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Financial Accountant

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Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Req. ID

    R3150

  • Organization

    Life Science

  • Job Category

    Accounting/Finance

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Job Location

    Northbank, Irlam
    Manchester, Manchester M44 5AY
    UK

Overview

Responsible for accounting in the general ledger, provision of financial information, implementing and maintenance of controls for Brooks Automation

Responsibilities

  • Post entries to the general ledger.
  • Accounting for Genewiz European companies. 
  • Help lead the new debtor’s ledger department and set this department up. 
  • Answer queries on accounts payable. 
  • Complete month end accounts and reconciliations. 
  • Answer queries on financial accounting.
  • Report numbers to the shareholder on time and in line with policy.
  • Assist with the implementation of projects.  
  • Provide support in the area of accounts payable. 
  • Ensure compliance in SOX and other controls in the Finance department and across the business. 
  • Provide a clear audit trail of all journals and movements between accounts.
  • Answer queries satisfactorily and in a timely manner raised by the external auditors.
  • Checking customer invoices and making corrections where necessary
  • Issuing Invoices to customers
  • Generating top-up invoices when customers have exhausted prepayment
  • Managing prepaid accounts/opening new accounts
  • Keeping track of activity on accounts and maintaining balances.
  • Credit control - generating aged debt lists and requesting payment

Skills required:

  • Experienced in drawing up all accounts of the nominal ledger for an entire company. 
  • Qualified Accountant. 
  • Experience in ERP systems
  • Experience in implementing a new enterprise resource planning system.
  • Experience in Fixed assets. 
  • Experience in reporting under UK and US GAAP.
  • Experience in integrating processes. 
  • Oracle and or SAP experience
  • Proficient excel knowledge.  
  • Language skills in German and French are desirable but not required.

JOB LOCATION

Northbank, Irlam
Manchester, Manchester  M44 5AY

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