Trainee Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Saint Gobain
Location
Loughborough
Posted
29 Sep 2017
Closes
05 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Company description:

Saint-Gobain is the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries… Are You In?





Job description:

This is an exciting opportunity for a bright, ambitious and engaging graduate, or Part-Qualified accounting professional for a Trainee financial Accountant, in our Finance Shared Service Centre (SSC) based in Nottinghamshire. In this exciting role you will be involved with General Ledger, VAT, KPI’s, fixed assets transactions for multiple clients, prepare statutory accounts, reconcile sub-ledgers with an opportunity to study towards a professional accounting qualification.


The Finance Shared Service Centre (SSC) provides accounting support for all manufacturing and holding companied with in Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland. We are hard-working, focused and passionate about what we do; this coupled with our customer-centric attitude makes for a successful team that is essential part of the Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland group.


In the role as Trainee Financial Accountant you will;



Prepare and post all accruals and all journal entries into SAP as agreed with clients
Reconcile sub-ledgers with general ledger
Perform the fixed asset accounting, reporting and reconciliation process
Finalise month end and inter-company reconciliation processes in liaison with Accounts Payable, Cash Management and Accounts Receivable team members
Prepare monthly and yearly balance justifications and balance sheet reconciliation file
Prepare the monthly KPI’s and associated analysis providing SSC management and Client with all relevant information and actions required
Prepare monthly sign off file for multiple clients

First and foremost we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you?


For the Trainee Financial Accountant specifically it is important that you have:



Knowledge of General Ledger accounting principles, activities and processes
Knowledge of local statutory accounting rules
Awareness of IFRS and local fiscal rules
Good communication skills
Good team working skills
High degree of accuracy & strong numeric skills
Results oriented with the ability to meet deadlines
Ability to prioritise workload, resources and manage time
Good knowledge in ERP GL modules (preferably SAP)
Excellent knowledge of PCs and MS Office
AAT or part-qualified accountant with some relevant, practical experience.

There are 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that recruit talented people in the UK and Ireland. However, regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.


This vacancy is working for the Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland Shared Service Centre (SSC) - part of the Saint-Gobain Limited; Saint-Gobain is the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries… Are You In?


As part of the wider Saint-Gobain group, we are able to offer a competitive starting salary and benefits package. In addition, you will have access to a career without boundaries - this could see you progressing within Saint-Gobain Limited or in one of the other 30+ businesses in the UK. Progression in Saint-Gobain isn’t always upwards; talented employees also move into new and exciting functions or indeed overseas, to one of the 67 countries in which we operate. The one thing you can be sure of is that you can have an exciting and varied career at Saint-Gobain, where only you set the boundaries to your success.


We would love to hear from you! In order to find out more and apply, please click below to register and submit your CV on our careers site. We will be in touch with you after your application to tell you about the next stages.




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