Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Sky
Location
Livingston, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Nov 2019
Closes
11 Nov 2019
Ref
1332037944
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We're Sky, Europe's biggest entertainment brand. Think top-quality shows. Breaking news. Innovative tech. Must-have products. Careers here mean the freedom and support you need to make an impact - pushing boundaries, creating solutions, hitting targets. And as part of our close-knit team, you'll enjoy plenty of benefits. Plus, experiences you'll only find at Sky. You will work within the Actuals Reporting Team within the Sky Italia Support team to manage and account for the fixed asset projects of the business. This is a great opportunity to work for a global organisation where further progression in your careers is available. We are looking for a candidate with solid finance background, ideally gained within a shared service \/ global finance team. The perks Sky Q, a generous pension and private health care. Access to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development. And if that's not enough, our Scotland offices have a subsidised canteen, free shuttle bus service, on-site gym and much more. To find out more about working with us, search LifeatSky on LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram. You will - Prepare preliminary fixed asset activity reports for business colleagues across multiple divisions. - Perform period end close activities, including set up and maintenance of fixed asset cards and analysis of asset retirement and disposals. - Support commercial finance with timely, accurate and insightful reporting. - Work on continuous improvement projects such as report automation and standardisation. - Assist with internal and external audit queries. - Support the financial control environment. - Do ad-hoc project work, as and when required. You'll have - Ideally, proven experience of working with a finance department and basic accounting experience - Proficiency in MS Office (particularly Excel) - Good problem-solving skills and excellent attention to detail. Desirable: - Be a part qualified Accountant - Experience with SAP accounting software - Italian language skills for business - the ability to communicate confidently both verbally and in writing So, what are you waiting for? Apply now for a chance to forge your own career path and be brilliant as part of a bright, talented team. Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions, we might withdraw the offer. We're happy to discuss flexible working. It's our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That's why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best. A job you love to talk about LI-Corporate

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