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Accountant - 6 months FTC based in Livingston/Reading

Company: Quintiles
Location: Livingston
Reference: 1626059
Closing Date: 09 Apr 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Negotiable
Benefits:

Job Summary:

Accountant – (Grade 30)   Role summary   ·       Maintain general ledger; prepare monthly journal entries and compile all source documentation related to financial reporting. ·       Ensure all financial and accounting records are thoroughly maintained and complete in preparation for independent audits. ·       Perform P&L and balance sheet as required. ·       Perform other duties as required. ...

Requirements:

Accountant – (Grade 30)

 

Role summary

 

·       Maintain general ledger; prepare monthly journal entries and compile all source documentation related to financial reporting.

·       Ensure all financial and accounting records are thoroughly maintained and complete in preparation for independent audits.

·       Perform P&L and balance sheet as required.

·       Perform other duties as required.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Support month end process and reconciliations within deadlines and instructions.

·       Ensure that accounting records are thoroughly maintained in preparation for month end and independent audits.

·       Prepare and research coding for Accounts Payable transactions to ensure they are properly accounted for.

·       Where applicable, ensure appropriate communication with all business partners and support business partners in financial decisions, if required.

·       Provide recommendations to improve existing processes and financial systems and suggest alternatives where appropriate.

·       Maintain a solid working knowledge of technical accounting skills.

·       Participate in or manage Finance related projects as needed.

·       Manage timely completion of detailed accounts reconciliation and follow-up/resolving open items for specified tasks.

·       May develop, implement and/or maintain one or more accounting modules (A/R,A/P, Fixed Assets, General Ledger).

·       May determine methods and procedures on new assignments and provide guidance to more junior colleagues.

·       May assume overall responsibility for small size legal entity or regional tasks.

·       Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

·       Preferably with German and French language skills

·       Preferably with knowledge of PeopleSoft Finance modules.

·       Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

·       Technical accounting skills.

·       Good analytical and numeracy skills.

·       Ability to identify financial issues and execute mitigating actions.

·       Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple work requirements to meet deadlines.

·       Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

·        

·       Bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ experience in accounting; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

·       Part qualified Accountant

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

·       Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech.

·       Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers.

·       Regular sitting for extended periods of time.

·       May require occasional travel.

 REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

·       Preferably with German and French language skills

·       Preferably with knowledge of PeopleSoft Finance modules.

·       Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

·       Technical accounting skills.

·       Good analytical and numeracy skills.

·       Ability to identify financial issues and execute mitigating actions.

·       Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple work requirements to meet deadlines.

·       Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients.

 

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