Senior General Ledger Accountant

  • £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • Birmingham
  • Posted: 12/11/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 12345

Job Details

Sheridan Maine is recruiting for a General Ledger Accountant for a Multi-national group based in Birmingham. This opportunity offers the successful candidate the chance to establish a career within a hugely successful business.

The Company

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exciting business, who pride themselves on their modern offices and high-end service. With a proven track record of running successful contracts on a national scale, they have grown enourmously and now hold a substantial market share across the UK and Ireland.  

About the Role

This role provides a clear opportunity for you, as the Senior General Ledger Accountant, to manage and mentor a Team or General Ledger Accountants to report accurately on the company’s performance.

Reporting into the General Ledger Financial Controller, your duties will include but will not be limited to:

  • Completing all relevant month end financial close procedures including necessary accruals and prepayments activities
  • Preparing all necessary internal reporting required within Europe
  • Statutory accounting and corporation tax work
  • Controlling and preparing VAT, Intrastat and EC Sales List Reporting as well as submitting VAT Returns and related compliance
  • Supporting and involved with all audit work
  • Managing the fixed asset register and all relevant accounting by liaising with the accounts payable clerks and other business areas where require
  • Statutory/Corporate reconciliations and European consolidation
  • Preparing any necessary variance analysis for all the above
  • Supporting General Ledger Accountants within the team on a variety of tasks in order to meet the total needs of the finance department
  • Ensuring the development of new/efficient processes/procedures within the accounting team
  • Providing support and assistance to the Financial Controller on projects and ad-hoc tasks


The Ideal candidate will be:

  • Be qualified ACAM, ACA, ACCA
  • Oracle knowledge/experience an advantage.
  • Sound knowledge of general accounting and reporting processes
  • Effective resolution of complex reporting requirements
  • Highly numerate and methodical
  • Maintain efficient control under pressure to meet deadlines


What is on offer?


Coupled with a great salary and package is the opportunity to join a corporate business as the top of their game. The role offers such versatility that it will give you the opportunity to forge your career within a business who are dominating their market.

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