Accounts Team Leader

Recruiter
Connect2Staff
Location
West Malling
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is looking for an experienced leader for a finance team working for a fast paced and rapidly expanding Insurance provider. As an individual you should be an enthusiastic, motivated problem solver who can think on their feet and who is happy working autonomously and as part of a team. Previous management experience is essential.

Your responsibilities:

* To oversee and perform a variety of accounting tasks in our Finance department including:
* Purchase and Sales Ledger: coding and posting invoices
* Ensuring correct documentation is in place relating to invoices
* Processing daily claims payments
* Processing all other payments
* Daily reconciliation of Bank Accounts
* Maintain control account reconciliations
* Other reconciliations as required
* Credit control
* Managing petty cash
* Coding and inputting staff expenses
* Updating and maintaining accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions
* Data input using defined computer programs
* Compilation of data and preparation of reports
* Other ad hoc accounting duties as required
* To refer to the Finance Manager when any work falls outside their area of knowledge or expertise

Supervisory Duties:

* Accountability for ensuring the above tasks have been completed, with all deadlines being met
* Weekly 1-2-1s with the team
* Identifying training needs in the team and support where applicable
* Providing regular feedback to the Finance Manager
* Review processes and ensure procedures are up to date

Your Qualities & Key Skills

* AAT qualified desirable
* Experienced in nominal ledger accounting
* Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook
* Motivated
* Well organised
* Good levels of initiative
* Able to prioritise
* Methodical
* Excellent attention to detail
* Knowledge of financial services is advantageous

Commercial Services Kent/Trading Ltd is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates

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