General Ledger Accountant
6 month initial contract (temp to perm)
£30k per year PAYE
Innovation is at the heart of everything we do, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of 'Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live".
These core values - teamwork, integrity and excellence - are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 11,000 employees worldwide, we draw on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe
Our Corporate Functions keep our business competitive by providing first-class support from Quality through to Finance and HR.
Headquartered in the UK, we are a global engineering group specialising in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. Some 10,000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil, India and the Middle East.
Perform all General Ledger processes and controls as required to a high standard of quality and in a timely, efficient manner.
Balance sheet analysis, reconciliations and journals
Processing VAT returns
Prepayments and accruals
Processing and audit of travel expense claims
Month end adjustments and close process
Maintenance of company fixed asset register
Support to General Ledger Team Leader
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Minimum part qualified (CIMA, ACCA) or QBE
Minimum 3-5 year general ledger/financial accounting experience gained in a large finance team in a PLC environment
Working knowledge of SAP
Excellent working knowledge of excel
Experience of process improvement identification and problem solving
Excellent Oral and written Communication Skills
Ability to work within and contribute to a strong teamwork ethic
Good organiser and ability to manage their own work effectively