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General Ledger Accountant

Royston, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, £20 - £25 , Temporary

Posted: 12days ago


General Ledger Accountant
Royston, Hertfordshire
Up to £25 per hour
Until end of June 2021 (could be extended)

Tate have partnered with a large industrial manufacturing company, to recruit a General Ledger Accountant to join their team based in Royston.

Due to the Covid19 pandemic, this role is currently remote. However, candidates should still be within a commutable distance from Royston, as you will be required to attend site to collect IT equipment.

Job Purpose:

The role reports to the Plant Accounting Services Manager and is responsible for all Plant Transaction Accounting, Account Maintenance and Trial Balance preparation for a defined set of general ledger accounts.

Key Accountabilities:

* Responsible for preparing monthly Trial Balance including preparation of journals for management adjustments, fixed assets and depreciation, capital projects, and inter-company allocations.
* Independently prepare general ledger and fixed asset reconciliations.
* Establish and maintain Fixed Asset policies and procedures with support from Plant Financial Accountant.
* Establish and maintain effective accounting policies working with the Plant Compliance & Control and Sector Controlling team ensuring they are effectively operationalised.
* Record capital project spending and provide project transactional reporting to enable monitoring of capital projects.
* Coordinate the stocktake process with the Supply Chain team and manage the stocktake reconciliation process to ensure physical stocks tie in with the book balances, in line with a defined policy for inventory management as agreed with the Plant Financial Accountant.
* Ensure timely reports are available from SAP and other spreadsheets for management information purposes as and when requested.
* Create, maintain and close GL account codes, project account codes and fixed asset master data files.
* Support and assist internal department reporting requirements such as audit schedules, tax schedules, fixed asset schedules, capital project schedules and other activity.

The Ideal Candidate:

* Professional accounting qualification, e.g. ACA, CIMA or equivalent.
* Microsoft Office and knowledge of SAP.
* Accounting Standards ability to apply knowledge of applicable Accounting Standards and Cost.
* Ability to work collaboratively and provide appropriate challenge, insight and influence through process knowledge, often under time pressure.
* Good understand of product costing in the context of Financial Accounting.
* Financial accounting skills, ideally with experience in a manufacturing environment.
* Good team working skills.
* Good written, verbal communication and ability to collaborate with a multi-department team.
* Strong analytical skills.

To express interest in this opportunity, please apply today. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

Job Details

Royston, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
£20 - £25