Job Details

General Ledger Analyst

Castleford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, £15 - £17 , Temporary

Posted: 11days ago


Start Date - Immediate
Contract - 6 months minimum with the potential to be extended
Location - Castleford
Parking - Free, on site
Pay Rate - £14.94 - £17.33ph (£28, 753 - 33,334)
Working Pattern - Monday to Friday, Full Time - 37 hours per week

Pertemps are looking for a skilled General Ledger Analyst. Working for a nationwide, well known and highly reputable business.

The role will require a candidate with confidence and competence to take ownership of the General Ledger accounting data and utilise Microsoft Excel to analyse and identify any accounting errors or variances whilst creating clear and accurate financial reporting.


Highlight and escalate any ledger data inaccuracies in order to prepare monthly financial statements
The ability to communicate with non-finance colleagues and deliver reports in a collaborative manner is essential
Take ownership of the General Ledger spreadsheet analysis
Review the integrity of spreadsheet reconciliations from the Treasury team
Be able to prepare financial statements ready to be presented within finance packs
Reporting of cash flow with understanding and commentary of everything which goes into the cash flow and reporting on all Purchase and Sales Ledger (payments in/payments out etc.)
Continuous system/process improvement
Ensure debts are received and report in ledgers
Processing/authorising payments/BACS runs
Overseeing - petty cash, expenses and acting as "senior/go-to" to the Ledger Clerks and be first point of contact for all queries.
Prepare analysis and insight to the business to facilitate the decision making process
Building long lasting relationships within and outside the business.
Liaising with a wide network of Stakeholders confidently, ensuring that they are provided with relevant, timely and accurate information which informs and directs business decisions
The Ideal Candidate

A self-motivated and conscientious team player who is keen to forge a career in finance
Proven record of delivery, particularly of insightful and value adding analysis to customers
An organised and methodical individual, possessing attention to detail whilst working under pressure
Excellent communication skills, with experience of presenting to Senior Stakeholders and building strong, long lasting relationships with them
Strong IT skills, particularly using Excel and PowerPoint
A self-starter attitude, relying less on direction and more on personal initiative
General ledger experience
Fully certified accounting qualification (CA, ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent)
For further information or to apply please contact Zoe Brown at Pertemps Leeds Commercial Office and Professional

Job Details

Castleford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
£15 - £17