GL Accountant

01 August 20222022-08-01
Coleshill, Warwickshire
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GL Accountant



Recruit 12 has an exciting opportunity for a GL Accountant to be working as part of a wider finance function and will be a varied role covering aspects of management and statutory accounts preparation. This role will based in Coleshill 

Your responsibilities as a GL Accountant will include:

  • Responsible for month end activities and Group reporting deadlines
  • Manage forecasting on a monthly basis with detailed forecast at Cost centre level
  • Responsible for completion of balance sheet reconciliations in a timely manner
  • Management of all intercompany loans and intercompany reconciliation including revaluation
  • Liaising with Shared Service Centre/ Plant controllers in settlement of intercompany transactions
  • Lead in bottoms up Budget preparation for Corporate cost centres
  • Booking intercompany recharges and revaluations
  • Corporate cost controlling- issuing cost centre reports on a monthly basis
  • Review of weekly Bank Reconciliations
  • Manage Fixed assets PAR process for European entities.
  • Support statutory financial statements of UK for three legal entities
  • Prepare and submit quarterly VAT and CT61 returns
  • Lead in the design and implementation of corporate accounting policies and procedures.
  • Lead in resolution of any accounting and internal control issues related to G/L accounting operations.
  • Any other adhoc task as may be necessary to fulfil the role.

To be a successful candidate as a GL Accountant you will need:

  • ACA or ACCA Qualified (or equivalent) with a Big 4. You will be a fully qualified accountant, but candidates with strong technical financial accounting experience will be considered
  • Desirable to have post-qualification experience in industry for 3-5 years
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Working experience in an international group with accounting topics across the group
  • Hyperion/ One Stream knowledge
  • Excellent communication and organizational / project management skills required.
  • Meeting strict internal and external deadlines including ad-hoc requests.
  • Ability to multi-task without compromising accuracy and timeliness of end products.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. An individual who also has the ability to self-review and question their own work to ensure accurate information is provided
  • Individual with strong technology skills and ability to quickly learn new technology to perform job efficiently required.
  • Team player mentality required.
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff and clients both domestic and international.
  • A diligent individual who is sceptical and questioning of data presented and who is willing to challenge responses when not understood
  • An individual who also has the ability to self-review and question their own work to ensure accurate information is provided.
  • Proactive at dealing with issues on an ongoing basis, and takes full responsibility for ensuring work is completed and issues resolve
  • To ensure full commitment to Auria policy, legal and customer requirements, support for training, team development & planning, recruitment, communications, Environmental & health and safety, housekeeping and personal discipline


Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace, and World Class manufacturing sectors.

Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa.