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Accountant (12 Month FTC)

Full Remote

Accountant (12 Month FTC)

Extra holidaysAdditional parent leave


Full Remote

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World Fuel Services

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At World Fuel Services, our employees are the key to our global success. We are industry leaders due to the innumerable talents of our approximately 5000 strong professional team. Our people thrive in an entrepreneurial and culturally-diverse environment, where innovative thinking, collaboration and efficient execution are highly valued. Our high-performance culture is what allows us to drive sustained growth. Stronger together, we promote an environment where individuals can thrive.



The Finance global mission is to partner with the business to drive success and each finance team member will be expected to play their part in achieving this aim. Reporting to the Financial Controller UK Land, this role is to support financial accounting for the UK Land business, ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting, compliance with statutory and internal control requirements and the safeguarding of company assets.


  • Treasury Management including cashbook recording and reconciliation
  • Daily sales reconciliation between Watson Sales Ledger and Oracle
  • Manage Fixed Assets Registry and depreciation
  • Responsible for monthly accruals and prepayments
  • Review P&L and investigate and resolve identified issues
  • Maintain General Ledger; ensure all control and other balance sheet accounts are reconciled monthly, and investigate unusual transactions promptly
  • Proactively identify system and process improvements and opportunities to add value to the business and work to implement change as necessary
  • Liaison with external auditors and ensure required support is provided to external audit (Statutory and SOX audits)
  • Ensure process notes are documented and updated properly
  • Support the Financial Controller to ensure robust internal control in the business
  • Provide holiday cover to other finance team members as required
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports and analysis, and carry out ad-hoc project work as required by the business and the Financial Controller



  • AAT qualified, or CIMA, ACCA or ACA part-qualified, or QBE
  • Experience of implementing process improvements, completing balance sheet reconciliations and ability to resolve issues
  • Analysis of data, identifying and then resolving issues
  • Using Microsoft Excel to an intermediate level
  • Working with ERP systems and ability to assimilate new software quickly
  • The ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Highly desirable

  • Experience of Oracle
  • A high level of technical accounting skills, including UK and US GAAP


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