Financial Accountant, Cheltenham, £15-20 per hour, 12 month fixed term contract
World leading manufacturing business based in Cheltenham are recruiting for an experienced Accountant for a 12 month assignment. Advanced Excel skills are essential for this role. As a critical part of the Finance Team, you will be responsible for assisting 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.
Maintain the cashbooks and bank reconciliations for all ERP systems within the finance teams remit.
Maintain the Internal Billing System / intercompany balances and manage 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
Production of trial balance and management accounts
Run reports as required for use by the Accounting Operations Team
Engage with the business and other finance teams where required to identify and resolve any control gaps and other issues.
Ad-hoc reporting requirements as required
Flexible work style and ability to work under pressure. Able to work to tight deadlines and adapt your working patterns
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.
Qualifications & Experience
Finance / business related degree, or equivalent qualification and 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 v-lookups.
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