Accounts Manager (Accountancy / Finance)

Posted 24 January by JM&Co. Recruitment Ltd

Our client’s, a successful group of companies operating in niche on-brand design, asset procurement, project management and implementation, are seeking an Accounts Manager to join their management team. Responsible for the complete accounts / finance function, the successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience.

General Requirements:

  • Responsible for all accounts processing for group of companies;
  • An analytical approach to work;
  • Numeracy and sound technical skills;
  • Problem-solving skills and initiative;
  • Strong attention to detail and an investigative nature;
  • The ability to balance the demands of work with outside commitments;
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise;
  • The ability to work as part of a team and to build strong working relationships;
  • The ability to make rational decisions on behalf of the Directors;
  • The potential to lead and motivate others;
  • Commercial and business awareness;
  • Good communication skills;

Expected typical work activities

  • Providing and interpreting financial information strategic analysis;
  • Sage Line 50 input and management for companies;
  • Payroll and Pension;
  • Conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities;
  • Managing the company's financial accounting, in the preparation of accounts, monitoring and reporting systems;
  • Developing external relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. statutory organisations such as the Inland Revenue;
  • Producing accurate financial reports to specific deadlines to include Cognos reporting to Head Office on a monthly basis;
  • All accounts / payroll queries to be tabled at Director level only to maintain confidentiality;
  • To maintain employer personnel records including tracking any changes;
  • To keep and maintain the Company Mileage records for all Company Vehicles including keeping -up-to-date records of the Directors private mileage;

Management Reports:

  • Debtor/Credit, P & L Balance Sheets to be issued each week to the Directors;
  • Maintain all dates/records of dates for Insurances, M.O.T and Lease Agreements;

Post:

  • To open post and distribute, keeping records of all incoming and outgoing post.
  • Match invoicing with PO’s and track and manage any discrepancies

E-mails:

  • To be responsible for incoming e-mail accounts, distributing e-mails internally and keeping records and filing emails correctly.

Banking:

  • All incoming payments to be recorded on a daily basis.
  • Where cheques are received, these need to be banked asap

Other Duties:

  • As and when required in response to work commitments

Required skills

  • Management Accounts
  • Payroll
  • Month End Close
  • Year End Accounts
  • Sage Line 50

Reference: 34311031

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