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Treasury Operations Associate - 6 Month FTC

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Date: 12-Jan-2022

Location: Manchester, GB

Company: Premier Foods

A great British food company 

Premier Foods is one of Britain’s biggest listed food companies, employing over 4,000 colleagues at 15 manufacturing sites and offices up and down the country.

Many of our brands have been part of UK life for more than a century and you’ll find them in 94% of British households.

At Premier foods we believe in inclusion, authenticity and individuality. We aim to ensure all existing and potential colleagues are given equitable opportunities and are respected, valued and encouraged to bring their true authentic selves to work no matter who they are, what they look like, who they love or what they believe in. Our culture is one where everyone is welcome. 


Treasury Operations Associate

6 Month FTC

Based in Manchester


Role purpose:

Working as part of the Cash & Bank team within a busy accounts department function. You will be responsible for ensuring that the company accounts and banking processes are maintained and ensuring that the funds are correctly allocated on a day to day basis.

The Treasury Operations team in Premier Business Services covers a wide range of areas including bank reconciliation, cash allocation, cash flow forecasting, invoice discounting, and a range of Treasury activities.

The purpose of the department is to ensure the integrity of the company’s cash position through the development and enforcement of robust processes and controls in the shared service centre.


What you'll be doing:

  • Ensure Bank Statement data is downloaded from the banking online systems and uplifted into SAP system daily and reconciled to bank accounts.
  • Completion of work to required standard in terms of accuracy and quality. Daily responsibilities include banking system i.e. Chaps and Bacs payments, cheque production, petty cash, KPI’s, etc
  • Completion of Bank reconciliation’s within agreed timescales.
  • Analysis and investigation of queries arising and liaise with businesses to resolve within agreed timescales.
  • Professionally and effectively communicate with both internal and external customers to build a strong business relationship.
  • Work effectively and efficiently to tight deadlines and targets in line with the needs of the business
  • Support the management team in delivering key objectives.  Assist in the set up and review of procedures in respect of automating the systems and processes. Monitor bank accounts and improve forecast accuracy on cash flow forecasting and systems.


What we need from you:


  • Demonstrable previous experience of managing high volume transaction and complex bank accounting systems.
  • Experience of bank account reconciliation to the General Ledger.
  • Clear understanding of deadlines and the need to work effectively to these.
  • Two years or more experience of working in a similar function within a large FMCG organisation or similar
  • Able to work to targets and objectives.
  • Experience of setting up and reviewing processes and systems
  • Excellent interpersonal and influential skills.
  • Intermediate/excel, power point and MS Office skills
  • SAP user



  • Working towards a finance qualification (eg. BTec, AAT)


What we offer you in return:

  • Competitive salary
  • Up to 7.5% pension
  • Wide range of online and in-house training
  • Access to an employee discount scheme, with access to hundreds of nationwide retailers