Owned by BNP Paribas, one of the world's top performing banks, we are a global and UK leading player within the vehicle leasing industry. The growth that we've achieved in recent years and the number of major industry awards that we've won are testament to our innovative products, strong service ethics and most of all, the commitment and skill of our teams. Together, we're the wheels behind business. Because leasing vehicles is about so much more than just getting from A to B. Joining us, your passion and skill will help make every journey a great one, and we'll help you steer from strength to strength.
About the role
The Assistant Accountant will take ownership for the preparation of monthly journals and Balance Sheet reconciliations within agreed timescales. They will work with the wider business to ensure that all system postings are accurate and be responsible for recovering debt from both car manufacturers and dealers.
Daily responsibilities include:
· Assisting in the production of monthly accounts and month end reports
· Preparing and posting journals
· Reconciling large volumes of data using internal systems
· Preparing monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations
· Liaising with Operations to correct and advise them on financial postings
· Ability to recover debt from car manufacturers and dealers
This is an exciting role where we will develop your skills and potentially progress into a career where you will be recognised as a Finance professional.
We are looking for an accomplished Accountant who is experienced in double entry and who has gained a professional qualification in Accounting (maybe AAT or fully/part qualified in CIMA or ACCA). You will also be a competent Excel user, able to confidently utilise Pivot Tables and vlookup's in your day to day work and the ability to use Macro's would be the icing on the cake. Knowledge of SAP would also be an advantage. To be successful in this role, you will need to be a team player who is used to getting their work completed but who is also able to challenge protocol and suggest improvements to our processes. So you will need to be confident in your ability to do the role and also in communicating within your team and areas outside of finance.
What's in it for you?
Our employees are really important to us and being owned by a bank we all benefit from some excellent perks. Take a look at these:
· Private Healthcare
· Life Assurance
· Company Pension (the company will add in up to 10% into your pension pot every month)
· 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
· £20,000 - £21,000 basic salary
· Annual Bonus up to £1000
· Volunteering Days
· Charity Fundraising
· Free Gym
We are a friendly bunch - more human than corporate and you will find our office environment welcoming. Here is a recent video we put together that shows life at Arval:-
If you have the drive and ambition why not apply today!