SFS General Ledger Accountant
Applicants are invited to apply for the General Ledger Accountant vacancy within the Finance Department, based at the Port of Liverpool.
Role Purpose: To ensure balance sheet accounts are reconciled on a regular basis and are compliant with a Finance wide best practice approach. To ensure controls are ad-heard to and issues investigated and resolved.
This role will include the following responsibilities:
-Completion of the monthly SFS transactions trial balance and balance sheet reconciliation process including production of all relevant reports
-Distribute and communicate to Divisional Finance Managers and chase for sign off in accordance with pre agreed timescales
-Completion of the regular complex bank account reconciliation process, ensuring all items are investigated and resolved as required
-Assist with year end and half year end audit preparations and submissions in accordance with Auditors requirements
-Timely completion of the monthly VAT submission process for all VAT groups, acting as transactional point of contact with HMRC
-Completion of the monthly Payroll upload and reconciliation process including the year end P11d process
-Reconciliation of the third party supplier statements as identified by Divisional Finance Managers, year end audit requirements and problem accounts as they arise
-Contribute to the delivery of transformational activity including delivery of changes and enhancements to existing process and ways of working
Applicants interested in this role should ideally possess the following skills and experience:
-Experience of working in a month end finance role providing control and reassurance in a large complex organisation
-Proven experience of supervising 3 or more staff and managing team workloads
-Target and KPI driven
-Excellent understanding of internal controls and compliance
-Strong planning, multi tasking and organisational skills
-Strong verbal and written communication skills
-Up to date working knowledge of VAT regulations and Payroll
-Experience of the SUN V5 Financials package and Vision XV (Version 6) would be ideal
Salary and Benefits
-25 days of annual leave
-Company Pension with matching contributions of up to 10%
-Development through training
-Attractive salary sacrifice schemes for new car, bike, I Pad etc
-Discounted Cinema Tickets
About Peel Ports Group
Peel Ports is More than Ports. It's a unique network that connects everything from ports and terminals, shipping lines, fabrications and repair operations.
It's a network that we're constantly developing and growing. With our strategically located ports across the UK, we are able to offer unique logistics solutions for our container and unitised customers and link seamlessly with our RoRo and LoLo connections. Everything Peel Ports does is designed to bring added value to every service we offer our clients.
Our core values are Personal Responsibility, Integrity and Honesty, Strive for Excellence, Heartfelt Customer Service, One team.
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