Accounts Assistant, Cashier
Aon are currently recruiting an Accounts Assistant, Cashier to join our team in Chelmsford.
Headquartered in London, Aon Plc is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.
Aon is an equal opportunities employer. Aon’s recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.
About the Role
As a Cashier of your key responsibilities will involve:
Ability to process outward payments using Accounting systems with interfaces to electronic banking applications. Payments will be processed in various global currencies via different banks.
Knowledge of various banking methods of effecting payments, i.e. CHAPS/FP/SWIFT & ability to advise colleagues of benefits of each method.
Perform bank reconciliations using bank statements/accounting systems and have confidence to discuss items with colleagues/banks, escalating timing differences as appropriate.
Post receipts from bank statement to ledger system maintaining accuracy with large volumes.
Assist colleagues from different backgrounds with a wide range of queries.
Engage with bank colleagues confidently to resolve queries.
Confident in using Electronic Banking systems to export files to other applications. Ability to navigate electronic banking systems to locate entries to resolve queries.
Ability to master the complexity of using multiple bank accounts linked to different Accounting systems.
Responsible for working in accordance with the Aon UK Limited Risk Management Framework, and compliance with the Aon UK Limited policies, including participation in the management of risks (including completion of mandatory training) that may adversely affect the business, interests or reputation of any Group Company.
Your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
Proven cashiering and reconciliation experience.
Experience of electronic banking applications.
Ability to work within a small team.
Ability to change priorities at short notice.
Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining accuracy.
Numerate & accurate.
Salary and Benefits
This role offers a competitive salary and bonus, plus a comprehensive benefits package and 25 days holiday. Through our flexible benefits, you will also have the opportunity to choose additional benefits, including healthcare, childcare vouchers and additional holiday.