Reconciliations Manager - Broadlands Business Campus (Near Horsham)
We are building a brand new Purchasing and Payment Service Centre in our Broadland Business Centre which will provide client focussed, best in class support to stakeholders globally across the full cost lifecycle.
This is an exciting opportunity to develop and lead a new Reconciliations team of c. 5 people from the ground up. The team will be responsible for; (i) allocation of cash transactions for bank accounts across a number of entities ; (ii) Investigation of unallocated cash; (iii) production of balance sheet reconciliations for a variety of accounts including cash. Who we're looking for
You'll be a strong communicator, with a control focus and an operational mindset able to support, develop and motivate individuals to meet their full potential and think critically about processes to support improvements.
You will have prior experience in a finance accounting or operational role and prior management experience. About Schroders
We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.
We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper. The base
You'll be based at our Broadlands Business Campus near Horsham in West Sussex. It's home to our EMEA Operations and Technology Operations hub. The team
The Reconciliations team, along with Supply Chain Services, Purchasing and Payables, form the new Broadlands Purchasing and Payment Service Centre, an efficient, best-in-class capability servicing Schroders offices globally.
This brand new team will be formed of c. 5 people responsible for; (i) allocations of cash transactions for our corporate bank accounts across a number of entities; (ii) investigation of unallocated cash with our Payables, Receivables and wider Finance teams; (iii) production of balances sheet reconciliations for a variety of accounts including cash.
The team will work closely with the Financial Control and Costing teams to ensure that reconciliations are performed to a high standard. What you'll do
Lead the Reconciliations team ensuring that; (i) reconciliations are produced to a high standard on a timely basis; (ii) the team are appropriately supported and motivated; (iii) high quality controls are in place and followed accordingly.
Allocation of cash transitions in Oracle Fusion cash management for all bank accounts within a number of operating entities
Investigation of unallocated cash with internal and external parties
Production of balance sheet reconciliations for a variety of accounts including cash
Investigation of returned funds with the support of both the Group Treasury and Payables teams
Work closely with the Accounts Receivable function to ensure proper allocation of inbound payments
Act as a point of escalation for issues arising with reconciliations. The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
Experience of working within a operational team
Experience working in an accounts or reconciliations function
People management experience
Qualification in Finance or Accounting The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
Experience of Oracle Fusion and / or TM5
Experience of Financial Services What you'll be like
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong attention to detail and focus on accuracy.
Friendly and approachable.
Continuous improvement mindset.
Ability to manage and prioritise competing demands.
Team player with an ability to work independently. We're looking for the best, whoever they are
Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability.