Accounting

Billing Centre/Bank Reconciliations Lead

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Billing Centre/Bank Reconciliations Lead to join our Finance team based at Bexhill-on-Sea.

The Role

To ensure all funds received and paid to and from Hastings Group bank accounts are correctly allocated.

Through this process, you will be managing team workloads and liaising with other business areas, and creating and distributing reports to management. You will also be responsible for escalating system defects to relevant areas and working with those areas to resolve.

This role will provide the successful candidate with an opportunity to gain experience within a key area of the Finance department and provide an insight into multiple areas of the business.

Your remit will include;

Manage bank rec team workload, ensuring all tasks are completed accurately, efficiently, and within company policy and service level agreements.
Ensure that reconciliation differences are resolved and liaise with the Banking team to ensure cashbook journals are prepared and actioned to clear outstanding items.
Liaise with other departments to determine causes of issues and errors and act as a referral point for the business to help solve issues.
Report to management regularly to ensure awareness of outstanding issues.
Ensure all tasks are performed within the company controls, processes and procedures.
Action various day to day task to support the wider finance community and any other accounting related duties relevant to bank reconciliations, ensuring all tasks are completed in a timely manner.
Ensure all monthly tasks are completed fully within service level agreements.
Ensure that you achieve and demonstrate levels of competence required to fulfil job requirementsSkills

Good organisational and time management skills
Reconciliation skills
Ability to develop strong working relationships with other departments
Ability to lead and drive projects forward
Ability to work to strict deadlines and prioritise work
Ability to work accurately with strong attention to detail
Good verbal and written communication skillsKnowledge & Experience

Strong bank reconciliation experience
Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel (essential)
Previous experience in Insurance and/or financial services sector (desirable)Benefits for you

Please find some of the great benefits we offer here at Hastings Direct:

Competitive salary
Development opportunities
Up to 5% bonus earning potential
25 days holiday (+ bank holidays on top)
Competitive pension
Flexible benefits (buy/sell additional 5 days holiday, healthcare etc.)
Please see the full list of our benefits on our careers page.

Hastings Group is an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. We welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status. Please also note that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes credit and criminal record checks

Employment Type Permanent

Advertiser Type Agency