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Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

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  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Contract type:


  • Salary:

    £25000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Aaron Pabla

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are working with a global brand based in Wolverhampton, and assisting with their need to recruit a an assistant accountant for a 12 month fixed term contract. The successful candidate can expect a salary between £25,000 - £30,000 per annum depending on experience. Initially this role will be accounting and reporting for salary, commissions and expenses relating to employees and sales agents. Responsible for delivering on-time, efficient and accurate monthly accounts. Support Compliance team in meeting audit and tax deadlines and HR in compensation-related initiatives.

Hybrid working is on offer with the opportunity to work from home 2-3 times per week.

Key Accountabilities:

    • Accounting
      • Accurate and timely accounting for all costs, liabilities and assets associated with employees, sales agents and contractors
      • Recording and reporting of expenditure relating to people-based activities such as meetings, Black Card event, Egencia travel costs
      • Recharge to affiliates of employee-related costs
      • Coordinate with HR to ensure payroll taxes are submitted and paid in full and on time
      • Adherence to Local GAAP accounting requirements
      • Preparation of timely Balance Sheet reconciliations for all relevant account codes in US and Local GAAP
      • Assist Compliance team in providing accurate and timely information to support external audits and statutory filings
      • Apply NCH Group accounting policy and ensure compliance with US GAAP
      • Create and maintain reference manual of differences between US and Local GAAP accounting treatment
      • Support ad-hoc requests

    • Month-end
      • Continuous accounting to avoid bottlenecks during month-end close
      • Support team members in completing month-end tasks

    • Team-working and stakeholder satisfaction
      • Collaborate internally and cross-functionally to resolve issues and establish efficient, standardised processes
      • Work effectively and cost-efficiently with network of external advisors
      • Work with external audit and tax teams as directed by the NCH Compliance team
      • Actively seeks stakeholder feedback and act upon issues
      • Deliver KPI's on a timely basis

    • Other
      • Ensure adherence to NCH Europe's health and safety standards
      • Adhere to and support NCH Corporate Philosophy

Personal Attributes

  • Good accounting technician capable of developing deep subject matter expertise
  • Confident communicator
  • Constantly seeking to improve standards of work
  • Self-motivated, proactive and strong analytical skills
  • Good team player with strong interpersonal skills coupled with strong coaching skills
  • Assertive but diplomatic
  • Operates effectively in a deadline-oriented environment and manage multiple activities
  • Discreet and trust-worthy, working with confidential data
  • Willing to undertake occasional domestic and international travel

Who are you?

  • 2-3 years of Financial Accounting experience
  • Strong systems skills in Excel and Oracle / SAP
  • U.S GAAP
  • Payroll accounting experience

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