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Financial Accountant

Location Lurgan, County Armagh
Sector
Job type Permanent
Salary pension, healthcare, parking
Published about 1 month ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Kyle Fulton
Job reference 6369_1582910051

Job description

This global manufacturing firm requires a Financial Accountant to operate from their Craigavon site as a result of sustained growth of their business.

The Opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Accountant to join this firm during a period of organic growth with strong development plan in place for progression in this role. If you are interested in finding out more, send your CV to me in confidence.

The Role:

  • Accounting activity including journal entries, account reconciliation, and financial analysis.
  • Complete monthly general ledger accounts, fixed assets, and bank reconciliations along with resolving open items.
  • Month-end closing responsibilities ensuring accurate financial results are reported on a timely basis as per corporate closing calendar.
  • Intercompany accounting and reconciliation support: A/R, A/P, Intercompany Loan Statement
  • Forecasting - cash and FX forecasting processes.
  • Customer service: provide timely responses to internal and external inquiries.
  • Assist in procedure development and recommend / implement process improvements.
  • Compliance with SOX, standardized procedures and internal controls.
  • Prepare government reports / census forms.
  • Provide support when required on maintenance of master-data records for AP & AR.
  • From time to time, you will be required to undertake other responsibilities / activities of a similar nature that fall within your capabilities.

The Person

The position calls for exceptional accounting knowledge, sound judgment, good communication skills, and a drive for standardisation. Partnering with the business units and functional leaders is crucial to the overall success of this role.

  • Ideally you will be a Newly / Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CAI), however nearly qualified candidates will also be considered.
  • Experience in accounting and financial systems (Oracle experience preferred but not essential).
  • Experience of preparing UK statutory accounts, ideally converting from US GAAP numbers.
  • Functional knowledge of general accounting processes and US GAAP.
  • Strong understanding of UK GAAP and ability to prepare UK statutory accounts.
  • Understanding of internal control elements.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.

The Rewards

  • Highly competitive salary, dependent on experience and qualifications.
  • Pension.
  • Private medical insurance.

The Grafton Specialist Team is a dedicated division within Grafton Recruitment, focused on providing Permanent, Contract & Temporary staffing solutions across; Financial Services, Insurance, Construction, Engineering, Accountancy & Finance, Health & Safety, HR, IT, Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing and Procurement.

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