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Reconciliations Officer | 8 Month Contract in Abbotsford at Computershare, Inc

Date Posted: 7/16/2018

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Job Description

Computershare is the global market leader in transfer agency and share registration solutions. We also provide a range of sophisticated e-communications and self-service capabilities for our clients to drive register efficiency and enhance the security holder experience.

An exciting opportunity for a Reconciliations Officer to join our Reconciliation team on a 12 Month Contract has become available. 

The purpose of the reconciliations team is to prevent fraud or financial liability to Computershare whilst providing a positive service for all of our clients. 

This team forms an important part of the Finance Department and is responsible for the reconciling of all bank accounts involved in holder payments. These payments may include (but are not limited to); 

    • Dividends
    • Corporate Actions
    • Fixed Interest
    • Warrants
    • Dealings
    • Plans accounts

The successful candidate’s main focus will be ensuring that reconciliations are completed in adherence with Service Level Agreements, and are effective as a key control over cash transactions. 

The key responsibilities of this role include (but are not limited to):

  • Reconciling all system based and manual reconciliations as per Service Level Agreements
  • Ensuring that all aged, and outstanding items are investigated and cleared
  • Ensuring that all Computershare risk, controls and compliance processes are complied with
  • Identifying and escalating areas of risk or problems to line managers and/or Team Leaders as appropriate
  • Establishing and maintaining documented process/procedure manuals of all processes within the reconciliation function
  • Internal and external stakeholder management
  • Providing accurate daily, weekly and monthly reporting

Essential Skills:

  • Experience working in high volume reconciliations
  • Excellent excel & PC modelling skills (Pivot Tables, V look ups etc.)
  • Strong analytical and time management skills
  • Effective stakeholder management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • An understanding of accounting concepts and principles
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • The ability to work in a rapidly changing environment

Candidates with advanced systems knowledge, and project management experience within the reconciliations space will be highly regarded.

What we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work for a large global corporation (over 16,000 employees) and the opportunity for career progression 
  • Great discounts and benefits from various companies as well as access to our Employee Share Plan
  • A wide variety of internal training courses supported by our Learning and Development team
  • A supportive working environment, with friendly peers and management
  • An onsite Gym and Café
  • Based on the Yarra River in Abbotsford with easy access to parks and to many bicycle and walking paths and also public transport 

To apply click on the apply button and follow the application process.

 Applicants need to hold Australian Citizenship or a Permanent Residency.

Computershare may conduct a criminal background check on applicants subject to current legislation

We want every person who joins our team, every customer and every supplier to feel welcome. We see diversity as a source of strength - the more perspectives we have, the better equipped we?ll be to meet the demands of our diverse global customer base. We believe in equality for everyone, regardless of age, ethnicity, gender identity, race, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Please go to our website to read our Diversity and Inclusion Policy.