Transactional Accounting Team Leader
About the role
In this role you will lead a small team to meet and exceed service levels for the tasks within the team, following Accounting, Compliance, OPC and BACS guidelines ensuring tasks are performed accurately and controls are in place to monitor and manage the work. The majority of tasks are performed on a daily basis and need to be managed accordingly.
Working with Finance teams and business areas to ensure processes are working successfully, meet requirements and looking for continuous improvements. Manage the team with a proactive approach making sure the team have the necessary skills to cover all tasks.
Issues identified need to be escalated promptly to the Finance Manager. Support the resolution of queries by understanding the route cause and implementing robust solutions including associated training and completion of Job Instructions.
You will be responsible for team member’s development and performance. Undertake annual reviews by setting relevant and achievable objectives, monitor and support throughout the year. Ensure team mandatory training is completed and identify additional training needs for team members as part of their development.
£25-28,000 salary range plus superb benefits.
This role is eligible for Hybrid working (up to 2 days working from home per week)
We are looking for an experienced Team Leader with excellent people skills, used to working in an operational environment with daily targets to achieve and leading a successful team. Proven communications skills working with the team and business areas to achieve the best outcome.
Most importantly you will need to be a competent and confident people manager who can build and maintain excellent team morale and motivation. Developing team members to ensure they meet their full potential.
Previous experience of working in a Finance team would be beneficial but not essential, you should have good numeracy skills along with accuracy and attention to detail which is fundamental to the role.
Duties will inclue:
- Clearing bank entries from the Payables bank account
- Manual payments to suppliers
- Purchase order invoice receipts
- Employee expense payments
- Banking of cheque receipts
- Supplier bank details set up
- Team email management
- Clearing bank entries from the Receipts bank account
- Direct Debit Administration including Direct Debit Instruction set up, amendments and Direct Debit returns
- Manual customer refunds
- Manual customer sundry billings
- Processing bad debt write offs
- Team email management
What’s in it for you?
Culturally, we are a friendly bunch - more human, than corporate. We expect a lot but know that works both ways so offer our Journey Makers a fantastic employee experience end to end.
All our offices are welcoming and refreshed to reflect our new ways of working in a post-COVID, forward thinking digital and hybrid setting. You will be given the perfect environment to do your work to the highest standards possible, as well as the opportunities to develop your own career.
You will be joining a family – where, together, we are all pushing the limits of what’s possible for our customers and for each other. We’re an excellent mix of new and longer serving Journey Makers, all working together to constantly improve the service we offer all our customers. Sharing experience, ideas and creative solutions is what we do best.
Being owned by a bank (BNP Paribas), not only are we part of global brand making a positive difference to the World, but we all benefit from some excellent perks.
This is a Pay Zone A4 role with a salary range of £25-28,000 and an annual bonus of up to £1,000. You will also enjoy the standard benefits like Private Healthcare (AXA PPP), Life Assurance, a great Company Pension scheme, a range of personal flexible benefits, as well as the usual 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), and access to great discounts on our products and services.
We’re also proud that we can offer you things that money just can’t buy:
- Progressive career development opportunities through our dedicated Learning and Development team. Check out our approach to learning here on our Dare2Discover intro film!
- Many opportunities to participate in CSR and Climate Sustainability action
- A huge range of volunteering days (we actively encourage our people to volunteer and participate in charity work)
- Hybrid working options (working in the office / at home or a remote location that suits your personal circumstance)
- Access to first class Mental Health support (onsite through our amazing MH First Aiders or through our dedicated MH support line)
- An array of Talent Development opportunities local (UK) and globally within Arval Group / BNP Paribas
- And an employee culture that is focussed on creating a great place to work for all our Journey Makers – whether you are here for a temporary stay or with us for a lifetime
We are proud to celebrate the diverse nature of our customers and our hugely diverse teams, where everyone feels safe to be their authentic self. We support all our local communities and groups and actively encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply to become part of our family. We do not discriminate based on race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, marital status, disability or age – or any other category you can think of, and we have a strong “speak up” culture through which we support and ally with all group our Journey Makers identify with.
We are a family-friendly employer with a culture based on trust, autonomy and flexibility and believe everyone has a voice and the opportunity to make an impact.
Here’s a recent video we put together that shows life at Arval: The Journey Makers
We are Europe’s No.1 vehicle leasing provider with a clear vision for sustainable mobility. Mobility is as simple as someone moving from point A to point B, however and whenever they choose. We know that for 2021 and beyond, being innovative and creative, developing existing products and introducing new ones quickly into the mix is what our customers want, whilst we also focus on leading the way forward on Climate Action within the mobility industry.
Luckily, at Arval, we have an excellent pedigree in all things mobility, and the launch of our five year plan, Arval Beyond, puts us out in front, leading the way. Find out more about our plan here: Arval Beyond
We truly believe all our Journey Makers help us shape our story – and make history in the process. Come, join our family, and be part of it too.
Founded in 1989 and fully owned by BNP Paribas, Arval specialises in full service vehicle leasing. Arval offers its customers – large international corporates, SMEs and professionals – tailored solutions that optimise their employees’ mobility and outsource the risks associated with fleet management. Expert advice and service quality, which are the foundations of Arval’s customer promise, are delivered in 29 countries by over 6,500 employees. Arval’s total leased fleet adds up to 1,103,835 vehicles throughout the world (December 2017).
Arval is a founding member of the Element-Arval Global Alliance, the longest standing strategic alliance in the fleet management industry and the worldwide leader with 3 million vehicles in 50 countries. Within BNP Paribas, Arval belongs to the Retail Banking core activity.