Transactions Team Leader

Transactions Team Leader

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Contact:

    Paul Steele

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Excellent opportunity for a Transactions Team Leader based in the Birmingham City Centre. The role is temporary for 6 months initially.

Duties are:

  • Managing a team of 4
  • Prepare and issue report of rejected purchase orders. Scheduling interventions and other group activities
  • Prepare and issue report of late purchase orders.
  • Review 50 supplier reconciliations and follow up outstanding.
  • Prepare/review Bank on daily basis.
  • Liaise with Banking relationship manager and make amendments to bank mandate in accordance with Delegation of Authority.
  • Clear entries from Backload suspense account to appropriate accounts including dealing with miscellaneous single sided entries such as direct debits etc.
  • Prepare the issue of Urgent Payment manual cheques, Foreign Bank Drafts and Clearing House Automatic Payments System (CHAPS) payments and negotiable instruments as required.
  • Assist in a range of year-end procedures. Responsibilities include checking nominated Control A/c balances including: Cash at Bank, Bank Load A/c, Dishonoured Cheques suspense, Payroll Control A/c, Direct Income Hold A/c, Income Tax, National Insurance, Superannuation Control A/cs, etc., taking action to resolve any unexpected balances.
  • Prepare and input journals to finance system in relation to bank reconciliations and other financial matters.
  • Set up Direct Debit arrangements with other organisations as and when required.
  • Support, co-ordinate and manage the monthly commitment accruals
  • Any other duties that may arise from time to time to be directed by Head of Finance or from Business Units.
  • To complete VAT returns on quarterly basis.
  • Production of weekly cash flow for the group
  • Cash flow forecasting including daily management of the treasury facility and working capital of the business

EXPERIENCE (essential):

  • General experience of working in fast paced accounting environment.
  • Experience of managing Purchase Leger team and possess strong leadership skills.
  • Experience of working to tight month end reporting deadlines.
  • Experience of bank rec's, supplier rec's supplier payments, invoice processing, Journal processing.

If you are available on a short notice period and interested, please apply.

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