Senior Treasury Operations Assistant

Advertised on : 20 Sep 2018 | Closing date : 19 Dec 2018

  Job Reference : 10276

Senior Treasury Operations Assistant



£25,000 to £30,000 per annum (depending on experience)


Contract Type

Full-time permanent



Central London, UK


Company Profile

Our client is a global trading corporation and is currently seeking a new senior treasury operations assistant in their finance department. While the company has around sixty employees in their UK office, the successful candidate will work closely in a team of two with the treasury manager to provide all round treasury operations support and finance administration for the sales departments with a large emphasis on efficiency and accuracy. 


Main Responsibilities

·            Accurate and timely processing of general ledger and journal entries (including payments; receipts; deposit and loan entries/rollovers/maturities; discounts; account transfers).

·            Assistance in the investigation and reconciliation of company ledgers against bank ledgers.

·            Supporting with BACS, payment and trade transaction inquiries, etc.

·            Daily monitoring of banking facilities and entering payment instructions onto the online banking systems for subsequent approval and release.

·            Aiding in cash management processes including reconciliations and period end close.

·            Covering departmental responsibilities in the absence of the manager.

·            Ensuring procedures are being completed in accordance to internal risk and control standards.

·            Support with group reporting requirements.

·            Support with ongoing financial accounts projects and continuous improvement of processes and controls (e.g. Financial Technology).

·            Applying new procedures in line with regulatory changes.

·            Booking of foreign exchange contracts.

·            Maintaining strong working relationships with banks and other internal and external parties on a daily basis.

·            Preparing Bill of Exchange and bank schedules for collections and document negotiation under letters of credit and monitoring of files for acceptance/payment.

·            Collating data into spreadsheets.

·            General administration duties (filing; mailing; scanning; faxing; photocopying).


Candidate Requirements

·            Essential: Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel and SAP.

·            Essential: Proven experience of time and task management with the ability to work to tight deadlines.

·            Systematic attitude towards work processes.

·            Extensive knowledge of various trade documents (letters of credit and collections; foreign exchange and bank payment procedures)

·            Ability to work autonomously.

·            Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.

·            Excellent customer service skills.

·            Cooperative, flexible and a holding positive attitude.

·            Outstanding numerical skills (relevant qualifications advantageous).

·            Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment.



·            Discretionary annual performance related bonus.

·            Medical insurance.

·            Company pension.

·            Paid overtime where applicable (generally overtime should not be required due to strict daily deadlines).

·            Training opportunities to develop existing experience and understanding of the corporation’s business structure and transactions across Europe.


Starting Date



Working Hours

Monday to Friday; 09:00 to 17:00



All candidates must have full, permanent eligibility to work in the UK as VISA sponsorship cannot be provided.


Functional Areas : Accounting & Finance / Legal;Treasury
Type of Employment : Permanent
Work Location : (London)
Salary Description : £25,000 to £30,000

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