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Accountant

Date:  Jun 3, 2021
Location: 

Ilkeston, GB

2. NATURE & SCOPE (A brief statement indicating the basic purpose of the job.  Ideally, it should answer what, how and why in one sentence)

To support the UK Finance Team leader with all aspects of financial reporting, with specific responsibility for the Litho Supplies business. Also to ensure robust controls and procedures are in place across the UK finance function.

 

 

 

3. STATISTICS

  • Direct reports: n/a                 Dotted: n/a
  • Sales:  n/a
  • Budget: n/a
  • Geography:  UK
  • Other: Performance measured against KPI’s.

 

 

 

 

4. ORGANISATION (Indicate the job positions related to this function with dotted/full lines)

 

 

5. MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES (Describe up to eight  essential responsibilities of this position in order of importance, including significant purposes, tasks, responsibilities, projects and budget data)

 

  • The production of monthly management accounts
  • Maintenance of Cash Books and other prime books of entry
  • Variance analysis to budgets
  • Margin Analysis
  • Preparation of Company VAT returns and other statutory reporting
  • Reconciliation and reporting of Sales ledger transactions
  • Maintenance and reconciliation of purchase ledger transactions
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Credit team performance monitoring against KPI targets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. JOB PROFILE (Education & experience necessary for this position)

Education

CIMA / ACCA / ACA /QBE Part Qualified/Qualified

Experience

At least 2 years in a similar post

Specific skills (core competencies, key specialities, technical, human relations or managerial skills, and knowledge areas necessary)
  • Excellent analysis and observation skills
  • High precision in work
  • Ability to produce accurate financial information
  • Good communication at all levels
  • SAGE knowledge preferable

 

 

7. MAJOR CONTACTS (internal and external)

Internal – Management, Sales, Sales/Purchase Ledger

External – Suppliers/Customers

 

8. KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Hard

  • 5 day completion of Management Accounts
  • Timely reporting of statutory returns
  • Monthly ledger reconciliations
  • DSO improvement to target
  • Monthly reporting of DOO/Top Ten Debtors reports

Soft

 

 

9. Priorities within next two years

  • Introduction of an updated version of SAGE

 

2. NATURE & SCOPE (A brief statement indicating the basic purpose of the job.  Ideally, it should answer what, how and why in one sentence)

To support the UK Finance Team leader with all aspects of financial reporting, with specific responsibility for the Litho Supplies business. Also to ensure robust controls and procedures are in place across the UK finance function.

 

 

 

3. STATISTICS

  • Direct reports: n/a                 Dotted: n/a
  • Sales:  n/a
  • Budget: n/a
  • Geography:  UK
  • Other: Performance measured against KPI’s.

 

 

 

 

4. ORGANISATION (Indicate the job positions related to this function with dotted/full lines)

 

 

5. MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES (Describe up to eight  essential responsibilities of this position in order of importance, including significant purposes, tasks, responsibilities, projects and budget data)

 

  • The production of monthly management accounts
  • Maintenance of Cash Books and other prime books of entry
  • Variance analysis to budgets
  • Margin Analysis
  • Preparation of Company VAT returns and other statutory reporting
  • Reconciliation and reporting of Sales ledger transactions
  • Maintenance and reconciliation of purchase ledger transactions
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Credit team performance monitoring against KPI targets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. JOB PROFILE (Education & experience necessary for this position)

Education

CIMA / ACCA / ACA /QBE Part Qualified/Qualified

Experience

At least 2 years in a similar post

Specific skills (core competencies, key specialities, technical, human relations or managerial skills, and knowledge areas necessary)
  • Excellent analysis and observation skills
  • High precision in work
  • Ability to produce accurate financial information
  • Good communication at all levels
  • SAGE knowledge preferable

 

 

7. MAJOR CONTACTS (internal and external)

Internal – Management, Sales, Sales/Purchase Ledger

External – Suppliers/Customers

 

8. KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Hard

  • 5 day completion of Management Accounts
  • Timely reporting of statutory returns
  • Monthly ledger reconciliations
  • DSO improvement to target
  • Monthly reporting of DOO/Top Ten Debtors reports

Soft

 

 

9. Priorities within next two years

  • Introduction of an updated version of SAGE

 


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