Mountain Warehouse

  • Cash & Reconciliations Manager

    Job Locations UK-London
    ID
    2019-1338
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    Reports to: Head of Reporting

    Position Summary

    You will oversee the day to day running of the Cash Reconciliations and Revenue team of 5 Accounts Assistants with responsibility for accurate and timely reconciliation and reporting of cash balances throughout the Mountain Warehouse group. In addition, you will have responsibility for short and medium-term cash management and forecasting, and be a key contact for change management within the finance team

    What you'll be doing

    Running the Cash and Reconciliations Operation:

    • Accountable for the day to day running of the Cash Reconciliations and Revenue team, to ensure that cash transactions are recorded accurately, with queries and issues investigated and resolved promptly.
    • Day-to-day management of transactional banking relationships and the administration of banking platforms.
    • This role will be required to improve and establish effective financial operating procedures for both the team and relevant business touch points. This will include the creation of a policies and procedures manual for the team and SOP’s for the business.
    • Drive process improvements and efficiencies, liaising with internal stakeholders to deliver this.
    • Key point of contact for cross functional project work within the finance team.

    Cash Management:

    • Ensure all trading bank accounts are sufficiently funded on a daily basis to support the daily cash flow requirements by bank account and by currency.

    Reporting:

    • Weekly flash reporting of cash balances across the group.
    • Analysis of cash actuals against the forecast for the group to provide insight for cash forecasting improvements.
    • Review and challenge of robust and accurate balance sheet reconciliations to an auditable standard in line with agreed timelines and ensuring all risks & opportunities are regularly documented and communicated.

    Forecasting:

    • Oversee the management of the company’s USD requirements.
    • Ensure adequate cash liquidity for Group requirements through cash forecasting on a daily, weekly and rolling quarterly basis.

    Team Management:

    • Responsible for the recruitment, development and performance management of the Cash Reconciliations and Revenue team. This will include:
      • Ensuring that the learning and development needs of the team are met through setting goals and objectives, coaching and providing constructive feedback.
      • Maintaining strong communication flows.
      • Managing team workload, identifying future resourcing requirements and supporting the recruitment process.

    Compliance and Controls:

    • Support the development of a robust control environment in a rapidly growing business by continuously identifying opportunities to improve financial systems and processes. Work closely with teams across the business, including IT, customer services and retail operations to implement these changes.
    • Significant involvement in year-end process, preparation of deliverables for the audit and key contact for the auditors for cash and banking queries.

    We would love to meet someone with

    • Previous high-volume cash reconciliation experience preferred, ideally within Retail (particularly e-commerce)
    • Able to thrive in a dynamic work environment, juggle competing priorities and manage change.
    • Excellent numeracy and IT skills including advanced Excel (sumifs, lookups, pivot tables).
    • Excellent attention to detail, performing all work with high levels of accuracy.
    • Open, friendly person who is proactive, keen to develop and work as part of a team.

    What's in it for you?

    • Competitive salary and benefits
    • Holiday allowance
    • 50% staff discount & 25% for family and friends
    • Pension scheme

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