General Ledger Accountant

Essex, Harlow
£15 - £17 per hour
11 Apr 2019
11 May 2019
Sarah Chambers
Job role
Contract type
Part time

Highly skilled and adaptable general ledger accountant needed for influential electronics organisation based in Harlow. Apply here!

Client Details

My client is a well known electronics organisation who are growing in their client base around the world. They are looking for a temporary general ledger accountant to join their team and help with the busy workload in their Harlow office.


The general ledger accountant will:

Perform month-end closing activities (Accruals and GL analysis)
Plan payment schedules and process vendor invoices and check staff expenses
Responsible for UK & Ireland VAT return, also dealing with any requests regarding the VAT return.
Assist the Management to prepare the annual budget, monthly forecast.
Monitor account payable, ensure all supplier bills are appropriately submitted for payment
Manage monthly and yearly finance closing and ensure timely and accurate submission of financial information and management reports; Analysis and Cash Flow
Guide and Monitor with Share Service Centre for the accounting activities to ensure the accurately posting.
Support company's business development through the provision of information for reporting purposes and KPI performance evaluation.
Ensure all finance records are kept accurately and securely and in line with legislative requirements
Ensure financial policies are being adhered to as set out in the COMPANY financial guidelines.
Establish and publish effective internal procedures and policies
Liaise with Auditor; HMRC; Company House etc. to compile with the statutory requirements.


To be successful you will have:

Accounting experience relevant to the above responsibilities
Strong Microsoft Excel skills (Pivot Tables, Vlook Up's)
Analytical skills; advanced problem-solving skills; excellent attention to detail;
Proven ability to effectively function in an environment with multiple priorities.
Hands-on experience in accounting software such as SAP is an Advantage but not essential

Job Offer

Competitive salary
The chance to gain skills from a reputable company
Parking on site
High end training

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