Financial Accountant / HR Administrator

United Kingdom


Jokey has delivered high quality Injection moulded Plastic Packaging to our customers in the food and non-food sector for over 50 years now. We employ 2.500 people and operate in 13 countries. You’ve probably seen our products for sale, even if you’ve never heard of us. We do our bit to help your favourite brands and businesses to pack their goods in a sustainable way, more efficiently, safely, and with less environmental impact.

Through our business model of using only monoplastics and with our ‘Sustainability Strategy 2030’ we strengthen and contribute to the sustainable and circular economy.

What does that mean for you? You’ll join an international organization big enough to take you anywhere, and small enough to get you there sooner. You’ll help to build up our 16th Manufacturing location in Corby, change how goods get to market and contribute to global sustainability. You’ll be empowered to bring your authentic self to work, and be surrounded by diverse and driven professionals.

We are looking for a Production Manager for our manufacturing site based in Corby who will direct all aspects of production activity to ensure that the desired quantities and quality of products are manufactured on schedule, in a safe manner, at minimum cost.

Position Summary

Jokey are now recruiting for a Financial Accountant/HR Administrator for the day to day management and processing of accounting transactions in combination with all HR administrative tasks, for our new established and growing production plant in Corby.

You act with sole responsibility in this resort.

This job is for you if

  • You are willing to take over the sole responsibility for finance, accounting and human resources and
  • develop Financial Accounting and HR independently in a growing company  
  • You manage and process day to day accounting transactions, payment of supplier invoices, submission of relevant returns to the authorities, accounting of customer payments, late payment procedure
  •          You prepare and submit monthly accounts including inventory valuation, prepayments and accurals, P & L analysis, posting journals.

  • You prepare and review bank and balance sheet reconcilliations for all accounts
  • You submit VAT and other Tax declaration and statistical data as required
  • You prepare quarterly and annual accounts, together with a year end audit file containing all relevant supporting documentation in reconciliation with Group Accounting
  •         You take over responsibility for being the first point of contact for any HR queries.
  •          You form and maintain empolyee records, update databases internally, such as sick and maternity leave, prepare and amend HR documents.
  • You report regularly on HR metrics and communicate with external partners


How You’You'll Make in Impact if you have

  • a Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or business-related field
  • 2 plus years managerial and supervisory experience
  • 5 plus years’ experience in manufacturing
  • strong computer skills
  • proven communication skills both verbal and written
  • strong problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to manage internal and external relationsships
  • the ability to work very independently, self-organized and solution-oriented

Who you’ll be working with

You'll work closely with our Plant Manager and the new team to be formed. The group accountants in our German headquarters will support you to ensure that appropriate processes and controls are in place to facilitate accurate and timely record keeping, reporting and compliance.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 70 nationalities. Jokey celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.

What's on offer?

A highly competitive salary and package as well as the support required to help you succeed, being supported by an organisation committed to Continuous Improvement and investment. You will also get the personal development you need to start and progress with excellent career prospects available.


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