Accounts Assistant

Competitive | Northampton | Permanent

IQ Talent Solutions

Posted 3 days ago

IQ Talent Solutions

IQ Talent Solutions are delighted to be working with one of our most prestigious clients who are an industry leader in the software sector, supporting them with the recruitment of an Accounts Assistant on a permanent basis. The role will pay a competitive base salary and bonus will based in Northampton 2 days per week and 3 days working from home.

You will manage and execute our clients' financial transactions ensuring that all transactions are processed to) our clients standards. You will also be responsible for ensuring accounting & reporting deadlines service levels are respected for all the clients Finance requirements

What is expected of the Accounts Assistant?

* Creating and posting accounting journals
* Reconcile and agree intercompany trading and company balances to ensure correct reporting to group.
* Assist with preparing the employee benefits
* Assist in processing transactions where necessary
* Be responsible for ensuring adequate financial controls are in place including compliance with SOX and ensuring that internal and external audit requirements are met.
* GL Account Analysis - in particular, the facilities accounts and intercompany recharges accounts
* Credit card administration and credit card accruals

What we look for in a Accounts Assistant?

* Ideal candidates will have accounting experience in a complex international company.
* Candidate will be able to read/write/speak English fluently
* Experience using Oracle ERP financial systems, or equivalent would be highly advantageous
* Ideal candidates will have intermediate/advanced excel skills and will be able to demonstrate this from their experience
* Candidates will preferably be at least educated to A Level standard with preference for any candidates who have a university degree or equivalent. Ideally candidates will also be a part-qualified accountant.
* Preferably candidates will have a strong customer focus (for internal stakeholders and external customers)
* Ideally candidates will be able to prioritise their workload and make decisions in the given framework for actions
* Candidates who can demonstrate effective and confidence in communicating with the wider business and key stakeholders will be preferred

What the Accounts Assistant will receive?

- Competitive basic salary

- A global leading brand

- Industry leading benefits.

- Hybrid working policy

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.