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Senior General Ledger Accountant

Posted 20 February by Integris Easy Apply Ended

Global US Organisation urgently requires a Senior General Ledger Accountant to join their business on a temporary assignment. Duties of the Senior General Ledger Accountant include:

· Taking ownership and management of the fixed asset process including the additions, depreciation, updating and retirement of assets
· Perform depreciation flux analysis on a monthly basis
· Assist Line Manager in monthly sub ledger close process including reviewing peers work
· Assist Line Manager in preparation and reviewing FA roll-forward files
· Review journals prepared for intercompany recharges and GL journals for Opex related costs or clearing of accounting retirement balances
· Identify and document process improvements within the Fixed Assets cycles
· Track the compilation of project costs into fixed asset accounts, and close out those accounts once the related projects have been completed.
· Assist in project closure processes and capitalization reviews
· Reconcile balances in the fixed asset subsidiary ledger and all accrual/adjustment entries to the general ledger, including intangibles
· Perform Periodic Mass Copy of transactions from Corp Book to Tax Books
· Take ownership of Tax Books, including reviewing reconciliation of differences between Tax Books and Corp Books, and agreeing the Tax Books to the GL Secondary Ledger
· Prepare Schedule III analysis and ensure the integrity of the detailed schedule of fixed assets and accumulated depreciation.
· Attend to any fixed asset related enquiries from Business Partners
· Assist EMEA operations and country teams in fixed asset identification and categorization
· Calculate asset retirement obligations for those fixed assets to which AROs are applicable.
· Calculate capitalized interest on significant projects in alignment with FASB ASC 360-10-30
· Prepare fixed asset audit schedules and other external disclosure notes and commentary
· Assist in internal and external audit inquiries
· Conduct analyses related to fixed assets as requested by management
· Any other ad-hoc FA requests as indicated by line manager

· Extensive experience in GL
· BS or BA degree in Accounting, or similar qualification. CPA/ACA preferred
· Detail-orientated, with excellent analytical and organization skills
· Good communication (verbal and written) skills
· Good interpersonal skills
· Detailed knowledge of Oracle FA and GL
· Strong GAAP knowledge required
· Month-end close experience
· Ability to function as a team player
· Self-starter who thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
· Detailed knowledge of full cycle fixed asset accounting (Capitalized interest, percentage of completion, Asset Retirement Obligation, depreciation and amortization useful life analysis)
· Proactively seeks out process improvement; continuously making recommendations for improvement and implementing agreed upon changes
· Understanding SOX compliance

· Extensive experience within a big public company
· Knowledge of Hyperion

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