GENERAL LEDGER ACCOUNTANT - READING - £40,000


As a General Ledger Accountant you will be a commercially focused individual with the ability to partner and establish relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. Communication and the ability to build rapport across the entire organisation will be key as the group continues to grow and expand into new markets and locations. Attention to detail and a positive outlook will be essential in order to succeed in a dynamic environment.
Part Qualified, ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent (or working towards)
  • Experience of working in a multi-entity, multi-currency environment
  • Ability to establish and develop relationships with individuals located in overseas jurisdictions 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Strong Excel skills 
  • Ideally working experience in Oracle NetSuite 
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken 
  • Personality with a strong sense of work commitment who should be able to handle – in fact, really enjoy! - a fast-paced and dynamic environment 
  • Responsible for the majority of the day-to-day accounting entries associated to a number of the group’s subsidiaries based across Europe and Asia-Pacific
  • Activities to include: - Maintenance of accurate accounting records in accordance with accounting policies, including the calculation and processing of accruals and prepayments - Support the month end close process - Preparation of monthly balance sheet and bank account reconciliations - Preparation of financial statements and other key month- and year-end reporting deliverables - Assist with the production and continuing development of management information 
  • Assist in the development and help to establish processes and protocols across the International Finance Function, identify improvements and opportunities for efficiencies 
  • Work with the International Controller and Finance Manager EMEA to assist in the transformation of the International Finance Function 
  • Assist in the implementation of the new group wide ERP system