Staff Accountant

Recruiter
West UC Limited
Location
Gloucester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jul 2019
Closes
23 Jul 2019
Ref
1191302262
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Based in Barnwood, Gloucester we are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our finance department for an initial FTC period of 6 months. You will work for a global Telecommunications company ensuring all reporting and financial analysis is inline and reported accurately.

job description

Purpose & scope

Responsible for performing various accounting functions in a timely and accurate manner in support of the accounting department; including posting and verifying entries into the general ledger, maintaining accounting records; journal entries and account reconciliations, assisting in month end closing, and other duties as assigned.

Essential functions of role

Accounting Functions
  • Assist in performing various accounting functions in a timely and accurate manner while adhering to corporate departmental policies and procedures and updating manager on issues, timetables, and status of each function
  • Perform a variety of accounting tasks which include: calculating, posting and verifying financial data for use in maintaining accounting records for assigned business segments
  • Prepare and enter month end journal entries and assist in month end closing
  • Assist with departmental projects as assigned
  • Prepare ad hoc financial reports and analysis as requested, ensuring all reports are completedaccurately and according to designated timelines

Accounting Policies/Procedures
  • Know and support approved accounting and departmental policies and procedures including keeping up-to-date on internal controls concerning accounting functions
  • Maintain appropriate confidentiality of inquiries releasing only information allowed under department policies and procedures

Report Preparation
  • Generate reports as requested
  • Conduct research and compile data for report preparation
  • Prepare reports, identify and resolve discrepancies
  • Distribute reports as requested by manager

Team Interfaces/Customer Service
  • Establish and maintain a professional relationship with internal/external customers, team members and department contacts

Related Duties as Assigned

The job description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties, and responsibilities required of the position holder. Consequently, the position holder may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Note: job descriptions will be updated and reviewed regularly and you may be required to carry out duties for which you have the skills and experience for on a regular or ad-hoc basis.

personal specification

Education & training
  • CIMA/ACCA part qualified or qualified through experience

skills & knowledge
  • Suitable experience in an accounting environment
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel
  • Basic knowledge of MS Outlook and MS Word

DESIRABLE SKILLS
  • Working knowledge of US/UK GAAP
  • Experience of integration company acquisitions

personal profile
  • Flexible and positive attitude to work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Ability to work autonomously and effectively as a team

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