Company Accountant: £35,000 – £40,000

  • Haslingden
  • 35000 - £40,000 GBP / Year
  • Salary: 35000 - £40,000
  • £35000 - £40,000

Heyland Recruitment are currently working with this niche manufacturing business based in the Haslingden area as they look to recruit an experienced accountant to join their finance team. Reporting directly to an offsite Group CFO this is a standalone role from a finance perspective where you will be required to manage all aspects of the accounts function.

Key responsibilities:

  • Implementing and maintaining an online Accounts Package such as Sage or Xero
  • AP – Checking and matching Purchase Invoices to PO & Receipt
  • AP – Preparing monthly Supplier Bacs payments for review and approval
  • AP – Preparing Creditor Reconciliations to Statements
  • AR – Checking Sales Invoices before sending to Customers
  • AR – ensuring that due and overdue amounts from Customers are collected in a timely manner
  • GL – posting all bank receipts and payments, and AP/AR transactions onto Sage/Xero
  • GL – maintaining Accruals & Prepayments lists
  • Payroll – Liasing with Senior Managers & Payroll Bureau, for the preparation of monthly payroll data for processing
  • Submission of HMRC Returns including those for VAT & Payroll etc
  • Preparing Reports for Senior Managers
  • Advising on finance-related decisions
  • Developing and managing financial systems/policies.
  • Preparing a monthly Trial Balance for Group CFO
  • Identifying problem areas and presenting recommendations to company management
  • Performing audits of departments within the organisation
  • Evaluating and monitoring financial information systems and recommending improvements where needed
  • Communicating and interpreting financial data to non-financial managers
  • Demonstrate understanding of products, machine capabilities & customer expectations.
  • Assist in opportunities to reduce cost.
  • Understand and participate in group initiatives.
  • Identify potential future opportunities for improvement.
  • Any other ad hoc duties as required by Manager

Desirable Criteria:

  • Part Qualified Accountant or Qualified by Experience
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing industry ideal
  • Knowledge & Implementation of online Sage/Xero/Similar Accounts Package
  • Strong IT skills, particularly Excel
  • Knowledge of MRP systems
  • Experienced in Payroll & VAT

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Jack Wiseman

Jack Wiseman is managing the process for this particular vacancy. Please do not hesitate to contact Jack if you would like to discuss the role in more detail - 07917 863994

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