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Assistant Accountant

CV-Library

Posted on Sep 24, 2021 by CV-Library

Merseyside, United Kingdom
Accountancy
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Assistant Accountant - Liverpool

As an Assistant Accountant you will be responsible for the efficient, accurate and timely accounting for financial transactions, including the production of routine month-end reports ensuring compliance with applicable accounting, tax, legislative and other regulatory standards. You will also be the point of contact for OEM & senior stakeholder relationships.

This role is to work 3 days a week in the office and 2 from home.

Main Responsibilities

* Responsibility for the efficient, accurate and timely accounting for financial transactions

* Point of contact for OEM & senior stakeholder relationships. Ensure resolution of GBS / internal / external Customer / Supplier issues.

* Comply with all policies and processes ensuring adherence to the InControl Framework; act as a point of contact for internal and external audit requirements.

* Monitor housekeeping activities as performed by GBS e.g. suspense accounts, ensuring aged balances are followed up and resolved.

* Subject matter expert in allocated area / OEM on a rotation basis to ensure depth of knowledge in the team (e.g. Head Office, OEM, Balance Sheet area).

* Accountability for allocated OEM / designated specialism. Work with GBS to ensure any change, backlog or transformation covers any local / OEM requirements, and is documented correctly. Accountability for Preparation / Approval (where prepared by the offshore team) of relevant GL and Sub-Ledger Balance Sheet reconciliations and associated processes.

The Ideal Candidate

* Part Qualified Accountant (AAT / CIMA / ACA / ACCA)

* Ability to manage a range of external and internal customer requirements, some of which may be conflicting, with integrity and professionalism

* Maintaining a strong relationship with any OEM contacts, recognising the dynamics of the relationship

* Strong communication skills, able to delegate effectively, prioritise requests and workload.

* Able to organise and manage your own workload to consistently deliver to deadlines and work to high standards

* Conscientious, with an ability to delve into detail.

* Responsibility for ensuring that any Franchise specific accounting is consistent with all other Franchises

* Understand the importance of fostering partnerships and good working relationships with stakeholders and internal customers

* Ability to maintain professional integrity even under pressure, understanding when to escalate.

* Responsible for your own development

* Contributes to creating a positive, achieving, rewarding working environment

* Sets an example with high levels of personal integrity, always ‘doing the right thing’

* Operates with a strong sense of financial control and a culture of ownership and accountability

* Actively seeks to deliver a better level of service through continuous improvement

* Produce large data sets within available tools (basic / intermediate Excel), to present data back with interpretation ready to be turned into information to drive decision making.

Benefits

As an Assistant Accountant you will receive a competitive base salary, we also offer great benefits including:

* 22 days holiday, rising to 25 after 5 years

* Company pension scheme

* Life assurance

* Discount gym membership

* Vehicle purchase discount

* Employee Advantage - retail discounts with over 3000 retailers

* Cycle to work scheme

Reference: 214739709

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