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Accountant

Job Title: Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Solihull, West Midlands
Industry:
Salary: Up to £18.00 per hour
Start Date: asap
Reference: 73448-ACCNT-KAB_1549561343
Contact Name: Karen Brown
Contact Email: karen.brown@volt.eu.com
Job Published: February 07, 2019 17:42

Job Description

My Client a major engineering company are looking for an experienced Accountant
JOB SUMMARY: Perform moderately complex and varied accounting activities within the newly formed transaction team with limited supervision. Demonstrates initiative, leadership, judgement and the ability to communicate effectively. Confers with management to determine the proper means by which to resolve these issues and is able to work effectively in a team environment. May coordinate and review lower-level accounting work assignments for accuracy and completeness. Participates and understands the established continuous improvement objectives for the department. Principal duties and responsibilities * Process weekly multi-currency finance receivables between group companies, for the Northern Europe region * Support accountants in the team with day to day activities * Clearing bank reconciliation items and participates in the resolution of any identified problems. * Implement and maintain relevant SOX controls in the transaction team * Closing of Oracle AP and AR sub-ledgers for month end * GL Journal Preparation * Working with central treasury to ensure daily cash balances are managed * Owner and reviewer of AP & AR VAT processes * Owner and reviewer of AP & AR VAT processes * Approval of all AP invoices from management * Input AP invoices into local system * Prepare weekly payment runs to suppliers including on-line banking duties * Work with the portfolio team to process new business contracts in local system and payment * Maintain and review and the Supplier records in the system * Posting of cash receipts from several bank accounts including multi-currency to customer accounts * Daily reconciliation and control of system input to bank * Project & process improvement related to the area * Reporting of metrics of the department * Support internal and external audits
SKILLS, ABILITIES AND KNOWLEDGE: *
Advanced ability to seek out relevant information. * Knowledge of and ability to use the software packages utilised by Accounting and treasury. * Demonstrated ability to create and maintain intermediate level Excel spreadsheets and Word documents. * Demonstrated initiative, leadership, judgement.

You will ideally have
Analyse financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organisation. Exercises moderate independent judgement with direction from supervisor.

Education/Experience: 4 year Degree in Accounting or equivalent, or 4 year Degree in Business with a focus on accounting, Professional Certification or MBA or Masters Degree in Accounting (or equivalent) - preferred, and Previous Accounting experience - preferred. Skills and Competencies: Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as high levels of leadership and initiative. Excellent Initiative, Communication, Leadership and Interpersonal skills. Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: Financial statement preparation and analysis, Product costing, Inventory Accounting, Tax, Auditing, Budgeting, and Forecasting

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