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About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to come on board with GP Strategies team, as we are currently seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic GL (General Ledger) Accountant to join our Accounts team in Stockport, Greater Manchester on a Permanent basis . You will play a key role in the teams expansion  helping them successfully reach their course requirements. You will ensure that all procedures and control policies are completed accurately and with the deadlines set out by the companies’ policies and procedures.


What will you do?


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Assist with coding of facility Invoices and upload Journals to Oracle.

Maintain facility cost management system in accordance with policy and guidelines.

Review and upload journals in to Oracle.

Maintain recurring journals for prepayment and accruals and review any variances.

Maintain and reconcile Fixed Asset Registers with in Oracle.

Maintain general ledger account analysis and journal corrections and prepare upload journals.

Completion of balance sheet schedules.

Assist in the preparation of yearend accounting files and tax packs.

Complete Intercompany account reconciliations and investigate any variances.

Assist in reconciling Company Credit Card’s.

Assist with questions from upper Management.

Assist with audit questions during quarterly reviews by US auditors and annual audits by in-country auditors.

Review and revise standard procedures where appropriate to ensure efficiency and compliance with Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX).

Provide backup assistance to Accounting staff when necessary.

Consolidation of European work in to EMEA hub.

To participate in the staff development programme within the framework of IIP and within the agreed individual staff development plan.

To ensure that the Equal Opportunity, Health and Safety and Quality Policies are adhered to within your area of responsibility and that any non-compliance is reported to your Manager.

To communicate with internal and external agencies, staff, customers, management and peers in a manner appropriate to your position at all times.

To ensure that the corporate values of the Company are actively promoted and implemented at all times.

To act in accordance with your confidentiality agreement with the company at all times

To follow policies and procedures

To support a culture that supports teamwork and discourages divisiveness at all organisational levels.


This description is an outline of the main duties and responsibilities of the designated role but other duties may be assigned from time to time as the situation requires.


Do you have the following skills?


Skilled in Accountancy to AAT level 4, or combined with accounting expertise and a completed an accountancy degree (CIMA or ACCA would be desirable)

Excel/spreadsheets expertise to an advanced, combined with good Microsoft office skills

IT literate

If working in an accounts team  or department  or payroll  or cash , cash ledger or AP , bookkeeping – all a bonus

Skilled in debits and credits

Possess a degree, Higher Education Qualification in Accountancy or significant industry expertise

First-hand expertise of working within an accounts department

Effective time management due to high volume of workloads

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Have a desire to learn and take on additional work once the successful individual is confident/competent

Committed to self-study ( the company will fund applicable accountancy qualifications)

Punctual and reliable


Company Description
GP Strategies Training Limited is one of the UK’s top 10 providers of apprenticeship training having delivered to over 7,000 learners at over 1,800 employer sites in 2016.
GP Strategies Limited (GPSL) is a subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX), a global performance improvement company. GPSL supports organisations in improving their ability to service their customers’ needs through innovative and creative training interventions, consulting, and business improvement solutions

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