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Revenue Accounting Analyst

Northampton, UKFinance (UK)Permanent (Full-Time)Finance

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We’re Simply Business

We insure small businesses and enable big dreams – not just for our customers, but for our people and communities too. With over 750,000 active insurance policies, we protect builders, bakers, landlords, and more than 1,000 other trades. 

We harness cutting-edge data ability, believe in experimentation, and build our own technology to deliver better experiences for our customers and employees. This means we’re as much a technology company as one that sells insurance. We build, we fail, we learn, we improve. We’re a B Corp too, which recognises our strong track record of having a positive impact on people, society and the environment.  

If Simply Business sounds like the kind of place you’ll thrive, we’d love to hear from you.

Working here as we get back to normal

After working remotely for so long, we have a vision for how our people will work with each other now and in the future.

Every employee should have the choice and flexibility to work in a way that’s best for their job, their team, and their life.

We know that being together in person is usually the best way to get work done, which is why our offices will become ‘hubs’ that we expect our employees to visit every so often. That said, there’s no one-size-fits all solution, so all of our people and teams will find the rhythm that suits them best.

We need a Revenue Accounting Administrator to join us in the Revenue Accounting Team based in Northampton!

The Revenue Accounting Team are responsible for the management of all of Simply Business’ Revenue provided from our Sales of Insurance Policies, this feeds into the month end reconciliations to report our Income generated and providing support to the consultants in the contact centre, amongst a number of other key revenue processes.

The purpose of this role is to support the Revenue Accounting Team function with general finance administrative duties, be actively involved in processing refunds and keen to take on additional tasks where required.

We would like someone who has a keen eye for detail, uses their own initiative, is highly organised and has the ability to prioritise their own workload.

As a Revenue Accounting Administrator you will:

  • investigate missing Stripe Policy Numbers to support the Sales Debtor Program
  • review, approve or decline Refund Requests, raise Finance Notifications to the Contact Centre
  • process refund requests from the Contact Centre by BACS or Cheque, manage additional refund processes (cheque clearances, approval, controls)
  • manage BACS Refunds Inbox Queries
  • assist with Bounced BACS Process
  • raise Finance Notifications to the Contact Centre to correct unallocated Sales & payments post investigation & monitor resolution on a timely basis
  • support & manage Sales & Payments queries from the Contact Centre
  • support General Admin duties within the Revenue Accounting Team - Bank checks, Revenue Accounting Team Inbox & Slack Management, Ad Hoc requests
  • engage into stakeholder meetings which impact Revenue Accounting
  • be flexible to develop and learn additional financial tasks within the team where opportunities arise

Responsibilities include:

  • taking full ownership of all queries & follow through to resolution providing updates to the Revenue Accounting Managers
  • meeting all SLA and deadlines
  • identifying & highlight potential risks from findings and communicate to the Revenue Accounting Managers & Head of Revenue Accounting where necessary
  • being responsible for own Personal Development, completion of mandatory training (Broker Assess), provide and take on board regular feedback
  • being responsible for managing own workload, ensuring to highlight where deadlines/SLA could be missed
  • being accountable for own actions ensuring to communicate to the Revenue Accounting Managers & Head of Revenue Accounting where necessary

Skills and competencies include:

  • ability to identify and update Policy details on excel upload documents
  • experience in an administration environment
  • good understanding of Excel, experience of basic formulae in Excel (SUMIF, VLOOKUP)
  • good understanding of numerical analysis & reconciliations
  • good attention to detail
  • good time management & organisational skills
  • ability to adapt & be flexible to changing priorities and support Revenue Accounting Team
  • good interpersonal & communication skills
  • keen team player & positive can do approach
  • ability to identify process improvements
  • ability to manage confidential information in a sensitive way
  • flexible to changing priorities and support the Revenue Accounting Team
  • ability to work with key Stakeholders
  • experience of working in a fast paced, changing environment & open to continuous change
Our culture is inclusive and diverse

Our mission is to make Simply Business synonymous with fairness, belonging and inclusivity. We won’t be happy until we’ve created a truly inclusive culture – where every employee, whatever their background, role, or location, feels comfortable being their authentic self at work.

We all have a part to play – to learn more, to do more and to go further – in building this new reality that’ll be befitting of the diversity of the customers we serve. At Simply Business, we’re all in.

What are the benefits?

At Simply Business, our benefits let you balance life and work properly:

flexible parental leave – you can choose to take shared parental leave, plus we offer full pay for the first six months of your maternity leave and four-week fully paid paternity leave, subject to meeting the qualifying criteria
remote working – more of us are currently working remotely than usual, but longer-term you can balance working remotely with working in the office, giving you the opportunity to connect with colleagues
mental health and wellbeing resources – we take your wellbeing seriously, giving you access to counselling (through our Employee Assistance Programme) as well as technology to support your mental health (through the Unmind app)
paid sabbatical – two weeks off when you’ve been here for five years and four weeks off when you’ve been here for 10 years
a dedicated learning platform – including a management and leadership programme – the platform lets you balance both work and life goals

And we compensate you fairly:

• a competitive salary that reflects your experience, our pay policy and the market we’re in from your first day
• the potential to earn an annual bonus based on business performance (those on commission-led roles will be rewarded monthly)
• we match what you put into your pension up to five per cent
• a health cash plan reimburses your everyday medical expenses (with the opportunity to increase the level of your plan in your flexible benefits)
• a generous holiday entitlement of up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
life assurance of four times of your basic salary
Smart Health services including unlimited access to a 24/7 virtual GP
• a flexible benefits scheme with an allocated allowance each year to choose from benefits including private medical insurance, dental insurance, travel insurance, up to five days extra holiday, and gym membership

These values are important to us and our people
- Learning
- Empowerment
- Authenticity
- Pioneering
- Simplicity

These all mean something unique to every person at Simply Business, but if you’re thinking about working here, give them some thought. They’re at the heart of our story.

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