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Finance Supervisor

Salary c. £26-28K

Based in Bristol
Ref: SAN246

Sanlam UK is a leading provider of wealth and investment management services to private clients, professional advisers, charities, corporates and institutions. Combined, we manage almost £9 billion of client assets from 13 offices across the UK, employing c.500 professionals.
We are part of Sanlam, the global AA-rated financial services group that was established in 1918. The Group provides a range of financial products and services to over 10 million clients globally and is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. We have attained our size, strength and reputation by providing a high quality, personalised service to clients, whatever their stage of life or financial ambitions.                                 
Based in our offices in Bristol; we are currently looking for a Finance Supervisor to manage the calculation, reconciliation and payment of commission and bonuses to our Financial planners.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright and numerate candidate with the ability to manage a small team; who wants to progress their career in finance.
The role
Your core tasks will be to reconcile the commission statements from a variety of internal and external product providers; against the money received from these parties; and then use that information to calculate the commission and bonuses that are due to our financial advisors.
Helping to manage a team of two; you will ensure that work volumes are effectively allocated and completed in a timely and highly accurate manner.
You will also be expected to efficiently handle a full range of questions and queries from our financial advisors and product providers to ensure that payments are correctly received and accurate commission/bonus is paid out. 
Skills and experience
Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate the following:

  • Solid experience of working in a Finance department.
  • The ability to lead and motivate team
  • Strength of character to manage effective relationships with financial advisors
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy whilst operating in a timely manner
  • High level of experience with Excel (Pivot tables/Vlookups/Formulas)
  • The ability to work well under pressure in a highly organised way

Candidates with awareness of financial services products (Pensions / ISA’s / Investments) will be of particular interest.

 If you think you're our sort of person, please email resourcing@sanlam.co.uk with your details

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