Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £40,000.00 - £55,000.00 gross per year
  • Watford


Square Mile Partners are currently recruiting for an Intercompany Accountant, on a permanent basis, on behalf of a key client of ours based in the Watford area.

The opportunity:

This role is responsible for ensuring Intercompany Transactions within the Shared Services Center are captured and reported accurately and timely in the company’s financial statements in accordance to US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

Duties Include:

- Updating and maintaining Intercompany accounts for US GAAP & Statutory reporting
- Timely and accurate monthly balance sheet account reconciliations as per template used by the FSSC
- Timely analysis, identification, communication and resolution of balance sheet account reconciliation issues
- Prepares journal entries to general ledger
- Prepares intercompany sales statements
- Prepares intercompany balance statements and confirms balances with non-SAP trading partners
- Issues Advices of Entry, AOEs (non-production cross charges)
- Assures documents being processed are included in the appropriate accounting period
- Analyzes and verifies internal consistency, completeness, and arithmetic accuracy of accounting documents
- Analyzes and researches and corrects issues related to accounting
- Communicates issues with errors, procedure violations and discrepancies with all levels of management
- Ensures intercompany documents (invoices, AOEs, allocations) are properly settled (via In-House Cash functionality)
- Assists when monthly reporting to Corporate (M’s and Q’s) as per policies and procedures are submitted
- Ensures HFM out of balances are timely solved (both covering own markets or at request of manager other EMEA markets)
- Updates and maintains month-end/quarter-end/year-end closing schedules
- Processes accruals during month-end close
- Assists in preparation of QVRs (quarterly variances reporting)
- Performs internal control reviews for assigned control objectives required by section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley
- Supports internal and external audit requests - before, during and after - as well as the completion of audit-required analyses.
- Answers auditing questions and resolves auditing issues.
- Ensures compliance with applicable Corporate Policies and Procedures

Key requirements:

- Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required
- A relevant qualification or accreditation with a professional body or proven sustained progress to obtain one
- Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills for interacting with individual team contributors, business partners and senior management
- Previous experience and or knowledge of internal controls and US GAAP accounting required
- Analytical and problem solving background
- Experience in process and project management skills
- Innovative and able to think both analytically and conceptually
- Experience with SAP
- Experience in Intercompany, General Ledger or Treasury accounting for a large US Multinational company with a high volume, performance driven environment
- Experience identifying and investigating discrepancies in accounting records
- General ledger accounting experience including accountant analyses and expense analysis


- Great Bonus structure
- Pension contribution
- Free Parking on site
- Healthcare contributions
- Flexible working
- 25 days holiday

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  • accounting
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