Assistant Accountant

Newport (Casnewydd)
06 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Job role
Assistant Accountant - Newport
6 months contract - Full Time - Competitive

Acorn Recruitment is working on behalf of a well-established international company whose focus is on the design and manufacture of advanced satellites and systems for telecommunications, earth observation, and navigation and science programmes

We are currently seeking an Assistant Accountant at the Newport facility on a 6 months contract.

Job Specification

The role supports key General Ledger activities in a Financial Accounting Shared Service Centre. The role is principally to support the General Ledger activities of the General ledger team.

This encompasses balance sheet reconciliation, Intercompany reconciliation, and general ledger/journal posting tasks, and fixed assets support. It supports the general Ledger reconciliation and month end processes.

Main Responsibilities

To Ensure that:
*Monthly posting of large journals to SAP
*Perform checking of month end reconciliation process
*Perform nominated Balance Sheet reconciliations
*Assist with R&D tax credit claim process
*Assist with monthly FACTS + reporting into the group.
*Submission of Office of National Statistics declarations.
*Administer the process to ensure Balance Sheet reconciliations are performed for general ledger accounts.
*Monthly reconciliation of intercompany trading positions with each legal entity and some nominated Balance Sheet reconciliations.
*Elements of the Client Fixed Assets process is covered

Skills and Experience

*Educated to A level or degree, or AAT qualified/ACCA part qualified
* Experience in the Financial Accounting function in a large is preferred.
*The job holder must have a thorough grounding in book keeping, double entry and Financial Accounting principles.
*SAP experience is desirable
*Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines whilst maintaining high quality of output.
*Must be able to maintain relationships during stressful periods.

Acorn Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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