Accountant /Book-Keeper at City based Global Engineering Consultancy (18 to 25K)

Bank, City Of London
Contract type
1119 days ago


Job Description:

Day to day maintenance of multicurrency purchase, sales & cash ledgers, including posting of invoices/cash & bank reconciliations, using Excel spread sheets & Sage 50 Accounts package, with Job Costing.

Liaising with our offices in London, Dubai & Singapore & Mumbai to ensure all paperwork is received & that all queries are resolved.

Monitoring invoices, payments & receipts & reconciling where necessary. Reconciling cross-currency transactions.

Setting up payments using internet banking.

Processing expenses, petty cash returns & salary schedules.

Reconciling intercompany accounts & raising intercompany recharge invoices.

Production of a regular debtors report by office.

Production of month end accruals & prepayments, asset register, other month end reconciliations & reports as required.

Production of monthly consolidated management accounts.

Quarterly VAT returns - Submit VAT return via the Government Gateway.

Liaise with Payroll Bureau

Cashbook (Daily):
Log onto bank & print off the various statements with current transactions Update cashbook Payments as requested.
Set up payments on the bank & get two signatories to authorise & send the payment from the bank.
Download bank remittances from the bank once payments are authorised as requested & forward to the relevant personnel.

Sales Ledger:
Receive invoices raised in the month for London, Spares & Dubai projects.
Update the invoice register. Notify the offices if any invoices are missing or if any numbers have been duplicated.
Check the invoices against the monthly P&L (Control schedule) to ensure they correspond with Project number, currency & value. Post onto Sage.

Purchase Ledger:
Code invoices: include supplier account number, project number & nominal coding. Post onto Sage.
Process expenses claims - code to project or overheads as advised
Post the cashbook transactions onto Sage & allocate accordingly.
Run Reports from Crystal to ensure Job Costing reconciles with Sage postings.

Monthend tasks:
Check all invoices/cash has been posted onto Sage Update salary schedules Produce Debtors report USD Update Income sheet from P&L's /Job costing Accruals/Prepayments Asset Register/Depreciation Journal Raise intercompany recharge invoices UK/SPR Draft P&L GBP (Sage) Amend exchange rates (Sage) Revalue debtors/creditors/bank (Sage) Check TB (Sage) with schedules Final P&L (Sage) Print Debtors (Sage) Print Creditors (sage) Balance Sheet Close Off Sage Save Sage reports as PDF files.

Any ad hoc tasks as required

Strong computer literacy (Microsoft office)
IT & strong analytical skills,
Understanding of UK accounting & tax laws
Proficient in Advanced Excel
Knowledge of an accounting package / Sage 50
Minimum 2 yearsÂ’ experience.
Hebrew or German language skills (NOT ESSENTIAL)
Part-qualified or are studying towards an accounting qualification

Due to the large number of responses only successful candidates will be contacted.

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