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Junior Financial Accountant

Frimley, United Kingdom Job ID 23835 Apply

Junior Financial Accountant

•            Location: Frimley, Surrey

•            Function:  Finance, Shared Service Centre (SSC)

About the role

This role is based in our EMEA Shared Service Centre and is to be accountable for providing financial analysis, performing the Month End Close, Balance Sheet Reconciliations, intercompany accounting support, provide finance business partnering to the local country and liaising across multiple functions, and to actively support the Associate Manager in both routine tasks and process improvements


  • Ensuring the appropriate controls are operational in order to maintain the quality and integrity of financial information, ensuring consistency of process across EMEA
  • Ensure that financial statements are kept in accordance with US and local GAAP and all appropriate records are maintained
  • Performing month end tasks within 3 day close period
  • Performing analysis of balance sheet accounts to identify accounting discrepancies and provide input on resolutions
  • Ensure that all internal controls, financial policies and procedures established by GIA are being followed
  • Develop and maintain internal/external audit and SOX documentation as it relates to the role. Further, act as liaison between internal/external auditors and business partners during reviews and audits
  • Developing customer relationships with internal customers (purchasers and finance personnel)
  • Identify process improvements with emphasis on streamlining and/or improving controls within accounting through using LEAN methodology
  • Raising intercompany invoices, cash allocation and reconciliation for intercompany accounts

Experience you’ll bring:

  • Graduate calibre ideally in business/finance or equivalent
  • Experience of monthly closing, balance sheets, month end reporting, accruals and reconciliation, able to demonstrate a high level of numeracy.
  • Strong knowledge and experience of SAP CO Module
  • Experience of Business Warehouse, BPC or similar ERP system
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Accounting department experience in a medium to large size company
  • Awareness of internal controls and SOX
  • Understanding of local statutory and taxes

Behaviors you’ll need:

  • Ability to use initiative and be proactive in anticipating problems when they occur
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, able to self-evaluate work and create culture of continuous improvement
  • Able to work independently and with strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable working with colleagues of various levels and disciplines within a cross-functional organisation

What’s in it for you?

  • Study Support for CIMA or ACCA etc & benefits incl Profit Share
  • Flexible starting and finishing times + 4.5 day working week
  • 33 days annual leave including public holidays due to supporting European countries
  • Pension, Life cover & Health Insurance
  • Shuttle bus service from local train stations, EV Charging points, Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free onsite Gym with free classes

About us:

SC Johnson is a fifth-generation family company built on a spirit of adventure and winning the right way. We have been leading with purpose for over 130 years, building top brands such as Raid®, Glade®, Kiwi®, OFF!®, Windex®, Ziploc® and more, in virtually every country. Through these household names, we are making a positive difference to the world around us. But we only succeed with the combined vitality and strength of our 13,000 people who we truly value and support in their pursuit of individual and shared goals.


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