General accountant

General accountant

Overview

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Job Type

Permanent
Peterborough PE7 8NB 22000 - 28000 per year

Posted

10 August 21

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Job role

Our shared services company is looking for an experienced General Accountant to manage our day-to-day accounting and finance requirements across several individual business partners.

Confidentiality, excellent organisational skills and accuracy are important qualifications for this position, good customer relations and the ability to communicate clearly.

The ideal candidate for this position is a skilled multi-tasker, reliable, and committed to consistently meeting deadlines.

Our shared services company is looking for an experienced General Accountant to manage our day-to-day accounting and finance requirements across several individual business partners.

Confidentiality, excellent organisational skills and accuracy are important qualifications for this position, good customer relations and the ability to communicate clearly.

The ideal candidate for this position is a skilled multi-tasker, reliable, and committed to consistently meeting deadlines.

Their primary duties will be maintaining financial records, preparing tax returns, preparing Board reports, and overseeing the company’s financial health. The candidate will also regularly engage with the company’s accountants.

Key Responsibilities:

Recording financial transactions Handling accounts payable and receivable Completing tax forms Managing profit and loss statements and balance sheets Paying regular bills for the individual business partners Maintaining company ledgers Payroll and online reporting to HMRC Processing and managing sales ledger invoices Appropriately coding payables Paying suppliers for their goods and services Handling subsidiary accounts Filing historical records and retrieving necessary documents as needed for others Researching and complying with government and local requirements as they pertain to the company’s operations and financial activities Monitoring debt levels and ensuring compliance with debt covenants Recording cash receipts and handling bank deposits Maintaining petty cash Preparing information for auditors Assisting with keeping an annual company budget Providing administrative and clerical support as needed Additional bookkeeping duties as designated by management Key requirements:

Degree or similar certified qualification in Accounting Work experience in field Payroll experience using XERO Payroll or similar (Sage Payroll) and HMRC online Good knowledge of accounting principles Organisation, timeliness Attention to detail Business management experience Knowledge of cloud-based accounting software (the company uses XERO) Good knowledge of Excel and Google Drive Good data entry skills Thoroughness, confidentiality Analysing information, problem-solving, Clerical skills, multitasking, Interpersonal and customer service skills Excellent current knowledge of regulatory requirements Professionalism Working hours:

37.5 hours per week, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm with 1 hour for lunch.

Based in Peterborough, UK.

Benefits:

Casual dress, Company events, Company pension, Discounted or free food, On-site parking

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £24,000.00-£28,000.00 per year

Contact Information

Jake Tebbutt-Gilbert

07970460250

[email protected]