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General Ledger Accountant

Horsham, Sussex, United Kingdom, £11 - £15 , Temporary

Posted: 13 hours ago


Our client based in Horsham are looking to recruit a General Ledger Accountant on a temp to perm assignment.

The GL Accountant function is responsible for accurate & timely accounting of all general ledger bookings
This role will work closely with the Senior Finance Manager Finance & Accounting, the CTDEMEAAP Team, the divisional Accounting and Controlling, the corporate Accounting & Controlling teams and the EMEAFP&A team.

The position holder will report to the Senior Finance Manager Finance & Controlling, CTDEMEA.

Key Responsibilities:

* Prepare and process all the bookings for all Accruals, Prepayments, IC transactions and Inventory

* Prepare and submit the VAT statements to local authorities

* Reconcile all the general ledger accounts in Blackline

* Liaising with internal and external stakeholders, interaction and assistance with other members of the finance team

* Review and enhance all general accounting activities to ensure all accounting activities are well supported, documented and audit ready at all time

* Under guidance from the Senior Finance Manager Finance & Accounting CTDEMEA review and improve accounting activities & controls that are in adherence with SOX, US GAAP and statutory laws

* Liaise with internal and external auditors

* Completes and manages other projects and ad hoc requests as per business need

* Demonstrates and promotes the company vision, values and competencies

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

* Candidate will demonstrate proficiency in the following areas: general ledger knowledge, monthly, quarterly and annual closing and financial reporting.

* The ideal candidate will show passion for finance & accounting activities

* The ability to identify process and control gaps and champion improvement initiatives through Practical Process Improvement.

* Strong written communication skills, along with clear and concise verbal skills, are required.

* Proven history of building organizational relationships with peers and operating partners to enforce compliance of finance and accounting processes.

* It is required that the candidate has the ability to manage multiple assignments, has good judgement, and prioritizes projects and time effectively.

* The ideal candidate will have a commitment to continuous learning, show career progression and development, and seek opportunities to stretch capabilities.

* Good skills with MS Excel are required; Further IT skills such as CODA and Job Router are beneficial.

Education/ Experience:
• Apprenticeship in Finance or Accounting
• 5 years proven experience in General Ledger and other Operational Finance roles

*First Recruitment Services are acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy

Job Details

Horsham, Sussex, United Kingdom
£11 - £15