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Assistant Accountant

Location: MELKSHAM, WILTSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 31,000.00-36,000.00 GBP Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 7 months ago Reference: X3-164405

Located in Melksham my client reports revenue in excess of £6 Billion, has 28,000 employees and is proud to operate in 30 countries. 

If you are looking for a company that guarantees success and progression, then this is the opportunity for you. 

Paying a handsome starting salary circa £34,000 depending on experience, plus study support.



• Lead the month end financial analysis (correction journals, recurring journals, accruals and prepayments, review of P&L accounts, processing of recharges)

• Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations for review with FC/FD

• Group reporting utilising SEM (monthly reporting) GMR (Management letter reporting) and BIIP (budget/forecasting)

• Support the Management Letter process – population of report and review

• Maintain IFRS16 leases database with all supporting documentation

• Analysis of A/R, A/P, income & expenses for IFRS conversion

• KB Machining: completion of month end processing / review / reports on P&L (on FICO SAP Co.289) for consolidation on Systems Co.286

• Manchester site (Friction) P&L reporting (month end results)

• CAPEX coordination: support completion of CAPEX appraisal forms for submission for authorisation, coordination of sign off up to relevant level, communication with Munich), creating fixed asset on SAP, month end valuation / depreciation

• Cost centre reports (produce, review, highlight any risks to FC, as well as regular meetings with cost centre managers)

Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK Ltd

Westinghouse Way, Hampton Park East

Melksham, SN12 6TL

• VAT calculations and return, journal and preparation of payment to HMRC

• Coach the finance placement student


Additional Skills:

• Stakeholder management – communication with all levels of employee throughout the business

• Analysis and accuracy – right first-time reporting, ensuring consistency and integrity of information

• Team Player

• Strong user of Excel

• Understanding of SAP


If you are interested apply now, if of the right skill set I will call to discuss the role in more detail. Looking forward to hearing from you. Good Luck!

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