Location
Peterborough, UK
Job Function
Finance
Type
Permanent
Closing Date:
16 Dec 2022

The Role & Key Responsibilities

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Location: Hybrid - Peterborough, 2 days per week in the office

Are you an AAT studier or an emerging Accounts Assistant looking for an opportunity to expand your finance experience? This is a great opportunity to join our central management accounts team in a varied role dealing with all aspects of balance sheet reconciliations, bank reconciliations and credit card statements whilst also assisting with some budget and forecasting processes and gaining exposure to management accounts. 

 
If you love numbers, have great attention to detail and want to progress in a collaborative and supportive team, this could be your ideal next move! 
 

What you'll be doing: 

  • Reconciliation of Central balance sheet accounts 
  • Support the team with general ledger postings, monthly reporting and the budget and forecast processes
  • Posting journals, adjustments, accruals and prepayments
  • Reconciliation of the intercompany loan accounts and settlement accounts; following up any queries with ABF, British Sugar and other ABF divisions
  • Responsibility for the intercompany call accounts, including posting all relevant journals and reconciliation each period end
  • Reconcile company credit card statement on a monthly basis
  • Investigating and resolving accounting discrepancies and queries

What you'll bring: 

  • Previous accounting experience across balance sheet and bank reconciliations with ideally some overall management accounts understanding and exposure
  • This would suit an AAT studier or someone who is starting to study their ACCA or CIMA, however qualifications are not essential for this role
  • Attention to detail with strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage with stakeholders and other internal departments across the group
We are able to offer study support and great career prospects in finance in the future, so if you are keen to learn and thrive in a fast paced environment please apply to this excellent finance opportunity. 
 

About The Company

Rewarding your passion

When you join us, you'll do meaningful work and be rewarded fairly for it. From annual salary reviews and incentive bonus, ongoing career development and enhanced family, financial and wellbeing benefits – these are just some of the ways we reward you - from day one. 

About us

We’re AB Agri, part of Associated British Foods (ABF plc) and we’re passionate about feeding the world responsibly and affordably by making quality animal feed, creating nutrition and technology-based products, and offering data services for the agri-food industry.  What sets us apart is how we delight our customers - and that’s because of great people like you.  People with different life experiences who share common values. Together we’re building a fair, innovative and inclusive culture. 

As a Disability Confident employer, we’re committed to ensuring our application and recruitment processes work for everyone so if you need any additional support (like alternative formats for your application, bringing a support dog to the offices, a sign language interpreter - or anything else) just let us know.

Application Notes

We hope you feel that AB Agri is somewhere you can thrive and so we’d love to hear from you. We get a lot of applications for our roles and sometimes need to close the process early so register your details and upload your CV via our careers website as soon as you can – it will only take a few minutes.

When you do, we’ll ask you some equal opportunities questions just to ensure our recruitment process is inclusive – or show us areas we can improve. This information is anonymised, separate from your application and is never seen by the hiring panel. You can choose not to answer these questions and this won’t affect your application.

Apply today or contact our recruitment team for more information.

Agencies and media sales

AB Agri group politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We don’t accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

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