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Role: Banking Assistant Function: Finance (Finance Shared Service Centre) Location: Dunstable, Bedfordshire. Flexible working available    Employment Type: Perm, full time Essential Skills: Must b...

Role: Banking Assistant

Function: Finance (Finance Shared Service Centre)

Location: Dunstable, Bedfordshire. Flexible working available   

Employment Type: Perm, full time

Essential Skills: Must be fluent in German both written and speaking

We have an exciting new opportunity for a German speaking Banking Assistant based within our Finance Shared Service Centre function, based at our Support Centre in Dunstable, Bedfordshire. As the Banking Assistant you will play a critical role processing customer receipts and reconciling bank statements as well as processing cash from locations including transaction processing and reconciliation.

We are the UK's leading hospitality company, a FTSE 100 organisation with employees worldwide. Owning successful brands such as Premier Inn and hub by Premier Inn, we have over 800 hotels and over 76,000 rooms across the UK, Germany and the Middle East. We are also proud to own over 420 restaurants across the UK including Beefeater, Brewers Fayre and our newer brands Bar + Block and Cookhouse & Pub. We have exciting plans to deliver our strategy that innovates and grows our core UK and international business, always keeping our customers at the heart of what we do.


What you will be doing:


  • Responsible for voiding cheques as well as processing cheques 
  • Review and follow up chargebacks and post commission charges 
  • Review and follow up o lodgements and site discrepancies
  • Download bank statements
  • Set up new locations on our internal systems 
  • Process both German bank, Retails bank Reconciliation 
  • Take ownership of the relevant finance processes (manual & systems
  • Ensure full documentation is kept up to date and in place, ensuring process are consistent and in line with policy and financial standards.

Why we’d love you to apply:


  • German Language both written and spoken essential  
  • Experience within an assistant or administration position with a Financial team or function
  • Good knowledge and experience of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to problem solve and prioritise 
  • Good communication both written and verbal  
  • Ability to liaise with stakeholders professionally



In return, we will offer you:


  • A market competitive base salary  
  • An annual bonus of up to 10%
  • A collaborative work culture that focuses on enabling your success and continuing your personal development
  • A genuine flexible working policy
  • Individual BUPA healthcare
  • Optional contributory pension matched up to 10%
  • Free parking across our Head Office campus
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • Up to 25% discount off our brands
  • Perks at work

Whitbread is an inclusive employer, strongly believing that everyone is unique and there should be no limits to ambition. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. We are open to flexible working and, where possible, will try to support this.

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22 Sep 2020

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