Assistant Accountant

Hawk Eye Innovations
Basingstoke, UK
13 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview "

Location: Basingstoke, UK

Contract: Full Time

Start Date: Immediate

Salary: Competitive

You'll be amazed at what we do "

Hawk-Eye Innovations develops, markets, and delivers the most sophisticated officiating tools in sport. Beginning with tennis and cricket in 2001, Hawk-Eye continues to diversify and grow into new sports and new applications through its commitment to new ideas and cutting-edgee technology. It is accurate, reliable, and practical, with fans around the globe now demanding it to be a part of serious sports events.

We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Europe, and are a fundamental part of officiating and broadcasting in over 20 international sports across our Ball Tracking, SMART (Synchronised Multi-Angle Replay Technology) and SMART Production products.

What the job is all about "

We are seeking an exceptional person to take on this Assistant Accountant role within our small, dynamic and growing Basingstoke-based team. Responsibilities will include:
  • Working with International Freelancers, processing invoices and setting up regular payment runs for their invoices in multi-currency environment
  • Reviewing expense claims against Expense Policy, setting up bank payments and dealing with expense queries
  • Maintenance of expenses software, Tallie
  • Review and work on updating the current Expense Policy
  • Monthly posting, allocation and reconciliation of company credit cards and international expenses
  • Complete the dedicated Month End tasks (accruals/prepayments) in line with the MEC deadlines and assist team with any other month end requirements
  • Support the team: processing purchase invoices, reconciling supplier statements, cost reports for various departments
  • Liaising with freelancers, suppliers and employees in order to resolve any queries
  • Ad hoc projects and driving improvements in business processes

What we need from you "
  • Strong academic background
  • Strong experience working in a similar role and willing to extend their knowledge
  • Proactive nature and willingness to suggest new ways of working and new ideas to make the job more efficient.
  • Willingness to work with non-Financial staff, be able to explain accounting processes
  • Ability to work on your own, using initiative, diligence, honesty and attention to detail.
  • Experience working under pressure with tight deadlines, ability to prioritise own workload and work within a changing and growing company environment.
  • Great communication skills and team player attitude
  • Willingness to learn and being ready to step into new areas of responsibility as and when these arise

What you'll get from us "
  • The opportunity to study for a professional qualification (e.g ACCA, CIMA, AAT) whilst earning.
  • A clear route of progression which will give you a wide breadth of experience across the business and true responsibility.
  • Access to the some of the most intelligent, innovative and driven people in our industry.
  • Stakeholder pension, health insurance, child care vouchers and personal accident insurance, as well as discounts on Sony products

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