Standalone Accounts Manager - Art Gallery - West End, London

Ashdown Group
South West London
£32000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, subsidised lunches
16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Standalone Accounts Manager / Accountant - West End, London - £35K

A small high-end boutique gallery based near the West End of London is currently recruiting for a Standalone Accountant to serve as their Accounts Manager / Gallery Accountant. This is the sole person in finance within the business, so requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and candidates should be comfortable working in a small business environment (8 staff in total).

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 finance team, with all-round accounts experience. Candidates must be able to demonstrate longevity in their past roles - unfortunately candidates with a history of short term or contract roles are not likely to be considered.

Key responsibilities of this Standalone Accounts Manager 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

Knowledge of customs and import VAT would be an advantage.

The salary on offer for this Standalone Accounts Manager / Gallery 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 ASH15604RH4.

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