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Reconciliation Officer - City, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom, NE1


GEM Partnership are currently helping a client based in Newcastle upon Tyne recruit for a Reconciliation Officer to join their finance team.

Key Responsibilities include;

  • To carry out reconciliations of card load, unload and adjustments data to cash received.
  • Investigate and resolve speedily any differences arising ensuring the reasons are fully documented for audit purposes.
  • To maintain accurate and precise financial control of the client reconciliation and liability positions.
  • To establish corporate relationships with key stakeholders across the Group and within the client organisations ensuring they are fully informed of any anomalies or issues immediately.
  • To provide an excellent standard of service meeting the agreed SLA's.
  • Respond to ad-hoc customer requests promptly and effectively.
  • Support payment (to scheme or Programmes) releases and other key duties within the Finance team.
  • To maintain timely and accurate acquiring and issuing reconciliations.
  • Support system processing and development.

About you;

  • Minimum 2 years of experience of carrying out detailed and complex financial reconciliations using various data sources.
  • Highly numerate, analytical and logical with a strong grasp of Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work within a rapidly changing environment.
  • Well organized with the ability to work to tight timescales on their own initiative.
  • Methodical with a high standard of quality and keen attention to detail.
  • Well presented and professional with a positive, solution focussed outlook.
  • Confident and articulate with an ability to adapt interpersonal styles dependent upon the audience.

Highly Desirable;

  • Experience in high volume reconciliations and sensitive financial data.
  • Knowledge of the Prepaid Card Industry or relevant experience in a Finance team within another Financial Organisation.