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CooperVision Assistant Business Unit Accountant in Hampshire, United Kingdom

CooperVision, a division of CooperCompanies (NYSE:COO), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses. The Company produces a full array of daily disposable, two-week and monthly contact lenses, all featuring advanced materials and optics. CooperVision has a strong heritage of solving the toughest vision challenges such as astigmatism, presbyopia and childhood myopia; and offers the most complete collection of spherical, toric and multifocal products available. Through a combination of innovative products and focused practitioner support, the company brings a refreshing perspective to the marketplace, creating real advantages for customers and wearers. For more information, visit

JOB TITLE: Assistant Business Unit Accountant

LOCATION: Delta Park, Segensworth


To assist in the preparation of month end reporting and budget/forecasting for UK operations. This role will report to the Snr Business Unit accountant and be part of the UK Operations finance team.


  • Accountable for the monthly preparation of UK Packaging & Distribution volume data

  • Accountable for the monthly reconciliation of UK Packaging & Distribution headcount data

  • Monthly preparation and posting of salary & temporary labour transfer journals

  • Accountable for the monthly preparation and posting of facility overhead allocation journals

  • Accountable for the monthly preparation of balance sheet reconciliations

  • Posting of prepared monthly ad-hoc journals

  • To work with the wider UK Logistic Finance team to assist in the accurate and timely reporting of financial results

  • Accountable for the electronic scanning & filing of all month end posted journals

  • Responsible for the preparation and distribution of departmental forecast template files

  • Responsible for the uploading of completed and reviewed forecast template files

  • Responsible for the timely completion of quarterly fixed asset verifications

  • Responsible for the co-ordination of CEA (Capital Expenditure Authorisation) sign offs

  • Responsible for the completion of Capital Projects commissioning documentation & transferal to the Financial Accounting team

  • Responsible for the completion of Fixed Asset Disposal documentation and sign off

  • To perform any other duties as required.


/Technical Competencies/

  • A high level of computer literacy is required, especially in the use of integrated financial databases

  • Accomplished user of MS Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

/Behavioral Competencies/

  • A solutions provider – identifies problems and resolves root causes.

  • Planning and Organisation – Results oriented with a strong drive.

  • Continuous Improvement / Change orientation.

  • Working with Others – A good team player with team based ways of working.

  • High level of professional knowledge and experience.

/Generic Skills (Additional Duties)/

  • Able to work under pressure and to provide deadlines

  • Willing to learn new skills and adapt to new situations

  • Personally demonstrates company core values

  • ‘Hands On’ approach

  • Quality conscious

  • Attention to detail

  • Self motivated, high level of initiative

  • Able to plan own and others work schedule

  • Able to organize resources

  • Able to create and work with teams

  • Encourages new thinking


  • High levels of computer literacy, particularly intermed

  • iate/advanced Excel skills

  • Experience of integrated ERP systemsAble to work under pressure and to set deadlines

  • Familiar with the elements of month end Management Reporting

  • Previous experience of a Corporate environment is desirable

  • Working knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley Act


  • Newly qualified or Part qualified CIMA/ACCA


Job: *Finance

Organization: *CVI Finance

Title: *Assistant Business Unit Accountant *

Location: GBR-Hampshire-Segensworth

Requisition ID: DEL2087