Accounts Assistant (9 months FTC)

South Killingholme

Job Details


UK Immingham Phillips 66

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£25k pro rata

Closing Date

30/06/2021 11:00

Role Overview

As a result of growth within our Energy Sector, an opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Accountant to join the existing Contract Finance Team based at our Immingham depot, North Lincolnshire.

The Assistant Accountant role presents an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join the Wincanton team, reporting to the Finance Manager to develop his/her career within the Finance community at Wincanton.

Who are we?

Wincanton is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do, and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”

How will you contribute?

  • Contract Payroll – Transferring weekly data into the Time & Attendance System for submission to Payroll on a monthly basis
  • Working with the Operational and H R Teams to resolve any pay related queries
  • Generating and raising key purchase orders
  • Assisting with the production of weekly Management Accounts for several operations
  • Assisting with weekly Ledger Account reconciliations aligned to the Management Accounts
  • Review of weekly Operational Trackers and liaising with the Operation to resolve any queries
  • General Ledger and Control Account reconciliations
  • Collation and input of weekly non-financial data for the contact
  • Assisting with period Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Weekly & monthly Journal creation & postings
  • Control of inter-contract and inter-company re-charges
  • Ad-Hoc reports & analysis as required

What will you bring?

  • Ideally you will be studying towards a professional accountancy qualification (AAT, CIMA or ACCA)
  • Looking to develop a career in Finance within the Logistics industry
  • Demonstrate and possess an excellent and diverse range of PC skills
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and able to work accurately under pressure, plus flexible to the needs of the business during key reporting periods
  • Ability to work under your own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Accountancy training. Ideally part-qualified (i.e. AAT, CIMA)

What do we offer?

We really value our people and offer a friendly, safety first working environment and a competitive salary along with other benefits including; company pension scheme, private healthcare, 25 days hols + bank hols with the option to buy more, share incentive plan, cycle to work scheme ,employee benefits online discount platform, onsite parking, onsite canteen + much more

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we also provide significant opportunities for career development and progression, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

Apply Now!

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and uploading your CV. We are a fast-moving organisation so we may not always wait until the closing date to review applications. As a result, you should submit your CV as soon as possible!

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