General Ledger Associate (Finance, Accounts, Accounting) BLUG4542
General Ledger Associate (Finance, Accounts, Accounting) BLUG4542 Salford Quays, Manchester Competitive Salary plus Benefits Our client is the international tobacco business of Japan, the world�s third largest industry player, with a global market share of 11% and market capitalisation of approximately USD 32 billion. They are currently looking to recruit for a General Ledger Associate to join them to assist the General Ledger Team Lead with the delivery of a quality and timely closing of each period end in accordance with IFRS requirements. This is a fixed term contract initially for 12 months with a view to going permanent. Within the role you will process accounting entries, performing quality financial closing for each entity and delivering accurate reporting in accordance with deadlines; ensuring quality control checks are completed, verified and actioned where necessary. Ensuring all JSOX controls within your remit are accurately executed and evidenced in strict timings, you must assist with ad hoc duties including audit queries and profit centre and cost centre maintenance. You will also be involved in data check activities relating to the Group Consolidation close ensuring that it is IFRS compliant whilst continuously looking for improvements in processes to assist the quality of the period end close. Candidates for this role will ideally be studying towards an accounting qualification and have some experience of working within a financial accounting role. A competent Excel user (SAP experience would also be beneficial); you will be highly analytical and able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. You must approach your work with confidence and enthusiasm and have a good understanding of the importance of accurate and consistent financial data. This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.
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