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Balance Sheet Accountant

Balance Sheet Accountant

  • Location

    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jonothan Morris

  • Contact email:

    jonothan.morris@gleeson-rg.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH15263_1558528369

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-02

  • Consultant:

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This is a newly-created role within a successful, global retail business, based in Wolverhampton. The Balance Sheet Accountant will report directly into the Financial Accountant, in a key role which will focus on supporting the existing finance function in developing, streamlining, documenting and embedding updated financial processes into the business; and to eliminate & mitigate process risk.

As Balance Sheet Accountant your key responsibilities will include:

  • Ownership for critical balance sheet reconciliations
  • Review of financial data and prepare monthly and annual reports.
  • Calculations of VAT
  • Statutory and external reporting.
  • Month End activities.
  • Management of the sales ledger
  • Month end accruals and prepayments
  • Other ad hoc projects as required.

As the successful Balance Sheet Accountant, you are likely to be a finalist or newly-qualified Accountant, with a good technical accounting background, and strong understanding of statutory accounting as well as internal controls, VAT calculations, compliance, and risk management. A background in audit or internal controls would be highly advantageous, though not essential.

The Balance Sheet Accountant we seek will be highly numerate, analytical and thorough, able to work on your own initiative, and able to manage a number of projects simultaneously. You will be a self-starter, who enjoys problem-solving, and providing solutions.

This Financial Accountant role based in Wolverhampton is attracting a base salary of £40,000, plus a defined contributory pension scheme, ongoing professional training and development

To apply for the Balance Sheet Accountant position please apply at your earliest convenience with your most recent CV.

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By applying you will be registered as a candidate with Gleeson Recruitment Limited. Our Privacy Policy is available on our website and explains how we will use your data.