General Ledger Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £150 - £200 per day + + bens

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Fiona Price

HOME BASED OPPORTUNITY (with one day per week in London) - General Ledger Accountant

Are you available at short notice and have recent experience of working in a larger multi-site organisation, with recent Financial Accounting or General Ledger knowledge?

Due to a continued expansion, our London based International, media client is a leading business is seeking an Assistant Financial Accountant, in order to provide cover until the end of January 2022, potentially longer.

This role will be well-suited to candidates who have a passion for Financial Accounting and General Ledger, and able to work in a high volume reconciliations role. You are likely to be Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA (or stop studier or QBE) with recent demonstrable experience of working within a fast-paced environment.

Working alongside the Group Financial Accountant, and within the Financial Accounting team, your responsibilities will include:

  • Daily bank reconciliations transactions and reconciliations for the UK entity
  • Assisting with the monthly financial close process
  • Reviewing and maintaining accruals and prepayments ledgers
  • Balance sheet and bank sheet recs
  • Investigating any reconciliation differences
  • Reviewing of journal entries
  • Calculate and prepare various reports
  • Also supporting with any ad-hoc project work

The successful General Ledger Accountant is likely to have the following profile:

  • Be available at short notice to start their next role
  • Have a passion for Financial Accounting
  • Offer recent experience of performing a similar GL / Financial Accounting transactional role
  • Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA/AAT or equivalent
  • Offer intermediate Excel skills (Pivot Tables, V Lookups)
  • Recent experience of working in a multi-national, multi-site role

This role will be home based for the entire contract, with one day on the London office potentially, so applicants are welcomed from anyone eligible to work in the UK, but ideally commutable distance to London. There hopefully will be long term opportunities for the successful General Ledger Accountant to move within the Accounts department in the long run also, subject to performance and sign off.
Please contact me for a full job specification of this GL Accounting role. My client will be interviewing in w/c 25th October.

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