General Ledger Accountant

21 June 20212021-06-21
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General Ledger Accountant




Recruit 12 have an excellent opportunity for a General Ledger Accountant to work as part of a wide finance function and will be a varied role covering aspects of financial and statutory accounts preparation.  

You will be joining a leading global automotive manufacturer.

As General Ledger Accountant, your responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for month end activities and month end journal entries for assigned entities (accruals, payroll, prepayments, foreign currency balance revaluations, etc) and timely reconciliation of all GL accounts
  • Forecasting on a monthly basis with detailed forecast at Cost centre level
  • Responsible that all balance sheet reconciliations are completed in a timely manner
  • Management of all intercompany loans and intercompany reconciliation
  • Calculating cost centre re-allocations and intercompany recharges including day-to-day accounting for corporate entities providing internal financing activities within the group including the financing of legal entities across the Group
  • Financial reporting to group and liaison with US accounting team to assist with Group month-end close
  • Corporate cost controlling- issuing cost centre reports on a monthly basis
  • Monthly Bank Reconciliations
  • Assist in bottoms up Budget preparation for Corporate cost centre
  • Responsible for the cash process including cash forecasting, communicating with the business to ensure accurate forecasting and dealing with various queries
  • Improve controls/process and be C SOX compliant
  • Preparation of statutory financial statements of UK for three legal entities
  • Assisting with any audit requirements (i.e. prepare schedules, reconciliations, analysis of account balances, etc.) and interface with auditors as needed.
  • Prepare and submit monthly tax preparation work including VAT, EC Sales, Intrastat for the UK
  • Manage Fixed assets PAR process and maintain FAS register for European sites
  • Manages fixed asset process and related controls and reconciliations - Capitalize intangible assets, post monthly amortization and reconcile sub-ledger and general ledger
  • Assist in the design and implementation of corporate accounting policies and procedures.
  • Assist in resolution of any accounting and internal control issues related to G/L accounting operations.

To be successful as General Ledger Accountant, you should have:

  • ACA or ACCA Qualified / part qualified (or equivalent). You will ideally be a fully qualified accountant, but candidates with strong technical financial accounting experience will be considered
  • Candidates may have qualified in Practice or Industry, but must have post-qualification experience in industry for 2 years.
  • Statutory accounts experience
  • Month and year end accounting background
  • C SOX 

This position is based in Warwickshire and easily accessible from Coventry, Solihull, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield etc

If you are excited by the prospect of joining a global automotive organisation as General Ledger Accountant, please apply immediately.