Salary : £22,000 per annum
REF Number : 00044636
Consultant : Heather Deagle MREC
Sector : Pharmaceutical
Discipline : Other
Heather Deagle at CK Group is recruiting for an Accounts Assistant to join a global provider of drug delivery technology & development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer healthcare at their site based in Swindon on a contract basis for a month initially.
The Company : Our client are the world's number one drug development, delivery and supply partner with over 80 years of experience.
They have helped thousands of innovators by optimising and manufacturing thousands of pharmaceutical, biologic, consumer health and beauty products utilising their superior and innovative drug delivery technologies to improve their value to patients and consumers.
Location : The position of Accounts Assistant is located in Swindon, a large town in Wiltshire, South West England, between Bristol to the West and Reading to the East.
Swindon railway station is on the Paddington Line from London to Bristol. The town has something for everyone from its quiet courtyards and alleyways to a vibrant mix of traditional shops and pubs alongside modern outlets and stylish cafes and bars.
Main Objective :
Offer purchase order support to the whole Swindon site.
Liaise with Accounts Payable Shared Services Centre on day to day invoice and payment queries.
Perform a variety of ad-hoc reconciliations and journals.
Tasks and Responsibilities :
Accounts Payable :
Act as the primary point of support for purchase order and invoice queries both from within the Swindon site and also our Accounts Payable Shared Services Centre.
Ensure purchase orders and invoices are allocated to the correct cost centres, and post the appropriate entries into the accounting system (JDE).
Monitor open orders and facilitate the timely receipting of goods and services.
Oversee the 'Goods received not invoiced' account, and ensure aged items are resolved in a timely manner.
Investigate supplier queries by phone or email.
Set up and monitor service purchase orders on an annual basis.
Track key supplier accounts such as utilities and pension fees.
Raise and oversee open purchase orders and assist with their accurate receipting and any necessary alterations over time.
Other / General Accounting :
Perform monthly accruals and prepayments across a range of categories including utilities and waste.
Complete a number of balance sheet reconciliations as part of the 2-day month-end close process.
Compile and monitor the monthly recurring journals.
Prepare and post journals on the accounting software (JD Edwards).
Assist in compilation of National Statistic declarations.
Ad hoc requests and analysis.
Person Specification : Technical Experience :
Technical Experience :
Good understanding and experience of general finance (Journals, Accruals, Prepayments and Reconciliations).
Good, practical experience with an ERP system.
Knowledge of JD Edwards and Hyperion (HFM) an advantage.
Strong Excel skills an advantage.
Ability to problem solve.
Accurate and dependable.
Ability to multi-task and prioritise a range of activities.
Personality to fit in within strong finance team.
Can take own initiative.