J2 Consultancy Ltd
Burnley, UK
12 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A established 2 partner firm of Accountants in Burnley are currently recruiting for an experienced Accountant to join their team as a result of aining a new client, who this person will have sole responsibility for.

The role will involve working independently on a single client (two companies) whose turnover is approximately £3m. The role includes performing all aspects of an in house accountant for the client such as:
  • Full sales ledger function - raising invoices, correspondence with customers and credit control
  • Full purchase ledger function - receiving invoices, reconciliation of supplier balances and processing for payment
  • Bookkeeping - weekly bank reconciliation with a weekly sales report to internal team members
  • Monthly management accounts - prepared to a tight deadline
  • Intercompany accounting - accounting for transactions between the main larger company and the smaller company
  • VAT Returns - checking and filing the quarterly VAT return that includes EC sales and purchases
  • General queries - Answering and liaising with customers, suppliers and internal members of staff
  • Payroll - Collating commission, expenses and bonus payments for processing by the external payroll provider
  • Banking - Monitoring of the company bank balances to ensure appropriate funding, processing of payments to suppliers (multi-currency payments) and payment of employees' salaries.

The required skills are:
  • Experience in Sage line 50
  • High level of accuracy and integrity - to process high value transactions and bank payments
  • Good level of technical competence - to process differences on foreign exchange and retranslation of monies held in foreign currencies
  • Thorough understanding of accounting entries - such as depreciation, prepayments, accruals and deferred revenue

The firm are ideally looking for someone at least AAT qualified, so could also be ACA/ACCA or CIMA part qualified. The role would perfect for someone with an Accountancy Practice background that is looking for an industry style role.

Please get in touch as soon as possible for consideration either by applying to this vacancy or calling me directly for a confidential chat on

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