Assistant Financial Accountant

Bertram Group
14 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Bertram Group Commercial Finance team seeks as Assistant Financial Accountant.

Working alongside the Management Accounts team to support the Group Financial Controller and UK Financial Accountant in the maintenance of a strong financial control environment, delivery of accurate and timely management, and statutory information and compliance.

Our fast-paced finance team supports a diverse range of businesses within Bertram Group and it is therefore essential that our successful candidate be familiar with a high-volume workload within a larger, corporate environment.

About You

  • Part/Fully Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Experience of year end statutory reporting and audit
  • VAT Experience
  • Experience of group consolidations
  • Experience of balance sheet reconciliations and control
  • Experience of monthly management accounts preparation and reporting

About Us

With 7 distinct brands, servicing customers across a range of markets in over 100 countries, we are the experts in international, trade, academic, public and retail book supply.

With a turnover in excess of GBP200m we supply to nearly 800 high street retailers and independent bookshops, service 10m customers worldwide through our online bookshop and provide over 650,000 academic ebooks via Dawsonera - some impressive stats but we're not stopping there - we have big ambitions to grow globally and expand by offering the widest range of books to inspire, educate and entertain and as a result become the global bookseller of choice. Our ambition will provide fantastic opportunities for our employees to shape the future of the business through new, creative and exciting ideas to serve our customers' needs.

Our Values

Bertram Group places a great deal of importance on the way we work with our customers and as a values based employer, recruit colleagues who demonstrate accountability, are supportive and who listen to others. We are a high performing, customer first organisation with a passion for our products and brand.


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