Assistant Accountant

My client is a family run business and a global leader in measurement instrumentation, services and solutions for industrial process engineering.  They are passionate about employee experience and live by their values that their brand belongs to EveryONE and their values of Commitment, Excellence, Sustainability & Friendliness, underpin everything they do.

The ideal candidate for this Assistant Accountant position must possess enthusiasm, be self-motivated and energetic in their approach to work. You will have an excellent track record of collaborating and contributing effectively within a team. Have a passion for knowledge development and continuous learning. You are forthcoming with feedback, as well as capable of accepting and implementing feedback effectively. The successful candidate also must have a flair for creating and maintaining strong and viable relationships, focusing on delivering for the customer and the business.

Responsibilities in the Role will include:

  • Responsible for administering campus cost allocations for example: fleet costs, leases, insurances, pension, payroll, other overhead costs etc. 
  • Responsible for ensuring Credit Card reports and out of pocket expenses for the Campus are validated, approved, and processed in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for validating revenues directly associated with Group Services located on the Campus.
  • To support process improvement projects campus wide from a Controlling/fulfilment(delivery performance) perspective


  • Support key Controlling processes for example, annual audit participation, cash flow process, year-end, month end responsibilities up to and including SAP FC and EC2000 submissions (training will be provided) as well as project support.
  • Responsible for VAT/VIES/INTRASTAT submissions.
  • Responsible for weekly bank reconciliation process including managing banking related interactions with Regional Support Centre.
  • Responsible for managing twice monthly payment runs including ensuring oversight of the X-Suite process.
  • Support in management of invoice backlog.
  • Support the Rolling Forecast process.
  • Play a key role in identifying opportunities for efficiency and process improvement.
  • Any other duties commensurate with your skills and experience and as directed by your manager in the development of the role and the controlling function.

Experience & Skills Required:

  • Part qualified CIMA/ACCA/CPA with a desire to progress to full qualification.
  • Previous experience in a busy finance environment.
  • Strong systems aptitude with ability to use MS Office products, in particular an excellent knowledge of Excel. SAP experience would be an advantage.
  • Excellent numeracy skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize workloads and adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Embraces a work ethic that is customer focused and action oriented to deliver excellence.
  • Must be a confident communicator both face to face, on teams, email or telephone, with the ability to engage and work with multiple stakeholders.

This is a temporary opportunity with capacity for your position to grow beyond that. Please email your CV and interest for confidential consideration.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Clark Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.