Junior Accounts Assistant

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Junior Accounts Assistant

Junior Accounts Assistant

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Contact:

    Aaron Gavin

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

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About BMS

BMS is a dynamic, independent global broker established in 1980, delivering specialist insurance, reinsurance, and capital markets advisory services. Our purpose is to help people, businesses and communities flourish and prosper in a world of risk.

We are a global brand with offices located across the US, Canada, Latin America, Australia, Europe and Asia with both a strong local focus and understanding of market needs. Being independent gives our brokers the freedom to deliver the best solutions and combined with our collaborative team approach, single platform worldwide and renowned personal service, we are the independent broker of choice.

We’re looking for a Junior Accounts Assistant to join our Treasury team, supporting cashiers and the accounts payable function.

This is a brand new role involving:

  • Daily review of client bank accounts, advising Insurance Accounts of all credit transactions, not picked-up by the Receipting Portal, in a timely manner (providing supporting documentation).

  • Processing client payment requests through appropriate systems, utilising the pre-format facility as appropriate, accurately & in accordance with internal procedures. Endeavour to ensure payments are approved/authorised within customary cut-off times.

  • Posting client payments to systems promptly, following submission of payments to the banks.

  • Reviewing, administering & approving daily bank reconciliations for all client accounts– ensuring reconciling items are resolved at the earliest opportunity. Preparing hard-copy bank reconciliations to support client money calculations.

  • Administering the payment template libraries within the systems, ensuring client details are kept up-to-date & amendments/changes are made in a timely manner (supporting documentary evidence to be filed).

  • Query resolution and general administration (filing/scanning).

  • Processing & monitoring invoices in procurement system (- remove).

  • Posting invoices.

  • Reviewing overdue expense reports.

  • Preparing the weekly/fortnightly payment runs.

  • Dealing with supplier queries.

  • Bookkeeping & monthly reconciliations.

  • Assisting with tax analysis as requested.

  • Assisting with testing new systems.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in project implementations as requested.

  • Adhering to company & regulatory policies & procedures together with mandatory training requirements.

  • Adhering to financial reporting requirements including monthly phasing of income.

This role can be based in London or surrounding area with the opportunity to work from home in a hybrid fashion. Find out what it’s like to work at BMS here

What we’re looking for - functional & behavioural competencies

  • Intermediate Excel skills.

  • Good communicator.

  • Personally demonstrate the five BMS values and ensure that team members are aligned with these:






What’s in it for me?
This role offers a competitive salary and bonus, 27 days holiday, plus access to our personalised benefits platform, Your Rewards, including:

  • comprehensive private medical cover for you and your dependents

  • complimentary annual health checks

  • access to a virtual 24hr GP

  • critical illness cover

  • gym subsidy & dedicated wellbeing support

  • retail discounts

  • opportunity to purchase equity

  • defined contribution pension with at least 7.5% from BMS

We’re also very happy to discuss support for qualifications and training.

Through our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) vision, we are committed to ‘building a culture of belonging for all, valuing diverse perspectives and embracing authenticity.’As such, we have created our ‘BMS Together’ programme, with dedicated training, collaborative committees and intentional partnerships.In support of our ESG vision, we offer two additional paid days each year to take part in charitable work.

BMS offers flexible and hybrid working policies and we’re happy to discuss options with you upon application.Please let our team know if you require any adjustments to support you through the application process.

We look forward to hearing from you.