Element Materials Technology

Accounting Associate

Job Locations IN-Mumbai


Element has an opportunity for a Accountant to join our growing team. This is a great opportunity to develop your Accountancy career within a Global TIC business.



  • Month-end management accounts preparation
  • Review and posting of accruals & prepayments
  • Payroll, sales adjustments
  • Review, challenge & posting of finance manager journals
  • Upload of P&Ls, Working Capital and Aged Debtors information into Cognos (Grp reporting system) and ensuring reconciliation to GL
  • Review month end reconciliations (incl Net Sales)
  • Inter-company accounting for group companies
  • Support the planning, budgeting and forecasting processes for European central functions
  • Capital projects approval tracking and expenditure reporting
  • Provide support to Finance Manager, Grp Tax Manager & UK labs on VAT / statutory reporting as required
  • Provide monthly reporting and analysis to Sector businesses and labs as required
  • Provide KPI monitoring and reporting for the Reporting team
  • Support of internal / external audit processes & ensure an effective control environment
  • Ad hoc duties as and when required to support ESS finance applications and initiatives

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree or professional qualification in accounting beneficial
  • Will consider candidates who are qualified by experience
  • Experience of working in a similar position
  • Good systems and accounting experience essential
  • Navision / Cognos experience desirable (although training will be provided)
  • European accounting experience desirable
  • Teamwork and effective communication within a team
  • Ability to challenge and question accounting treatments
  • Self-starter, works own initiative and proactive
  • Self-confident in their own ability and in their accounting knowledge
  • Attention to detail especially regarding VAT and GL transactions
  • Positive, can-do attitude


Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.


We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies. 


Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com


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