Accounts Assistant – Costing Team – Shared Services

Location – Newcastle Upon Tyne – Hybrid (3 dpw on-site)
Salary – £23 – 25K Per Annum
Benefits – Excellent Benefits

The Client:
Curo are Partnering with a Global Organisation, consisting of Designers, Engineers and Consultants, dedicated to sustainable development. They support their clients to solve the most complex challenges, turning their ideas into reality, leveraging the latest technology.

The Candidate:
This role would suit a candidate who has worked within a Project & Cost Accounting environment. The successful candidate will have excellent transactional processing experience, with swift and accurate data entry skills. Knowledge of using Oracle, JDE or other ERP Finance Systems is key. Ideally with awareness or experience of working in a Finance Shared Service Centre environment.

The focus of this role is the setting up of new Job Codes, for numerous client projects, and ensuring costs are allocated to the correct code.

The Role:
Working within the Costing team executing all Project & Cost Accounting processes, globally. The team provides services to all five regions, ensuring the cost is correct so that billing is in turn, correct and consistent.
This includes all tasks around enabling staff time to be allocated correct to job numbers in a timely and exact manner. This will require strong customer focus and working to demanding deadlines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of a regional Costing mailbox and the relationships with key stakeholders in that region. This will include monitoring mailboxes for requests and communicating with internal customers by email and telephone in relation to the queries and requests received, working to tight deadlines.
  • Operational ownership of the timesheet system and managing data interfaces.
  • To carry out all tasks ensure that the company’s staff data is maintained accurately across all Finance Systems. This includes regions, entities, projects, and staff.
  • Working within a team of 12, reporting to the Team Leader & Supervisors on day-to-day Project Costing tasks.
  • To validate and check timesheet data change requests and execute journal transfers to reallocate time appropriately.
  • Complete monthly reconciliations centering around staff data and staff costs.
  • To develop technical expertise in software used within the organizations Finance department, and assist with any future potential software development.


  • Experience of working in a Project & Cost Accounting environment
  • Transactional processing experience (data entry) – good level of speed and accuracy
  • Knowledge and experience of using Oracle, JDE or other ERP Finance Systems.
  • Awareness or experience of working in a Finance Shared Service Centre environment.
  • Experience of working within a team environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail and good organisation skills.
  • Strong customer service focus and good communications skills
  • Commitment to Continuous Improvement and Automation

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Job Reference: RL7425

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