Assistant Accountant - Intercompany Team

Assistant Accountant - Intercompany Team

  • Location

    Bracknell, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £11 - £13 per hour + bens

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    4-6 months

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Our client, a global, business services client who operate their EMEA Shared Service Centre based in Bracknell are seeking an experienced Assistant Accountant to join their finance team, initially on a 4-6 month fixed term contract basis.

Your role will be varied and challenging, and you will be working with a very close-knit finance team, where you will have full responsibility for raising intercompany invoices, as well as assisting with month-end close and checking and posting of AP invoices.

Your key responsibilities as an Assistant Accountant will be as follows:

  • The regular processing of intercompany accounts receivable invoice to intercompany accounts payable invoice between LR entities in the SAP system
  • Act as point of contact for queries regarding intercompany transactions and manage any queries through to resolution
  • Seek to continually improve the processes and tools used in processing intercompany transactions to optimise how they are managed
  • Continue to develop the detailed processes for running the intercompany processes including documenting them within the Group standard
  • Identify and escalate any issues beyond scope of control to process manager and/or the Finance Manager
  • Assisting the creation and delivery of training materials and communications
  • Ad-hoc duties within the wider finance team
  • Be responsible for the creation of intercompany AR invoices, including checking and correcting pricing and VAT coding
  • Be responsible for checking, updating and posting intercompany AP invoices, including correcting VAT codes
  • Assist with monthly and annual closings
  • Develop good working relationships with finance and non-finance colleagues
  • Ensure compliance with accounting principles, SSC standards and SLA's at all times
  • Recognise and communicate potential issues/risks
  • Assist with internal and external audit
  • Ensure adhere to strict matrix approval procedure
  • Provide analytical review and data analysis
  • Assist with new processes, procedures and operational improvements

You profile is likely to include:
* Strong understanding of Record to Report practices
* Relevant general accounting/intercompany accounting experience
* Experience of working in a Shard Service Centre environment (or similar multi-site business)
* SAP/Oracle experience
* Excellency in accuracy of data entry and manipulation skills
* Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (excel, access, word etc)
* Able to demonstrate excellence in customer service
* Able to communicate clearly and concisely

This Assistant Accountant position is likely to be hired for 4-6 months with a high likelihood of extension for the successful candidate. You will also be able to commit to the length of this role and display a positive attitude, be committed, keen and a strong team player.

My client will offer superb training, on-boarding and on the job training for this individual. They also offer free parking, very modern offices and are within easy reach of all public transport routes.

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