions and settlement payments. Jobholder will also support Manual Settlement for processing merchant payments via daily bank wires. Jobholder has responsibility for ensuring that all departmental SLA's, productivity and quality targets are achieved. Jobhlder will be part of 17 member Settlement Accounting team.

What you'll be doing

• To ensure reconciliation is performed in line with policies, procedures and regulatory requirements, including SOX.

• Undertake IA reconciliation in Frontier and sign off as "Preparer"

• Resolution of rejected customer payments.

• Accurately maintain Reconciliation spreadsheets to track the balance and outstanding entries on all designated accounts for Manual settlement processes

• Generate accounting entries via Oracle ADIs and wire transfers to support reconciliation processes.

• Undertake accurate reconciliation and wire transfers for manual settlement accounts.

• Ongoing self-development to achieve and maintain cross trained target.

• Undertake investigation of outstanding variances and issues.

• Undertake month end activities to ensure team achieves WD2 close for Settlement

• Maintain accurate productivity MI

• Support the department with onboarding new processes

What we need from you?

• Proven analytical and numeracy skills

• Working knowledge of Excel

• Good range of communication / interpersonal skills

• Planning & Organising

• Ability to work to tight deadlines

• Accuracy and attention to detail

• Knowledge of Card Acquiring - preferred but not required

• Team player/Flexible approach, share best practice

Benefits Package

• Competitive Salary (based on experience)

• Employee benefits including Pension & SAYE scheme

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