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Treasury Assistant

Requisition ID:  2636

Each one of us brings something different to Vistra, working as one team to deliver the right solution.That’s why our clients choose to work with us – the power of our combined skills makes us unstoppable.Vistra offers a unique platform for our clients and our people to seize the world of opportunities.At the heart of everything we do are our core values:Committing to clients, Working as ONE Vistra, Empowering people and Doing the Right thing.

Vistra is a global business with 5000 employees across 85 offices in 45 countries.  We are among the top 3 corporate services businesses globally and have a fast past, exciting and entrepreneurial culture. We are a truly global business with a strong team spirit and a real pride in providing outstanding service to our clients and we welcome people with new ideas and fresh thinking.


We have an opportunity for a Treasury Assistant on a 6 month fixed term contract basis.  This role can be based anywhere in the UK and can be done remotely.

 

Purpose of Role:


Vistra is a dynamic, rapidly expanding consultancy business, which provides US owned  high-tech enterprises with the support they need to operate successfully worldwide.
As a recognised expert in our field we are growing at an exceptional rate and are looking for motivated team players, who would enjoy the challenge of working in a unique, 
international environment, where success is driven by results and a high-quality client service. To aid our expansion we are looking to recruit a Treasury Assistant to be based in our UK Bristol Office. They will work with 2 others based in the UK to maintain and control banking and cash management, in relation to Vistra clients' funds and internal funds.


Over the first six months of the appointment there will be training provided by the UK Treasury team to help the Treasury Assistant become the Treasury payments expert, who will be able to advise on effecting successful international payments.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

 

  •  Perform physical to virtual bank account reconciliation on a daily basis for the Client Cash Management System CCM.
  •  Pay Vistra Fees.
  •  Complete Foreign Exchange transactions and upload them in CCM.
  •  Provide bank advices to Management Accounts Team.
  •  Provide support to The Treasury Team and Management Accounts Team.
  • Complete daily tasks.

 

Attributes/ Technical Skills:


Vision & Values:

 

  •  Understands supports and lives and breathes the Company’s vision, mission and values.

 

Results Focused:

  •  Actively pursues tasks or goals until satisfactorily completed, takes ownership.
  •  Follows standard processes but will raise changes to systems or own work methods to improve performance for approval. 
  • Communicates issues or concerns in time for appropriate remedial action to be completed.

 

Customer Focused:

  • Demonstrates a sound knowledge of the customers’ business and requirements.

 

  •  Understands the internal dependencies between departments, internal customers, who rely on their output.
  •  Formulates and understands clients and/or partner’s concerns and requirements.
  • Develops strategies and solutions collaboratively with the project team. 
  • Effectively communicates changing customer requirements to all team members and customers for consideration.

 

Communication & Presentation:

  •  Is an articulate, informed and persuasive communicator. 
  • Is able to use appropriate vocabulary in English for day-to-day communications within and outside the team. 
  • Displays diplomacy and discretion in communicating with others. Influences other on team to use English as the official language. 
  •  Monitors audience understanding and reaction and modifies presentation method and content accordingly.

 

Leads & Adapts to change:

  • Proactively identifies potential obstacles to changes. 
  • Seeks opinions, ideas, and suggestions from others. Develops strategies to overcome obstacles. 
  • Demonstrates the advantages to others through actions as well as words and ensures and support change initiatives. 
  • Champions new and better ways of operating; creates an environment that allows reasonable risk taking.

 

Management, team and work development:

  •  Takes initiative in helping others understand the value of working as a team.
  • Shares information and best practice. 
  • Takes a collaborative approach. Sets clear, appropriate, SMART personal goals which maintain focus and performance standards. 
  • Provides support and works with all to set meaningful performance objectives.
  • Easily approachable and not afraid to give constructive feedback, state their opinion or assist others.

 

Problem Solving:

  • Analyses problems by recognising component parts of a situation. 
  • Attempts to anticipate obstacles and think ahead. 
  • Understands the facts by asking relevant questions before making a decision.
  • Commits to a course of action within the necessary time frame

 

Relevant Experience:

 

  •  1-2 years’ experience in a banking/treasury environment preferable
  •  Knowledge of international payment systems preferable

 

  •  Good written and spoken English
  • May need to work flexible hours 
  • Organisation and time management is critical

 

Key Behaviours:

  •  Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under Pressure
  • Customer Focused 
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility
  • Self-Motivation

 

Education/Memberships:

  •  Educated to degree level

 

Computer Skills:

  •  Microsoft Office Package- Excel/Word
  •  Prior use of electronic banking systems preferable but not necessary
     

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We’re passionate about Diversity and Inclusion at Vistra.We believe that everyone is equal and unique, and by embracing diversity it makes us better company.This creates an environment where anyone, from any background, can do their best work; Vistra is for the ambitious, the entrepreneurial, the bold.

Location: 

Bristol, ENG, GB, BS1 2NT

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