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Primary Location: 

Leicester, United Kingdom

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Support Functions

Accounts Assistant

Guidance Marine is a world leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of positioning technology for the marine industry. Founded in 1991 with headquarters in the UK, we operate worldwide supported by offices in Singapore and New Orleans. Guidance Marine has joined Wärtsilä to enhance the product portfolio in providing ‘intelligent’ shipping digital solutions to not only improve efficiency and safety of our maritime customers.

As an agile and driven business, we are looking for high performance individuals who, like us, are passionate about outstanding customer service and delivering results. We work in a challenging market, so not only do we recruit the best people we go to great lengths to help our people continue to grow within the business. We invest in developing their skills and expertise in return for their passion, and ambition. Our team ethos forms the heartbeat of the company centered around our core values of innovation, entrepreneurialism, agility and customer focus.

Main responsibilities:

- Reconcile AP, AR ledgers and GRNI ledgers in advance of year end audit. 
- Maintain register of AP queries and actively seek resolution with factory staff via weekly face-to-face meetings and with suppliers via telephone. 
- Filing invoices accurately and within a day of entry on Epicor. 
- Reconcile the AP ledger to the appropriate Epicor GL codes. 
- Provide input to cash forecast re Debtor receipts. 
- Assist finance team during month end cycle with ad-hoc tasks. 
- Complete relevant balance sheet reconciliations and month end journals.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2017, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.9 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at

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