Company Accountant

Posted 7 March by Ash Consulting

Company Accountant

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Salary - Relevant to experience and qualifications

Ash Consulting are working with a well-established growing SME client from the business services sector who seek to appoint a key staff member to a newly created role specialising within day to day operational accounting and financial reporting. The appointee will undertake a varied range of activities in order to facilitate the smooth running of the finance office and ensure an effective liaison with a small management team.

The Role

Reporting to the Managing Director and liaising closely with a third party accounting firm, this is a varied and hands on role and will provide the post holder with a large degree of autonomy. The appointee will oversee the day to day running of the finance function, with responsibility for a small support team and providing directional support to the business. Involved in all transactional processing, cash flow monitoring, payroll, month end accounting, budgeting processing and quarterly VAT returns, alongside year-end statutory accounts production, you will have full control over all financial reporting. You will need to be technically strong with a full understanding of end to end accounts. Experience using Sage is essential.

The Candidate

This role would suit an experienced and qualified/part qualified Accountant (AAT/QBE) with prior experience in a similar rounded role as either company accountant or finance manager capacity. The successful role holder will have strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload to deliver results within timescales. Experience within an SME/Medium sized ( c£5 million turnover) environment would helpful. You will be keen to make suggestions and contribute towards continuous improvement initiatives, enthusiastic in your approach and interested in streamlining processes and making efficiencies.

The client is ideally looking for someone who is available at short notice to commence a new role.

Please forward your CV and cover letter, outlining relevant experience and current/anticipated salary via the link

Required skills

  • Budgeting
  • Reporting
  • Sage
  • Statutory Accounts
  • Vat Returns

Reference: 34626783

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