Senior Accountant - Central London

Location:
England - London only
Position:
Finance / Analysis / Research
Salary:
Competitive salary and benefits
Vacancy Type:
Contract
Job Description
Opportunity to work for a leading shipping company at their busy office in London. Reporting directly into the Global Head of Finance and working across a diverse range of accountancy activities.

As Senior Accountant, your key responsibilities will include:

Oversee the general ledger activity for assigned accounts across various legal entities
Prepare and post required journals, including payroll journals
Perform monthly bank reconciliations and prepare monthly schedules
Monitor bank activity and coordinate with treasury funding requirements 
Accounts payable sub ledger and general ledger reconciliation
Lead intercompany transactions/balance reconciliation
Assist in internal audit queries and statutory audit requirements
Prepare information and complete surveys and returns to government agencies
Ensure that all internal control processes are complied with
Other duties and projects as required

Ideally successful candidates should have a minimum of 5 - 10 years experience of general accountancy responsibilities and relevant finance and accounting qualifications. In addition you must possess the following:

Strong balance sheet reconciliation skills
Proficient user of Excel and strong analytical skills
Knowledge of Oracle and SAP or similar alternatives
Knowledge awareness of payroll principles

All applicants must already live within a reasonable commute of London and possess existing and unrestricted UK working entitlement.