At Charterhouse, we are currently working with an international trading client, whom are looking to recruit an entry level Accountant in to their regional accounting team.
About the role
This Accountant will take ownership across all areas of the accounts payable function, which includes VAT accounting and/or filing, whilst overseeing all areas of financial accounting, the closure of financial statements along with the monitoring of expense management and all payment cycles. The role shall also extend to the reconciliations across the general ledger whilst also managing any documentation processes across the systems and journals. In conjunction, the Accountant will have oversight of all cash flow management; to ensure accurate and timely payments in support of the accounting and reporting teams.
This role will also work very closely within areas of accounts finalisation and any settlements, linking to front office, whilst also delivering a strong and accurate MIS-based reporting capability; to support both cost controls, management reporting exercises and any financial analysis.
The client will look to recruit a professionally qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CPA) in to this position with a proven background across financial accounting and MIS related disciplines within a corporate and/or professional services environment. Candidates shall be well-versed within either ERP and/or accounting packages; to allow for a strong control and systems compliance background.
The successful applicant will also need a strong attention to detail, to work across complex transactions and reconciliations, whilst also being able to partner with the business to manage any commercial finance matters. As a final point, the client will also assess candidates whom can demonstrate advanced Excel-based skills, with an ability to develop and deliver strong reports and financial accounts.