Transaction Accountant

  • Job Reference: LAD51344
  • Date Posted: 28 August 2018
  • Recruiter: Walker Dendle Financial
  • Location: South West London
  • Salary: £35,000 to £38,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 10% Bonus, good benefits
  • Sector: Part Qualified
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Lisa Dendle
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 8408 9999

Job Description

 The Transactional Accountant will play a pivotal role in developing consistent best practice for General Ledger (GL), Accounts Payable (AP) and Accounts receivable (AR) processing across the finance function. Transactional teams are based in London, Europe & the US. The role will initially focus on supporting the Supply chain finance team before widening the scope to other finance processes.  


Processing AP and GL entries specific to the Supply chain function, the role will ensure all month end transactions and allocation of costs are accurate and complete 

  • Posting accruals and pre- payments
  • Reclassing costs to correct cost centres
  • Balance sheet reconciliations- accruals and prepayments
  • Liaising with PO raisers and AP to ensure all spend is covered by PO and following up open PO’s

    Establish standard ways of working for month end accruals utilising reporting from SAP

    Maintain accurate masterdata (vendor and customer data)- support AP and AR in reviewing the existing process and implementing improvements

     Support Group FC with the ongoing review of systems, controls and processes to ensure that the finance functions are fit for purpose in the short, mid, and long-term. This will involve working together with the Accounting projects and Systems accountants to test and implement changes to processing in SAP. 

     Ad hoc projects and tasks as requested

     Person Specification

  • Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level or higher, ideally in a Finance or Business related subject
  • AAT qualified or part qualified with relevant experience (at least 5 years)
  • ACCA part qualified with relevant experience (at least 5 years)


    Skills and experience

  • Significant previous GL, AP and AR accounting experience
  • ERP experience, SAP experience is desirable
  • Experience developing and implementing process improvements
  • French and German language skills are highly beneficial


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