General Ledger Team Manager

39000.00 - 39000.00 GBP Annual + GBP39000/annum
05 Sep 2017
03 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Job Designation:

The Accounting Supervisor oversees and supervises the daily activities of the Financial and Accounting team. Prepares records, analyzes and reports accounting transactions, while ensuring the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accounting policies and principles.

Job Core Responsibilities:

• Oversees the daily activities of the Financial and Accounting team and reviews accounting documents for compliance with accounting principles and government accounting rules
• Performs general accounting activities, including the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of ledger accounts and financial statements, such as balance sheets, profit-and-loss statements and capital expenditure schedules
• Reviews designs, evaluates, and implements complex accounting programs
• Oversees and evaluates, analyzes reports and / or corrects multiplicity accounting fluctuations to ensure proper decision making
• Implements strategies aimed at accomplishing department objectives while aligning with company's goals
• Researches industry trends and drafts accounting procedures
• Leads and directs work for team of employees as defined by business needs
• Manages staff selection, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations
• Other responsibilities as assigned
• Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance

Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary.

Customer service responsibilities:

• Continually enhance reputation for excellent customer service both internally and externally
• Maintain good working relationship with the internal customers / site and SBUs
• Maintain good working relationships with other FSSC teams
• Ensure service is delivered in line with agreed controls and procedures
• Ensure service is delivered in accordance with the Service Level Agreement
• Identify, analyse and resolve performance issues
• Support process and system improvement projects by leveraging team resources to deliver regional / global projects
• Liaise with internal Strategic Business Units (SBUs) to clear mismatches and other discrepancies. Escalate change management issues which impact performance

Job Specifications:

• Education: Post-Secondary Degree in Accounting or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectation
• Experience: Previous relevant experience


• Thorough understanding of standard accounting concepts, practices and procedures
• Knowledge of accounting, financial reporting and financial analysis acquired through related work experience in increasingly complex roles
• Ability to plan and direct technical efforts to meet team targets
• Strong analytical and independent problem solving skills to evaluate financial results, projections and data mining
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to explain complex information to others in straightforward situations; excellent interpersonal skills to drive task to completion
• Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and database management tools.

FRS strives to be an equal opportunities employer, and is committed to treating all applicants alike. FRS does not treat any individual on grounds of sex, age, colour, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or membership or non-membership of a trade union, less favourably than others. All vacancies advertised are open to all ages