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General Ledger Accountant

Job Title: General Ledger Accountant
Contract Type: contract
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 Months - Per
REF: JV145GN_1526309726
Contact Name: Jessica Veiga
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

General Ledger Accountant - Watford
£40,000 - £47,000 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen within a well established international business for an immediately available General Ledger accountant to join its team. This is a rare opportunity due to impressive staff retention and talent planning.

Key Responsibilities
- Prepare journal entries to general ledger
- Analyse and verify internal processes
- Submit monthly reporting as per policies and procedures
- Maintain ledger accounts
- Updating and maintaining general ledger accounts for US GAAP and Statutory reporting
- Timely and accurate balance sheet account reconciliations
- Analysis, identification, communication and resolution of balance sheet account reconciliation issues
- Update and maintain month-end//quarter-end/year-end closing schedules
- Perform balance sheet and income statement account analysis and actual versus budget comparisons
- Processes accruals during month-end close
- Assist in internal control reviews

The successful candidate will be immediately available, have strong knowledge of internal controls and US GAAP accounting, strong analytical an problem solving background. You will have experience in process and project management skills. SAP Knowledge is ESSENTIAL.
On offer is the chance to propel your career within a business that has not only gained market dominance, but continues to show impressive growth and future strategy.

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.