Mercury HR Ltd
Chichester, West Sussex
£28000 - £40000/annum
11 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Accountant - Manufacturing/Farming Sector

We work in partnership with our client which is based in West Sussex and we have a position for an experienced chartered accountant to join the accounts team, to assist with the controls and accuracy of accounts within a Group of Companies, support General Ledger integrity via reconciliations, review and reporting. Assist with statutory reporting and Year End audit close activities.

Salary: Salary ranging from £28K for partly qualified to £40K for fully qualified staff. Onsite Parking, Open Plan beautiful offices and 31 days holiday are just some of the benefits.

Key responsibilities21 - (Full Job Description will be made available).


* Month End Responsibilities and Accountabilities for all Companies and Sole Trader accounts
* All relevant returns including VAT, Intrastat and CIS
* Co-ordinate and manage year end auditing processes (FRS 102)
* Maintaining the Group loan balances across the UK and European entities, including resolving discrepancies and calculating interest charges. Including Joint Venture activities.
* Dealing with any tax queries and consulting with professional advisors where appropriate.
* Assist with the preparation of the covenant calculations on a monthly basis to ensure ongoing adherence
* Assist with all other Accounting Duties across companies and sole trader accounts


* Able to work as part of a team as well as using own initiative.
* A flexible approach to work with the ability to prioritise and handle high volumes without any detriment to the quality of work or business SLAs.

Character Profile:

Must be computer literate with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Have a proactive approach, and deliver on all tasks and deadlines. Should be able to work on your own initiative, and be a team player.

Qualifications and Experience

GCSE passes in English and Mathematics.

Preferably experience of working in a practice environment

Partly (professional level) or newly qualified ACCA studier -study support can be provided as part of package