Senior Accountant

Recruiter
Arthur Jackman Associates
Location
Leicestershire
Posted
13 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Mar 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Arthur Jackman Associates are working with a highly reputable Leicestershire based Company who through continued growth and expansion now have a requirement for a Senior Accounting Professional to join them.

You will form part of the Senior Management team reporting directly to the Managing Director.
You will need strong Financial & Commercial experience of the management of a finance function and pay mechanisms, coupled with a commercially focused mindset and a hands on approach.

Role: Senior Accountant
Location: Leicester
Salary: £Excellent Base Salary & Strong Benefits

Duties:
• Ensure the accuracy and integrity of the accounting records;
• Management & Development of Assistant Accountant who deals mainly with Transactional Finance duties and Payroll for circa 150 staff
• Forecasting/reporting and key decision making.
• Develop the finance team when required, recruiting/training as required.
• Attend Senior Management meetings to discuss performance against budget and provide robust reporting of variances
• Corporation tax and VAT returns
• Reviewing general ledger
• Assist in the preparation and filing of statutory accounts, tax packs and tax computations
• Assist in the forecasting, budgeting and strategic planning processes;
• Approach the role commercially, focusing on strategic planning and areas to continue business growth. Involvement in new projects proposals
• Maintain & develop relationships with staff, banks, solicitors, insurers and other 3rd parties.

Experience:
• Knowledge of working within a similar role
• ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
• Hands on in all aspects of day to day accounting
• Knowledge of managing & developing staff
• Ability to interact effectively at all levels
• Strong communication skills – verbal & written
• Proven ability to add real value to an expanding company
• Excellent IT Skills – MS Office (Excel) and SAGE

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