Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Milton Keynes

Description

How you’ll play your part


 


Working as

part of the Finance and Controlling team within Mercedes-Benz Vans (MBV), you

will be responsible for providing support to the financial planning, closing

and reporting processes; including the preparation of financial statements and

Corporation tax packs ensuring timely and accurate financial closing and

reporting. Day to day you will resolve queries from Shared Service Centre

located in Madrid and Daimler Van headquarters in Germany regarding accounting

matters.


 


Your main

responsibility within this role will be to support the completion of the

monthly group financial reporting process to Daimler AG (DAG), including

consolidation of all group entities, GAAP adjustments, inter-company

reconciliation and completeness of disclosures, within pre-defined timelines. You

will be a key contact within the MBV external audit process and prepare annual

UK financial statements.


 


You’ll also:


- Support the preparation of the annual

Corporation Tax packs and analysis for the quarterly instalment payments.
- Prepare monthly reconciliations for

balance sheet accounts within direct responsibility, ensuring that all

reconciling differences are investigated and resolved in a timely manner.
- Ensure all documented internal controls

in relation to the Finance and Controlling function are understood and adhered

to and take responsibility for quarterly testing thereof; escalate any non-compliance

to management in a timely manner.
- Act as a formal delegate for the

Accountant and Corporate Controller. Provide accounting support to the Finance

Department in general, as required.


About you


 


You’re

commercial, experienced and possess strong problem solving and troubleshooting

skills. You will be newly or nearly qualified ACA or ACCA with previous financial

accounting experience. You will be able to apply accounting first principles

from both Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss point of view, philosophy of

continuous improvements and affinity to seek change. You will be able to use

Excel effectively to analyse large amounts of data, with a knowledge of SAP and

MIF advantageous. You will have good communication skills and the ability to

work collaboratively with both accounting and non-accounting colleagues.


 


What we'll give you


- An excellent salary and bonus structure
- Access to our Employee Car Schemes  
- Medical insurance
- Access to our pension scheme
- Discounts on gym membership and life insurance
- Market leading professional and personal

development opportunities


About us


 


Mercedes-Benz

Vans has been manufacturing high quality commercial vehicles for 120 years.

Continually innovating, we embrace technology and invest in people with the aim

of being the world's leading manufacturer of commercial vehicles. We are

motivated by our customers desire to do the perfect job and provide services to

ensure they are always ready for action - in line with our brand claim:

"Vans. Born to run".


 


What’s next?


 


Once you click

apply, we’ll take you through to the Daimler (our parent company) careers

portal. Here, you’ll need to complete a short 10-minute application form,

attach your current CV and submit your salary expectations. Simple.


 


Due to UK

legislation, we’re obliged to tell you that we can only accept applications

from


Individuals with the right to

work in the UK. Sorry.


Managing

your data


We care about your personal data.  The General Data Protection Regulation

provides you with more control and by submitting an application to us, we

consider this to be an agreement to process your personal data in support of

our recruitment and selection process. 

Your application data is held within our secure applicant tracking

system called Taleo - you’ll be given access to a candidate zone in this system

where you can monitor and manage your application and see status updates.  We will communicate with you, by email or

phone, throughout the recruitment process so that we can keep you updated and

inform you of your progress through the recruitment process.  You can also seek ‘job alerts’ once you are

registered in Taleo and it’s possible your details may be returned in searches

we conduct for new positions and we may contact you by email to let you know

about them.


 


#LI-NC


How you’ll play your part


 


Working as

part of the Finance and Controlling team within Mercedes-Benz Vans (MBV), you

will be responsible for providing support to the financial planning, closing

and reporting processes; including the preparation of financial statements and

Corporation tax packs ensuring timely and accurate financial closing and

reporting. Day to day you will resolve queries from Shared Service Centre

located in Madrid and Daimler Van headquarters in Germany regarding accounting

matters.


