Working as part of the Stock Team and reporting directly to the Assistant Financial Controller, the Assistant Accountant will be responsible for daily reconciliations relating to Stock and intercompany sales across the group as well managing a small team and adhering to deadlines.
Daily reconciliations between the general ledger and its source systems, verification of completeness/accuracy of data
Providing detailed commentary on outstanding items and working with key stakeholders to reduce and resolve issues.
Working collaboratively with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable to maintain accuracy in intercompany invoicing and provide weekly update on reconciliation
Be the go-to person for reconciliation related requests and queries.
Management of small team (2 NVQ’s)
Through training, pass on your experience and knowledge to trainee accountants, thus maintaining the continuing ethos of the company to improve and promote within.
Monthly balance sheet reconciliations and source data controls
Support for month end process
Good IT skills, including Excel, and able to learn new IT systems and processes
Strong attention to detail and excellent workload management skills with a core focus on delivery
A willingness to learn and develop, and to take on new responsibilities
An excellent team player and able to work collaboratively with others and share knowledge
Able to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders at various levels
Proactive in seeking improvements to improve processes and ensure they are optimised in terms of accuracy and efficiency
Previous experience of financial reconciliations and reporting processes
Proven ability to manage a busy workload whilst working to deadlines
Able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills and develop relationships
Northwich, Northwich, England, Cheshire West and Chester, United Kingdom