Banking Assistant - Fixed Term - Gloucester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, GL1


As a Banking Assistant, you will be responsible for the accurate allocation and reconciliation of receipts and payments in and out of the business. You will work with our finance teams that cover our EMEA business to ensure all activities are concluded efficiently, accurately and within the allocated deadlines.

Activities include:

  • Accurate daily processing of customer payments, in multiple currencies

  • Ensure all bank statement transactions are identified and processed or investigated

  • Daily reconciliation of West bank accounts and investigation of any outstanding transactions

  • Investigation of customer payment queries and unassigned monies

  • Checking and organising customer refunds where appropriate

  • Complete month end reconciliations

  • Other ad-hoc duties for the finance department as required

The role of Banking Assistant offers a unique opportunity to build a career within an accounting team without the need for a formal finance qualification. You'll be given the chance to work and grow within an International organisation at the forefront of communication technology.

West is a world leader in the ever-evolving field of Communication Solutions. It is our business to deliver reliable, scalable and productive communications solutions that change the way we work and improve the way we live, through our portfolio of technology services including Cloud, Digital and Unified communications (to name just few).

West is connecting the ideas, the innovation, the enterprise and the individuals that make things happen. But, before we can help our clients foster connections with their employees and customers, or grow their businesses through advanced communication technologies, we need to have the right team in place. That's where you come in!

What you'll bring…

  • GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths

  • Ability to apply logic to calculations and processes

  • Good computer skills in Outlook, Excel and Word

  • Professional communication skills for dealing with internal and external queries by email telephone and face to face

  • Ability to work on own initiative, and as part of a team, able to take responsibility for own actions and use common sense

  • Demonstrable ability to maintain consistent high levels of quality, accuracy and efficiency while working to tight deadlines

  • Well organised, capable of prioritising, able to work to agreed deadlines

  • Flexible approach to working including occasional weekends and bank holidays to ensure month end reconciliation

  • Excellent timekeeping.

  • Experience in accounting not essential as full training provided

What's next…

Apply now to join our successful team.

We are looking for top talent to join our growing team. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our in-house Recruitment team to kick-start the recruitment process (preliminary assessments and/or telephone interview). If you are a possible fit, you will be invited to meet with a few key individuals onsite in order to help you get a full understanding of the team and the position. Our goal is for you to get to know us as we get to know you.

At West we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, support it, and build success upon it. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and no part of this advertisement is intended to discriminate on any grounds.In order for us to process your application, West may process your personal data in accordance with its privacy statement which can be found on our website.