We have an excellent opportunity for a Financial Operations Analyst to join a Leading Energy Trading House in Central London.
Completion of the day to day workload as prescribed by your line manager.
Ensuring resolution of any day-to-day operational issues and escalating where appropriate.
Building relationships, both internally and externally, to create and support business information flow.
Complete the end-to-end invoicing process, including:
Physical Receivable Invoice Process (including provisional and prepayment invoices): Create, check and dispatch receivable invoices across physical trades and secondary costs
Physical Payable Invoice Process (including provisional and prepayment invoices): Receive, validate and process payable invoices across physical trades and secondary costs
Brokerage Payable Invoice Process: Receive, validate and process broker statements
Errors and Invoice Amendment: Problem solve process invoice errors and amendments with support from other functions, as required.
Monitor receivables, including cash application and debt management.
Monitor intercompany balances and invoicing processes.
Liaising with internal desks/teams, in particular Operations and Risk Management, on the resolution of settlement disputes.
Monitor and resolve queries from external parties escalating where required.
Resolving settlements issues to improve our balance sheet position on all settlements runs – including working with Finance teams to continuously evolve ways of improving the cash conversion cycle.
Follow team processes to ensure all counterparty, billing and settlement information is in line with company policy and up to date.
Support and review regular updates of the internal processes within the FinOps area.
Proactively contribute to continuous improvement initiatives within the scope of Finance Operations, to drive efficiency and improved performance.
Meet KPI’s and performance targets allocated to your area.
Provide review and commentary to team reporting and analytics such as month end open items reporting.
Support the manager with periodic and ad hoc management reporting.
Ad hoc duties as required.
Key Skills and Experience:
Experience of working in settlements (desirable).
Knowledge of trading.
Knowledge of straight-through processing from trading to accounting (desirable).
Focus on operational improvement.
Ability to work well under pressure.
Good attention to detail (analytical, methodological and tenacious).
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to prioritise and manage your workload effectively.
Willing to learn new subjects and acquire new skills.
Comfortable working in a dynamic and constantly evolving environment.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; especially Excel.