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Assistant Accountant - Balance Sheet Controller

Posted 6 March by Page Personnel Finance Easy Apply Ended

A rare opportunity has arisen for a bright finance professional to join an international, instantly recognisable, top !00 Business in Leatherhead.

This role would suit someone that is degree educated and has exposure and knowledge of P+L accounts and controlling the balance sheet.

The role will last for 6 months, however may have scope to be extended further.

Client Details

My client is a world renowned household brand. They are an international business and offer a fantastic work environment alongside great facilities.


  • Driving best in class Smart Commercials across the customer accounts
  • Educate and upskill smart commercials business partners on P&L impact of balance sheet activities and reflect this in their monthly performance calls
  • Ensuring balance sheet accruals for each account accurately reflect customer liabilities
  • Actively managing risk around the level of gross & aged deductions.
  • Seek further simplification and efficiencies on the reporting KPI's relating to the Order to Cash cycle and enhance customer development understanding of this cycle.
  • Business partner customer development to enable efficient resolution of transactional & balance sheet related issues.
  • Working with customer development eams to re-claim invalid deductions from the customer.
  • Working with Order to Cash team to minimize price claims and improve customer invoice accuracy.
  • Partnering customer development teams and external stakeholders to identify and implement opportunities to further drive 'right first time' mentality across Order to Cash.
  • Identifying areas where improvements in Working Capital with their customers (e.g. payment days).


To be successful you will:

  • Ideally be degree educated and studying towards your AAT or CIMA (not essential)
  • Able to work in Leatherhead and be committed to a 6 month assignment
  • Have knowledge and exposure to working with P+L accounts, and balance sheet controlling
  • Have worked in a consumers/ retail/ FMCG industry - not essential but preferable
  • Be available at short notice - 1-2 weeks maximum

Job Offer

  • £16-18 per hour PAYE
  • On-site parking
  • Close to transport links
  • Flexi- working environment
  • Discounted goods
  • On-site facilities

Required skills

  • business partnering
  • P+L
  • balance sheet
  • controlling

Reference: 34614158

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