Assistant Accountant

Computershare

3.9

(16)

Bristol, United Kingdom

Why you should apply for a job to Computershare :

  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 75% would recommend this company to other women
  • 80% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women4Women network fosters gender diversity by cultivating opportunities to reinforce our culture of inclusion
  • We support and encourage flexible working wherever we can to help you find the best balance between work and lifestyle
  • We are proud to be part of the 30% Club, launched with the goal of seeing women take up 30% or more of the positions on FTSE-100 boards
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    Position summary

    s due to go live in July 2023. Prior to this date, the Assistant Accountant will work as part of the transformation project team. In that context they will help to establish the right processes and policies to deliver centralised service. It is then envisaged that the role holder will transition to the day-to-day role in late 2023.

    A role you will love

    This role contributes to ensuring the month end close processes are run in an efficient and effective manner, that the group timetable is met and our outsourcer delivers against its SLA's and KPIs. The role is responsible for accounting processes; preparation of manual journals, review of manual journals and accounting processes prepared offshore, month end close reporting to group, cash management and responding to requests from external auditors**.**

    What key accountabilities you will have in the role?

    • Preparation of manual journals for the month end financial close to agreed month end timetable and group playbook requirements.

    • Preparation of accounting processes such as, balance sheet reconciliations and bank reconciliations to agreed month end timetable and group playbook requirements.

    • Monitor the quality and timeliness of offshore transaction processing. This will include quality assurance reporting and feedback to management.

    • Support the preparation of monthly P&L and Balance Sheet commentary (where appropriate), ensuring key drivers are understood.

    • Maintain the integrity of balance sheets; ensuring any queried items are managed on an ongoing, timely basis.

    • Contribute to process improvement initiatives within scope of work.

    • Respond to queries from key stakeholders

    What skills and experience will you bring to the role?

    • Working towards accounting qualification (AAT/CIMA/ACCA) or equivalent accredited is preferred.

    • Experience in an accounting role is essential, with the preference for someone who has been in a similar role for that time in a large global business.

    • Experience in working with an offshore team and reviewing their work is preferred.

    Rewards designed for you

    • Flexible work to help you find the best balance between work and lifestyle.

    • Health and wellbeing rewards that can be tailored to support you and your family.

    • Invest in our business by setting aside salary to purchase shares in our company, and you'll receive a company contribution as well.

    • Extra rewards ranging from recognition awards and team get togethers to helping you invest in your future.

    • And more. Ours is a welcoming and close-knit community, with experienced colleagues ready to help you grow. Our handbook will help you find out more about our rewards and life at Computershare, visit computershare.com/careers-handbook.

    ABOUT US

    A company to be proud of

    We're a global leader in financial administration with over 12,000 employees across more than 21 different countries. At Computershare, it's more than just a job, our open and inclusive culture means that we will help you to grow, to move forward and make the most of our world of opportunities.

    A diverse and inclusive place to work

    Computershare celebrate the diversity of our people, and we welcome applications from everyone. We believe that having a culture of inclusion is essential in delivering good results. Attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse workforce where employees feel valued, respected, and empowered allows people to reach their full potential. As a business this diversity helps us to better reflect and understand our customers' needs to allow us to drive better outcomes.

    We are happy to accommodate individual needs during your application journey. If you require disability accommodations or adjustments, please email us at [email protected] detailing your requirements and contact information.

    Computershare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

    Why you should apply for a job to Computershare :

  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 75% would recommend this company to other women
  • 80% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women4Women network fosters gender diversity by cultivating opportunities to reinforce our culture of inclusion
  • We support and encourage flexible working wherever we can to help you find the best balance between work and lifestyle
  • We are proud to be part of the 30% Club, launched with the goal of seeing women take up 30% or more of the positions on FTSE-100 boards