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Accounts Manager

Hays Senior Finance
England, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
GBP35000.0 - GBP40000.0 per annum + £35,000-£40,000 per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Construction and property
Salary band
£30,000 - £40,000, £40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
From our office

Job Details

Job Type:
£35,000-£40,000 per annum
Mon-Thurs (9-5) and Fri (9-4)

Your new company
Hays Senior Finance are delighted to be working exclusively with an excellent business based in Bromsgrove. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small but growing organisation in the construction and housebuilding sector. Due to retirement, my client is seeking an experienced Accounts Manager to join their team on a permanent basis.

Your new role
As number one in finance, you will report into the Director of the business and play a crucial role in overseeing the financial operations of the company.

Main duties:

  • Produce monthly accounts to trial balance
  • Monitor multi-company bank accounts
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Control account reconciliations
  • Overseeing sales and purchase ledger activities
  • Control of payments to suppliers
  • Credit card analysis and petty cash
  • VAT returns
  • Cashflow reporting
  • Project costing analysis of multiple sites
  • Weekly and monthly payroll
  • PAYE and NIC reconciliation
  • CIS payments and completion of returns to HMRC
  • Support with year-end audit reports
  • Management of one finance individual

What you'll need to succeed

  • AAT qualified (or similar) or qualified by experience
  • Understanding of double entry bookkeeping and excellent knowledge of key day-to-day financial activities
  • Previous experience of working in hands-on, financial management positions
  • Submission of VAT returns using Sage 50
  • Construction background and knowledge of CIS (highly desirable)
  • Strong administration and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage own time and workload
  • Comfortable getting stuck in with a 'sleeves rolled up approach'
  • IT literate - proficient with MS Excel and experience of using Sage 50 Accounts (knowledge of BrightPay payroll package would also be an advantage)

What you'll get in return
In return, you will receive a competitive salary of up to £40,000 per annum and be given the chance to take on a varied, all-encompassing role in a lovely organisation. In addition, you'll benefit from 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), company pension and onsite parking. Due to the nature of the role, you will be based in the office full-time.

What you need to do now
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