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Accountant

£55000 - £64000 per annum
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SIMON TAYLOR

The purpose of the General Accountant is as follows:

  • Responsibility for all aspects of the accounts receivable process and a key member of the financial accounting team (only 3/4 days per month)
  • Develop the team in liaison with senior management to ensure that all activities are completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Provide ongoing support and training to more junior members of staff across the Finance division
  • Main point of contact in the Group for all queries in relation to Accounts Receivable and other general accounting matters

Operational

  • Responsibility for all aspects of the groups accounts receivable process
    • Calculating invoices
    • Collecting revenue
    • Point of contact for all accounts receivable queries
    • Liaise with internal and external auditors
  • Preparation and filing of regulatory and tax reports
    • UK and Swiss VAT returns
    • National Statistics Reporting
  • Responsibility for intercompany transactions
    • Prepare intercompany invoices
    • Prepare transfer pricing information and backup
  • Perform analysis on and cost accounting for contractor costs
  • Perform cost analysis, assist stakeholders with their queries and analyses variances between the actual spend and forecast
  • Perform risk and control work in conjunction with Operational Risk Management (ORM), review monthly controls to ensure KPI’s are being met
  • Post payroll journals for UK, US, Tokyo and HK legal entities, liaising with HR to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations and working papers for all company entities
  • Prepare and review accruals and prepayments

Experience

  • Qualified accountant
  • Accustomed to dealing with routine and complex accounting and reporting issues


Knowledge

  • Qualified accountant
  • Highly numeric with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to meet deadlines with a strong attention to detail
  • Sound commercial judgement.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with senior managers.
  • Good team player with a collaborative style.
  • Comfortable with general ledger systems, particularly SAP environments
  • Very good knowledge of controls and processes.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.
 

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