ACCOUNTS TEAM LEADER - 12 MONTH FTC

Recruiter
Atkinson Moss
Location
Norwich, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Sep 2019
Closes
03 Oct 2019
Ref
1254527371
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Atkinson Moss are delighted to be working with an established organisation in Norwich. We are looking to support the recruitment of an Accounts Team Leader to join this close knit and productive team.

Key duties of the role are as follows:

Team Development
  • Assist the Accounts Manager in the recruitment, training, retention and motivation of the team, in order to develop commitment and drive high performance.
  • Responsibility for performance appraisals of the team.
  • Assisting in the management of development plans, poor performance and disciplinary issues.
  • Learn and be able to undertake all duties performed within the Accountant and Administrator role.

Performance Management
  • Actively manage team member's workloads and liaise with manager on a regular basis.
  • Work with the team to ensure there are no backlogs of work.
  • Take on responsibility for the accounts for specified portfolios, including trial balance reporting, nominal ledger reconciliations, VAT reporting, funding reviews and ensuring client deadlines are met.
  • Ensure preparation and review of quarterly cash analyses for all cash held.

Maintain Financial Controls
  • Liaise with all departments to ensure Key Performance Indicators are achieved and aim to exceed expectations.
  • Effectively manage risk by complying with Company and legislative procedures and controls. Identify problem areas and escalate issues promptly.

It is essential you have excellent bookkeeping and Excel skills, (incl. working knowledge of pivot tables & V-Lookup tables) and good working knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. You must be flexible and able to work under pressure, multi-task and effectively prioritise and have relevant experience of working in an accounting team.

It is desirable that you have previous team leader experience and are AAT Qualified or working towards a recognised accountancy qualification (ACCA, ACA or CIMA) or already qualified.

If you would like to know more about this exciting opportunity, then please contact Lesley at Atkinson Moss.

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