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Corporate Services Accounts Assistant

  • Job reference: GDH000007
  • Sector: Management Consultancy, Support Services
  • Location: Bangalore
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Atkins is one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.
As of 2016, Atkins is UK's largest engineering consultancy and the world's 11th largest global design firm. It employs approximately 18,000 staff based in 300 offices across 29 countries and has undertaken projects in over 150 countries


Job Title

Corporate Services Accounts Assistant


Job Description

  • This new role is in the offshored team within the Finance Shared Services function of an international engineering & design consultancy company.  The shared services team will be co-located with several hundred fee-earning staff in a professional business environment.       
  • This position is within the Corporate Services accounting team.  The role will report to the Corporate Services Senior Management Accountant in Bangalore and the Corporate Services Financial Controller 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 new position is a great opportunity for the right person to make a positive impact on a dynamic business.  




Batchelor’s degree


Essential Criteria

  • The candidate must have at least three years’ 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.

Desirable Criteria

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 develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents.  These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process.  We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.


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