Corporate Accountant

Jennifer Griffiths Recruitment
Central London, London
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A multinational retail property business is looking to recruit a Corporate Accountant on either a straight permanent or a temporary-to-permanent basis. The role requires someone currently on a maximum of a 1 month notice period, in order to start this new role during July.

This represents an excellent opportunity for a recently-qualified Accountant to advance their career with a very high-profile brand.

Experience, Knowledge & Qualifications:

-Recently qualified CIMA / ACCA / ACA

-2 or more years of large-scale industry experience

-Strong Excel skills

-Confident, outgoing and dynamic personality

Core Responsibilities:

-Assist with all necessary financial reporting and ensure accounting records are maintained in an accurate and timely manner
-Reconciliation of the trial balance and preparation of monthly packs (including full Balance Sheet reconciliations and P&L variance reporting) for corporate entities (companies and partnerships)
-Reconciliation of overhead departmental P&L’s, meeting with budget holders/heads of departments and re-forecasting where applicable (including management accounts commentary)
-Preparation of entities bank reconciliations on a regular basis including resolving/clearing any outstanding issues
-Review, approval and processing of entities purchase orders, invoices, employee cash expenses and credit card expenses for payment in accordance with budget approval and Financial Policies and procedures. This includes providing guidance and training to budget holders on coding.
-Management of key entities intercompany trade debtors including invoicing and collection
-UK Intercompany accounting - to reconcile the inter-company accounts on a monthly basis and assist in resolving any outstanding issues. Preparation of monthly reconciliation using Hyperion.
-Global intercompany between UK and America and Australia, including processing, agreeing balances and timely settlement of balances.
-Creation and management of fixed asset and depreciation models
-Creation and management of employee (expat) rents file
-Preparation of annual budgets and long term forecasts. Including maintaining the occupancy, depreciation, capex and consolidated budget models. Reporting on variance analysis with commentary.
-Production of half year and year-end audit file for review and discussion with external auditors.
-Preparation of quarterly VAT returns, including monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
-Preparation of quarterly and annual National Statistics questionnaires