Assistant Accountant Opportunity With Global Packaging Company

Competitive salary + study package
19 Mar 2021
19 Apr 2021
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Assist with the accurate and timely preparation & submission of monthly, quarterly and annual financial information (e.g. P&L’s, Balance Sheets, FRP, Cash Flow) that meets the needs of management, the company, government and statutory bodies
  • Support the timely and accurate submission of monthly and quarterly forecast data
  • Ensuring financial consistency in accordance with SOX, Corporate Guidelines and support best practice
  • Providing local management with information and analysis in order to assist them with improved decision-making
  • Guaranteeing statutory compliance surrounding VAT, EC sales, Intrastat and payroll
  • Oversee and manage internal and external customers on the transactional service they provide to the business including AP, AR, Interco and bank postings
  • Partnering with MPS’ centralised collection team to assist them with the on-time collection of company’s debt and queries resolution
  • Engaging with the monitoring, recording and reporting of capital spend against capital projects
  • Contributing, as a team member, to internal and external audit requests within the published timescale for these audits
  • Develop and manage the Finance Assistant and foster a motivated, knowledgeable and professional team member that is capable of providing a good financial service to the business units
  • Undertake any ad-hoc reporting needs of the division when needed

What you need to succeed:

  • Part Qualified – Ideally ACCA (Skills or Strategic level) or CIMA (Management or Strategic level)
  • At least 3 years’ experience
  • Several years’ experience in a manufacturing/commercial environment; ideally manufacturing with multiple customers, multiple currencies and international trade
  • Thorough understanding of internal controls and their implementation
  • Ability to motivate and develop staff
  • Experience of communicating at all levels
  • Highly computer literate with advanced Excel modelling and presentation skills
  • High level of Numerical/Verbal reasoning skills

What we offer:

  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence
  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work

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