Junior Analyst – Cashbook
In a nutshell
Our Finance Centre of Excellence is a fantastic place to work, especially if you are AAT trained or working towards an Accountancy qualification, We are currently recruiting for 3 Junior Analysts within our Cashbook team (2 x 9 month and 1 x 6 month fixed term).
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.
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!