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Junior Analyst - Cashbook

Location
Crawley, West Sussex  Further Information
Job Type
Finance
Ref
135863
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 depending on experience
 
Contract: Permanent, Full Time
 
Hours: Monday-Friday 0900-1730hrs
 
Location: Crawley, West Sussex
 
Closing date: Thursday 28 September 2017

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In a nutshell

In this role you'll be accountable for the accurate and timely financial management of accounts by owning stated sections of the Cashbook within the Trial Balance of the VAL Group (Virgin Atlantic Airways, Virgin Holidays and International), and ensuring the integrity of those sections via the completion of reconciliations, analysis of accounts and month end reporting. A key part of this role will be to process the end-to-end cashbook postings for all allocated bank accounts within the VAL Group. You will need to deliver accurate, reliable and timely cashbook accounting by collaborating across the finance function. 

 

Day to day

Global bank reconciliations

Reconcile all bank accounts as assigned and ensure that all postings are complete and accurately coded to GL.

Ensure that reconciling items are resolved within an appropriate timeframe through collaborating with AP/Treasury etc.

Organising and coordinating monthly reconciling item review meetings. This will involve both maintaining appropriately controlled schedules and reconciliations.

Reconciliation of all back office treasury balance sheet accounts, by reporting deadline.

Global cashbook processing

Ensure complete and accurate cash postings for credit card cash received, and other adhoc transactions.

Preparation of unremitted cash accruals and reconciliation of the GL accounts.

Preparation of sales accruals estimates and reconciliation to the GL.

Retrieving and preparing ICCS reports for posting.

Process Improvement Projects

As required, support on specific process improvement projects.

Highlight any system or procedural issue that may impede the reconciliation process.

Continuously improve financial accounting integrity and efficiency through the review of existing policies, procedures and controls as required.

Provide on-going support to the Senior Analyst: Cash Book by participating in major projects such as the rollout of Oracle Cash Management or taking ownership of smaller projects (bank account rationalization).

Assist in the preparation audit documentation.

Ad-hoc

Highlight any system or procedural issue that may impede the cashbook reconciliation or accounting process.

Provide on-going support by participating in major projects or taking ownership of smaller projects.

Assist in the preparation of the audit file.

Any other Financial accounting tasks as requested by the Head of Group Capital & Balance Sheet.


 

About you

 

Ideally you'll be AAT qualified or finalist or studying towards ACCA or ACA with strong operational accounting skills and an aptitude to learn new processes. You'll need previous experience of account analysis, reconciliation and foreign currencies as well as strong system skills, particularly Oracle Financials, Business Objects and MS Excel.

You'll be inquisitive with the ability to challenge and improve processes as well as having a proven capability to prioritise work, work under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines. Your attention to detail and high level of accuracy will be vital as well as the ability to communicate with senior levels of management, being able to explain complex processes in a succinct way.

If you have good written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to distil complex processes into clear simple messages and you're an excellent team player with a flexible, positive and enthusiastic approach to work we would love to hear from you!

 

The Perks

 
Virgin Atlantic employees are a hardworking bunch so it’s really important they get something back in return. That’s why we offer one of the best concessionary travel packages in the business because the best deserve the best! For more information about this and the other fantastic benefits you’ll receive then please visit the “Life at Virgin Atlantic” section on our careers site.

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