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Assistant Management Accountant

GXO Logistics Inc.
Two Mile Ash, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a fulfilling career rather than just another job? Do you have experience working as an Accounts Assistant, but are keen to expand your experience? Are you ready to join a forward-thinking company that delivers progression and personal growth? Yes? Then you're in the right place! This isn't just a job opportunity; this is a M&S job opportunity!

We are currently looking for an Assistant Management Accountant to join us at our M&S site in Milton Keynes. Here you will be responsible for enabling accurate and timely reporting to our customer and GXO stakeholders.

This role is being offered on a full-time, permanent basis and the hours of work are 37.5, Monday to Friday. Your start time is negotiable between 07:00 and 09:00, giving you additional flexibility to balance your work commitments with other aspects of your life.

Pay, benefits and more:

You'll be paid a salary of up to £27,000 per annum, you'll also receive 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days so you can enjoy a positive work-life balance. Your benefits package includes a company sponsored pension scheme, private medical and dental insurance, a 24/7 online GP service, life assurance and a fully comprehensive employee assistance programme. You'll have access to our MyBenefits platform offering a variety of high street discounts, a cycle to work scheme, cashback cards, a saving scheme and much more. You'll also have access to our GXO University which provides you the opportunity to learn new skills and gain qualifications at a pace that you're comfortable with. There's also our continued focus on internal promotions, over 55% last year!

GXO are also proud to be an ACMA and ACCA approved employer.

What you'll do on a typical day:
  • Production of both financial and operational management reporting as required for the warehouse operation, business and customer
  • Produce profit and loss statements and balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring all accruals and prepayments are justified and are in line with the accounting standards
  • Support the leadership team in driving operational excellence, challenging the status quo and encouraging a culture of innovation and problem solving amongst managers and employees
  • Effective control of the finance administration activities including purchasing

What you need to succeed at GXO:
  • Experience in a fast-paced accounts assistant role, ideally gained within a logistics environment
  • CIMA / ACCA studier or AAT qualified
  • A collaborative and friendly approach supported by excellent communication skills
  • An ability to perform well under pressure and meet strict deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)

We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.

GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work. GXO is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate, support and thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We believe that diversity and inclusion in our business is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We are Disability Confident Committed as part of the Disability Confident Scheme (GIS) and actively welcome applications from people with disabilities.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.

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