NXTGEN have a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Financial Accountant to join the Peterborough head office for a global group of companies. This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of a high performing team, and to learn and develop your knowledge and experience under the guidance of a Finance Manager. As Assistant Financial Accountant, you will support with a great mix of tasks, including posting journals and accruals at month end and reconciling the general ledgers. You will also take responsibility for overhead accounting, updating cost centre leaders on any significant changes as well as talking them through month end reports. Given this Assistant Financial Accountant role forms part of a head office Finance team, you will also play a key role in the delivery of the year end close and intercompany transactions.
Key responsibilities of the role will include:
* Support with the delivery of month end reporting packs and year end submissions for group
* Ownership for all overhead reporting and accounting, highlighting costs to BU leaders
* Support the preparation of budgets and forecasts for cost centre’s, meeting with mangers to highlight opportunities for growth
* Accrual and prepayment preparation
* Balance sheet and intercompany reconciliations
* Ad hoc transactional finance support such as PO number preparation for invoices
The role is ideally suited to those with drive and ambition to develop their careers within Finance. Therefore, you will either already be working towards a recognised accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent) or will be AAT qualified and looking to start studying a further accounting qualification. You will be confident in all aspects of general ledger accounting and intercompany transactions. Candidates will ideally have prior experience using ERP systems (although this is not essential) and you will consider yourself to be an intermediate user of Excel. To be successful within this role, you will need to demonstrate passion for your work and will have a great attention to detail. Candidates will also be inquisitive by nature and will have a thirst for knowledge.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading employer and a high performing finance team. Study support will be available for the right candidate combined with excellent career development prospects.