General Ledger Accountant

Coventry, West Midlands
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Role: General Ledger Accountant - FSSC

Location: Coventry

Duration: 6 months initially with a view to go permanent

Salary: £35,000 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.

Role Summary

The General Ledger Accountant will be a Key player of the Finance Shared Services Team and will provide Support to the General Ledger Manager in delivery of the core processes and controls to a high standard of quality in a timely, efficient manner.

Core Responsibilities

  • Balance sheet analysis, reconciliations and journals

  • Bank reconciliations.

  • Processing VAT/Intrastats returns

  • Prepayments and accruals

  • Intercompany reconciliations

  • Processing and audit of travel expense claims

  • Month end adjustments and close process

  • Maintenance of company fixed asset register including Capex under construction

  • 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

  • 2+ years working in a Shared Services 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

To apply please send your CV's in the first instance.

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