Group Accounts Manager

Brook Street UK
Abingdon, UK
09 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job - Group Accounts Manager

Salary - £38,000 - £45,000 per annum

Location - Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Job Type - Permanent, Full Time

Benefits - 25 days holiday (plus bank hol), Company Pension Scheme, Life Cover, Private Dental & Health care, Eye car Vouchers, Free Breakfast Items

This is a great opportunity to join a reputable company in Abingdon where you can manage and develop within Finance. you will be responsible for managing the day to day aspects of the sales and purchase ledger functions. Overseeing a team of Sales and Purchase Ledger Assistants, the Accounts Manager will promote a first-class attitude to customer service. The role will involve making decisions to resolve sales ledger queries and working with other departments to allow orders to be released for processing. Working alongside the Financial Accountant, the ideal candidate will be comfortable with the principles behind preparing accounts up to trial balance, ensuring the company is able to report group results within agreed timescales.

What will you be doing as a Group Accounts Manager?

Supervising and supporting a team of SL and PL Assistants, across multiple locations

Ensuring all transactions are accurately entered into the accounting systems in line with month end deadlines

Adhering to relevant departmental KPIs including keeping DSO down to an acceptable level

Inter-company account reconciliations

Carry out continuous reviews of working accounting practices and processes to ensure efficient and cost-effective operations

Overseeing daily cash and banking

Assist with relevant audits, including end of year and Sarbanes Oxley

Deal with accounts on various currencies including, Switzerland, France, Spain and Czech.

Reconciling cashbook with bank statements across ten legal entities

Follow the Company's KPI's and ensure ratios are maintained

Apply the Company's commercial and operational policy in relevant territories

Work within guidelines of Company Code of Ethics and Business Conduct

Adhere to company operational procedures

Work with internal departments to maximise communication and improve efficiency

You should apply for this role if you have....

Leadership skills

A relevant accounting qualification; CIMA or ACCA

Ability to build strong relationships cross functionally demonstrable experience in staff management

Possess excellent IT skills, including experience of working with Microsoft Excel and Knowledge of Sage Line 500 would be beneficial

Excellent attention to detail, time management and organisational skills

Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels with both financial and non-financial management

Enjoy working on own initiative and as part of a team to deliver results, learn and share knowledge

Feel comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

Locations; Didcot, Harwell, Abingdon, Wallingford, Oxford, kidlington, Wantage, Newbury, Swindon

Please contact Chantelle Fogarty on (phone number removed) for further information

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