Cash Manager - 8 month Fixed Term Contract

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Accounting, Retail
South East
£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Gold Group
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Cash Manager, East Croydon. A well know brand who have strong growth in profits over recent years, are looking to attract an experienced Cash Manager for an 8-month Fixed term contract.

Benefits include: Pension, company bonus, life assurance, 25 days holiday and staff discount

This role is responsible for managing the Cash team, providing back office finance support to the business and ensuring that the banking and sales transactions are accounted for and reported correctly. In addition, contributing to the Cash daily and month end processes.

This role will be required to work with closely with other functions (i.e. Operations, Internal Audit, Security and IT primarily) to ensure continual development and retention of procedures and processes relating to the business’s finance requirements.

The Cash Manager will have first level responsibility for key cash flow contracts in terms of ensuring day to day requirements and billing are in line with the agreement and raising any performance issues or incorrect billing directly. They will provide support to the Cash and Credit Manager when undertaking regular meetings with service providers.

Main duties of the Cash Manager will include:

Co-ordinate and manage all operational activities for the Cash team to ensure:

* All bank accounts are reconciled daily and using the defined reconciliation tool. All reconciling items are cleared within agreed timeframes, including resolution of stores back office and banking discrepancies.
* To manage field team’s queries as appropriate.
* All outgoing electronic payments are approved and transmitted in line with payment guidelines.
* The full value of all card transactions is received and correctly recorded.
* All banking related charges and invoices are approved and verified.
* All store cash collections/change deliveries are booked, undertaken and any missed collections are followed up with the Store or Provider.
* Work with Internal Audit and Security by providing regular agreed data analysis.
* Ensure cash is optimised through accurate cash forecasting and placing excess funds on deposit where required.
* To manage and develop the Cash team, supporting their active involvement in the development of all activities and services provided to stores.
* Manage the operational relationship with banks, security carriers and other external process or service companies relevant to cash management, with support from the Cash and Credit Manager.
* To actively work with Store Operations and IT on new store processes and systems development and the establishment of associated procedures and controls for stores and banking activities.
* Escalate issues regarding stock/cash/other tender type losses as appropriate and provide field teams (store operations/security/internal audit) with information to conduct investigations as appropriate.
* To work with Area and Store Managers to help investigate and address issues.

Skills and qualifications as Data Control Manager:

* Knowledge and experience in finance processes undertaken by centralised finance functions/ Shared Service Centres in multi-site retail businesses.
* Experience in successfully managing and developing a small team of part and unqualified finance personnel is essential.
* Experience with large ERP systems highly advantageous.
* Degree qualified/part qualified or equivalent level.
* Ability to build strong relationships, influence and communicate cross functionally at most levels, demonstrating leadership.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Cash Manager to progress their career. If you are interested please apply or for more information please contact Kelly.

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. A copy of our privacy policy can be found here: Gold Group is an equal opportunity & diversity employer. A copy of our equal opportunity & diversity policy can be found here:

Contact Details:
Gold Group
Tel: 01342330557
Fax: 01342 330 520
Contact: Kelly Jempson

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