The SD&A UK GL Accountant has responsibility for a range of general ledger related activities for the SD&A UK Ltd entity, covering monthend close, balance sheet control, VAT return support and payroll accounting support.
The role works closely other members of the Leidos UK accounting function, especially the Accounting Operations Lead, and reports into the Finance Director SD&A UK Ltd.
The role is designated as a non-office based position.
Monthend close activities
Prepare and post accruals, prepayments and adjustments for the SD&A UK Ltd entity
Review and sense-check the validity of the indirect (non-project specific) costs recorded for the period
Perform review of expensed capital GL codes and administer control to ensure correct GAAP treatment
Maintain the aged debt / bad debt working file – liaise with the credit controller and programme finance lead to ensure doubtful debt provisions correctly recorded
Capture and review programme asset postings, and maintain the balance sheet reconciliation
Support the Accounting Operations Lead with inventory and revenue monthend entries
Prepare the cashflow forecast for the SD&A UK Ltd entity
Support the Intercompany accountant and Accounting Operations Lead to reconcile the product related intercompany monthend position
Work with the controller team to prepare and post UK payroll entries for the period (including NHE entries)
Maintain the international payroll working files and post related journals
Support controller team with review of International payroll entries
Support Branch accountant with salary cost queries
Prepare / support preparation of related balance sheet reconciliations
VAT return support
Generate any required base reports to feed into the VAT returns for SD&A UK Ltd (core AR, AP and other related transaction reports)
Run weekly control checks on automated transactional reports under Making Tax Digital process for UK VAT return
Support outsourced providers in preparation of the non-UK VAT returns (providing base reports and transactional input)
Prepare the base Ireland VAT return for review by the Tax Manager
Review VAT returns with Tax Manager
Support the audit and stat accounts process for SD&A UK Ltd