S.T.I. (U.K.) Ltd. is looking for an Assistant Accountant to support the Finance Manager

Location: Hemel Hempstead, HP2 7EU, England

What you will do

In this role you will support the Finance Manager and the General Managers in the provision of high quality financial and management information. This includes reporting month-end accounts to tight deadlines, providing support to the wider finance and operations team in transaction reporting as well as ensuring financial integrity is maintained and recommending improvements to internal procedures.

You will support in the provision of high quality financial and management information and consultancy as well as manage, control, interrogate for accuracy & develop the sales & cost information flow from the company used Transport Management System CarLo(r) into the SAP accounting software.

You will support the Finance Manager in reviewing and improving internal procedures regarding:
• Provision of quality management accounts and operational KPIs
• Preparation of weekly flash reports and monthly management accounts to timescales
• Interrogate and ensure correctness of data interfaced into accounting software
• Ensure completeness of data in the Transport Management System with regards to revenue and cost information.
• Calculation of prepayments and accruals, both for revenue and expenditure.
• Preparation of operational KPIs to strict monthly deadlines.
• Manipulate high volume data to produce analysis, conclusions and recommendations covering options and courses of action
• Improve Internal Controls
• Support the accounts payable and accounts receivable team members in CarLo transport management system and SAP functionality and processes where necessary.

About you

Desired Skills and Experiences

Your Personality

You are a self-motivated individual who has good attention to detail and are a team player with the ability to manage own workloads to meet the necessary deadlines.

Your Skills

Knowledge of Company Tax and VAT calculations and reporting and high level analytical skills including intermediate level Excel, specifically the ability to import and manipulate data from external sources.

Your Experience

Minimum 2 years' experience in a finance role.
Possess full range of skills and knowledge of a commercial accountant, ideally part-qualified 
or QBE.
High level comprehension of management and financial accounting disciplines

Your Benefits

Our total rewards philosophy integrates programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, corporate culture, corporate citizenship and work-life balance. 

Further desired Skills

• High level of relationship skills in meetings, dealing with management to achieve co-operative outcomes
• A team player, with the confidence to lead on management information issues during meetings.
• This is an internal and external stakeholder facing role. Good communication and diplomacy skills are essential.
• Ability to write and structure concise and coherent emails & letters.
• Knowledge of a European language is useful but not essential.
• Assist with identifying and resolving queries arising from the Carlo transport management system.
• Produce and process Vendor & Customer invoices, including all documentation required.
• Ensure all transactions are posted on a timely basis.
• Help with departmental work when needed.

Further desired Experiences

• Microsoft Office Skills essential – Excel, Outlook, Word
• Administration experience – Filing/Good record keeping
• High level of relationship skills in meetings to achieve co-operative outcomes.
• Knowledge of freight, logistics, and INCOTERMS beneficial.
• Knowledge of a European language is useful but not essential.

About us

We are more than just a logistics company!

We’ve been in the transport and logistics business for over 37 years and are experts when it comes to temperature-controlled transport. From sub-zero to room temperature and beyond, we have mastered the art and the science of ensuring the goods of our international clients are always transported in optimal conditions.

STI as a company is dedicated to professionalism, transparency and respect for the individual. From fostering diversity to taking our corporate social responsibility seriously, we’re committed to fairness and transparency and follow strong and clear ethical guidelines in everything that we do. We believe in giving back to communities and take our responsibilities as an ethical company seriously.

When we say we go the extra mile, we mean it and that attitude is reflected in everything that we do. With over 260 experts in 13 offices working towards the same goal, we are a socially responsible company and aim to work with our customers, partners and hauliers in an ethical and transparent way.

Contact Information


We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Recruiting Agencies

STI does not accept agency resumes submitted by third-party vendors unless a valid agreement has been signed and S.T.I. (U.K.) Ltd. has granted authorization for submissions for a specified position. Please do not submit or forward resumes to our site, STI employees, or any other company location. STI is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Hemel Hempstead, HP2 7EU, United Kingdom

Please send your application to the HR Team of S.T.I. (U.K.) Ltd.  

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