 


Your main

responsibility within this role will be to support the completion of the

monthly group financial reporting process to Daimler AG (DAG), including

consolidation of all group entities, GAAP adjustments, inter-company

reconciliation and completeness of disclosures, within pre-defined timelines. You

will be a key contact within the MBV external audit process and prepare annual

UK financial statements.


 


You’ll also:


- Support the preparation of the annual

Corporation Tax packs and analysis for the quarterly instalment payments.
- Prepare monthly reconciliations for

balance sheet accounts within direct responsibility, ensuring that all

reconciling differences are investigated and resolved in a timely manner.
- Ensure all documented internal controls

in relation to the Finance and Controlling function are understood and adhered

to and take responsibility for quarterly testing thereof; escalate any non-compliance

to management in a timely manner.
- Act as a formal delegate for the

Accountant and Corporate Controller. Provide accounting support to the Finance

Department in general, as required.


About you


 


You’re

commercial, experienced and possess strong problem solving and troubleshooting

skills. You will be newly or nearly qualified ACA or ACCA with previous financial

accounting experience. You will be able to apply accounting first principles

from both Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss point of view, philosophy of

continuous improvements and affinity to seek change. You will be able to use

Excel effectively to analyse large amounts of data, with a knowledge of SAP and

MIF advantageous. You will have good communication skills and the ability to

work collaboratively with both accounting and non-accounting colleagues.


 


What we'll give you


- An excellent salary and bonus structure
- Access to our Employee Car Schemes  
- Medical insurance
- Access to our pension scheme
- Discounts on gym membership and life insurance
- Market leading professional and personal

development opportunities


About us


 


Mercedes-Benz

Vans has been manufacturing high quality commercial vehicles for 120 years.

Continually innovating, we embrace technology and invest in people with the aim

of being the world's leading manufacturer of commercial vehicles. We are

motivated by our customers desire to do the perfect job and provide services to

ensure they are always ready for action - in line with our brand claim:

"Vans. Born to run".


 


What’s next?


 


Once you click

apply, we’ll take you through to the Daimler (our parent company) careers

portal. Here, you’ll need to complete a short 10-minute application form,

attach your current CV and submit your salary expectations. Simple.


 


Due to UK

legislation, we’re obliged to tell you that we can only accept applications

from


Individuals with the right to

work in the UK. Sorry.


Managing

your data


We care about your personal data.  The General Data Protection Regulation

provides you with more control and by submitting an application to us, we

consider this to be an agreement to process your personal data in support of

our recruitment and selection process. 

Your application data is held within our secure applicant tracking

system called Taleo - you’ll be given access to a candidate zone in this system

where you can monitor and manage your application and see status updates.  We will communicate with you, by email or

phone, throughout the recruitment process so that we can keep you updated and

inform you of your progress through the recruitment process.  You can also seek ‘job alerts’ once you are

registered in Taleo and it’s possible your details may be returned in searches

we conduct for new positions and we may contact you by email to let you know

about them.


 


#LI-NC

About the company

Daimler AG is one of the world’s most successful automotive companies. With its divisions Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses and Daimler Financial Services, the Daimler Group is one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach. Daimler Financial Services provides financing, leasing, fleet management, insurance, financial investments, credit cards, and innovative mobility services.

The company’s founders, Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, made history with the invention of the automobile in the year 1886. As a pioneer of automotive engineering, Daimler continues to shape the future of mobility today: The Group’s focus is on innovative and green technologies as well as on safe and superior automobiles that appeal to and fascinate. Daimler consequently invests in the development of alternative drive trains with the long-term goal of emission-free driving: from hybrid vehicles to electric vehicles powered by battery or fuel cell. Furthermore, the company follows a consistent path towards accident-free driving and intelligent connectivity all the way to autonomous driving. This is just one example of how Daimler willingly accepts the challenge of meeting its responsibility towards society and the environment.

The brand portfolio of Daimler comprises Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Maybach, Mercedes me, smart, EQ, Freightliner, Western Star, BharatBenz, Fuso, Setra, Thomas Built Buses as well as Mercedes-Benz Bank, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Daimler Truck Financial, moovel, car2go and mytaxi.

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