Senior Accountant

Talent Spa
10 Jan 2018
14 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Accountant

Location: Southfleet, Kent, DA13 9PA

Salary: £35,000 + Negotiable

Job type: Permanent Full Time

The Senior Accountant role

Managing a small team being responsible for the Accounts Function of the business, you will be able to hit the ground running, using your knowledge and experience to put your own stamp on the position. You will be working for a family run business that has been established for nearly 30 years and grown significantly over that time and has several business streams including construction services, security, and facilities and cleaning.

With a broad range of clients based across the UK they have satellite site offices across the country with their head office based in Gravesend Kent. Their business is driven progressive and dynamic!

The Senior Accountant duties:

    Managing day to day accounts processingPurchase ledger invoice processing and supplier paymentsSales invoicingSales ledger cash received processingCredit control and debt managementProcessing bank and cash transactionsBank reconciliationsMonth end stock accountingManage Invoice discount/factoring facility and reconcile monthlyManaging Import documentation and statutory accounts production for a broad spread of clients; advising clients on a whole range of issuesReviewing the accounts of more junior staff members and making relevant recommendationsPlaying a leading role on a number of the internal employee committeesPreparing Accruals and PrepaymentsPreparing and key journals for reviewSetting up and maintaining Fixed Asset records/registersAssisting with the Variance Analysis commentaryAssisting with the investigation of cost centre VariancesLiaising and work with other departments as requiredPreparing KPI ReportingUndertaking any other ad hoc duties/projects as requiredComplying with all relevant SOX controls
The ideal Senior Accountant will need the following:

    Experience working in an office environment3 years experience in an Accounting role or experience in a Credit Control / Purchase Ledger role willing to progress furtherPrior experience of a multi company and multi-currency organisationA good knowledge of excelHigh level of numeracyGood communication skills; both written and verbalAbility to work within deadlinesProactive, self-motivated and a positive attitudeAbility to communicate with colleagues of all levelsA strong team playerExcellent attention to detailMust be Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)Knowledge of UKGAAP and /or IFRS Should have a good focus on process, controls and governance
If you feel you’re suitable for this Senior Accountant role then please apply today!

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