Accountant

Softcat

Location: Buckinghamshire

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Would you like to kick start your career in a supportive, collaborative and innovative company?

Do you enjoy working as part of an enthusiastic, passionate, and collaborative team?

Join our Financial reporting and control team

The financial reporting and control team are growing in response to the demands of a fast-growing business and increasingly demanding control and governance environment. Led by the Financial Reporting Manager who reports into the Group Financial Controller, the team sit alongside and work closely with the transactional finance teams (credit control and accounts payable) and other areas of business operations.

Success. The Softcat Way.

There's a uniqueness to Softcat – what we do, how we do it and why we do it. That's because we help customers to use technology to succeed, by putting our employees first. We give everyone the chance to step up and show how much they can achieve. We succeed when all our people succeed.

Be part of a team that enables business growth

The successful candidate will be a key player in the financial close process, namely bank reconciliations, balance sheet reconciliations and monthly reporting and analysis. This individual will work closely with the transactional teams to ensure postings are correct and where opportunities arise, they will ensure that improvements are recommended and followed through with. The candidate will spend much of their time within the financial reporting system and Microsoft Excel, so comfort in both these areas is essential.

As an Accountant, you'll be responsible for:

  • Ownership of the bank reconciliation for several entities
  • Maintenance of fixed asset registers
  • Balance sheet reconciliations for several areas
  • Analysis and investigations of large data sets, predominantly in Microsoft Excel or Oracle NetSuite
  • Helping to prepare and draft the monthly snapshot analysis and management accounts

What we need from you

  • A full accounting qualification is not compulsory for this role – suitable for part qualified, in training or qualified by experience
  • Somebody with an excellent attitude and a want to learn and develop
  • Experience of balance sheet reconciliations and month end close processes
  • Strong user of Excel and comfortable working with big data sets
  • Familiarity with Oracle NetSuite would be preferable, but not necessary
  • Excellent written, verbal, communication and thought skills

Work in a way that works for you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Hybrid working – 3days in the office and 2days working from home
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you start and finish during the day
  • Flexibility around school pick up and drop offs

Working with us

Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.

Join us

To become part of the success story, please apply now

As part of our commitment to supporting, attracting and retaining the best diverse talent, Softcat is proud to partner with organisations like WORK180, My G Work and Black Young Professionals. Work 180 endorse employers that demonstrate on-going support for women at work, including offering benefits and policies that best support female employees. My G Work support us in our aim of attracting more LGBTQ+ talent. The BYP network support us in diversifying our talent pool by tapping into the black professional community.

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