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Cashbook Administrator

Posted 17 August by Capita Ended

Cashbook Administrator (9-12 month fixed term contract)

Cheltenham

£16,000 - £18,000

About the role

An exciting opportunity within a fast-paced, corporate environment, initially on a 9-12 month maternity cover contract. This interesting & varied role would suit a motivated individual with some general accounts administration experience or perhaps a banking background.

About Capita | Insurance

Capita Plc are the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 68,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India

The insurance industry has gone through unprecedented levels of change since the economic downturn and in order to thrive in such a competitive, demanding marketplace, the ability to deliver agile, efficient and cost-effective operations is key to staying ahead of the game.

Capita Insurance Services provide a wide range of flexible back office, middle office and customer facing services for our clients, helping them grow their business.


What you will do:

To process all client payments and receipts and to update all client cashbooks and bank mandates in a timely, accurate, complaint and cost effective manner.

Main Responsibilities:-

  • Process all payments in a timely, accurate, compliant and cost effective manner. This comprises

    • Checking that payment requests have been properly authorised and that sufficient funds are available

    • For transfers - importing/entering or checking the payments on client internet bank links on

RBS/NatWest, Barclays, Lloyds & HSBC

    • For Check Print cheques - exporting the cheque file from SUN or excel into Check Print and arranging printing and signing (automatic or manual depending on client) of cheques (in conjunction with designated manager)

    • Dispatching cheques

    • Filing completed payment requests

  • Process all receipts in a timely, accurate, compliant and cost effective manner. This comprises entering receipts onto SUN (once relevant administrator has coded receipt) for

  • Update client cashbooks with all payments and receipts in a timely, accurate, compliant and cost effective manner (including payments made by standing order etc)

  • File statements etc

  • Update bank mandates for changes in authorised signatories etc

  • Arrange opening of new client bank accounts and closure of old

  • Keep a log of all cheque stationery and all files archived

  • Ensure sufficient banking stationery for daily and DR use

  • Review bank links (or paper statements if no link) to check transactions are as expected

  • Assist auditors as appropriate


    Your experience will include:

  • Strong customer service & communication skills (written & verbal)

  • Excellent Excel skills

  • An understanding of the principles of double entry bookkeeping, electronic ledgers & internet banking

  • 5 GCSE's, including Maths & English at grade C or above


    What's in it for you?

    At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you23 day's holiday, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle.


    What we hope you will do next

    Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now

    Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.



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