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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Assistant Accountant in Winnersh, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Position Title: Assistant Accountant

Job Group: Open

Location: Winnersh, UK

Contract FTC - 12 months


As a member of the UK finance team & EFCOE COE team: -

  • Support UK Local Finance (LF) team primarily.

  • Potential to be a shared resource across other EFCOE countries

  • Work to ensure compliance to BD Policies, particularly with regards to Invoice processing and payments by liaising with colleagues in the WSSC and supporting the local businesses.

  • Full support to the UK LF team including support for local finance projects defined for UK LF.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Support LF and the wider business with compliance with overall accounts payable process including problem solving, overdue payments and basic training/explanation of process to colleagues outside Finance.

  • Support with admin tasks in relation to customs clearances.

  • Help team with m.e process with reporting such as combining TBs from the 2 system now being used and some journal postings

  • Provide assistance to UK tax specialist with inter-co recharges, transfer pricing documentation and year-end compliance analysis.

  • Help team with basic audit queries and investigations of variances as required.

  • Complete Payment Practice Reporting bi-annually for BD and Bard

  • Potential to reconcile selected Balance Sheet accounts and ensure updated on Black Line system.

  • Support various ad hoc tasks as and when they arise and participate in any projectwork where required including within the wider EFCOE.

Personal Specifications:

Knowledge and Skills

  • Would suit graduate level starting out on accountancy career path or potentially someone with a more administrative background but with good numeric ability (need to distinguish from the BA team).

  • Competent in use of Microsoft packages (especially Excel)

  • Strong communication skills

  • Good listener

  • Willingness to learn and be a team player

Primary Work Location

GBR Winnersh - Eskdale Road

Additional Locations

Work Shift

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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