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Assistant Accountant

Location: UK - Hatfield | Job-ID: 37842 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: Finance/Accounting & Controlling


Job Introduction

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Accountant based in head office, Hatfield. Working in an established team, the role reports to the Financial Systems Accountant and offers support with study towards qualifications.


Job Summary
You will proactively facilitate and provide efficient, meaningful and commercial analysis of management information to provide support to the Commercial Finance team.  The role will also include Month End Production tasks.


Roles & Responsibilities

•    Monthly analysis across Business Services areas looking at the business profitability and margins.
•    Work with the business to understand and resolve potential issues
•    Issue Balance sheet reporting pack and work with Group Finance team
•    Reconciliation and investigation of Intercompany transactions
•    Involvement with ad hoc Finance projects
•    Analysis and production of the accounts in a timely and accurate manner in line with the month end timetable
•    Balance Sheet Reconciliations
•    Proactively and continuously improve processes and systems
•    Provide support to other areas of finance and the business.
•    Involvement with ad hoc Finance projects

Key Requirements

•    Part qualified CIMA/ACCA or minimum 2 years experience in similar role
•    Excel to Advanced level
•    Experience of working with SAP an advantage but not essential
•    Ability to communicate clearly with non-financial managers on financial issues
•    Good communication skills
•    Ensure that pre-defined deadlines are regularly hit
•    Analyse root cause of issues
•    Provide clear, concise information to allow others to put actions in to place



Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.


However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.


That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.


We are still looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 16,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £5.05 billion (2019). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?


We’re growing. We’re hiring. We encourage. We empower. We support.

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