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Junior Accountant

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Ferrero

1mo ago

💼 Graduate Job

London

AI generated summary

  • You need financial accounting experience, qualifications like ACCA/CIMA/ACA, knowledge of IFRS/FRS101, SAP proficiency, Microsoft Office skills, teamwork abilities, analytical thinking, and stakeholder relationship-building skills.
  • You will assist with month-end accounting tasks, manage intercompany reconciliations, support IFRS 16 reporting, resolve accounting issues, collaborate with stakeholders, and contribute to fixed assets reporting at Ferrero.

Graduate Job

Accounting & TaxLondon

Description

  • Ferrero is seeking to recruit a Junior Accountant at our Greenford office in West London. This role involves assisting the Financial Reporting Supervisor with month-end and year-end processes, as well as all activities related to Statutory and Group Reporting
  • The successful candidate will be instrumental in preparing quarterly management accounts and financial plans for both Ferrero and the Group. This position is ideal for individuals who are early in their finance careers and are looking to advance and enhance their professional skills.

Requirements

  • Joining the Ferrero finance team offers significant advantages. From the outset, you will have tangible opportunities to make an impact. You’ll enjoy the autonomy to forge stakeholder relationships and introduce innovative ideas and process enhancements. Ferrero is committed to career development, offering various paths within the finance sector to advance your career. This role provides a solid foundation for honing your skills in a dynamic and supportive setting.
  • You should have experience in financial accounting and be in the process of obtaining, starting, or already possess a qualification such as ACCA, CIMA, or ACA. Essential qualifications and skills include strong knowledge of IFRS and experience in preparing financial statements under FRS101, proficiency in SAP, and advanced skills in Microsoft Office. Additionally, you should be collaborative and proactive, capable of working effectively across teams, possess strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, and have the capacity to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders at all levels.

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax

Responsibilities

  • Ferrero is seeking a Junior Accountant to join their team, and the role encompasses a variety of responsibilities that are critical for the smooth functioning of the finance department. As a Junior Accountant, you will assist the Financial Statutory FMCG Supervisor with daily tasks according to the Group's month-end calendar. This includes recording journal entries and reconciling general ledger accounts. You will also manage monthly intercompany reconciliations, coordinating efforts with the Shared Service and other Group entities’ administrative teams.
  • In addition to these responsibilities, you will support the calculation and reporting of IFRS 16 (leasing contracts) under the guidance of the Financial Statutory FMCG Supervisor. You will play a key role in investigating and resolving any accounting issues, preparing audit documentation as requested, and assisting in the preparation of annual accounts. Collaboration with the Finance Shared Services Department is essential to ensure that both accounts receivable and payable processes are efficient, accurate, and that any anomalies are addressed promptly.
  • You will provide support to other business departments in resolving accounting issues, assist in external interim audits, process improvements, and perform ad hoc analyses. You will liaise with external third-party logistics providers (3PLs) for stock-related issues and contribute to fixed assets reporting on an ad hoc basis. This position is integral to ensuring that all financial processes align with Ferrero's high standards and regulatory requirements.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

London