Accounts Manager

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We are looking for an Accounts Manager who can motivate and lead our finance team.

This person should be capable of providing clear direction and guidance for a varied skill level team. The successful candidate will be able to delegate effectively and identify training gaps within the team.

This person will be ultimately responsible for ensuring that our Accounts team follow a best practice approach, following a high standard of accuracy. Providing clear communication with the Directors and Chairman is a vital part of this position and requires a confident individual.

Key responsibilities:

• Preparation of monthly management accounts, including supporting reconciliations
• Review control accounts reconciliations on a rolling basis to aid year end accounting, including extract and checks on profit and loss analysis
• Oversee bank reconciliations
• Monitor the completion and production of sales and purchase ledger, providing authorisation
• Assist with the preparation of year end accounts, including the provision of support and assistance during the annual audit, ensuring it is delivered in a timely and effective manner
• Authorise bank payments and overheads
• Day to day cash flow management
• Manage the annual budget process
• Submission of monthly / quarterly returns to HMRC
• Provide reports and updates to the management team
• Complete monthly 1-2-1’s and annual Performance Development Reviews with the team, to support development and identify areas for improvements
• Identify and report any risk identified in a timely manner to the Senior Management
• Negotiation of company insurances

Requirements of the role:

• AAT / ACCA / CIMA or equivalent
• Knowledge of Access Dimensions would be beneficial
• Experienced in management of an accounts team / department
• Advanced experience using Excel and reporting
• Experience / knowledge of payroll
• Experienced in daily, weekly, monthly and annual accounting
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Location: SW Leicestershire
Hours: 9am – 2pm (5 days per week)

Disclaimer - FRS strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to treating all applicants alike. FRS does not treat any individual on grounds of sex, age, colour, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or membership or non-membership of a trade union, less favourably than others. All vacancies advertised are open to all ages.