Cash Allocations Clerk - Part time Worksop Up to £21,500

Cash Allocations Clerk - Part time

Location: Worksop |
Salary: Up to £21,500 |
Posted: 10 Jun 2022 |
Closes: 3 Jul 2022 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: G4S/MS/2324

Competitive benefits package including 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, discount schemes and free parking.

Job Introduction:

This is a great opportunity to work within our Accounts Receivable team as a Cash Allocations Clerk.  This is a part time role working 25 hours per week.  You will enjoy building working relationships internally with managers and employees throughout the UK and Ireland region as well as externally with auditors, legal professionals and customers.


The main purpose of this varied role is to ensure G4S customer payments are allocated in an accurate and timely manner and customer accounts are reconciled.  You will also be providing ongoing guidance, support & training to all members of the Cash Allocation team.


If you believe that you have the qualifications, skills and experience set out below, then we would love to hear from you.


In return, we offer a competitive salary of up to £21,500, 5 week's holiday plus bank holidays, entry into our contributor pension scheme, various employee discount schemes, Perks at Work and free on-site parking. In addition to this, we also offer a range of study support programmes to assist with your own personal development once you have completed the required training and probation periods.


Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company, provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver tailored, integrated security solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business. Our acquisition of G4S in 2021 expands our footprint and infrastructure on a global and local level. Through our vast network of more than 800,000 employees, we leverage global best practices in communities all over the world. Operating in around more than 80 countries with revenues of $18 billion, we are supported by efficient processes and systems that can only come with scale to help deliver our promise locally: keeping people safe so our communities can thrive. We believe there is no greater purpose than serving and safeguarding customers, communities, and people in today’s world. Allied Universal is There for you™. For more information, please visit www.aus.com.


The successful candidate will be required to provide original documentation for detailed screening and vetting processes. These documents may include your passport, drivers license, utility bill (dated in the last 3 months), HMRC letter, an original bank statement, an original payslip, your birth certificate, a valid share code.

Role Responsibility:

The main responsibilities of the role are:


  • Be the first point of escalation within the Cash Allocation Team.

  • Deliver ongoing training and support.

  • Identify and escalate issues and incidents.

  • Update daily team calls and ticket statistics.

  • Daily assignment of tickets to the team. Ensure that service requests are completed and successfully resolved within the agreed service level. In T/L absence

  • Ensure that month end balance sheet reconciliations are completed within agreed timescales.

  • Check that all daily banking reconciliations are complete & correct. 

  • Responsible for direct debits

  • System testing

  • Assist with any audit requirements

  • Look for process improvement opportunities for FSSC service delivery.

  • Work to a daily team target set by the team leader.

  • Reconcile a high volume of customer payments and ensure accurate and timely allocation. 

  • Review & investigation of unallocated cash.

  • Process refunds on customer credit balances in line with G4S procedures.

  • Make adjustments to the receivables ledger where required.

  • Close liaison with the collections team regarding any queries.

  • Any other Ad hoc tasks as required.

The Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate for the Cash Allocations Clerk will be looking for a part time role and will have the following qualifcations, skills and qualities:



  • Strong skills in MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint 

  • Numerate and Literate

  • An understanding of SAP, ORACLE and/or other Finance systems.



  • A good understanding of accounting systems and the interactions of ledgers within Accounts Receivable. 

  • Experience of leading teams to deliver against SLA’s and to achieve business goals.

  • Experience in completing complex reconciliations.

  • Experience of developing and coaching team members to maximise potential.

  • Experience of working in a busy Customer Service/Finance environment. 


Personal Qualities

  • Should possess the drive to deliver a high quality service to help promote the Financial Shared Service Centre 

  • Excellent attention to detail required to resolve complex reconciliation issues

  • Ability to motivate a team to deliver against agreed service levels

  • Team Player must be willing to help, support and encourage colleagues

  • Good time management skills to ensure own and team targets are prioritised.

  • Ability to keep calm under pressure



Please note, this role does not qualify for a visa under the current Government guidelines therefore to be considered for this role you must already have the right to work in the UK. Re-location costs will not be granted. You must live in reasonable commuting distance of the site.

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