Settlement Assistant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Finance & risk

  • Salary:

    £20000 - £22000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Stott

  • Contact email:

    sarah@elevenrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    J6382_1548779386

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-28

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

Job Summary
This role is an entry level role initially providing assistance for the Operations Team on invoicing and payments.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities
To receive cargo payable invoices and LOIs, check their details, prepare Payment Instructions and send the same to Treasury;
To issue cargo sale invoices and LOIs, send invoices and LOIs to counterparties and prepare Invoicing Notice and send the same to Treasury;
To enter data in Bridge system related to other costs payables and other income receivables and arrange paper work and submit it to Treasury;
To work closely with physical operators to ensure all payables and receivables are submitted to Treasury on time;
To verify Bridge data related to payables and receivables to ensure their accuracy;
To assist Treasury to chase payment from counterparties in case payment is late or missing;
To receive all original shipping documents and endorse them as per documentary instructions;
To perform any other tasks that the company may reasonably assign from time to time according to business need

Communications and Relationships
Internal:
This role interacts with a number of internal functions including other members of the operations and finance team in the UK and other offices in Asia (Hong Kong, Beijing, etc).
External:
The role predominantly interacts with staff internally, with occasional communication externally.

Qualifications:
Must be educated to degree level at a minimum.

Skills:
Excellent IT skills - the successful candidate must be IT literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.
Team player - the role will work with others to get their tasks done.
Excellent attention to detail - must be used to accurate and detailed working.
Excellent numeracy skills - must be confident working with numbers.
Excellent communication skills and ability to develop effective business relationships - must be able to interact with colleagues in London and also overseas offices.
Flexible approach to work - may be required to work additional hours or support other team members during busy periods.
Fluent business Mandarin language skill is essential.

Knowledge/Experience:
The successful candidate will be with a good degree and possibly at least 1 year working experience.