Lead Accountant - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

Title: Lead Accountant

Location: GB-ENG-Leatherhead

Job Number: 1074484

Responsible For:

Performing advanced and moderately complex accounting activities related to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and the resultant managerial reports and financial statements, requiring a high degree of accuracy.

Responsible for reconciling and analysis of complex balance sheet accounts.

In addition, responsible for complete AR function actively seeks opportunities that will enhance the Company through increasing revenue, reducing costs, accurate budgeting and sustained focus on productivity. Attempts to maximize value through an understanding of operational costs, expenses and the impact of decisions on the bottom line.

Key Accountabilities:

To carry out month end activities to close out the period.

To produce flash results

To produce monthly management summary and management reports

To resolve the invoice resolution queues

To perform KART Balance Sheet reconciliations each month.

To prepare unbilled reports

To chase outstanding debts and ensure none over 60 days old working with Project Managers.

To raise monthly invoices to clients for the operations.

To help facilitate monthly financial reviews with operations.

To implement and monitor internal financial controls SOX/FCPA.

Regularly review cost against budget, actively seeking ways to save costs / areas to improve

Works within allocated budgets and resources

Regularly reviews processes which have a financial impact

Participates in the setting of forecasts and plans



Qualified or studying towards ACMA, ACA or ACCA with 3 to 7 years experience in an accounting environment.


At least 3 years experience in an accounting environment.

Ability to interact at all levels within local operation and Head Office up to Senior A&F Lead level.

Ability to step in for the immediate Supervisor as and when necessary.

Good IT skills with proficiency in Excel, Word and SAP financial system desirable.

Knowledge of US GAAP desirable

Ability to deal with vendors and clients.

Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Project Accounting Experience would be an advantage

Personal Qualities:

Good written and oral communications, including technical proficiency in financial and management accounting.

Team worker with good interpersonal skills and flexible approach.

Able to work on own initiative with little or no guidance from immediate Supervisor.

Proactive and action orientated.

Job: Accounting