Chief Accountant

Recruiter
The Hive London
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
31 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A new opportunity has arisen for an experienced commercial accountant to cover the accounting for a busy division within a larger group of companies. If successful you will play an important role within the business, developing relationships with key external and internal stakeholders.

Our group of companies has a history of providing its employees with competitive earnings and the opportunity to work within a rewarding and engaging environment evidenced by the length of time the business has been trading and the number of clients retained.

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Financial Controller, the purpose of the role is to support the Group management and Company COOs in operating their businesses efficiently.
Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Ensuring that all transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner
Ensuring that all company procedures are being adhered to
Budgeting
Cash management
Cash flow forecasting
Monthly management accounts preparation, evaluation and analysis
Balance Sheet reconciliations
Stock control
VAT
Payroll preparation
Other ad hoc tasks as required

Skills and experience needed:
A recognised CCAB accountancy qualification
Excellent experience of Sage accounts
Excellent Microsoft Office skills including Outlook and Excel
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team
Ability to multi-task
Excellent telephone manner and communication skills
Ability to produce and present professional written reports

Personal Qualities:
Intelligent, articulate and persuasive and able to present plans logically
Good ability to represent the company both internally and externally
Highly numerate with meticulous attention to detail
Core hours Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm
Plus additional hours as required to include some weekends in line with the needs of the business

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

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