General Ledger Accountant

Recruiter
Firefly Human Capital Ltd
Location
Reading, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Oct 2019
Closes
23 Oct 2019
Ref
1270661293
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
General Ledger Accountant Firefly are working very closely with an exciting Japanese multinational conglomerate technology manufacturer headquartered in Japan. The group business have subsidiary brands, focussing on documentation & large data records. We are looking for a Junior Financial Accountant whom is looking to complete their studies and progress their career within a successful and well-stablished organisation. Key Responsibilities Responsible for financial accounting and general ledger Responsible for ensuring effective management of fixed assets Determine and operate effective inventory management Support month-end reporting for multiple operating entities Maintain monthly balance sheet reconciliations including intercompany Reconciliation of revenues and costs to ensure accuracy and timeliness Liaising with key stakeholders around the business Escalate unresolved or difficult matters (including queries) to the Financial Accounting Manager for assistance/support Assistance and preparation for year-end reporting including production of working papers Undertake all preparation work for audits (internal/external) Support and provision journal entries to the general ledger and ensure accuracy and control To undertake personal development plans for self and team Support all process improvements of the area delivering task efficiencies and automation Desirable Solid organisational and communication skills Robust attention to detail Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure Accounting systems experience i.e. SAP Strong analytic and problem-solving skills with complex data sets Moderate/Advanced Excel skills Knowledge of financial accounting standards Ability to work with individuals across various departments

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