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Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

To provide accounting and administrative support to the Finance team with regards to the lending divisions: Consumer Lending and Savings.


1.Recording Loans - Consumer lending.
2.Carrying out the funding process relating to Consumer lending business.
3.Recording Daily Movements in deposits business area.
4.Processing and recording Daily Deposit payments
5.Completing Daily Bank Reconciliations.
6.Carrying out month end tasks including accruals.

Accounting for commissions, Clawbacks and interest income.
7.Reconciling and reporting accounts on a daily and monthly basis.
8.Completing Control account reconciliations and making sure aged items are dealt with
9.Project work in line with departmental activities.
10.Liaise & Maintain good relationships both Internal and external parties.
11.Keeping Process documents up to date for the roles main tasks
12.Risk awareness & reporting as required
13.Ad-Hoc Duties I.e.

Account queries and payments

, Educated to A-level or equivalent
, Either has obtained or is working towards an accountancy qualification such as AAT or equivalent.

Experience (type & level)
, Experience of basic booking keeping
, Background within a banking environment

Technical/Specialist Knowledge & Skills
, Computer Literate:
, Good knowledge of MS Office suite - including Word, Access & Power-point
, Advanced knowledge of Excel
, Knowledge of TCF
, Knowledge of Summit, SUN and Q&A
, Good Knowledge of Double Entry
, Adaptable & Flexible
, Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
, Ability to work as part of a team.
, Excellent planning and organisational skills
, Enthusiastic “can do” attitude
, Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
, Accuracy & Attention to detail
, Professional & well presented
, Establishes effective working relationships at all levels
, Customer Focused approach
, Strong problem solving skills
, Analytical approach

, Perm/37.5 hour week
, Able to work extended hours on occasions when required.

Please call Stacey on 01279 713900 or email for more information