UK Supply Accounts Assistant

Undisclosed Company
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
£24000 - £26000 per annum + pension
06 Mar 2018
03 Apr 2018
Manpower UK
Job Type
Emma and Andrea are looking for an experienced UK Supply Accounts Assistant for minimum 6 months temporary contract.

The successful candidate will join our client who is a leading global paint and coating's company and a major producer of specialty chemicals who supply innovative and sustainable paints, coatings and specialty chemicals to customers around the world.

UK Supply Accounts Assistant
Located in Felling - Gateshead
Salary range up to £24,000 to £26,000 depending on experience
Monday to Friday 36.15 hours a week

Key Responsibilities:
*Support the Factory Accounts department in the Month End close process
*Provide KPI data to support the Operations management team
*Assist in cost centre review process for Operations and Facilities management team
*Support Capital Expenditure requests and approvals process
*Capital Expenditure forecast for the Supply unit

Key Requirements:
*Preparation and posting of month end standard journals to General Ledger including monthly Accruals and Prepayments, Waste Disposal costs, Consumables Stores charges.
*Review of Supply Unit cost centre expenses as part of month end close process and posting of any ad hoc journals as a result
*Review of Fixed Asset Depreciation postings and reconciliation of Fixed Asset Register
*Issuing of monthly Cost Centre review information to cost centre owners including variance analysis of spend versus budget
*Generation of Daily Stats file to support Operations management team, including analysis of volume and productivity performance by department
*Ownership of the Capital Expenditure request process for Supply Unit
*Attendance at monthly Capital Review Meeting with Operations team resulting in Capital Expenditure forecast, including analysis of variance in forecast to budget
*Support Cost Accountant on Standard Cost variance analysis as part of the quarterly standard cost update process

Key Skill requirements:

*Strong communication skills and ability to build relationships both within the finance function and operations team
*Strong Excel skills
*Experience of working with business ERP system and General Ledger
*Experience of Month End close process and understanding of accounting principles
*Part qualified or working towards full qualification within accountancy

*Accessible via public transport / Onsite Parking and on site facilities
*33 days holidays a year (including Bank Holidays)
*Manpower Discount offer - AA, Virgin Day experience's, Vauxhall and Merlin Entertainment group

Please contact Emma or Andrea on 0191 2320012 or 07483 338100