Accounts Assistant

Livingston, West Lothian, United Kingdom
23 Feb 2021
27 Feb 2021
Job role
Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

As an Accounts Assistant within the Sky Italia Finance team, you will support our finance team to manage and account for the production costs of the business.

What you'll do:
  • Supporting and responding to queries from internal and external stakeholders in line with agreed SLA's via email and telephone
  • First line of daily administration and distribution of the AP helpdesk
  • Suppliers' reconciliations.
  • Continuous improvement projects such as report automation and standardisation.
  • Assisting with internal and external audit queries.
  • Supporting the financial control environment
  • Accounts payable ad-hoc project work, as and when required.
What you'll bring:
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (strong Excel skills)
  • Italian language skills for business are essential - the ability to confidently communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Good problem-solving skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • Proven experience of working with a Finance department and basic accounting experience
  • Knowledge of ERP, ideally SAP
Team Overview
We enable Sky to succeed by ensuring we are a cost effective, scalable operation delivering great service in an agile and responsive way. Sky Finance has a deserved reputation for being at the heart of Sky's success - making things Simple by Design, finding the Win-Win for our business and customers, and working as One-Team!
The Rewards:
There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:
  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
Where you'll work:
Our lively campus is a free shuttle bus away from Livingston South train station and the town centre. Plus there's onsite parking available for cars, motorbikes and bicycles.

You'll be well fed at our subsidised canteen, and you can keep in shape at our onsite gym. Or play a game of pool or table tennis.
Recognised as an 'Inclusive Top 50 Employer' and a 'Times Top 50 Employer for Women', we're working hard to ensure we're a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and the potential you'll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.

And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?
Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

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 you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

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