Finance Manager

Recruiter
Palgrave Ltd
Location
Great Yarmouth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Oct 2019
Closes
26 Oct 2019
Ref
1265135972
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job title: Finance Manager

Salary: £Competitive

Location: Gorleston, Norfolk

Job type: Full Time, Permanent

Business overview

Palgrave Ltd is one of the leading importers and wholesale distributors of toys and beach goods in the UK. Our growing family run business is looking to recruit an experienced accounts professional to join our friendly team in this key role. The seasonal nature of the business makes it a particularly interesting and varied place to work.

About you

Highly numerate with a love of working with numbers and spreadsheets you have a good understanding of accounts concepts and will enjoy taking ownership of this key area of the business. You enjoy variety in a role and are happy both with entering purchase/sales ledger transactions and producing management accounts and VAT returns. You work well as part of a tight knit team and enjoy working at a small company as it allows you to interact with many aspects of the business and to make a real difference.

About the role

The Finance Manager will be responsible for accounts administration within Palgrave Ltd and will take ownership of all accounts related matters and issues to ensure their resolution. Reporting to the managing director, this varied role encompasses a wide range of tasks such as purchase and sales ledger, account reconciliations, paying suppliers, end of month processes, calculating and posting journals, producing monthly management accounts, submitting VAT returns, credit control, tracking cash flow, providing information to accountants for financial year end and ad hoc reporting.

Requirements

Essential
  • Accounts experience within a busy office environment, including cash handling.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience.
  • Highly numerate with excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Very strong excel skills (including VLOOKUP and pivot tables).
  • Self-motivated with great organisational and time management skills.
  • Great communication and team working skills.
  • Strong IT skills and quick to learn new systems.

Desired
  • AAT Qualified
  • Experience of importing
  • Experience of Pegasus Opera

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