Nottingham, UK
19 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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Do you love crunching numbers and analysing data? How about a role with autonomy and the opportunity to drive improvements and change? Do you enjoy building internal relationships and thrive in a fast paced dynamic environment? Yes? Then Microlise have the perfect opportunity!

What do Microlise do? We're an established market leader and growing telematics and electronic proof of Delivery Company based in Nottingham, our mission is to empower our customers to reduce their costs and environmental impact by maximising the efficiency of their transportation operations.

We are looking for a full time temporary Accountant to join our established Finance department. You will be supporting the team by providing financial and management accounting support in the UK. The perfect candidate will be self-motivated, strive in an autonomous working environment and will be able to work methodically and build rapport with key stakeholders.

Your key areas of responsibilities will include;
  • To provide support to the finance department by preparing and analysing business spend, working with multiple cost pools and creating concise and functional financial statements
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Calculating and posting accruals and prepayments, ensuring overhead spends are accurately represented in the monthly management accounts
  • Support in creating general ledger journals and adjustments as required
  • Providing support across the full spectrum of finance

Success criteria

We are looking for someone who;
  • has at least 3 years' experience in a fast paced financial accounting role
  • is well versed in prioritising work meeting tight deadlines
  • is a part qualified accountant working towards either CIMA/AAT or QBE
  • has experience of key financial statements including Profit & loss, Balance Sheet, up to Trial Balance with an understanding of ledger functionality
  • will provide support and guidance to transactional staff both in the UK and India to ensure transaction accuracy on relevant transactions
  • takes a hands on approach to your work
  • is meticulous and methodical in our work
  • is an excellent communicator both written and orally
  • has advanced knowledge of Excel including logical functional (IE, OR, AND) data functions (VLOOKUP, Hlookup)
  • has experience in analysing large volumes of data
  • has experience in MS Axapta

This role is available for an initial period of 9 months, with the possibility of an extention. The role is full time based on 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Why Microlise?
  • We believe in our culture, values and staff successes
  • We believe in developing our staff and support our employees with their professional development goals.
  • 24 days holiday excluding bank holidays, increasing by 1 a year to 29 days
  • Recognition of service form your 1st year and other anniversaries
  • Free parking, tea, coffee and daily fruit
  • Vitality Health Insurance, Employee Assistance Programme and subsidised eye tests and glasses
  • 20% off EE mobile and line rental
  • Local discounts
  • Great staff extras: Easter eggs, yearly BBQ, Christmas gifts and annual staff awards!
  • Free tickets to the British Superbikes, come and support Microlise Cresswell racing and the team!

We're doing great things, come and be part of our success!
  • 2018 - East Midlands Chamber of Commerce Business of the year and Excellence in International Trade, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, Top 20 in the BDO growth barometer - Nottinghamshire, and an IIP employer
  • 2017 - Top 200 company in Nottingham, top 50 in the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table, Sunday Times top 100 Profit Track, Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year finals,
  • Megabuyte Top 50 2016

Interested in the role? Great, we look forward to your application!

Just to let you know, the role may close early should a suitable number of applications be received. So please don't delay with your application.

Applicants must have eligibility to work in the UK; this role does not qualify for sponsorship.

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