Company details and job overview:
Kenton Black Finance have partnered with an award winning Not-for-Profit services provider in Blackpool, in their search for an experienced Accounts Manager due to a recent retirement. The organisation has grown and developed their services over the last 20 years and now have various specialist business units as part of their niche operation. The organisation's ethos is to ensure that the people they serve remain their central focus.
Your new role as Accounts Manager:
Reporting to an engaging Head of Finance, you will manage a friendly team of 4-5 junior accounts staff and be responsible for their training, 1-to-1's and appraisals. You will be instrumental in the development of existing systems and processes, identifying areas for improvement, recommending these and implementing where necessary. You will also take ownership of the internal invoice system, ensuring data integrity and accuracy. You will be hands on with general accounting duties including VAT returns, balance sheet reconciliations, and supporting with the internal audit processes.
Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:
To be considered, you must be confident and experienced in a management/supervisory position. No formal finance qualifications are required however you will have sufficient levels of understanding of finance processes. You will be an approachable "people person" as you will be required to liaise with various stakeholders as well as leading your own team.
Salary and reward on offer:
You will benefit from a competitive starting salary which will be reviewed periodically. You will also receive a market leading public sector pension (20% employer contribution) and a generous annual leave entitlement which rises with length of service. To be considered for this rare opportunity, please submit your CV without delay.