Assistant Accountant/ Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant/ Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bracknell, Berkshire
Salary: £15.00 per hour
Start Date: asap
Reference: 69236-FINAN-KAB_1491841347
Contact Name: Karen Brown
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 10, 2017 17:22

Job Description

My Client who are blue chip manufacturing company, are looking for a part qualified assistant Accountant to join the EMEA shared Service Centre in Bracknell

Main Job Responsibilities
·Preparation of monthly financial accounting data on behalf of client countries including calculating and processing accruals, prepayments and other entries as required.
·Completion of month end accounting processes in line with the Corporate timetable.
·Reconciliation of closing inventory to closing ledger including resolution of issues.
·Calculation and verification of accruals, including Goods Received Not Invoiced, Goods in Transit and Non Working Inventory.
·Reconciliation of Interco payables and inventory clearing accounts including invoice entry, statement reconciliations and monthly payment cycles.
·Month end gross margin analysis including verification and explanation of variances.
·Responding to issues and questions raised by client countries.
·Review of financial statements and other data before transmission to parent company.
·Reconciliation of allocated accounts including investigation and resolution of any differences.
·Reconciliation of Intercompany positions.
·Posting of bank transactions.
·Assisting with resolution of audit queries
·Identification and implementation of process improvements.

Knowledge & Skills
·Numeracy and accounting knowledge is essential.
·Process improvement mindset.
·Good PC skills, especially in data manipulation.
·Familiarity of a recognised integrated accounting package, PeopleSoft GL preferred
·English language fluent; other languages would be an advantage

Key Capabilities
·Good verbal and written communication skill
·Good team/group member, works towards group targets
·Reliable and committed self starter who is prepared to work first 6 working days of each month without taking holiday in that period; this may include working on UK Bank Holidays
·Flexible working pattern
·Positive, confident attitude
·Works well under pressure of deadlines
·Organised with good analytical skills.
·Uses own initiative successfully
·Recognises issues and challenges processes
·Good level of general education - A-Level or above.
·Part Qualified Accountant desirable

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