Bunzl UK & Ireland supplies, through a number of specialist distribution businesses, a range of more than 100,000 products including food packaging, disposable supplies, catering equipment, healthcare consumables and cleaning and safety products to supermarkets, retailers, hotels, restaurants and caterers, construction companies, healthcare providers and other users.
Currently all finance activities are managed within the different Bunzl operating companies however, the decision has been taken to create a Finance Shared Service Centre (FSSC) which will be located in Isleworth. The FSSC will manage most of the finance activity across UK & Ireland and the transition will begin in January 2021 through to the summer of 2021.
As Bunzl’s outsourced recruitment partner, Cast UK are delighted to be managing the recruitment of all new hires for the FSSC. As part of the new team, we are looking to recruit a Junior Accountant.
As a member of the General Accounting team, the Junior Accountant role will focus on delivering high quality General Accounting services to Bunzl UK & Ireland operating companies and supporting the FSSC processes and systems implementation programme.
Support General Accounting tasks and activities to Bunzl operating companies in own scope, as instructed by the FSSC Senior Accountant, such as period end close activities, reconciliations, analysis, posting adjustment entries, supporting activities for audit queries, KPI reporting etc
Ensure accuracy and completeness of tasks and activities delivered
Provide support to other General Accounting team members as required
Support the transition of ERP systems, Finance/Accounting systems, management accounting processes and procedures to the Shared Service Centre
Ensure ongoing compliance to internal processes
Observe and actively promote the Bunzl Health, Safety and Environment ethos and help building a fun and supportive environment in the Bunzl Finance Shared Service Centre
Skills & Experience Required
Computer literate, numerate, attention to detail, logical and methodical approach to work
Ability to follow documented and auditable processes
Knowledge of sage accounting system or similar
Written communication skills
Fun and positive attitude
Manage demanding workloads and work under pressure to meet deadlines
Enthusiasm for working with people and a flexible approach to work
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