GL Accountant 52 Consolidation
Arrow Systems Integration, Inc.
Harlow
2d ago

Job Description : Job Title

Job Title

Accountant (Centre of Accounting)

Channel

UK FINANCE ACCOUNTING SSC

Reporting to :

Senior Accounting Manager

Main Purpose of the role

To work within the Accounting team working to deliver the necessary accounting and reporting requirements expected within a large complex organisation.

The role will be involved in General Ledger controlling and reporting, compliance, consolidation and multiple general accounting and reporting activities, along with a range of other financial reconciliation and control tasks as required within the team.

Key Tasks / responsibilities :

All tasks to be carried out in a Total Quality manner, consistent with the Company culture.

The job role would include as a guide the following items

  • Perform relevant consolidation activities for the EMEA Accounting & Reporting Team.
  • Design and own reconciliations to support reporting and analysis activities for the European Accounting Team.
  • Control and manage the accuracy of the General Ledger for the assigned Arrow group.
  • Complete all relevant month end financial close procedures including necessary consolidation work.
  • Prepare and be responsible for all necessary internal reporting required within Europe and to US head office for the range of activities within this role.
  • Carry out relevant Sarbanes Oxley controls.
  • Statutory / Corporate reconciliations and European consolidation
  • Support and be involved with audit work.
  • Prepare any necessary variance analysis for all of the above.
  • Support other accountants within the team on a variety of tasks in order to meet the total needs of the finance department.
  • Involvement with developing new / efficient processes / procedures within the accounting team.
  • Provide support and assistance to the Accounting Manager on projects and ad-hoc tasks.
  • Liaison with other European and Global Departments on processes, controls and deliverables.
  • Key Skills

  • Good knowledge of accounting, preferably fully qualified (CIMA, ACCA)
  • High level usage of Excel and data manipulation
  • Foreign Language optional
  • Dedications and commitment to achieve results and deadlines.
  • Oracle knowledge / experience an advantage
  • Key Interfaces

  • Interface with other finance department, other Arrow companies, Europe and Corporate headquarters and all necessary external parties such as Auditors and Tax Advisors.
  • Measurable Performance Standards

  • Accuracy of work
  • Meeting deadlines
  • Deliver and maintain suitable and efficient solutions
  • Team working within the accounting team and wider finance departments.
  • Critical Competencies

  • 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
  • Good communication skills
  • Time management and prioritisation skills
  • Experience

  • Range of Accounting Work
  • Strong Excel, Finance system and data manipulation skills
  • Management information systems
  • Recognised part or full accountancy qualification
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