Accountant

Accountant

My Client a Global Leading Manufacturing Business in North West London is looking for an Accountant to join their head office team.

Reporting to the Finance Manager the Accountant will be responsible for:

* Scheduling of monthly closing activities
* Calculation of Accruals and Prepayments
* Journal entries to record monthly transactions
* Account reconciliation for balance sheet accounts (including foreign currency denominated accounts)
* Prepare Income Statement for review before final close
* Preparation of monthly reporting package, including supplemental schedules for detail fixed assets, intangibles, and accounts receivable fluctuations
* Provide analysis and commentary for the management accounts
* Reporting performance against budget, forecast and prior year
* Assist the Cost Accountant with GRNI reconciliation
* Prepare the monthly reporting pack
* Expense management on Concur
* Manage multi-currency cash flow
* Ensure currency is available for payments due
* Process capital additions and disposals in a timely manner
* Reconciliation of fixed asset system reports to general ledger and calculate depreciation
* Tracking of construction-in-progress and capitalization of assets into appropriate fixed asset accounts in a timely manner
* Oversee VAT returns and ensure timely tax installments are made
* Posting daily transactions to the accounting system
* Assist with the year-end process, working with Group and the external audit and tax
* Maintenance of Finance department policies and procedures;
* Maintenance of documentation of system of internal controls; and
* Assistance in testing of internal controls as needed
* All documentation signed and approved in line with the policies and audit controls
* Ensuring all invoices are paid in a timely manner and in line with the company policy
* Advisor Accounts Receivable and ensure debt is recovered in a timely manner
* Check and approve payment runs set up by the Accounts Assistant
* Ensure team’s work is done effectively, accurately and on time
* Assist Cost Accountant with calculation and reviewing of inventory provisions, E&O provisions etc.

Successful candidates will part qualified in ACCA or CIMA who have a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role ideally from an International or manufacturing business.

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