Sole Charge Accountant - Small Business in Mayfair - £35K

Ashdown Group
South West London
£35000 per annum + Benefits
16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sole Charge Accountant - Small Business in Mayfair - £35K

A well-established small, niche business based in Mayfair, with 8 staff and a turnover of ca. £43million is currently recruiting for an Accountant to be the sole person in charge of their day to day finances. The business has a real family feel, with a close knit team and a very low staff turnover. They pride themselves on their discretion and confidentiality, and the Accountant will be required to demonstrate this as well.

To be suitable, you will be part-qualified, qualified, or qualified by experience with ACCA/ACA/AAT or similar, and will have worked in a standalone role or within a small team, with solid all-round accounts experience.

It is essential that candidates have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and can demonstrate a history of permanent long-term employment.

Key responsibilities of this Sole Charge Accountant role include:
- Bookkeeping and preparing accounts to trial balance
- Preparing quarterly VAT returns
- Monthly EC sales list returns and Intrastat reporting
- Monitoring cash flows
- Preparing and issuing sales invoices
- Authorising payments to suppliers
- Daily and weekly bank reconciliations
- Monitoring multi-currency bank accounts
- Payroll and pension administration for a small team
- Maintaining a stock register
- Liaising with external accountants

Knowledge of customs and import VAT would be an advantage.

The salary on offer for this Sole Charge Accountant role is up to £35,000 basic, plus pension, subsidised lunches, and 20 days annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays).

To apply, please submit your latest CV detailing all relevant experience and qualifications, and include reference ASH15604RSH2.

The Ashdown Group Ltd acts as an employment agency in respect of permanent vacancies and as an employment business in respect of temporary vacancies.