Financial Control Reconciliations Assistant

Finance · Dublin 8, Dublin
Department Finance
Employment Type Permanent




About JAJA


Jaja is a consumer finance business, launching its first product, a digital credit card, in 2018. Since then it has grown rapidly and has recently completed the acquisition of a multi £600m credit card portfolio. With backing from several major Private Equity funds, Jaja has an ambitious growth strategy that includes providing consumer finance in partnership with leading consumer brands, with a number of partnerships secured alongside an exciting pipeline of opportunities. 

Jaja is on a mission to redefine the consumer finance experience and liberate customers from needless complexity, wasted time, and frustration. Or as we say it, Make Simple. We will delight our customers – making the customer experience simpler, more enjoyable, more intelligent – treating customers fairly and giving them more control of their money.


Description of the Business Unit


The Financial Control Reconciliations team is responsible for making sure that all credit card financial transactions are accounted for by the credit card system and that all credit card balance sheet accounts are reconciled on a daily basis. This ensures that any transaction which cannot be applied to a customer’s credit card account is investigated and applied to their account in an efficient and timely way. We do this by developing strong working relationships with Operations, Finance and 3rd party suppliers, being knowledgeable about our business, and having a passion for delivering great customer service. We relentlessly look for improvements in the way we run our business.  


Purpose of the Role


The Financial Control Reconciliations Assistants will carry out the daily reconciliations of all the credit card balance sheet accounts ensuring that all rejects are investigated and actioned.


What’s the opportunity?


You will work in a dynamic fast paced environment, delivering a significant change agenda for a business that is shaking up the Consumer Finance industry. Working with a passionate set of colleagues who excel at delivery you will have a varied and interesting portfolio of activity that is not constrained by the status quo. 


Key Accountabilities:


  • Daily balancing of payments and transactions processed by the TSYS credit card system.
  • Daily reconciliation of all payments, settlements, chargebacks and rejects accounts.
  • Ageing of general ledger balance sheet accounts to provide Finance with month end auditable information – escalating issues before month end where necessary.
  • Investigating all reconciling differences in accordance with SLA’s
  • Liaising with the Operations teams both internally and externally on a daily basis.
  • Liaising with the Finance department regarding discrepancies on Bank Reconciliations.
  • Creation and verification of general ledger journals.


Other Accountabilities:


  • Ensuring all tasks are operated to the highest levels of quality & compliance in line with defined standards and procedures.
  • Assisting the reconciliations team leader with updates to reconciliation procedures as necessary. 




Essential skills and Experience

  • General ledger reconciliation experience
  • Experience of investigating and resolving reconciliation issues
  • A good understanding of balance sheet clearing, holding and suspense accounts
  • Be highly numerate with focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Be an accomplished user of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work in a challenging and fast paced environment
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Be able to work to strict deadlines and within a team environment


Preference for people with previous experience


  • working in a credit card reconciliations environment
  • Intellimatch system



What's in it for you?


The chance to make a real impact in a growing start-up on a mission to change the face of the consumer finance industry forever.

Competitive salary 

Hand brewed Scandinavian style coffee served fresh from Jaja Bar every day 

Friday drinks and social Jaja Sessions where lofty ideas are rewarded 


More exciting benefits you will hear about when we talk  



Thank You

Your application was submitted successfully.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

  • Location
    Dublin 8, Dublin
  • Department
  • Employment Type