• Cash Management Administrator

    Location UK-London, Finchley (Global Headquarters)
    Job ID
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Pentland Brands

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    Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation


    Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.


    We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.


    We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. Last year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.


    We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.


    For further information, please visit www.pentland.com.


    As a FSS Administrator you will:

    • Be working within a fast-paced Finance Shared Services team
    • Deliver exceptional customer service in a professional manner, to key stake holders.

    Specifically, you will be responsible for:

    Cash Management

    • Daily upload of banking transactions from statements.
    • Identifying Inward cash for the Credit Control team and ensuring appropriate allocation.
    • Assigning out going payments, Direct Debits and transfers with support from Accounts payable and Treasury.
    • Processing of customer credit card platform payments.
    • Posting cash for retail stores and reconciling Lacoste Duke Street store cash weekly
    • Coordinating review and resolution of outstanding bank items with key stakeholders.
    • Administering treasury sweeps across accounts
    • Ensure timely banking of cheques and cash
    • Resolve queries from internal customers within the Brands & FSS

    Month End

    • Reconciliation of all bank accounts, ensuring all out of balances are identified and resolved in a timely manner.
    • Reporting all unallocated cash items, with notations of next steps to solve.
    • Assist with the collation of data for reporting to the business (FSS Focus Reports)
    • Prepare Monthly settlement of agreed Intercompany balances.

    Ad Hoc Duties

    • Monitoring and processing of shared email inbox
    • Administration of Worldpay platform.
    • Assist with auditor requests at half year end and year end
    • Open and distribute the incoming post for FSS Teams.
    • AsAd Hoc support to FSS Teams as required.



                             What you need to have

    • Accounting qualification - desirable
    • Strong excel skills
    • Experience of reconciliations, including Balance sheet and control accounts
    • Knowledge of accounting within a retail environment. Exposure to Credit Card platforms
    • Understanding of accounting platforms such as SAP, Oracle or similar

                        What we need to see in you

    • Passion for customer service
    • Ability to work independently, with a confident, assertive and resilient.
    • Good interpersonal skills and positive towards change
    • The ability to influence others to achieve results
    • Be a true team player, yet self-motivated
    • Proactive, able to prioritise, with the ability to work to tight timescales
    • Create strong connections across departments and brands to foster culture of best practice



     This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.


     www.pentland.com                                     https://careers-pentland.icims.com/                                    



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