Accounts Controller

Ashford, Kent
£20000 - £24000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Diamond Search Recruitment are delighted to be exclusively representing our client in recruiting for an Accounts Controller. This role would suit an experienced accountancy professional, AAT Qualified or Part Qualified CIMA studier.

Reporting to the General Manager, duties will include:

- Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
- Manage outsourced functions
- Organisation of the accounting department, including the design of an organisational structure adequate for achieving the department’s goals and objectives
- Undertake the accounting operations of subsidiary corporations, especially their control systems, transaction-processing operations, and policies and procedures
- Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
- Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly
- Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed
- Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis
- Maintain the chart of accounts
- Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
- Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions
- Issue timely and complete Management Accounts
- Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations
- Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics
- Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts
- Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
- Provide for a system of management cost reports
- Provide financial analyses as needed for pricing decisions and contract negotiations
- Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit

The ideal candidate:

- Proven experience in a similar accountancy role
- AAT qualified or Part Qualified CIMA studier
- Excellent attention to detail
- Confident approach
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to work well under pressure ad to deadlines
- Team player
- Good IT skills including Sage

Working in modern, secure offices, as part of a great team within a growing organisation, apply today!

Diamond Search Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in regards to this vacancy