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Assistant Accountant

  • Location Bolton
  • Job-type Contract
  • Reference BBBH107398

An excellent opportunity to work with one of Europe's most recognised businesses. 12 month Fixed Term Contract - Assistant Accountant. In order to be considered for this position, you must be immediately available or on a 2 week notice period. This opportunity will enable you to work from home.

Key Responsibilities

  • To ensure that costs are appropriately allocated to UK business units, using lookups to a variety of source data
    * To calculate accruals accurately and post on a timely basis
    * To prepare cashbook entries, investigating and resolving unknown items
    * To prepare month end reconciliations ensuring resolution of reconciling items
    * To provide front office query handling to UK business finance colleagues
    * To prepare analysis of cost/balance sheet data to support UK business units
    * To review and monitor volumes of open transactions in core systems (e.g. Concur, Coupa, Maximo, Saffron and Navision)
    * To prepare, update and review operating procedure documentation
    * Assist management to facilitate continuous process improvement and ensure tight cost control, supporting Lean initiatives and maintaining integrity of systems and data
    * To perform root cause analysis of items where issues are found at the end of the process in PTP

Professional and personal competencies/qualifications

  • Previous Record to Report / General accounting experience is desirable
    * Excellent accounting knowledge across Payables, Receivables and General Ledger
    * Experience / knowledge of Navision is preferable
    * Experience in a similar role within a multi-site business is desirable
    * Prior experience of working with an outsourced Finance Shared Service Centre is preferable but not mandatory