Accounting Specialist

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Food, Drink & Tobacco
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

I am currently recruiting for an Accounting Specialist to join a major FMCG company.

Working from home

£175 per day

5 month contract with possibility to extend

Full time

The Role:

Financial Operations for Petcare D2C units in Europe:

  • Perform Procure-to-Pay activities (PtP), such as receiving, registering and processing invoices, creating payment proposal and uploading into bank system, reconciling bank statement with Accounts Payable (AP) accounts, performing AP General Ledger vs. Subledger reconciliation.

  • Perform Order-to-Cash activities (OtC), such as uploading Payment Service Provider (PSP) settlement file and performing invoice with payment reconciliation, reconciling bank statement with Accounts Receivable (AR) accounts, performing AR General Ledger vs. Subledger reconciliation.

  • Accounting in D2C Europe ERP system:

  • Perform Record-to-Report (RtR) activities, such as creating manual journal entries, posting inventory adjustment, updating product standard cost, performing balance sheet reconciliations (including Issue research and resolution), managing system exchange rates, forecasting cash and initiating funding.

  • RTR activities also include performing period-close activities, such as accrual postings, reconciliations, VAT reporting; to comply with accounting policies, US GAAP, and local/regulatory requirements. Periodic production of profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow statements, uploading into reporting systems, and verifying accuracy of financials.

  • Perform Fixed Asset Accounting.


  • Business School Graduate (Bachelor), preferably finance or accounting related.

  • Professional finance qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) preferred.

  • Proven experience in accounting.

  • Accounting, Financial Control, Financial Processes, Tax and Treasury Management

  • Evident experience of responsibility in accounting and financial control and tax and treasury management.

  • Self-driven, highly motivated, and comfortable interacting at various levels of an organization.

  • Curiosity and passion for digital, consumer-oriented businesses and/or startups

  • Experience in direct-to-consumer and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) desirable.

  • Strong Excel skills.

  • Good communication skills both oral and written.

  • Language skills: English is a must, other European languages useful

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Please apply with your CV to: Jade Dunn