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Assistant Accountant

  • Job reference: CS-002151
  • Sector: Support Services
  • Location: Worcester
This vacancy has now expired

Why not...

This role is in the Finance Shared Services function of an international engineering & design consultancy company.

This position is within the Corporate Services accounting team reporting to the Financial Controller for Corporate Services based in the UK. The main activities are to administer and process the preferred consolidated supplier & internal recharges, including statement reconciliation and resolving supplier and internal customer queries.

This position is a great opportunity for the right person to make a positive impact on a dynamic business.

• AAT Qualified
• The candidate must have at proven accounting experience.
• Strong reconciliation and double entry bookkeeping skills.
• Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including use and set-up of Pivot tables.
• Good English skills – written and verbal communication.
• Experience of an accounting software package.

• Good working knowledge of JD Edwards accounting software

• Processing of consolidated supplier recharges data.
• Production of monthly reports detailing consolidation supplier invoices.
• Ensure UK VAT is correctly accounted for on consolidated supplier invoices, including preparation of monthly VAT statistics.
• Uploading of supplier invoices to the intranet.
• Reconciliation of recharge accounts on a monthly basis.
• Ensuring costs are correctly recharged to the business, including resolution of coding queries.
• Ensuring timely approval and payment of consolidated supplier invoices.
• Annual review of process notes
• Ad hoc tasks

The Individual
• Sound analytical skills
• Ability to work to deadlines and take responsibility - must be able to identify the deadline for a piece of work to be completed e.g. period end and take responsibility for ensuring that the deadline is achieved
• Ability to communicate and influence at all levels.
• Organised - they must be able to work in a structured way demonstrating an audit trail.
• Good Attention to detail.
• Team Player – as a small team it will be necessary to cover colleagues’ workload

Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.
All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance

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