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Accounts Assistant - JR-017295

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

Responsibility for review of employee expense claims; accounts payable payment processing and co-ordination; cashiering and other treasury related activities; and providing additional ad-hoc support and cross coverage for the wider Financial Accounts Team.   

Transactional processing and cashiering:  

  • Completing review and audit checks on submitted employee expense claims, including reviewing coding and supporting documentation 
  • Raising payment requests on PeopleSoft to reimburse ManCo bank accounts for SS&C funded compensation claims
  • Liaising with local third party suppliers and the US Accounts Payable Team, to help resolve queries and/or problems and ensure suppliers are paid on time   
  • Providing a local point of contact for both the Employee Expenses and Accounts Payable functions 
  • Processing payments using on-line banking portals  
  • Arranging foreign currency purchases, and transfers between corporate bank accounts 
  • Investigating any unidentified bank receipts, and ensuring that queries are resolved and outstanding items are cleared in a timely fashion
  • Assisting the US Accounts Receivable Team with the allocation of sales ledger receipts 
  • Treasury reporting and analysis work
  • Assisting with the administration of corporate Amex credit cards 

Other Ad-hoc Duties: 

  • Assisting with the preparation of standard month end general ledger journal entries in PeopleSoft
  • Providing additional support and cross cover across all areas of Financial Accounts Team as required

The Ideal Candidate

Essential:

  • Cashiering / treasury experience, including use of on-line banking portals
  • Accounts payable & employee expenses  experience
  • Basic accounting knowledge, including an awareness of how the above transactions would impact the P&L and Balance Sheet 
  • Previous experience of using a large general ledger system, including entering transactions and running reports 
  • Good Excel spreadsheet skills (look-up’s, pivot tables, etc.) 
  • Ability to work with accuracy and attention to detail, and to consistently follow prescribed processes
  • An appreciation of the importance of data protection and confidentiality
  • Ability to work normal office hours to cover queries up to the end of the business day; ie 5.30 pm

Desirable:

  • Specific experience of using PeopleSoft general ledger system 
  • Previous experience of working in a regulated financial services environment

Package Description

  • Flexible Holiday Allowance
  • Life Assurance (4 x salary)
  • Private Healthcare 
  • Flex benefits scheme

About the Company

SS&C (formerly known as DST) is a global provider of investment and financial services as well as software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. Company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organisations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.
All offers of employment at SS&C are subject to background verification checks, including 5 year employment history, proof of eligibility to work in the UK, proof of address, credit check and criminal record check. The accuracy of all information you submit as part of your application is vital and may be used as part of the background checking process should you be successful.
 

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