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From day one, our mission has been to create an independent business with a unique culture one that is controlled by the people who work for it.

Finding the most talented and entrepreneurial people has always been key to our success.

People come to Howden Group Holdings for lots of different reasons, but they stay for the same one : our culture. That’s what sets us apart, and why we nurture and retain the best talent in the market.

Whatever your priorities work / life balance, career progression, sustainability, volunteering - you’ll find like-minded people driving change at Howden Group.

Cashier - Bedford

12 month FTC - Maternity Cover

About the role

As a Cashier you will achieve, target and deliver an excellent and comprehensive service, ensuring that responsibilities are completed in accordance with the Group and / or Company policies.

The Cashier function is responsible for the management and control of all commercial bank accounts across our organisation.

What will you do?

Planning / Reporting :

  • Leads assigned projects and contribute to other projects as required
  • Provides relevant management information to senior management
  • Technical :

  • Banks and allocates incoming cash and cheques
  • Processes cheque and electronic payments
  • Processes inter-group cash transfer requests
  • Reviews and arranges authorisation of accurately processed payment requests
  • Processing of entries onto Group company Accounting and Banking systems
  • Reconciles and maintain all bank and system records
  • Processes IBA credit card payments
  • Deals with accounts queries promptly and efficiently
  • Keeps advised of all regulatory and legal changes which impacts on the job role
  • Ensures records are maintained at all times on the Company systems
  • Responds appropriately to urgent issues as they arise
  • What you will bring :

    Knowledge / Experience

  • Experience not crucial, training will be provided. However, preference will be given to applicants who have some experience of working in an office environment in an administrative capacity, ideally with numerical information
  • It will be an advantage if the applicant has an understanding of processes and procedures within the insurance market
  • Numerate
  • Attention to detail with ability to produce accurate documentation and to file documents appropriately
  • Ability to work optimally within a team
  • Prioritisation and organisational skills - able to work to timescales and is willing to be flexible with regards to working hours, if required
  • Self-motivated
  • Proficient IT skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to communicate optimally, both verbally and in writing, with internal and external partners
  • Qualifications

  • GCSE's (or equivalent) including Math's and English crucial (to Grade C or the equivalent)
  • What do we offer in return?

    A career that you define.

    Yes, we offer all the usual rewards and benefits - including great healthcare provision, a wide variety of wellbeing offers, competitive salary, generous pensions and more - but we know you expect all that.

    What you might not expect is a job where everyone has a voice, where volunteering in the community is part of the day job, and where everyone is encouraged to play a part towards our sustainability goals.

    We want people who want to make a difference - not just in the workplace, but in the industry and in the wider community.

    Our Culture : People First

    We are proud to be at the global table, but we are most proud of our culture . It has been built on a single and constant set of principles over more than 25 years, and it has helped us become :

    An international group with independence and people at its heart

    A home for talent with a unique culture : the biggest small company in the world

  • The focus on being a People First business has always been at the very heart of the Group. David’s vision was to create an independent business with a unique culture;
  • one that would survive and thrive as a business controlled by the people working for it. Finding the most talented and entrepreneurial people to join the Group has been and will continue to be key.

    Diversity & Inclusion

    At Howden Group Holdings we consider our people our chief competitive advantage and as such we treat colleagues, candidates, clients, and business partners with equality, fairness and respect, regardless of their age, disability, race, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status or family circumstances.

    Additional Job Details

    Worker Type :

    Fixed Term Contract (Fixed Term)

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