General Ledger Accountant

Job Description:

Your team is based in our office in Harlow and in Milan. They are taking care of our business based in the Italy and across EMEA / US. You might expect a great atmosphere but also a lot of challenges, especially at the end of the month/ quarter/ year - but if you are already working as an Accountant, you probably know what we mean!

What You Will Be Doing at Arrow?

As a General Ledger Accountant, you will be involved in General Ledger controlling and reporting, compliance, tax, statutory, and multiple general accounting and reporting activities, along with a range of other financial reconciliation and control tasks as required within the team.
  • Control and manage the accuracy of General Ledger for the assigned Arrow companies.
  • Complete all relevant month-end financial close procedures including necessary accruals and prepayments activities.
  • Prepare and be responsible for all necessary internal reporting required within Europe and to US head office.
  • Facilities and restructuring accounting and control.
  • Carry out relevant Sarbanes Oxley controls.
  • Hedging and Revaluation.
  • Statutory accounting and corporation tax work.
  • Statutory/Corporate reconciliations and European consolidation.
  • Control and prepare VAT, Intrastat and Sales List Reporting, submission of Vat Returns and related compliance.
  • Support and be involved with all audit work.
  • Manage the fixed asset register and all relevant accounting, liaising with the accounts payable clerks and other business areas where required.
  • Prepare any necessary variance analysis for all the above.
  • Support other accountants within the team on a variety of tasks in order to meet the total needs of the finance department.
  • Involvement with developing new/efficient processes/procedures within the accounting team.
  • Provide support and assistance to the Accounting Manager on projects and ad-hoc tasks.
  • Manage other staff where appropriate.

What Are We Looking For?
  • You've got experience with ITALIAN VAT and TAX experience
  • You've got a very good knowledge of general accounting and reporting processes.
  • You've got fluent English language skills.
  • You've got experience with making an accrual, prepaid, UK/European VAT, balance sheet reconciliation.
  • You've got advanced Excel and data manipulation skills.
  • You are a results-driven person.
  • You can work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • You've got the ability to prioritize your tasks.

The Skills That Will Help You to Succeed Even More:
  • You've got Oracle knowledge.
  • You are part or fully qualified (CIMA, ACCA).
  • You know any other European language e.g. Italian, French, Spanish etc.

What is in it For You?
  • This is a full-time position.
  • Permanent contract

Please deliver CV in English.

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse working environment by providing equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons.

UK-Harlow, United Kingdom (Kao Park Hockham Way)

Time Type:
Full time

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General Ledger Accountant