Legacy Accounting Analyst - GEGOPA00070109

  • Location

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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  • Salary:

    £20 - £25 per hour

  • Contact:

    Giovanna Neophytou

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Legacy Accounting Analyst
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
12 Months
£20 - £25 per hour through Ltd co.

You will either be part qualified accountant or 3+ years working in a finance department.

The role will require some weekend work at quarter-end

Role Summary / Purpose
The role is critical part of our clients Finance Team. The Legacy Accounting Analyst will be responsible for assisting the Lead Operational Controllership Analyst in ensuring all the ledgers, processes, journals and account reconciliations in the non-strategic ERPs are maintained to a high standard and that the closing and reporting process is as efficient as possible and complies with corporate deadlines.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Maintain the cashbooks and bank reconciliations for all legacy ERPs within the teams' remit.
  • Maintain the Internal Billing System / intercompany balances and managing any rejections.
  • Reconcile any interface errors with Internal Billing System and ERP and take correcting actions where required.
  • Uploading and importing journals from the sub-ledgers into the general ledgers and reconciling them where required.
  • Clearing and reconciling suspense accounts in the legacy ERP.
  • Production of trial balance and management accounts for review by the Legacy Accounting Leader.
  • Run reports as required for use by the client
  • Accounting Operations Team in Budapest in performing their work on the legacy ledgers.
  • Engage with the business & other finance teams where required to identify and resolve any control gaps and other issues.
  • Ad hoc reporting requirements as required.

Qualifications / Experience / Skills

  • Finance / Business related degree or equivalent qualification / experience.
  • Experience of working in a finance department, using general ledgers, posting journals and performing account reconciliations.
  • Strong MS Excel skills, particularly use of formulas, pivot tables, filters and vlookups.
  • Able to fluently speak and write in English language.
  • Experience of manufacturing / engineering environment is desirable.


  • Flexible work style and ability to work under pressure. Be able to work to tight deadlines and adapt your working patterns. Quarterly reporting does require weekend and bank holiday working.
  • Positive "can do" approach.
  • Organised with ability to meet commitments within strict deadlines.
  • Comfortable working with large data sets and across multiple system platforms.
  • Able to prioritise workload in line with company requirements.
  • Ability to recognise the need for, and drive, process improvements and efficiencies.
  • Capable of forging strong relationships with finance and non-finance colleagues and work effectively with others.