2 months ago
Britvic is the name behind iconic and market-leading brands such as Robinsons, Pepsi, Fruit Shoot, Tango, Squash’d, J2O, R.Whites, Gatorade, 7UP and Lipton – and we are on a journey to become the most dynamic, creative and trusted soft drinks company in the world. To get there we need to be continually sharpening our competitive edge, maximising value through creative, effective, strategic, passionate and professional Operational teams.
Progress your career:
Britvic is a very exciting and supportive place to be, with award winning brands, a clear vision, personal development and an open and honest culture. We offer a comprehensive package for this position - including a highly competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, enhanced company pension contributions, share save schemes, annual pay reviews, healthcare, vouchers and a whole host of flexible benefits.
About the Role:
The Payments Team are responsible for the day to day management of a number of activities within the Financial Shared Services team including payment runs, cash allocation, month end reporting, currency forecasts and treasury deals.
The role and tasks required will be determined by the level of experience, ability and where required the level/stage of qualification of the individual.
You will be responsible for:
-Business Partnering with teams including GBI Finance, AP, Treasury & Procurement.
-Producing accurate data and analysis feeding into GBI Finance
-Proactively driving compliance & continuous improvement.
The role will sit as part of the Payments Team within Accounts Payable covering a variety of tasks and duties that include but are not limited to those outlined above.
Key Responsibilities to include a combination of:
-Preparation of accurate currency forecasts
-Automated and manual payment runs
-Day to day management of cash & bank
-Payment processing via HSBC
-Work closely with GBI Finance to ensure reporting is timely & accurate.
-Work closely with AP to ensure cash forecast is accurate & variances understood & explained
-Work closely with Treasury ensuring banking transactions are cleared in a timely & accurate way.
-Work alongside the business to ensure payments are approved, processed & recorded in a compliant and controlled way.
-Drive continuous improvement in relevant areas to ensure processes are lean
-Additional relevant duties to support business/FSS team change and growth
-Part Qualified CIMA (other financial qualifications will also be considered)
Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:
-Good understanding of financial & accounting principles
-Intermediate Excel skills
-Systems: SAP, MS Office
-Proactive approach with a personable communication style
-Compliant & disciplined
-Ability to identify a problem & see through to resolution
We’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact this is at the heart of our company culture and values, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.