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Head Office Accountant

Location: VAUXHALL, LONDON Salary: 35000.00 - 36000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 year ago Reference: 3096115
Our client is a well established organisation operating in the leisure industry.  They are currently looking to recruit a an experienced part-qualified Accountant for a key role in head office reporting.

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, the Head Office Accountant role is varied, to include the following areas of responsibility.

Management accounts preparation:
Raise monthly intercompany recharge Journals - ensuring the recharges account is cleared each month
Post intercompany recharge journals received from courses
Post monthly accruals/prepayments where necessary
Post depreciation Journal - ensure fixed asset registers agrees to TB
Review management accounts - ensure P&L totals agree to Exchequer
Prepare overheads schedules for key lines and costs with variances to budget
Update balance sheet reconciliations
Intercompany reconciliations - ensure all courses agree - investigate variances
Prepare management accounts and balance sheet reconciliations for monthly review with Group Management Accountant
Process any journals following review to finalise management accounts and update all schedules if necessary

Purchase Ledger:
Review creditors report
Review and authorise Head Office Payment Runs and Expenses Payments

Sales Ledger:
Review debtors report -
Maintain Sales Ledger Invoicing schedule
Report on outstanding debtors and status of payments

Review Bank reconciliations 

Prepare head office VAT returns 
Collate and prepare summary of group VAT returns for review by Group Management Accountant
Maintain own knowledge of key VAT treatments and issues
Stay abreast of, and implement changes relating to changes in VAT legislation

Prepare and distribute monthly reports

Prepare the head office budget for review
Assist group budget holders with any supporting information relating to budget submissions
Support the consolidation of the group reforecasts / budgets - when required
Prepare head office audit file
Help to provide relevant supporting schedules for external auditors and address any queries raised in a timely manner

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a group reporting role.  Experience of Exchequer accounting software would be beneficial and strong MS Excel skills are key for the role of Head Office Accountant.  

This is a key role within a small, friendly team environment in a successful, well established business.

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