General Ledger Accountant

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Salary : GBP30000 - GBP35000
Location : Stockport
Post Date :
Employment Type : Permanent
Job Order Number : 469388
Line of Business : Accounting and Finance

Description :

My client are recruiting for a General Ledger Accountant on a permanent basis, my client are based in the services sector in Stockport.

The Role

This role involves:-

■ Preparing and coding facility Invoices and upload Journals to the system.

■ Maintaining facility cost management system in accordance with policy and guidelines.

■ Maintaining recurring journals for prepayments and accruals and review any variances.

■ Maintaining and reconciling fixed asset registers with in the system.

■ Maintaining the general ledger account analysis and journal corrections and preparing uploading journals.

■ Assisting the Accountant in completion of month end file creation and posting journals.

■ Completion of balance sheet schedules.

■ Ensuring the efficient processing of cashbook transactions via the accounting system.

■ Reconciling cashbooks to bank statements daily.

■ Reconciling multiple foreign currencies transactions.

■ Completing monthly bank reconciliations.

■ Assisting in the preparation of year-end accounting files and tax packs.

■ Assisting with Intercompany and account reconciliations.

■ Reclass Gain/Loss transactions when necessary

■ Reviewing Benefit costs, labour reconciliations and other payroll related adjustments including paid time off (PTO)

■ Assisting with year end audit preparation and review of audited financials

■ Assisting with questions from upper Management.

■ Assisting with audit questions during quarterly reviews by US auditors and annual audits by in-country auditors.

■ Reviewing and revising standard procedures where appropriate to ensure efficiency and compliance with Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX).

■ Providing backup assistance to Accounting staff when necessary.

■ Participation in the staff development programme within the framework of IIP and within the agreed individual staff development plan.

■ Ensuring that the Equal Opportunity, Health, Safety, and Quality Policies are adhered to within your area of responsibility and that any non-compliance is reported to your Manager.

■ Communicating with internal and external agencies, staff, customers, management and peers in a manner appropriate to your position at all times.

■ Ensuring that the corporate values of the Company are actively promoted and implemented at all times.

■ Acting in accordance with your confidentiality agreement with the company at all times.

Your Profile


■ Good standard of secondary education.

■ 3 years relevant sector experience.

■ NVQ Level 3 in Accounting or equivalent.

■ Financial skills.

■ Administration skills.

■ Computer literate - accountancy packages.

■ Communication skills.

■ Well presented.


■ 5 GCSE passes or above including: Mathematics.

■ Recognised accounting technician qualification.

■ Staff management skills.

Salary & Benefits

The successful candidate will receive a salary of up to £35k, plus great benefits.

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.

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8th Floor, The Zenith Building,
26, Spring Gardens,
M2 1AB Manchester
Phone : 0161 828 6100

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