P/T Management Accountant

Recruiter
Hancock and Parsons
Location
Colchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1253717980
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
LB Recruit is working with an exceptional specialist HR Consultancy based in Colchester, who are looking to bring on board a part-time Management Accountant for 3 days a week. My client is well established and have great future prospects, meaning that now would be an ideal time to join.

Responsibilities of the role:
  • To work closely with the Directors keeping company records accurately.
  • To prepare the annual budget.
  • To input all accounts entries for purchase, sales and nominal ledgers into XERO and produce accurately the Monthly Management Accounts.
  • To prepare the Board Reports monthly.
  • To raise all sales invoices on a daily/weekly basis in advance of the month the money is due and set up new clients on XERO system and liaise with the team for confirmation of invoices to be raised for CR/TR and non-retained project work.
  • Invoicing each month all clients for travel expenses incurred.
  • To keep accounting records up to date on the Salesforce CRM .
  • To review the Bank Reconciliation daily, checking all sales income is received monthly on time.
  • To bank any cheques, standing orders and direct debits going in and out are correct and on time.
  • To manage credit control in line with company policy, chasing those outstanding weekly and providing a progress update to the Operations Director weekly and reporting on credit control to the Board monthly.
  • To alert the Directors of any Retained client non-payments when they occur.
  • To prepare all VAT returns on-line and reconciliations ensuring always submitted on time and cash flow managed accordingly in advance.
  • To manage cash flow for the business, keeping the Directors up to date with cash position.
  • To manage Petty Cash requirements.
  • To be responsible for the checking of all purchase invoices against all purchase orders and prepare all due for payment.
  • To prepare all PAYE on-line monthly returns.
  • To work with the external Company Accountants to assist in the preparation of the end of year accounts and reports; preparing a schedule for them including fixed assets register, additions, disposals and depreciation and an analysis of prepayments and accruals accounts.
  • To administrate the Staff Benefits Scheme.
  • To administrate the Staff Bonus Scheme.
  • To liaise with the HR Manager each month in preparing the monthly payroll.
  • To collate, reconcile and prepare for payment staff expenses each month.
  • To actively contribute to the Company Business Planning process including the setting, agreeing and achievement of team and individual business objectives.

Requirements of the role:
  • To possess a recognised accounting qualification such as MAAT to at least a recognised standard.
  • To have knowledge, experience, confidence and competence at producing all aspects of management accounts and Payroll using XERO accounting systems.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A good team player and possessing a sense of humour.
  • Proven ability to work competently in a stand-alone role.
  • Ability to assist & advise on business planning and implementation at Board level.

If this sounds like an opportunity that you would be interested in, please submit your CV and contact details to the email address provided.

I look forward to hearing from you soon!

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