Assistant Accountant

Paul Mitchell Associates
14 Jul 2017
26 Jul 2017
Job role

Assistant Accountant. Our client, a successful Global company based in Leicestershire is looking to recruit an experienced Assistant Accountant to join its busy team on a Temporary to Permanent basis.
Ideally you will be ACCA/CIMA/ACA Part qualified and possess the following skill base;
*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 Manila to review and finalize intercompany 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 MSSC 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 in Manila
* Experience of ERP systems such as SAP, JD Edwards or Oracle. Microsoft Office Advanced Excel and Access skills would be preferred.
For further information, please contact us on 0116 2549404.

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