Bookkeeper - Global Commodities Firm

Goodman Masson Recruitment Services Ltd
London (Greater)
£27k - £32k pa
08 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Purpose Responsibility for the keeping the accounts of overseas offices and investment holding companies (where accounting is managed by London) and for collecting and reviewing the accounts of overseas offices (where accounting is managed locally). Responsibilities Overseas Offices: * Entering overseas office and holding company transactions in the general ledger * Assist overseas offices with accounts payable duties * Monthly bank reconciliations and currency revaluations in general ledger * Entry and reconciliation of monthly payroll * Entry and reconciliation of accruals, prepayments and fixed assets * Preparation of overseas VAT returns * Production of year-end audited accounts for overseas offices and holding companies * Main point of contact between Finance and overseas offices Head office: * Processing quarterly fund reports and entering fund valuations in portfolio database including participation at Valuation Steering Committee meetings and dealing with queries from investment teams * Provide cover for other team members during periods of absence for * Accounts payable * Fund admin mailbox management * Producing investment approval for release of funds forms (ARFs) * Team responsibilities: * Ensuring a prompt month end closedown * Help other teams with queries and requests The Candidate Background * Actively studying CIMA / ACCA * Good understanding of accounting principles * Practical experience of bookkeeping and ledger entry * Proficient in Microsoft Office including, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
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