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Junior Analyst - Cashbook

Location
Crawley, West Sussex  Further Information
Job Type
Finance
Ref
141304
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000 per annum dependant on experience
 
Contract: Full time, permanent
 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
 
Location: The VHQ, Crawley, West Sussex
 
Closing date: Friday 17 November 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 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

You will reconcile all bank accounts as assigned and ensure that all postings are complete and accurately coded to GL. This is done manually or using the Oracle Cash Management application.

Ensuring that reconciling items are resolved within an appropriate timeframe through collaborating with AP/AR/Treasury etc.This will involve maintaining appropriately controlled schedules and reconciliations.

Global cashbook processing

You will ensure complete and accurate cash postings for credit card cash received, and other transactions and prepare cash accruals and reconciliation of the GL accounts.

Process Improvement Projects 

Continuously improve financial accounting integrity and efficiency through the review of existing policies, procedures and controls as required and supporting on specific process improvement projects.

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

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

Providing on-going support to the Senior Analyst: Cash Book by participating in major projects and assisting in the preparation of audit documentation.  

About you

Ideally you'll be AAT qualified or a 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 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

Our pioneering spirit and passion keeps our brand vibrantly alive. That's why we give our people the rewards that they deserve. We have a whole host of benefits in place to help you enjoy life to the full, as well as a world of travel opportunities including up to seven flights a year to a wide range of fabulous Virgin Atlantic global destinations. Beyond a whole world of travel opportunities, we also offer a competitive benefits package including pension and private medical schemes, life assurance, child care vouchers and excellent discounts across the Virgin Group of companies.

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