General Ledger Clerk job

Reed Accountancy
12 May 2017
11 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a fantastic job opportunity to join a reputable and well established company based in Luton.

They are currently looking for a General Ledger Clerk to take on the role for a 12 month fixed term contract.

This job opportunity will give you great exposure to the finance and accounting industry.

If you're looking for a job, or are interested in this role, please do not hesitate to give me a call on 01727 731960 or email me to discuss this further.

Accounts Receivable/ Sales Ledger job tasks-

• Apply all centrally received payments accurately, in a timely manner
• Complete all OTA billing ensuring correct back up is filed
• Update Opera foreign exchange rates
• Process and allocate payments when received on the Wash bill monthly. Allocate accurately.
• Strive to achieve DSCO days and Ageing targets monthly
• Reconcile balance sheets relevant to Accounts Receivable and provide back up in line SOPs

Revenue Controls-
• Check and validate all credit card refunds and back up
• Manage automated GRR reporting to include F&B cover postings
• Micros / Opera reconciliations
• PDQ reconciliations
• Report any usual or suspicious activity to the relevant Finance Manager

Accounts Payable/Purchase Ledger/ Commissions

• Calculate, process and submit Centralised P Card payments
• Complete Balance Sheet reconciliation of AP Trade Clearing account
• Validate commission on a daily basis and process necessary amendments
• Reconcile log monthly and post month end accruals by close of business on 1st of each month
• Send at least weekly all invoices to Xerox for scanning
• Liaise with suppliers regarding payment due, where necessary

Cashiering Functions-
• Report immediately any cash shortages to property Finance Manager
• Follow guidelines set out on International Procedure for Finance & Accounting Cash 1, (ISOP – Cash 1).

Balance Sheet
• Complete weekly Bank Reconciliations and liaise with Finance Managers to clear unreconciled items
• Complete weekly reconciliations, investigate and clear any imbalances
• Complete all other designated above property Balance Sheet reconciliations

Month End Tasks
Calculate, post and reconcile:
• Bad Debt provision
• Credit Card commission accruals
• P Card rebate accruals
• Payroll accruals including – Bonus, hourly associate wages & absences
• Prepayments
• Purchase Order accruals
• Transactional Currency Accounting
• Utilities accruals
• OFB accruals
• Any other relevant entries

Work on one off ad hoc projects as and when required.
Liaise and answer client queries in a professional and courteous manner
Work closely with the General Ledger Manager to provide ongoing support.

• Timeliness and accuracy in recording and reporting
• Ability to verbally communicate effectively with clients, suppliers and co-workers.
• Flexible hours, (Weekend work may apply during month end / year-end/ late shifts may be require to check floats)
• Ability to follow procedures and LSOPs closely
• Security and safety in work habits
• Hands on approach required
• Flexible team player – and strong communicator.
• Willingness to learn and develop as training will be providedon the job.

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