General Ledger Accountant

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Littlemore, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Aug 2019
Ref
1234905393
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking for a diverse role as the next opportunity in your Accountancy career?

Reed Accountancy Oxfordshire are pleased to be working with an industry leading business based in Littlemore, recruiting for a General Ledger Accountant. This role is ideal for an Assistant Accountant looking for development and progression as the next step up in their career. The role is based in an attractive work environment and location, with a competitive salary as well as offering study support, pension and 28 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays.

The responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

• Management of the General Ledger for multiple companies across Europe, involving multi ledger/currency transactions.

• Manage Fixed Asset registers for multiple companies and monthly depreciation run.

• Sign off of bank reconciliations prepared by AP Team

• Management of Prepayment balance sheet accounts including monthly release journals

• Management of Accrual balance sheet accounts including monthly journals

• Management and entry of Europe Payroll journals monthly

• Preparation and reconciliation of quarterly VAT returns for multiple entities across Europe

• Assist in maintaining the integrity of the General Ledger by ensuring that assigned BS accounts are reconciled each month.

• Month end tasks to ensure books are closed within deadline with appropriate journals processed

• Document systems and tasks as and when required and train finance staff in order that they can carry out their financial responsibilities

• Completion of various statistical returns in an accurate and timely manner

• Take responsibility for ensuring the integrity of financial record storage including batch transaction printouts, month-end close workings and archival of prior year records

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of Accounting and previous experience is desired. You will also be part qualified in ACA/ACCA/CIMA. You will have proficient interpersonal skills and be able to communicate both in person, over the phone and in written form. Experience in Accounting specific software and Excel is desired.

If you think you would be the ideal candidate for this role, please do not hesitate to apply in order to avoid missing this opportunity; as the client is reviewing and interviewing candidates immediately.

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