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Senior Specialist Accounting - Revenue Accountant: L3 Harris

Manor Royal Business District
Crawley, West Sussex
Closing date
21 Feb 2023

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L3 Harris

Job Title:  Senior Specialist Accounting - Revenue Accountant

Job Code: IMS20221912-94858

Job Location:  UK – Crawley – West Sussex

Please note: All candidates who wish to apply for this vacancy must have the right to work in the UK in order to be considered.  


  • Auto Enrolment pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Group Income Protection, Private Health Care and Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts with cinemas, travel, major retailers, family days out and much more
  • Hybrid working opportunities
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Subsidised staff restaurant  

About the role:  

To ensure that the financial accounting ledgers are maintained to a high standard, enabling high quality financial reporting.  To assist the UK Controller and Financial Reporting Manager in establishing a strong financial control environment suitable to support the growth strategy of the business.  Ownership of revenue accounting and implementation of new revenue recognition process and controls.  The Revenue Accountant will be a key position in the Financial Control team.  Reporting directly to the Group Reporting Manager, the role will work closely with other members of the Financial Control Team, the Finance Operations Manager, Finance Business Partners and the transactional accounting team members (AP/AR).

 Day to day responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Month-end close of general ledgers
  • Ownership of revenue including actuals vs forecast
  • Actively playing a supporting role in the ongoing revenue recognition project and control environment
  • Review of P&L and balance sheet to ensure all correct postings included
  • Upload of monthly results to HFM
  • Completion of monthly SAP to HFM reconciliation
  • Completion of SOX controls as required by internal audit
  • Corporate reporting requests including quarterly balance sheet and P&L fluxes
  • Management of accruals, prepayments and other balance sheet accounts
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Posting of month end journals
  • Management of intercompany cross charges
  • Management of lease postings through Co-Star software
  • Assistance with HMRC matters – R&D tax credit, VAT, PAYE
  • Assistance with completion of annual statutory accounts and audit
  • Assistance with internal audits
  • Assistance with statutory and corporate tax submissions.
  • Completion of all National Statistics returns
  • Provision of holiday cover
  • Other ad-hoc tasks as required

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Exposure to UK GAAP and US GAAP
  • Experience within a revenue accounting/recognition role previously
  • Extensive systems experience including SAP and Hyperion HFM
  • Experience of working in a multicurrency environment
  • Proficient excel user
  • Experience of US working environment with tight reporting deadlines
  • Strong communication skills at all levels
  • Self-starter
  • Team player
  • Good attention to detail

ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified 


Manor Royal Business District is the biggest business park of the Gatwick Diamond area and one of the south east's premier mixed activity employment hubs.

Enviable location and connections

Situated at the heart of the Gatwick Diamond on the Sussex and Surrey county borders, just two miles from London Gatwick Airport, a major motorway junction (M23 Junctoion 10) and two mainline railway stations (Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges), Manor Royal is a popular choice for a diverse range of occupiers including a host of blue chip global brands.

Manor Royal in numbers

  • One of the biggest business parks in the South East.
  • Covers an area of 539 acres – that’s over 300 football pitches.
  • 700 properties
  • 500 businesses
  • 30,000 people

Manor Royal more than a number

Since the formation of the Manor Royal Business Group (MRBG), an association of Manor Royal based business and firms, being on Manor Royal means being part of something. You’re never just a number.

Manor Royal makes sense

Scale, diversity, location and great connectivity with a property offer to match means Manor Royal based firms are never far away from their suppliers, customers and a talented workforce.

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Manor Royal Business District
7 Magellan Terrace (Ground Floor)
Gatwick Road
West Sussex
RH10 9PJ
United Kingdom

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