Senior Reconciliations Analyst, based Broadlands near Horsham - 12 month FTC

Schroders Investment Management
Horsham, United Kingdom
15 Nov 2022
15 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we're looking for

The successful candidate will be a strong communicator with a control focus and an operational mindset. They will be able to think critically about processes to support improvements and drive efficiency.

They will develop into a reconciliations subject matter expert and have prior experience in a finance accounting or operational role.

The base

You'll be based at our Broadlands Business Campus near Horsham in West Sussex. It's home to our EMEA Operations and Technology Operations hub.

The team

The Reconciliations team, along with Supply Chain Services, Purchasing and Payables, form the new Broadlands Purchasing and Payment Service Centre, an efficient, best-in-class capability servicing Schroders offices globally.

This brand new team will be formed of c. 5 people responsible for; (i) allocations of cash transactions for our corporate bank accounts across a number of entities; (ii) investigation of unallocated cash with our Payables, Receivables and wider Finance teams; (iii) production of balances sheet reconciliations for a variety of accounts including cash.

The team will work closely with the Financial Control and Costing teams to ensure that reconciliations are performed to a high standard.

What you'll do

• Allocation of cash transitions in Oracle Fusion cash management for all bank accounts within a number of operating entities
• Investigation of unallocated cash with internal and external parties
• Production of balance sheet reconciliations for a variety of accounts including cash
• Investigation of returned funds with the support of both the Group Treasury and Payables teams
• Work closely with the Accounts Receivable function to ensure proper allocation of inbound payments
• Act as a point of escalation for issues arising with reconciliations.

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need

• Experience of working within a operational team.
• Experience working in an accounts or reconciliations function
• Qualification in Finance or Accounting

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help

• Experience of Oracle Fusion and / or TM5
• Experience of Financial Services

What you'll be like

• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong attention to detail and focus on accuracy.
• Friendly and approachable.
• Continuous improvement mindset.
• Ability to manage and prioritise competing demands.
• Team player with an ability to work independently.

We're looking for the best, whoever they are

Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability.