Site Accountant CIRCA £35K

Zenith People
Houghton Le Spring
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is global volume manufacturer with an excellent reputation. They are currently looking to recruit a site accountant responsible for the compilation of site accounts and processing of the monthly payroll for the site.


  • Collect, analyse and interpret financial information as required by the management team, producing internal monthly accounts including profit and loss accounts, budgets and variance analysis
  • Establish and maintain accurate accounting procedures to ensure meet compliance requirements
  • Process invoices for payment via an online banking facility, producing creditor list and ensuring payments are made in accordance with Company payment terms
  • Support statutory accounts in accordance with HMRC requirements and UK finance team.
  • Reconcile VAT for submission to regional accounts
  • Preparation of monthly internal accounts
  • Preparation and processing of monthly payroll, producing year end reconciliations and reports as required
  • Participate in physical stock checks in accordance with agreed schedules, providing reports and reconciliations as required
  • Reconcile Intrastat for submission to regional accounts
  • Supporting external auditors as and when required during year end process, ensuring all aspects of legislation are adhered to, to enable the business to submit Statutory Accounts in a timely manner
  • Interface closely with colleagues in all areas of the business
  • Contribute to the achievement of the departmental/site targets and personal KPI’s
  • Actively participate in any continuous improvement activities within the department/site focusing on cost reduction and promoting efficient working practices.
  • Carry out additional and/or other duties as necessary to me the needs of the business
Person Specification:

  • Full or Part CIMA Qualified
  • Excellent communication and people skills with the ability to deal with people at all levels
  • Self-motivated with the ability to organise own work load
  • Competent in the analysis of financial data
  • Capable of developing system and procedures
  • Effective problem solving skills

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