Undergraduate – Accounts Job at Honda Motor Europe Ltd – in Bracknell

Date: 11-Oct-2021

Location: Bracknell, GB

Company: Honda Motor Europe Ltd

At Honda we embrace inclusion in our various policies, so whilst our contracts state that the hours are as required to fulfil the role with a minimum of 35 hours per week, we offer flexibility for when you work. The regular office hours are 08:00 – 16:00 Monday to Thursday with a half hour lunch break & 08:00 – 13:00 on a Friday. However, we offer flexibility of when you work with our daily flex-time start of between 07:00 and 11:00 providing that there is no business requirement.

Whilst there is no contractual right to work from home, the flexibility we offer is that you can request to work from home for a maximum of 50% of the working days in any one month, again providing there is no business requirement to attend the office.

Honda Motor Europe Business Administration (HME BA) provides the European business (branches and subsidiaries) with the statutory, commercial, and transactional framework to operate. Areas covered by HME BA includes Financial Planning, Actuals Reporting, Statutory accounts, P2P, Procurement, Tax and Treasury.

The role reports to the Reporting Accountant Manager and assists the European Financial Reporting team. The focus for the role is,

  • Supporting the accounts payable function to ensure smooth operation and timely resolution of any queries.
  • Supporting the financial accounting & reporting activities to ensure accuracy of data posted and reported. Meeting month end deadlines and following correct controls.

Main Responsibilities:
Management Reporting:
Assist with the preparation of the monthly reporting packs, and other financial reports

Assist with the review and resolution of Balance Sheet accounts reconciling items

Maintaining good communication with the Shared Service Centre to resolve any issues

Statutory & Compliance Reporting:
Assist with the preparation of external reporting (e.g. Office of National Statistics)

Assist the Consolidation Reporting Team with data analysis

Accounts Payable:
Daily support of Accounts Payable – Resolution of queries, policy compliance, emergency payments and supporting wider business

Weekly banking – Preparation of cheques postings and banking

Qualifications, skills and experience: Required/Desirable


Must be an undergraduate looking for a placement in their third year of study


Highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Excellent Excel skills

Analytically minded

Critical thinking skills

Results focused

Organisational skills

Strong attention to detail

Strong IT skills, being capable with new technologies

Strong teamwork skills essential

Honda is dedicated to the principle of creating equal opportunities within the workplace for all associates, agency workers, contractors, job applicants and visitors.

Central to this is Honda’s commitment to be a fair, discrimination free company that accepts the uniqueness and differences of people around the world and adheres to the principle that all people are created equal and we embrace inclusion with our various policies.

This commitment comes directly from the Honda Philosophy and belief that we all work together for a common purpose. Honda recruits, hires, trains and promotes into all levels the most qualified/experienced individuals without regard to race, colour, origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or any other protected characteristic.

Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Accounting, Procurement, Data Analyst, Work from Home, Finance, Operations, Data, Contract

About the Company

Company: Honda Motor Europe Ltd –

Company Location:  Bracknell

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About Honda Motor Europe Ltd -