Company Accountant/Book-keeper

USP Recruitment Services
Worthing, West Sussex
£45000 - £55000/annum
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This established and successful engineering company located in Worthing are seeking a person who will be responsible for accurately keeping records of all financial transactions for the company by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Bank Reconciliations- Reconciles the bank statements to the general ledger, ensuring all items are appropriately recorded to the general ledger.

Credit Control and Collections- Handle the collection of balances due from customers. Reporting all issues to the General Manager in a timely manner.

Accounts Payable- Prepare all payments for supplier balances in accordance with terms, and ensure amounts are appropriately reflected in the general ledger.

Inventory- Ensures all inventory balances, including WIP, are appropriately recorded in the general ledger.

Tax Reporting -Handles all reporting, payments and reconciliations of VAT. Ensure all Tax payments are made for Ram Pumps in a timely manner.

Payroll- Ensures employees are appropriately paid for payroll. Ensure withholding taxes are appropriately reported and paid in accordance with government requirements.

Fixed Assets- Maintains subsidiary ledgers of assets acquired. Ensures appropriate depreciation is recorded to the general ledger each month.

Nominal Ledger/General ledger reconciliations- Ensures all balance sheet general ledger accounts are reconciled each month to ensure that only appropriate items have been posted to the general ledger account.

Journal Entries- Prepares journal entries as required to accurately post transactions to the general ledger.

Report Generation- provides accurate reports each month for balance sheet, profit and loss statement, trial balance, generated by the company data base system, along with supporting documentation. Other reports as requested.

Inter-company - Reconciles all intercompany receivables and payables to ensure timely payments are made. Ensures all amounts are settled at November 30th and December 31st each year.

Year-End Audit Work papers- Completes all year- end financial preparations, work papers etc. ensuring an accurate closure to the year in readiness for external audit, these papers will be reviewed by the parent company.

Human Resources – Assist the GM & OM in Human resources records and data control

Management Reporting – Generation and communication of Financial KPI data and trends. Provide feedback for management review relative to financial performance, schedules and operational budgeting

Other duties as assigned.

Personal Skills:
Strong Leadership, organizational and planning abilities are essential.

Above average ability to communicate verbally in group settings.
Above average ability to communicate in written format using correct grammar and spelling.

Good decision making skills

Commercial Awareness

Administration processes, competent in office word and excel spreadsheets.
Good Team working and communication skills.

Committed to accuracy, exceptional quality and meeting strict deadlines.

Diligent and good reasoning ability based on data, provide sound judgement, definition and solution.

This role is advertised by USP Recruitment Services Ltd who operate as an Employment Agency. Due to the high volume of applications received we are not able to reply to each one personally but thank you for your interest in this role. Should you not hear from us within five working days it is likely on this occasion your application was not successful