Cash and Bank Administrator

Overview

KAO is the company behind the beauty brands such as John Frieda, Guhl, Molton Brown, Goldwell, Bioré and others. Our mission is to strive for the wholehearted satisfaction and enrichment of the lives of people globally and to contribute to the sustainability of the world, with products and brands of excellent value that are created from the consumer's and customer's perspective.

Cash & Bank management is more than making sure payments are made. We take care of this by pro-active communications, a solution minded and energetic approach. To step up to the next level in Cash & Bank activities we like to invite energetic Cash & Bank Administrators to get in touch with us.

As a C&B Administrator we want you to contribute to set-up the best in class C&B team. Main responsibility is the processing of the daily activities in a timely manner without errors , you must be able to make the difference. This means being well organized and prioritizing your daily challenges, keep the focus on our mission, and to maximize the time spend on added value as a business partner. You will be responsible to ensure financial deadlines are met and assigned projects/improvement initiatives are done in line with the agreed planning.

Responsibilities

  • On a daily basis you will be handling incoming bank statements for all entities;
  • Bank reconciliations (creation of reconciliation data relating to various business areas, investigating and resolving, correct and follow up on discrepancies);
  • Receiving and processing payment requests (Periodic and manual/ad hoc);
  • Approve/execute Direct Debit runs;
  • Manage the loan administration (e.g. review and registration of new loans, reporting on status and calculate interest due on loans);
  • Ensure that all the relevant bank accounts, sales ledgers, control accounts and balance sheet accounts are accurately maintained and reconciled;
  • Ensure all the relevant and correct Transactional Finance policies are followed;
  • Continuous process improvement within the cash & banking team and throughout other areas within the FSSC moving from highly manual to highly automated work;
  • Implementation and maintenance of EBS Workbench to ensure automated cash allocation;
  • Periodic reporting on all relevant accounts and KPI's to the business.

Qualifications

  • A higher educational degree in finance;
  • At least 4-7 years' experience in a cash management and / or cash & bank function;
  • Experience as team lead or project leader;
  • Experience with lean or agile way of working;
  • Prior experience in setting up or optimizing a cash / cash & bank department;
  • Experience with SAP and advanced Excel skills.

Furthermore:

  • You are able to set goals and be conscious of the results you want to achieve;
  • You make sure that facts and figures are checked;
  • You are able to build trust and take responsibility in order to reach the goals set for you and your team members;
  • You are pro-active in sharing your ideas;
  • You are able to understand and adept to different points of view.