General Ledger Accountant, Leeds

Job Title: General Ledger Accountant, Leeds
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: £45,000-£50,000 plus bonus + benefits
Start Date: 2019-08-19 00:00:00
Reference: 143584
Contact Name: Tom O'Reilly
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 19, 2019 10:24

Job Description

An exciting opportunity as a General Ledger Accountant has arisen for a motivated and experienced finance professional. You will join a rapidly expanding Blue Chip organisation that is enjoying an ever increasing presence Nationwide. 

Reporting to the Head of Financial Control, responsibilities will include:

  • Maintenance and management of the General Ledger and sub-ledgers on our ERP system, JD Edwards, including:
    • Ensuring the integrity of the ledgers
    • Running and controlling the month end close process, including foreign exchange translations, suspense account clearing and intercompany netting
    • Opening and closing of new object accounts and cost centres
    • Designing financial processes to ensure the maintenance of the ledger is tightly controlled
    • Communication with different finance teams across the Group and reporting any unusual transactions to senior management on a timely basis
  • Certain manual interface journals and reconciling processes, in particular retail contribution from the shop tills into our accounting system
  • Drive changes in processes as the new FSSC becomes established and develops

The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant (CIMA / ACA / ACCA) with a proven track record of delivering in a fast paced, target driven environment.  Good communication skills are key with the ability to deal with both finance and non-finance colleagues to stakeholder level. Working both on your own initiative but also with team members will be required.

If you driven, ambitious and looking for an exciting new challenge that offers real career progression, please don't hesitate - apply today!

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Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Send your CV now.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

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