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General Ledger Accountant

  • Job reference: 927961
  • Location: Grangemouth, Falkirk
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Finance, Financial Accountant
  • Date posted: 30/09/2019

Our client is a manufacturing company in Grangemouth area currently seeking a General Ledger Accountant to join their Finance team.

The main duties and responsibilities include:

  • General Ledger accounting and Tax compliance
  • Prepare and post journals
  • Maintain accruals and prepayments
  • Maintain revenue schedules, Commissions earned / paid
  • Analysis for review of GL accounts
  • Preparation of VAT returns and Government statistical returns
  • Capitalise Fixed Assets
  • Assisting Accounting Referent in the preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Records the accruals for goods and services at the monthly closing date;
  • Manages all the accruals, keeping the archive of the supporting documentation at the administrative offices;
  • Verifies the accounting adjustments for IFRS and manages the reconciliation between IFRS and local GAAP;
  • Capitalisation of fixed assets and the maintenance of the Fixed Asset register
  • Prepares the Intrastat and IntraEU forms and the Government statistical returns;
  • Ensuring that major control accounts agree to underlying transactions
  • Supports external auditors and tax authorities during audits

You should be studying towards a formal qualification or educated to HNC/HND Accounting or Degree.

SAP and IFRS knowledge would be preferred

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