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Senior Accounts Assistant 

adzuna-uk  |  United Kingdom  |  

United KingdomThe Technopole Centre, Penicuik, EH26 0PJ
£24,000.00 per Annum
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A fantastic opportunity to join the Operations Finance department of a large Financial Services business in Edinburgh.

The area is responsible for the integrity of all financial transactions.

This includes the processing of cash receipts, payments, ensures the integrity of all general and purchase ledgers for the operational businesses & any reporting breaches.

The area perform financial reconciliations and reporting for inclusion in month end accounting & reporting.

This role undertakes the day to day activity of the operations department .

This includes, processing a range of journals, performing reconciliations, financial analysis, inter company accounting, banking, checking of ledger transactions & balances, to ensure that the financial accounting controls are operating as planned.

You will partner key stakeholders to reduce financial risks & exposures in relation to key processes.

Identify accounting and process anomalies, investigate and resolve.

Key Accountabilities Daily processing of work outlined in rota meeting quality standard & deadlines Preparation, review & process journals, accruals & prepayments.

Perform daily reconciliations over all ledgers, covering bank, control & funding, over multi currency accounts Ledger balances and transactional analysis to identify anomalies, issues and trends.

Highlight, report and resolve in timely manner Identify accounting and transaction anomalies, investigate and articulating actions to resolve.

Monitor and ensure that controls are operating as expected over financial records and transactions.

Provide input & technical commentary into the monthly MI packs Produce & analyse trend analysis for actuals and budgets on business area spend Perform daily cash management activities to ensure adequate cash is held for operational processes Produce & reconcile monthly expenses charging report for, actuals, budget & forecast Update ledgers with cost centre changes and budget uploads.

Perform intercompany recharges with business units, reconcile to Trial balance & expenses report, agree with third parties and invoice Develop & maintain relationships with relevant Finance, business areas & third parties, to highlight process issues, improve working processes and controls.

Experience Part-Qualified (CIMA or ACCA) Experience of working in large finance team, preferably within Financial Services Experience of bank and control account reconciliations Experience of book keeping and general ledger processes PLease apply now via the link.

Closing date for this role is THursday 21st November with interviews to be scheduled for W/C 25th Nov & 2nd Dec