Accounts Assistant - Reconciliations

Posted 7 February by HIFX Featured

The Accounts Assistant will be responsible for cash management and liquidity for HiFX globally (Europe, North America and Canada)

You will assist the Finance Director and Management Accountant with general accounting duties, including reconciliation and purchase ledger duties whilst ensuring all tasks are completed in a timely and accurate manner.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Reconciliation

  • Manage the reconciliation of multi currency and multi regional bank accounts to bank counter party records;
  • Communicate reconciling items to Operational Teams, monitor progress and escalate issues to the appropriate Finance Managers;
  • Reconcile foreign exchange trades with broker counter parties and arrange and monitor settlements;
  • Monitor and report broker positions

Purchase Ledger

  • Maintain the purchase ledger and ensure all purchase orders and supplier invoices are processed timely and accurately

Ad Hoc Duties

  • Assist with internal and external audits
  • Other treasury related tasks as directed by the Finance Team;
  • Support the Finance Director and Finance team as and when required

Essential:

  • Previous experience within an Accounts Assistant or similar role (reconciliations, purchase ledger)
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent numeracy skills
  • Sound level of IT literacy including ability to handle large volumes of numerical data, spreadsheets and knowledge of PC operations and software are needed; particularly Excel
  • Time management skills, with the ability to multi task and prioritise conflicting deadlines

Desirable:

  • Experience in working within a global finance function
  • Finance qualification

Required skills

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Finance
  • International Settlements
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Reconciliation

Reference: 34417124

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