Cash and Banking Clerk / Bookkeeping

Kent, Dartford
£25000 - £29000 per annum
09 Sep 2019
20 Sep 2019
Ewan Quinn
Job role
Contract type
Full time
  • To maintain timely, accurate and effective communication with all Branches cash handling control and recording process in-line with the Company's reporting deadlines.
  • This role works closely with the Sales & Purchase Ledger to ensure the cash related activities of the Company are processed and managed in line with the best practice in the Finance Department.

Client Details

This client has offices throughout the UK and South East.


Cash Handling Control will be expected to perform any of the following tasks:

  • To be responsible for all the cashbook spreadsheet including raising cheque/s, cash collection, receipting and processing for all Company related activities.
  • To maintain relevant procedures for credit card payments, direct debits flexible payment plans and standing orders.
  • To process bank credits and cash for security collection. Ensure receipts are correctly coded and the correct VAT treatment used on a quarterly basis.
  • To issue cash for the floats, petty cash and temporary cash advances for Head Office and Branch is accurately maintained and recorded.
  • Ensure these transactions are recorded correctly in line with Company Financial regulations followed in their management.
  • To reconcile all cash holding accounts, control accounts & Bank Reconciliation. Branch Audit of petty cash, cash credit notes, held/parked sales orders.
  • This role supports all Company sites, as and when required. Bank reconciliation of sterling account. Foreign currency payments.
  • Cashflow Forecast
  • Annually, review Branch cash handling procedures and update as needed.
  • Additional required Role:

  • Staff Expenses - VAT reclaims
  • General Journals input
  • Working with all team members and supporting their areas of remit on a range of projects.
  • To liaise with other financial staff within the team in times of absence and busy times to cover areas not within their remit.
  • This role supports all Company site, as and when required. Bank reconciliation of sterling account. Foreign currency payments.
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet control accounts (manual invoices). Journal voucher preparation and punching. Assist purchase ledger invoice processing.
  • Preparation of monthly documents for pack: - Average invoice statistics; Credit note analysis; New accounts opened; Top customers; Cash/credit split; Gross margin graphs.
  • Reconcile monthly petty cash submissions for the business and gain authorisation
  • Work as part of a team to enable the Company to meet the objectives and targets set in the strategic plan.
  • To attend staff team meetings and contribute to the ongoing success of the Finance department.
  • To attend staff development programs to update knowledge and skills and such courses as are deemed appropriate by the Management Accountant.
  • To promote and adhere to the Company Health & Safety policy.
  • Profile

    Must have a good level of education AAT and/or equivalent qualification as appropriate for the role. A background of working in finance, computer literacy, confident user in Microsoft Application Excel and other specified applications, as required. Excellent communication skills. Ability to work under pressure and on own initiative. Proactive in their working environment.

  • Cashier & Accounts Assistant experience
  • Great interpersonal and communications skills
  • Self-discipline
  • Good team working skills
  • The ability to work to monthly deadlines
  • An aptitude for IT - knowledge of software packages like Excel and BACS
  • Commercially minded
  • Delivering results
  • Customer focused
  • Ability to interpret and understand figures and act upon the interpretations
  • Great communication skills
  • Team building skills
  • Administration
  • Job Offer

    A competitive Salary and Benefits package

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