Accountant

£26,000 - £33,000

Full time
Cambridgeshire
Posted 1 year ago

Purpose of the Role

With a good understanding of the company’s direction and focus on customer service, to manage the day to day finance tasks as well as prepare monthly and annual financial reports. Also report on the viability of all project and contract activities while keeps all the documentation that supports the figures contained in the report, such as invoices and receipts, for auditing purposes.

Reporting to the management team, taking responsibility for all the company’s finance activities.

Skills and Qualifications

  • A thorough understanding of the business and available resources
  • Customer focused with excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and to accept criticism
  • Knowledge of our industry
  • The ability to use initiative and creativity to solve problems
  • The ability to work well with others
  • Enthusiastic and have a natural love of accountancy and business processes
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Familiar with Xero accounting system

Responsibilities

  • Taken ownership of the preparation of management accounts and bookkeeping for the business
  • Providing financial information and deducing the repercussions for business performance and funding needs
  • Prepare accounting reconciliations
  • Controls day to day incomes and expenditures
  • To draw up the organisation’s monthly budgets based on the necessities of the business
  • Reconciliation of all bank accounts and balance sheet accounts
  • Manage sales and purchase ledger, including reconciliation and dealing with queries
  • Process employee expenses and commission calculations
  • Produce reports on projects and contracts viability
  • Run the credit control function, including aged debtor and creditor management
  • Review current trends to model and forecast financial future trends
  • Complete month end reconciliations and journals, including accruals and prepayments
  • To improve the financial controls within the organisation

Renumeration and Benefits

  • Competitive Salary based on ability and experience
  • 40 Hours per week
  • 25 Days holiday per annum plus public holidays
  • Contributory Company Pension
  • Health Cover and Health cash plans giving you cash back on essential health care such as dental and eye care as well as access to valuable health and well-being services.
  • Regular company funded team socials.

Job Features

Job CategoryAccounting & Finance

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