Operations Accountant – 12-18 Months FTC

With over 50 years of experience, growth and exceptional performance behind us, Rontec has built a market leading reputation in roadside retailing. Being one of the leading players in the UK forecourt industry with more than 264 petrol stations across England and Wales we have a fantastic opportunity for an Operations Accountant to join our head office finance team on a 12–18 months Fixed Term Contract to cover Maternity Leave.

The Role

The role holder is responsible for processing the group’s nominal ledgers in accordance with the account’s timetables and requirements.

The role also plays a key role in supporting the Finance Director with the preparation of the financial section of the company’s monthly board report.

You will also need the ability to produce work accurately in a timely manner to ensure deadlines are achieved and that all the information is treated in a sensitive and confidential manner.


  • Process the group’s Monthly journals
  • Complete the monthly reconciliations of balance sheet nominal accounts, to be reviewed with the FD on a monthly basis
  • Budget and variance reporting
  • Assisting with the preparation of the monthly board report
  • Assisting with the year end audit and preparation of the statutory accounts.
  • Update and maintain accounts databases
  • Maintain files and electronic records
  • Track and resolve accounting problems and discrepancies as needed
  • To comply with accounting policies and regulations.
  • Reconciliations of card debtors.
  • Managing assistant accountant

Experience and Qualifications required:

  • Strong analytical mind set and variance analysis skills
  • Strong Excel skills required
  • Operational knowledge desirable
  • AAT qualified or part qualified – desired

What we offer:

· Competitive Salary

· 25 days annual holiday (in addition to your 8 paid bank holiday days)

· A contributory pension scheme with matching rates.

· Simplyhealth – Cashback Dental and Optician Health plans

· Employee Health & Wellbeing support

As an equal opportunities’ employer, Rontec is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Rontec

Job Category: Office Based
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Watford

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