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Interim Control Reconciliation Manager

  • Location: Bradford
  • Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
  • Job Type:Interim

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Finance, Senior Interim Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 21 October 2021
  • Job Ref: SD37061_1632230218
A highly successful financial services business based in West Yorkshire seeks the urgent help of an experienced Accountant to cover a 6 month contract role.

The objective of the role is to oversee the Purchase Ledger, FA income recognition monitoring & reconciliations and mortgage & savings controls, ensuring robust controls, policies, procedures and segregation of duties are in place to maintain the Financial Control framework to a high standard and in line with industry practices to minimise the risk of fraud or error.

Tasks will include:
*Responsible for the completion of the daily mortgage and savings controls to ensure true and fair accounts and prevent any fraudulent activity.
*Responsible for the monitoring of the aged debt position of Financial Advice income and completion of other key FA reconciliations.
*Oversight of the Purchase Ledger team, ensuring that invoices, employee expenses and statements are processed to allow timely reconciliation and payment of all transactions.
*Build strong relationships with those areas of the business who are heavy PO and expense users to understand where the Purchase Ledger team can add more value to support the business and identify any education requirements / changes to their processes and ways of working to reduce the query traffic within Purchase Ledger.
*To understand where errors are occurring in the end to end fee recognition process to eliminate in order to strengthen overall controls and reduce the amount of detection, investigation and rectification within Operations and Finance so that the controls are scalable for future volumes.
*Responsible for developing and embedding a maximum streamlined aged debt business-as-usual process for the Financial Advice area, ensuring that escalation pathways are followed when necessary, to ensure it is scalable for future volumes.

Candidates might be formally qualified or qualified by experience and it would be highly advantageous to have previous financial services experience and knowledge.

This is a great opportunity to join a business with a decent culture and extremely good benefits package, however, please only apply if you are able to start ASAP (ideally by October 2021)

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.