Parkside Recruitment
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Billings Accountant

A leading Commercial Company based in West London are currently recruiting for a Billings Accountant on an interim basis.

Your general responsibilities include handling all aspects of the general ledger, including daily operational transactions, journal entries, reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts, month end closing, and compliance with company policies and operations.


Key Responsibilities include:



  • Ensure proper processing of daily transactions in the general ledger

  • Assist department managers with ensuring all purchase requisitions are reviewed for policy compliance and general ledger coding prior to entry into the accounting system

  • Responsible for timely completion of balance sheet reconciliations for US, Canada and Bermuda in accordance with closing schedule on a monthly basis

  • Responsible for preparation of lead schedules for month-end review

  • Responsible for assisting and ensuring the timely completion of all cash reconciliations at the end of each month

  • Responsible for month end accruals into general ledger on a monthly basis

  • Work with the Tax Department to provide information and guidance for sales tax accruals and payments

  • Assist with analytical review of period results

  • Maintain highest level of user proficiency of JDE accounting system

  • Assist other team members with system or policy issues

  • Assist with requests from internal and external auditors

  • Assist with informational requests from Tax Department

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with Sarbanes Oxley key controls in areas of responsibility

  • Ensure adherence to company policies and procedures

  • Must meet monthly, quarterly and annual closing deadlines

  • Assist with other special projects as needed


Person Specification:



  • Good knowledge of GAAP, EMEA, and SOX recent and current

  • Previous experience of working with in an EMEA, US and working in a corporate international company

  • Part Qualified or Finalist ACCA / CIMA or equivalent in Europe (AAT with strong work history will be considered)

  • 5+ years experience in billing department

  • Desire to continually increase the use of technology to enhance order processing, billing efficiency and accuracy

  • Experience in multinational billing operations must be complemented by a good understanding of how billing works

  • Basic understanding of revenue recognition principles

  • Detail oriented and strong documentation skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently

  • Strong communication skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Strong team player

  • Ability to adapt to a fast paced environment

  • Experience working in a multi-company & multi-currency environment required

  • Appropriate handling of confidential information

  • Required Computer skills: proficiency in MS Excel, Word and Accounting Software packages such as JD Edwards

  • European language skills (French, Spanish, German or Italian) would be an advantage but not essential


If this role is of interest please apply online or contact Debbie Webb or Jigna Mannell-Patel directly if previously registered with Parkside Recruitment on: 01895 202 360 / 01895 255 007 or email or jigna.mannell-




Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.