Cash and Banking Team Leader

Inchcape Retail Limited
Liverpool, UK
24 Aug 2019
27 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Cash & Banking Team Leader - Inchcape Finance Centre, Liverpool

This is full time position working 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday.

Purpose of the Role

The Cash & Banking Team Leader will ensure the financial integrity of the Balance Sheet, using efficient and effective accounting and reporting processes.

Job Role & Responsibilities

* Accountable for the efficient, accurate and timely reconciliation of the bank statement to the nominal ledger, including the production of routine daily, weekly and month-end reports ensuring compliance with applicable accounting, tax, legislative and other regulatory standards

* Accountability for all bank accounts, ensuring that the team are adhering to annotating any reconciling items outside acceptable timescales with clear and decisive action taken to resolve. Acting as an escalation point as required

* Comply with all policies and processes ensuring adherence to the Minimum Control Framework; act as a point of contact for internal and external audit requirements

* Sign off bank reconciliations ready for review and approval

* Full accountability and ownership of investigating & resolving internal / external Customer / Supplier issues

Skills & Experience Required

* Customer Focus

* Ability to manage a range of external and internal customer requirements, some of which may be conflicting, with integrity and professionalism

* Strong communication skills, able to prioritise requests and workload

* Operational Focus

* Able to organise and manage yours and your team's workload to consistently deliver to deadlines and work to high standards.

* Conscientious, with an ability to delve into detail

* Responsibility for ensuring that any Franchise specific accounting is consistent with all other Franchises

* Business Focus

* Understand the importance of fostering partnerships and good working relationships with stakeholders and internal customers

* Qualified accountant (AAT) or Part qualified (CIMA/ACA/ACCA)

* Ability to maintain professional integrity even under pressure, understanding when to escalate

* People Focus

* Responsible for your own development and encouraging development and progression within the team

* Contributes to creating a positive, achieving, rewarding working environment

* Sets an example with high levels of personal integrity, always 'doing the right thing'

* Revenue/Finance Focus

* Operates with a strong sense of financial control and a culture of ownership and accountability

* Actively seeks to deliver a better level of service through continuous improvement

Style & Culture Fit

* Straight forward, working collaboratively within the team and the wider business including non-finance colleagues

* Lead in process improvement initiatives

* Ability to accurately work with and understand high volumes of data, taking clear and decisive action to resolve any issues, escalating as necessary

* Continuous review of ways of working and making best use of CDK Autoline & ReconNet

* Can-do attitude, ability to meet deadlines

* Ensure and check adherence to the core Minimum Controls Framework

* Work with integrity

* Ensure housekeeping activities performed in a timely manner, with emphasis on identifying areas for improvement and working with stakeholders to address these

Inchcape Colleague Benefits

You will receive a competitive base salary along with great benefits including:

* 22 days holiday, rising to 25 after 5 years' service

* Company Pension Scheme

* Life Assurance

* Discount gym membership

* Vehicle purchase discount

* Employee Advantage - retail discounts with over 3000 retailers

* Cycle to work scheme

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