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Banking Analyst

Employer
Copart UK Limited
Location
Bedford, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 22, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently recruiting a Banking Analyst to working within our Finance team, based at our Head Office in Wootton, Bedfordshire, MK43 9EJ.

Our Banking Analysts are responsible for performing a variety of banking duties and financial administration, as well as reconciling bank accounts against Copart’s own internal accounting records and investigating any exceptions which arise from this.

This role would suit someone looking to begin a career in accounting, as it offers great opportunities for personal development, learning and progression.

Main Duties &

Responsibilities:


  • Manually reconciling UK and IRL bank accounts against internal accounting records
  • Administration of various banking systems, including new user set-up, queries and adjusting credit limits
  • Providing guidance to our Operation Centres with administration queries relating to the banking systems used
  • Administration of out of date and voided cheques, stop cheque requests, cheque referrals, recalls, setting up DD’s and templates via our banking System
  • Weekly downloading and sourcing of back-up information in preparation for reconciliations
  • Provision of weekly reporting & dashboards to senior management
  • Month end reporting and presenting reconciliations for sign-off
  • Preparing journal entries in JD Edwards for adjustments/write-offs
  • Using the Copart Auction System and online banking system to review exceptions and provide guidance to business units with deposit/cheque queries, to rectify errors
  • Using CAS, JD Edwards and online banking system to reconcile deposits and cheques
  • Reconcile the general bank accounts, ensuring that all entries have been recorded in the correct accounting period
  • Assisting in preparation for quarterly auditing, including SOX compliance
  • Working proactively to ensure deadlines are met & processes are examined and improved


What we need from you:

Essential
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills, including an understanding of VLookups and pivot tables
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Previous experience of reconciling bank accounts is essential
  • Ability to format and present spreadsheets and reports to a high standard
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to build professional relationships
  • A positive and proactive, can-do attitude


Desirable
  • AAT Level 2 in Accounting
  • A minimum of A-level qualified
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards system
  • On-line banking experience
  • Proactive with improving processes


What we offer you in return:

  • Monday to Friday working
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays and an additional day per year to celebrate a special occasion to you
  • A further paid day to volunteer for a charity of your choice
  • Medicash Cover - look after you and your family by providing a range of positive healthcare benefits
  • Contributory workplace pension plan
  • Life assurance cover
  • The ability to purchase shares in our successful global company, at a discounted rate
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out, and utility bills for the home

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