Account Manager

Location : Bodmin, Cornwall, England
Job Ref : AL286
Consultant : Alex Lyons
Sector : Consulting Services
Salary : £32k - 37k per year

Description

Account Manager

Location: Bodmin

Salary: Up to £37,000

Overview:

First Military Recruitment are currently seeking an Account Manager on behalf of one of our clients.

To ensure the smooth running of the Accounts department. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage Accounts office and Accounts Assistant, including approving absence requests, conducting staff appraisals, training as required.
  • Provision of management information in various forms.  Sales figures, P&L, balance sheets, various ad hoc reports and costings.
  • Provide management accounts in a timely manner.
  • Maintain accounting functions of in USA and maintain all ledgers.  Preparation of Californian Sales & US tax returns.
  • Credit control for Company.
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT return.
  • Fulfilling obligations for Intrastat reporting; including EC sales listings.
  • Administer and maintain Company Stakeholder Pension Scheme, providing advice to staff as required.
  • Oversee auto enrolment pension scheme and ensure timely re-enrolment is actioned, alongside opts outs for participants of stakeholder scheme as requested/required.
  • Oversee and maintain payroll system to ensure Inland Revenue requirements are met.
  • Prepare monthly PAYE payments.
  • Ensure annual return is completed and reconciled.
  • Liaise with auditors and complete required preparatory work for annual audit year end and half year.
  • Liaise with Chairman over transfers and general smooth running of funds flow.
  • Keep updated with changes in legislation/government guidance as necessary (including COVID-19 awareness).
  • Keep updated of changes in statutory payments ie. maternity, paternity, redundancy and National Minimum Wage etc.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experienced Accounts Technician with at least 5 years’ experience in a senior role.
  • Experience and in-depth knowledge of computerised accounts systems when used in a SME environment.
  • Able to delegate effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and able to write concise meaningful reports.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and integrity, able to build the confidence and trust of colleagues.
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly with Microsoft Office, Excel and integrated accounting systems.
  • Able to understand and appreciate all of the Company’s functions including finance, administration, manufacturing, and the other processes within the Company.
  • Skills in executing commercial business and strategic thinking.
  • Analytical skills to drive operational efficiency.
  • Proven financial and accounting expertise, to include a minimum of 5 years’ financial management and book-keeping, experience of integrated accounting systems and exposure to medium to large-scale financial and P&L management.
  • Experience of international trade, ideally obtained in a manufacturing setting;
  • Reviewing and negotiating credit worthiness.
  • Experience of engaging stakeholders and customers at a senior level.
  • Previous experience in a related role or industry is essential.
  • Formal qualification in accounting or book-keeping (eg from ACCA or AAT).
  • Management qualifications: MBA or ILM Level 4/5.
  • Experience in lieu of qualifications may be considered.
  • A model of discretion and professionalism, who can present a good impression when representing the Company.
  • Eligible to work in UK.

Location: Bodmin

Salary: Up to £37,000
 

 

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