CooperVision Assistant Business Unit Accountant in Hampshire, United Kingdom
CooperVision, a division of CooperCompanies (NYSE:COO), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses. The Company produces a full array of daily disposable, two-week and monthly contact lenses, all featuring advanced materials and optics. CooperVision has a strong heritage of solving the toughest vision challenges such as astigmatism, presbyopia and childhood myopia; and offers the most complete collection of spherical, toric and multifocal products available. Through a combination of innovative products and focused practitioner support, the company brings a refreshing perspective to the marketplace, creating real advantages for customers and wearers. For more information, visit www.coopervision.com
JOB TITLE: Assistant Business Unit Accountant
LOCATION: Delta Park, Segensworth
To assist in the preparation of month end reporting and budget/forecasting for UK operations. This role will report to the Snr Business Unit accountant and be part of the UK Operations finance team.
Accountable for the monthly preparation of UK Packaging & Distribution volume data
Accountable for the monthly reconciliation of UK Packaging & Distribution headcount data
Monthly preparation and posting of salary & temporary labour transfer journals
Accountable for the monthly preparation and posting of facility overhead allocation journals
Accountable for the monthly preparation of balance sheet reconciliations
Posting of prepared monthly ad-hoc journals
To work with the wider UK Logistic Finance team to assist in the accurate and timely reporting of financial results
Accountable for the electronic scanning & filing of all month end posted journals
Responsible for the preparation and distribution of departmental forecast template files
Responsible for the uploading of completed and reviewed forecast template files
Responsible for the timely completion of quarterly fixed asset verifications
Responsible for the co-ordination of CEA (Capital Expenditure Authorisation) sign offs
Responsible for the completion of Capital Projects commissioning documentation & transferal to the Financial Accounting team
Responsible for the completion of Fixed Asset Disposal documentation and sign off
To perform any other duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
A high level of computer literacy is required, especially in the use of integrated financial databases
Accomplished user of MS Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
A solutions provider – identifies problems and resolves root causes.
Planning and Organisation – Results oriented with a strong drive.
Continuous Improvement / Change orientation.
Working with Others – A good team player with team based ways of working.
High level of professional knowledge and experience.
/Generic Skills (Additional Duties)/
Able to work under pressure and to provide deadlines
Willing to learn new skills and adapt to new situations
Personally demonstrates company core values
‘Hands On’ approach
Attention to detail
Self motivated, high level of initiative
Able to plan own and others work schedule
Able to organize resources
Able to create and work with teams
Encourages new thinking
High levels of computer literacy, particularly intermed
iate/advanced Excel skills
Experience of integrated ERP systemsAble to work under pressure and to set deadlines
Familiar with the elements of month end Management Reporting
Previous experience of a Corporate environment is desirable
Working knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley Act
- Newly qualified or Part qualified CIMA/ACCA
Organization: *CVI Finance
Title: *Assistant Business Unit Accountant *
Requisition ID: DEL2087