Assistant Accountant in Glasgow - CV-Library

Assistant Accountant in Glasgow - CV-Library

Assistant Accountant in Glasgow - CV-Library

Job Overview

Location
Glasgow, Scotland
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
TBC
Date Posted
14 days ago

Additional Details

Job ID
98832338
Job Views
5

Job Description

Please note this role is contracted for 9 months**

SThree are delighted to announce that we're looking for a talented Assistant Accountant to join our wonderful team for 9 months.

SThree is the only Global, Pure-play STEM Specialist and our vision is to be the #1 Talent Provider in the Best Stem markets. To support this Strategy, we plan to build a World Class Operational platform to support our ambitions.

The focus of the Assistant Accountant role is the delivery of high quality financial and management information for the management accounting team.

About us

SThree is the global STEM-specialist talent partner that connects sought-after specialists in life sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics with innovative organisations across the world. We are the number one destination for talent in the best STEM markets: Recruiting highly skilled professionals and discovering life-changing jobs for the unsung heroes who will positively shape our future. Elevating expertise and energising progress for everyone.

What are the day-to-day tasks?

Prepare and post monthly journals including payroll postings, accruals and prepayments and specific cost adjustments
Produce payroll reconciliations
Support AP Non-Trade with invoice coding and posting review
Trend analysis and comparison against plan & prior year before month end close
Understand business impact of own processes to maintain accurate accounting
Assist in the monthly variance analysis and commentary production providing insightful analysis in a clear and concise manner.
Develop good understanding of the business revenue streams for Perm, Contract (including Employed Contractor) and all other income.
Monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts with a focus on agreed key accounts.
Proactively work with relevant stakeholders to ensure all outstanding balances are followed up
Assist with the production of the monthly Risks and Opportunities schedule.
Awareness of and adherence to relevant controls for own processes
Where appropriate, seek opportunities to recommend improvements to existing internal controls.
Produce clear audit trails in own work to meet required internal standards.
Understand accounting procedures and processes and be able to discuss potential impact with other areas of the business.
Support with larger deliverables or take lead on simpler group and local audit deliverables.
These include:
Submission of completed balance sheet reconciliations with supporting documentation to group and local auditors.
Ensure all year end and half year payroll reconciliations are provided in accordance with the agreed timetable.Experience, Knowledge & Skills

Good knowledge of financial and management reporting preferred.
Good written and oral communication skills, able to communicate financial matters to non-technical experts.
Analytical skills with previous experience in creating and writing commentary for management desirable.
Intermediate command over MS Excel - Advanced level is desirable.
Experience of SAP ERP/Dynamics 365 (desirable but not essential)
Resourceful, with good investigative skills and good attention to detail
Ensuring tasks are completed in a timely and effective manner through prioritisation.
Effectively escalating issues to management for resolution / action where cannot be resolved independently.
Ability to prioritise workloads with low or minimal supervision.Qualifications

CIMA/ACCA/ACA part qualified Accountant or equivalent, or qualified by experience desirable.Benefits for our U.K. teams include:

The choice to work flexibly from home and the office, in line with our hybrid working principles
Bonus linked to company and personal performance
Generous 28 days holiday allowance, plus public holidays
Annual leave purchase scheme
Five days paid Caregiver/Dependant leave per annum
Five paid days off per year for volunteering `
Private health care, discounted dental insurance and health care cash back scheme
Opportunity to participate in the company share scheme
Access to a range of retail discounts and savingWhat we stand for...

We're committed to ensuring for our colleagues, candidates and communities, that all processes are equitable, and everyone is treated with fairness and dignity where everyone belongs, is valued and is connected. If you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments in submitting your application, please let us know, and we'll be happy to help.

While SThree is committed to hybrid working and these roles will fall under this policy, it is important to note that for a successful and efficient delivery of the project there will be a requirement for extended attendance in the office in line with the hybrid working policy.

What we stand for..

We create community and deliver change that transforms the future for everyone. With this in mind, we're committed to ensuring for our colleagues, candidates and communities, that all processes are equitable and everyone is treated with fairness and dignity where everyone belongs, is valued and is connected.

If you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments in submitting your application, please let us know, and we'll be happy to help

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