Part Qualified Accountant

  • Job Reference: 9903
  • Date Posted: 11 July 2017
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £24,000 to £32,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension, study support
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Assistant Accountant. Our client, a successful large company based in Leicestershire, part of an International group, is looking to recruit an experienced Assistant Accountant to join its busy team on a permanent basis.
Candidates should be ACCA/CIMA/ACA Part qualified.
*Possess full knowledge of Payables and Receivables ledgers
*Knowledge of Payables and Receivables system processes
*Monitor KPI'S and action on changes needed
* Fixed assets
* Monthly management accounts
*Monthly review of Bank Reconciliations
*Monthly review of Control Account Reconciliations
*Monthly review of Balance Sheet Reconciliations
The Role
*Upload the P&L/BS including statistical and Product group data provided by European sites into the reporting system (HFM) and reconcile to the TB/GL in transactional system (Oracle) to tight deadlines
*Work with the finance contact at the country and payable processor based in Shared Service Centre to review and finalise inter company AP Position and Goods in Transit (GIT) accrual calculation.
*Drive the month end cycle and provide ongoing support to Finance teams in the country
*Investigate and advise site finance teams with any reporting issues including US GAAP Compliance
*Assist regional accountant develop Shared Service Centre (SSC) set of KPI's to identify areas for development. Work closely with the site finance team and SSC to identify root causes. Design process improvements to maximize efficiency and risk control
*Analyze aged Intercompany debt, drive the process to minimize aged balances, propose and implement process improvements to resolve issues at root cause
*Carry out monthly review of Balance sheet control reconciliations and investigate any reconciling items to clear in a timely manner or explain
*Review payment request from site finance teams and approve payments on a daily basis
*Manage individual SSC accesses to the sites banking software in accordance with corporate policy and procedures
*Work closely with corporate/internal and external auditors to provide all reconciliations to set deadlines and respond to audit queries in a timely manner
*Assist on European finance projects as and when required
*Provide support to Regional Accountants and manage the work and develop the teams based at the Shared Service Centre)

* Candidates should ideally possess 3-4 years relevant experience, ideally working in a large business environment.
* Experience of ERP systems such as SAP, JD Edwards or Oracle. Microsoft Office Advanced Excel and Access skills would be preferred.