Croydon, London
£32000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits see below
30 Jul 2021
27 Aug 2021
JN -072021-2950459
James Quinn
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Our client an International Engineering business based in Croydon, Surrey are currently recruiting for an Accountant to join the team due to company growth

Client Details

Our client an International Engineering business based in Croydon, Surrey are currently recruiting for an Accountant to join the team due to company growth


As the Accountant your responsibilities will include

This is a new role reporting to the UK Controller. The role will support the UK Controller with various regular and ad-hoc accounting duties and in helping to improve on an ongoing basis the level of internal control, procedures and processes within the business.

  • Perform month end close duties as assigned, journals, assisting with accruals and prepayments etc.
  • Perform reconciliation of intercompany balances and activity monthly and investigate differences as appropriate
  • Assist the UK Controller with various project and initiatives to improve overall reporting and internal control environment for the company
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for accounts of the company
  • Prepare and submit Intercompany recharges for other group entities
  • Assist the UK Controller with annual external audit process and any related queries either from divisional or group Head Office
  • Prepare and file quarterly VAT returns
  • Prepare and selection of Intercompany invoices for payment
  • Perform cost rolls and checking of new standard costs part in JD Edwards (JDE) for the company
  • Identify BOM and costing errors; working with engineering department to make corrections
  • Prepare and review monthly European Community sales returns (for value added tax (VAT) purposes)
  • Be the interface between accounts payable and purchasing assisting with resolving unvouchered open purchased receipts
  • Ensure accurate coding of lease accounts payable invoices for compliance with IFRS16
  • Run Credit checks on new customer accounts as and when necessary
  • Provide support/back up on accounts receivable / accounts payable when necessary due to workload or holiday cover


  • Part-Qualified or Qualified by experience Accountant
  • Previous experience of performing month end balance sheet reconciliations
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint)
  • Cognos or other financial reporting package experience is beneficial but noy essential
  • A high standard of accuracy with excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Excellent computer and IT skills including Word, Excel and experience of using spreadsheets and databases.
  • The ability to multi-task responsibilities simultaneously and work autonomously
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • A self-motivated attitude, be driven, flexible and able to complete assigned tasks; results driven
  • A Team player attitude with the ability to work independently.

Job Offer

Salary £32,000 - £40,000

Flexibility to work from home - Hybrid working model some days in the office some from home

Study Support Package BUT you DON'T need to be studying towards an accountancy

Very good Pension Scheme

22 days holiday

Health Cash Back Plan

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