Treasury Assistant

Treasury Assistant

Haywards Heath
£23,000 to £28,000 Depending on Experience
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Do you have excellent attention to detail? Are you a pro at keeping calm while working to tight deadlines under pressure? If the answer is ‘yes’ to these questions, then read on! 
We’re on the lookout for a Treasury Assistant to join our Finance team in Haywards Heath, West Sussex.
You’ll be responsible for carrying out daily treasury activities such as processing payments, cash management, reporting and assisting the Treasury Analyst with a range of tasks and projects.  

With a great eye for detail, you’ll need to ensure all bank accounts have sufficient funding to enable the business to meet all commitments on time, as well as being responsible for payment of suppliers and colleague expenses for the group companies.

It’s essential that you have experience of bank reconciliations processes, together with strong Microsoft Excel skills, as you’ll need to be able to hit the ground running.
Job responsibilities
  • Ensure all payment requests are approved in accordance with the Delegation of Authority Matrix
  • Prepare all company payments for processing whether cheque or electronic
  • Maintain audit logs for all processed payments
  • Update cashflow/liquidity forecasting for all group companies
  • Assist in the scheduling of the monthly money movements across the group companies
  • Conduct the daily cheque run
  • Maintain the payments timetable for the UK companies
  • Investigate and resolve queries raised by stakeholders
  • Record all insurance recoveries received and upload onto the relevant Claims system
  • Act as a key contact with the bank
Skills, knowledge & experience
  • Proven experience gained in a treasury function and bank reconciliations
  • Solid understanding of the banking requirements and processes
  • Sound understanding of the structure of the group and its operations
  • Knowledge of FCA requirements, including Treating Customers Fairly (TCF)
  • Excellent reconciliation skills
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Good time management and organisation skills, with the ability to meet tight reporting deadlines
  • Problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify problems and adopt a logical approach to resolving them
What can we do for you? 
We believe we can offer you a great working environment as we’re so passionate about our people. Here are just some of the benefits and perks that we offer…
  • Fantastic training and development opportunities
  • Employee benefit packages to suit your lifestyle
  • Flexible working
  • A day off for your birthday
  • The opportunity to take a paid day off each year to do charity work
  • A health cash plan
  • Help with travel expenses
  • The opportunity to buy additional holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Group life assurance
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Professional subscription fees paid
Employee wellbeing is high on the agenda here too. We provide a weekly free fruit delivery, discounted membership at a local health club and access to an Employee Assistance Programme, which promotes physical and emotional wellbeing at work and at home. In addition, we provide wellbeing events throughout the year to support physical and mental health.

Interested? Apply today and take the next step in finding your dream job.
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