Company Details and Job Overview:
Kenton Black Finance have partnered with a privately owned £5m turnover business on the outskirts of Preston in their search for a Company Accountant. Established for 30+ years, this innovative business provide a range of specialist services and are regarded as a market leader within their field of operation.
There are succession plans in place for this role to grow into a number 1 finance position once the current Finance Director retires in the next 2-3 years.
Your New Role as Company Accountant:
Reporting to the Finance Director and managing a team of 3 transactional finance staff, you will be responsible for the production of monthly management accounts; preparation of year end accounts, managing the audit process; production of budgets and forecasts; submission of VAT and CIS returns; maintaining the fixed asset register; reporting on capital expenditure; trend analysis, providing insight to identify risks and opportunities; and other ad hoc project involvement relating to business growth initiatives and process improvements.
Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:
Ideally you will be fully CIMA/ACA/ACA qualified although applications are welcome from individuals who are qualified to this level by experience. With a forward thinking approach to your work, you will have the proven capability of identifying areas for improvements and implementing these where necessary. Strong IT skills are essential including MS Excel and knowledge of Sage 50 is desirable although not essential.
Salary and Reward on Offer:
You will enjoy a business facing, varied and hands on position with lots of opportunity to add value to the finance function and business. You will benefit from a competitive starting salary which will be reviewed regularly as your role develop, you will also receive 25 days annual leave entitlement (+ bank holidays), private healthcare, pension and an early finish each Friday.
Please submit your CV for immediate consideration, interviews will be held in the next week.
Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.