Transactional Team Leader

Recruiter
Spectrum Recruitment
Location
Bedford
Posted
11 Apr 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our established client in Kempston is seeking a Transactional Team Leader to join the Finance Department. Managing 5 members of the Accounts Team you will ensure accurate and timely processing of all financial transactions for the Group.

Key Areas of Responsibility:-

  • Management and Development of the transactional team members
  • Oversee the purchase ledger; responsible for processing all purchase invoices, credit card payments, expense claims, petty cash etc
  • Oversee the sales ledger; responsible for processing all bank receipts, credits and refunds, customer invoicing, monthly sales ledger journals etc
  • Work to assist the management accountants to prepare monthly accounts, forecasts and budgets
  • Prepare and submit VAT returns for the Group
  • Liaise with auditors and assist with annual audit
  • Maintaining financial process and procedure documents, i.e fuel expenses forms..
  • Work alongside Group Operations Accountant to prepare financial information
  • Deliver a high level of customer service in both written and verbal communication

Suitable applicants will have:-

  • Previous experience of managing an accounts team with strong leadership skills
  • Purchase and sales ledger experience
  • Experience of preparing and submitting VAT returns
  • Confidence using Microsoft Office including advanced skills in Excel
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Exceptional organisational skills and self-awareness

Ideally the candidate will be qualified to AAT Technician or equivalent.

This is a permanent position offering £28,000-£31,000 depending on experience

Working hours are Monday- Thursday 8:45am- 5pm and Friday 9am-4pm

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