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General Ledger Accountant - Part Qualified

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Recruiter Name:
Parkside Recruitment
Job Type:
Assistant Accountant, Finance
£35,000 per annum
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A leading consumer goods/FMCG company based in Uxbridge are currently recruiting for a General Ledger Accountant on a permanent basis. In order to apply you will be a Part Qualified Accountant who is actively studying towards a qualification. They are also looking for someone who has strong experience within multicurrency and has worked for or is working for multi-national cooperation.

Reporting to the Regional Accountant, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Analyse and maintain a complete and accurate general ledger; prepares managerial and financial reports.
  • Preparation of standard journals on a monthly basis
  • Reviews market performance against plan forecast and current expectations.
  • Ensuring financial control of entity balance sheets through regular financial reconciliation
  • Preparation and review of complex balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation of intercompany re-billings
  • Preparation of intercompany account reconciliation between Europe and the USA
  • Preparation of bank reconciliations
  • Ensuring VAT compliance and being involved in the preparation of other statutory returns as required
  • Participates in the preparation of information required for tax purposes on an annual basis for review by the Regional Accountant
  • Preparation of and reviews of annual/quarterly returns
  • Participation in internal audits during annual audit planning and audit visits with the Regional Accountant/Financial Controller
  • Ensuring payroll and relevant tax payments are made
  • Supporting the Financial Controller in ad-hoc projects of a complex nature, country specific
  • Cash maintenance - review bank account balances on a regular basis and recommend next steps (action) to Financial Controller

Person Specification:

  • Bachelor's degree; or a minimum of 4 years accounting experience
  • Part -qualified accountant - CIMA, ACCA or ACA
  • Experience of working with a multi-currency accounting system
  • Experience of working for a multi-National Corporation
  • Computer skill requirements include: MS Excel, MS Access, Showcase Query, BPC Query and JD Edwards at a basic level
  • Knowledgeable of the regulatory framework and compliance issues impacting the organisation within multiple countries around Europe

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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