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General Ledger Accountant

Location:
Farnborough
Reference:
4044
Job Description

We are recruiting a General Ledger Accountant on a contract basis to join our team in Farnborough. 

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defence, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.

THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY

Reporting to the Regional Controller UK and Europe, this role will provide transitional general ledger accounting support for a 4-6 month period whilst the UK Accounting and Controlling team completes an internal re-organisation.

Duties will include:

  • Cash application for accounts receivable
  • Month end journal posting
  • Balance sheet reconciliation
  • Ledger conversion project – provide support where required on testing and migration activities
  • Intercompany accounting

PROFILE

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous month-end close and general ledger accounting experience
  • Experience working in a multinational or blue chip company environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and customers
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Accountancy qualification – mid-stage studier or higher (CIMA, ACCA or equivalent)

WHAT DO WE DO FOR YOU?

At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.

If you are interested in applying for this role please click the APPLY button below.

Our company headquarters is located in Reston, Virginia. Outside of the United States, we operate in 30 countries around the world with more than 2,000 employees in global locations. Our largest concentrations are in Australia and the United Kingdom where we continue to expand our local footprint.

 

 

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