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Senior Accountant - Temporary

  • Job type: Job Type: Temporary
  • Job reference: : Job Reference: ET-SA-SC
  • Location: Location: Scotland, Edinburgh
  • Sector: Sector: Finance, Finance & Accounting, Utilities
  • Salary: Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: Date Posted: 01/08/2016
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Senior Accountant - Temporary Contract


£28.00 Per Hour

Spencer Ogden is working alongside a market leading and internationally recognised Engineering company in the recruitment of a Senior Accountant. This role is based in Edinburgh and requires somebody who can start at short notice or immediately.

My client is looking to recruit an experienced Senior Accountant on an initial temporary basis for 6 months. You will be reporting into the Financial Director with the ultimate aim of the role being to provide excellent Accountancy knowledge.

This vacancy would suit an experienced accountant who is looking for a challenging and varied role within a highly reputable and progressing organisation.

The responsibilities will include executing accounting activities regarding engineering projects and ensuring that all accounting transactions are performed in accordance with US¬GAAP and local statutory accounting principles.

Responsibilities include:

*Ensure accuracy of accounting records on site finance system inclusive of the sub ledger accounts and General Ledger Balances.
*Ensure all Balance Sheet accounts are reconciled on a monthly basis
*Ensure a regular review of all elements of Inventory to include a review of aged Work in progress
*Regular monitoring of repair projects
*Process Invoicing received from vendors and intercompany trading partners. Ensure positive communications are maintained.
*Relating GL accounts reconciliations
*Support the monthly and annual closing process
*Review and calculate Bad debts Reserve and customer related reserves (VDR)
*Preparing A/R and unbilled reports

The successful candidate should have/be able to:

*POC Accounting experience in an engineering products Business
*Process and Results Orientated
*Initiative, positive attitude, self-starter, get ¬things ¬done attitude

*Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or equivalent experience.
*Computer Skills : Proficient in ERP systems and Microsoft Office Products
*English Language skills both oral and written required.

Due to the anticipated high volume of applicants, please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

For more information about this role please contact our Manchester office