General Ledger Accountant Ref: 14361

Plus Excellent Company Benefits Package

Excellent opportunity for a CIMA / ACCA / ACA or QBE Accountant to join an innovative and growing $9 billion global leader. The role will provide a broad range of experience and is an excellent opportunity for a motivated, ambitious individual, looking to further develop their career in finance.

Role Info:

General Ledger Accountant
Thornbury Leeds / Bradford Border, BD3
Competitive Salary
Plus Excellent Company Benefits Package

About the Company:

With over 115,000 customers across 100 countries, we are a leading $9 billion global distributor of speciality consumables, food ingredients and chemicals serving the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries.

The General Ledger Accountant Role:

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a General Ledger Accountant to join the Finance Shared Services (FSS) to further their development and career. Reporting to the General Ledger Manager, this role will perform the activities required to ensure a timely and accurate period-end reporting, maintain the integrity of the balance sheet, processing of journal entries, as well as support on ad hoc projects and the mentoring of junior staff.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

+ Monthly financial accounting for the FSS EMEA entities
+ Detailed variance analysis on the monthly financial reports
+ Preparation and approval of balance sheet reconciliations
+ Working closely with the FP&A, in country finance, operations and HR teams to ensure transactions are accurately reported
+ Year-end statutory and tax compliance
+ Key contact for internal and external auditors
+ Assist with maintaining SOX compliance
+ Other ad-hoc duties

We Are Looking For:

The successful applicant must be CIMA / ACCA / ACA qualified, or qualified by experience. You must be well organised and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to work independently, whilst displaying enthusiasm to assist other members of the GL team when required. Ambition and a proactive attitude are essential. Experience of SAP is preferred but not essential.

What we offer in return:

+ 33 days holiday
+ Holiday buy and sell scheme
+ Discretionary bonus scheme
+ Generous pension scheme
+ Death in service benefits
+ Discounted private healthcare
+ Discounts with 1,000+ retailers
+ Employee assistance programme
+ Employee share plan
+ Cycle to work scheme
+ Learning & development programmes
+ Career progression opportunities
+ Free onsite parking

We are a great team of people, a great place to work and offer all the benefits you’d expect from the world leader at what we do. Come and join us in a business with a global focus where your quality can make a real difference!

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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