Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Weldon North Industrial Estate, Cooks Rd, Corby, Northants, NN17 5JT, UK

Full-Time Fixed Term Role

Do you want to work for a company who...

  • cares for its employees & customers in equal measure?
  • is serious about sustainability & the environmental impact of its products & processes?
  • can provide a long-term future & personal development for those who aspire?

If yes, then read on to find out more about the job on offer at Smurfit Kappa

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Accounts Assistant

We currently have a requirement for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join our Smurfit Kappa – CRP site in Corby for a fixed 12 month period. The role will form part of a small Finance Team reporting to the Financial Controller, and will have a shared responsibility for areas such as payroll data processing, checking and processing expenses, journal preparation and posting, accounting reconciliations, cash postings and debt collection.

Working hours are 09:00 – 17:00 Monday to Thursday and 09:00 – 16:45 on Fridays.

The ideal candidate will be someone who has willingness to learn, is detail oriented and able to work on their own initiative as well as part of the team, build good working relationships with customer AP teams and keep CRP management team up to date with debtor reporting and reviews. Good communication and problem solving skills are essential and experience of SAP, Concur, Payroll is desirable.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Payroll data checking and processing, ensuring adherence to Company handbook;

  • Maintenance of Employee records;

  • Checking and processing Employees Expenses;

  • Journal Preparation and Posting – Employee costs accruals and prepayments;

  • Assist with Balance sheet reconciliations;

  • Cash Postings in SAP, Abaca and NAV;

  • Debt collection and reporting and reviewing with CRP Managers;

  • Any ad-hoc reports and reconciliations;

  • To work in accordance with all company certifications;

  • Actively engage and participate in all elements of Health and Safety requirements, whilst utilising the Health and Safety systems available.

What's on offer...

  • Competitive salary dependant on applicant's skills and experience;

  • 25 days annual leave (plus 8 statutory) as standard;

  • Contributory pension scheme (plus ad hoc access to independent financial advice);

  • Training & development;

  • Free on site parking;

  • Employee Assistance - 24/7 free & confidential support to both you and your family;

  • Access to on site mental health and wellbeing support;

  • Regular health assessments (role dependent);

  • Cycle to work scheme.

Who are we?

We are a market-leading manufacturer of sustainable paper-based packaging. We care deeply about the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees, the communities in which we operate, and the service provided to our customers. 

We have an incredibly loyal and capable workforce who we invest time in developing and encourage to reach their full potential; and you too could become a valued member of our ‘family’.

We strive to create a fully inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds are free to be themselves and succeed. We value different perspectives, skills and experiences and welcome applications from all communities.   

We are:

  • A Disability Confident Employer and guarantee an interview to candidates who meet our essential criteria.

  • Open to considering flexible working, such as part-time hours, hybrid working and other flexible options.

  • Happy to offer a wide range of Family Friendly policies including emergency time off for dependants and to provide generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave provisions for our valued colleagues.

To find out more about the hiring organisation please search for 'Better Planet Packaging Europe'.

Salary Competitive

Status Temporary / Contract

Type Full time

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Weldon North Industrial Estate
Cooks Road
NN17 5JT
United Kingdom

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