Corporate Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Frankie Whitby

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

My Client, a Global Leading Tech business based in the City of London is recruitnig for a Corporate Accountant to join their head office team.


  • Management and control of Head Office Overhead actuals.
  • Ensure the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions.
  • Prepare monthly Central Overhead reports of actuals and commitments versus budget/forecast for all departments and review reports with budget holders and senior personnel.
  • Review monthly Overhead expenditure - including correction of posting errors.
  • Posting of accruals & prepayments and recharges
  • Prepare monthly Overhead "Flash" forecast including analysis versus budget/quarterly forecast
  • Manage the monthly project accounting for IT budgets.
  • Production of monthly Fixed Asset register. Including impairment and retirement
  • Expert approver of Assets
  • Perform Monthly depreciation run ensuring that there are no unexplainable differences
  • Manage monthly Balance Sheet report, and ensure all reconciliations are filed and signed.
  • Prepare month end reconciliations of accruals, prepayments, recharges and fixed assets.
  • Reconcile and post the monthly payroll for UK based companies
  • Produce a monthly reconciliation of payroll postings to payments made to employees, Pension Fund and HMRC
  • Produce a monthly head count report ensuring that heads are reported in correct cost centre and liaising with HR to ensure any variances' are explained and corrected
  • Prepare all recharges for month end prior to month end close and ensuring that the recharge account is reconciled fully on a monthly basis.
  • Review and approve Overhead Purchase Requisitions on behalf of Finance, ensuring accuracy and adherence to purchasing principles
  • Support Accounts Payable team with Overhead specific queries
  • Assist business users with SAP related issues
  • Provide GTO with relevant tax information with regards to overhead costs
  • Assist Internal audit, SOX audit and External audit teams with general ledger data requests and ensure all requested data is accurate and provided to requested timelines.

Preferred Experience

  • Minimum of five years post qualified proven financial accounting experience working within a large multinational organisation
  • Strong technical accounting skills - qualified ACCA/CIMA
  • Previous proven experience of managing a team
  • Previous proven experience of payroll reporting
  • Previous experience of project accounting and managing large project budgets.
  • Systems literate - with experience of SAP, Business Warehouse, BPC with an intermediate level of Excel competency

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