Banking Assistant

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Finance
£9.74 - £10.24 per hour
Cooperative House
Fixed Term (end date)
37.5

About the Role:

Your Coop are looking for a Banking Assistant to join our society. We’re a multi-business group operating in Food Retail, Childcare, Funeral-care, Travel, Post Office, Pharmacy and Utilities, meaning you will get a breadth of multi-sector experience in a complex and fast-moving organisation. No two days will ever be the same! 
 
At Your Coop, you will be part of business that puts people at the heart of everything they do. What makes us different?
 
The money you help us make is returned to our members and communities. We are a cooperative which means we share a third of our profits to our members and invest a third in our community support initiatives. In a profit-driven world, we are the difference. 
 
We’re proud to be owned by our members, and we’d love to be owned by you. 
 
 
As a Banking Assistant, you will be:  
 
Banking

Electronically import information from external banking systems and IFS onto Group IT reconciliation software.
Electronically import information from branch reporting systems and manually post bank receipts and payments accurately and promptly into the IFS finance system.
Identify and investigate unmatched items raising queries with the bank, respective branch and external companies making sure that queries are resolved promptly.
Escalate banking discrepancies to District Managers and Team Leader or Manager as appropriate. 
Produce bank reconciliation at period end. 
Liaise with relevant branch to ensure all required information is completed to time-frames.
Resolve all banking issues raised by branches and customers.
Work in conjunction with Team Leader and or Manager to identify any risks and flag any breaches in control.
Resolve all historic queries on the bank reconciliation as a priority task.

Finance
 
Work with respective branch to ensure that only true overs and shorts are categorised as overs and shorts. Produce overs and shorts report to division and Loss Prevention. Perform any corrective journals within the finance system if required.
Ensure all required reporting is completed within agreed time-frames and to a high level.
 

About You:

To be a successful candidate for this role you will need: 
 
Excellent IT skills, demonstrated competence in office and Finance software packages.
Experience in a Finance department/role is desirable.
Experience in a similar role would be desirable.
Intermediate level Excel.

Why Join Us?

Joining a multi-sector business means you would get benefits from a range of different areas:

Opportunities to work across all our trading groups – food retail, childcare, funeral, travel, post office and pharmacy 
Rewards from a range of business groups including food store discounts, childcare discounts, travel holiday discounts and more! 
3 volunteering days per year to help a community cause of your choice
Annual share of profits
Competitive salary 
Competitive pension contribution
Free onsite parking

Apply now to be part of Your Coop! 
 

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