Up to £50,000
28 days ago
A unique opportunity has arisen to join my client as their Accountant , a small but friendly team awaits the successful candidate.
The successful candidate will be a results-oriented, part qualified/qualified Financial Accountant who will sit within the Finance team and have a strong focus on the accounting and financial compliance for this expanding business. The post holder must be diligent with a strong focus on detail, they must take ownership of tasks and be comfortable taking on new challenges. Responsibility will also include managing an Accounts Assistant.
Duties and Responsibilities.
Be a key member of the Accounts Department responsible for working with in-house and external teams in the provision of the reporting process.
Be able to perform data entry with meticulous attention to detail.
Be able to assist with quarterly and monthly tax returns, along with payroll, operating and business taxes.
Ensure that entries in respect of cost accruals and journal entries are accurate and reflect the costs incurred in the relevant month.
Provide support during the annual audit ensuring a timely and effective result.
Check German bank daily and update Sage and cashbook spreadsheets accordingly.
Check and generate EU sales invoices, amend as required and send to customers.
Generate standard commercial invoices for non EU deliveries.
Generate Special commercial invoices, certificates of origin and any special export documentation for non EU deliveries.
Upload export invoice information to Invoice finance system.
Progress chase export customer payments as required.
Check weekly and monthly supplier payment runs and authorise payments.
Generate monthly Intrastat Departures, EC sales lists and VAT reports for submission to HMRC.
Submit monthly Intrastat Departures, EC sales lists and VAT reports to HMRC.
Generate monthly Intrastat Arrivals for submission to HMRC.
Submit monthly Intrastat Arrivals to HMRC.
Process all payments.
Generate monthly Intrastat Departures, EC sales lists and VAT reports for submission to German tax authorities.
Submit monthly Intrastat Departures, EC sales lists and VAT reports to German tax authorities.
Generate monthly Intrastat Arrivals for submission to German tax authorities.
Submit monthly Intrastat Arrivals to German tax authorities.
UK staff payroll.
Furlough Scheme HMRC returns.
Internal management of the Company pension scheme.
Assist senior management with HMRC Customs and Excise or PAYE/VAT tax inspections.
Provide business statistics to HM Government when required.
Manage foreign cash for company staff overseas travel.
Manage Sterling petty cash.
Manage UK corporate credit cards.
Maintain internal accounting related spreadsheets.
Preparation of miscellaneous accounts or finance information as required.
Check UK bank accounts daily and update Sage and cashbook spreadsheets.
Process customer Credit Card payments.
Process cheques received from customers and pay into bank accounts.
Check and generate UK sales invoices, amend if necessary, and send to customers.
Check and generate non EU sales invoices, amend if necessary, and send to customers.
Upload UK invoice information to the invoice finance system.
Reconcile UK financial transactions with the invoice finance system monthly statement.
Reconcile export financial transactions with the invoice finance weekly and monthly statements.
Generate UK sales ledger month end statements and send to customers.
Generate non factored sales ledger month end statements and send to customers.
Progress chase UK customer payments.
Review existing or obtain new UK and export customer credit limits as required. Refer to Senior Management as appropriate and update Sage.
Create purchase orders for freight, duty and VAT. Process invoices, check and resolve any errors.
Create purchase orders for Utilities and non product invoices, process invoices, check and resolve any errors.
Receive product supplier invoices, process, check and resolve any errors.
Enter supplier invoices into Sage.
Prepare weekly and monthly supplier payment runs and input into the bank system.
Generate supplier remittance advices and send to suppliers.
Collate credit card expenses for input into Sage.
Input Credit Card and cash expenses into Sage.
Check carriers import entry paperwork for imported goods.
Reconcile bank statements with Sage.
Reconcile Streamline customer credit card payments with Sage.
Deliver and collect Chamber of Commerce documents.
Create non product Purchase orders as necessary.
Enter supplier invoices into Sage.
Check Sales Invoices and send to customers.
Able to work unsupervised or as part of a team.
Able to work under pressure.
Highly organised in the workplace.
Willing to learn.
Reliable time keeping, conscientious and with a strong work ethic.
Hold a full UK driving licence.
Qualifications and Experience.
Part-qualified Accountant (ACA or equivalent), with a minimum of 3-years accounting experience
Strong accounting knowledge
Experience of month end close, functional reporting and preparation of statutory accounts and reporting experience
Excellent Microsoft Office skills
Experience in multi-currency accounting systems.
Ideally good knowledge of Sage