Coop Careers – Reconciliations Team

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Reconciliations Team Manager
£37,500 – £43,500 plus benefits (Work Level 6A)
Manchester City Centre

We’re now working in a hybrid way, with colleagues dividing their time between home/remote working and the office. For this role, there is an expectation you will be in the office 2 days a week. You can find out more about our hybrid working policy at

We’re looking for a Reconciliations Team Manager to join us and lead a team of Advisors and Senior Advisors on a day-to-day basis and through a significant period of transformation in our financial structure.

In this role, you’ll make sure all balance sheet reconciliations are completed in a controlled, efficient and timely manner so that key performance indicators are achieved to budget and scope. We’ll look to you to maintain bank accounts and oversee cash and bank reconciliation and control across the Co-op. It’s an exciting time to join, as you’ll have the chance to spot opportunities to help us to further improve the way we work.

What you’ll do:

  • lead, develop and coach a large team of reconciliation and control advisors, overseeing the daily workflow and guiding them through a significant period of transformation
  • make sure annual and periodical audits are completed in an accurate and timely manner
  • drive a culture of continuous improvement within the team, ensuring efficient processes and system designs through the implementation of finance transformation
  • handle key external and internal partner relationships to ensure the consistent delivery of service
  • support the Treasury back-office Manager with the management of the wider Cash and Treasury team

This role will suit people who have:

  • CIMA or ACCA Finalist or newly qualified
  • the confidence to lead and empower a large team
  • previous experience of driving a culture of continuous improvement
  • experience working with high transactional volumes in a fast-paced environment
  • the ability to clearly communicate and manage relationships with key external and internal partners
  • project management experience
  • strong analytical and Excel skills with the ability to present financial information

Why Co-op?

Here you’ll do work that matters. We’re a commercial organisation with a purpose beyond profit, you’ll have an opportunity to help us build a stronger Co-op and stronger communities. You’ll also get a package that includes:

  • competitive salary
  • coaching, training and support to help you develop
  • pension with up to 10% employer contributions
  • annual incentive scheme
  • Wagestream – a money management app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn it
  • 28 days holiday (rising to 32 in line with service)
  • discounts on Co-op products and services

Building an inclusive work environment

We’re actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone. But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We aim to build an inclusive environment, where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of teams reflecting the communities they serve.

We can make reasonable adjustments to our interview process according to your needs. And we offer a flexible working environment so you can adjust your hours to suit your personal circumstances. You can find out more about Co-op people policies at

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