Chief Accountant

Posted 30 March by APOINTE LIMITED
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Apointe is working with a multi-million turnover company who are looking to hire their first full time senior accountant to manage a small team and introduce the levels of controls and technology required for the current and future business scale.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform financial analysis and reporting to management as needed.
  • Perform month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Coordinate with finance team to complete assigned accounting tasks within deadlines.
  • Evaluate and implement a computerized accounting system and associated policies and procedures.
  • Generate financial reports and statements to Managers for review.
  • Analyse financial discrepancies and recommend effective resolutions.
  • Produce an annual budget and monthly forecast in association with stakeholders and report on variances.
  • Respond to accounting inquiries from management in a timely fashion.
  • Provide guidance to other Accountants when needed.
  • Work with external accountants in auditing and statutory activities by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentation.
  • Monitor and record financial transactions according to company policies and regulations.
  • Manage the Balance Sheet ensuring required level of liquidity and cashflow through effective account payable and credit control.
  • Set objectives and performance manage staff.
  • Run monthly payroll.
  • Oversee VAT and Tax Returns

REPORTING TO:

  • CEO and Group CFO

QUALIFICATION:

  • ACA, ACMA, ACCA qualified with at least 5 years PQE in a similar role

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience of working in a SME with a "sleeves rolled up" attitude
  • Experience of having implemented an accounting system and optimized processes
  • Demonstrably strong financial accounting and tax management skills
  • Building / transport industry experience preferred but not essential

SALARY

  • £65k

Reference: 42366534

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