Assistant Financial Accountant

Job Ref: ST146

Global Accounting Network
Global Accounting Network
Global Accounting Network
SECTOR: Technology, Media & Telecoms
SALARY: £28000
LOCATION: Basingstoke
JOB TYPE: Fixed term full time
JOB FUNCTION: Part qualified

Main responsibilities:

  • Support the month-end reporting process
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • UK & US GAAP accounting
  • Provide support with accruals and deferrals
  • Support the preparation of financial statements
  • Provide support with the migration to SAP & Concur
  • Credit card and international expense reconciliations, allocations and postings
  • Invoice processing
  • Liaise with suppliers and co-workers
  • Support with the improvement of business processes

Global Accounting Network have partnered with a market leading technology start up who are currently seeking an Assistant Financial Accountant.  The company has been recently acquired by one of the largest global technology businesses and is now based in one of their modern offices in Basingstoke. Based in multiple locations around the UK, Germany, Australia and Italy, the organisation has experienced major growth since they have first launched in 2001.The culture is very relaxed but high achieving and down to earth. 

This Assistant Financial Accountant role is ideal for a sharp and ambitious individual that thrives in a challenging environment. This 5-month fixed-term contract can be a stepping stone for someone that looking to progress into a Financial Accountant or Management Accountant role. It is a great opportunity to gain experience in a growing SME that has a global brand reputation. 

Due to the small size of the finance team, the role is very hands on. The Assistant Financial Accountant will be reporting to the Financial Accountant and support the Financial Controller with their day to day tasks. Furthermore, a software implementation process is currently taking place, therefore, the successful candidate will be able to gain extensive experience using SAP and Concur. 

Required Skills:

  • Studying towards ACCA / CIMA 
  • Experience gained from a similar role 
  • Strong communicational skills 
  • Previous experience with SAP and Concur is desirable 
  • Previous SME experience is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field is preferred
  • Strong 'A’ Level (or equivalent) results

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