Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
XPO Logistics
Location
Northampton
Salary
£21k - 23k per year
Posted
12 Apr 2017
Closes
12 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you an ACCA/CIMA part-qualified aspiring Assistant Accountant with an infectious personality and a love for Excel?

We are looking for an Assistant Accountant to join our Head Office team in Northampton on a full-time, permanent basis. Reporting into the UK Fixed Asset and Leasing Manager, you will ensure all consolidated invoices are recharged in a timely manner and to ensure all reporting requirements are completed within Group deadlines.

You`ll be resposible for maintaining the balance sheet suspense account, recharging consolidated invoices from BS to P&L`s for Supply Chain, responding to site accountant/FC queries, liasing with suppliers for back-up to support invoices, and working with the Procurement Department to ensure back-up is received from our major suppliers in the correct format. You`ll also be responsible for adhoc analysis, while following internal controls to ensure all practices are SOX compliant.

To succeed in this role you will be a part-qualified finance graduate (mid way through qualification) with knowledge of multi-site recharge management. With previous experience in a similar role, you`ll have excellent and proven communication skills and outstanding excel skills.

We are an international leader in Transport, Logistics and Freight Forwarding and established in more than 1,440 locations in 33 countries worldwide, employing more than 89,000 people across the globe.

We offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) and we also offer you the option to buy additional days. You`ll have access to variety high street discounts, as well as childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension and many other perks.