Qualified Finance Manager


£40000 - £45000 per annum


United Kingdom,Preston

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Due to continued growth and rise in sales my client are looking to recruit a Qualifed Accountant to join their team in Preston. Reporting to the Group Financial Controller you will be highly motivated, very much a self starter and be able a key member of the team to review and improve existing controls and proceedures.

Key duties and responsibilities will include :

  • Production of monthly management accounts inc P&L's, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow statements
  • Production of detailed monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Working closely with the Divisional Financial Controller to review and improvement of existing financial controls
  • Managing the Accounts Receivable and general ledger teams
  • Maintain the General Ledger including ownership of the Fixed Asset Register
  • Liaising with the Retail and Primary Management Accountants in order to reconcile differences between weekly and monthly accounts
  • Management of the Accounts Receivable team with strong cash collection emphasis
  • Management of Accounts Payable team
  • Controlling and maintenance of bank accounts including Invoice Discounting Facility.
  • Heavily involved in the planned implementation of the new Accounting system
  • Coding purchase invoices to the relevant general ledger accounts
  • Preparation and submission of monthly statutory returns inc VAT
  • Full involvement in the preparation of statutory accounts and their subsequent audit

The person :

  • Ideally have at least 5 years experience plus a recognised Accountancy qualification
  • A key eye to influence and assist in the implementaion of improvements to systems and processes

This is fantastic opportunity to join a well established organisation where the succesful candidate will have a real opportunity to influence and make a difference.

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