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Company Accountant

Job Title: Company Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Derby
Salary: 27000 - 32000
REF: BL3067
Contact Name: Ben Lyons
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

This represents a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established and fast-growing engineering business in Derby. On the back of recent investment, coupled with an excellent reputation, the business are continuing to successfully service their clients on a worldwide scale. Reporting to the Business Manager, you will take full responsibility for all finance related activity across the business. As the sole person in the finance team, your remit will be hands-on and varied. Your responsibilities will include:

Management of month end processes and review
Prepare monthly and year-end financial statements
Prepare monthly analysis of cost of goods sold and operational expenses against budget
Management of cash disbursement and vendor process
Maintenance of fixed asset and depreciation records
Management of financial systems, procedures and controls
Journals, Accruals and Prepayments
Credit control and managing extension of credit to customers
Management of bank and balance sheet reconciliations
Monitoring of the invoice facility
Cash flow monitoring, forecasting and analysis
Preparation of monthly payroll including P11D filings
Management of cash receipts and debtors
Preparation and filing of VAT returns
Overseeing and posting on sage systems
Promoting efficiency and staff productivity
Assisting in the company audit
Preparation of annual budget and monthly review meetings
Ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations
Assisting and advising the team on product pricing, maximising the bottom line and long-term business plans
You will have a strong financial background together with excellent interpersonal skills to liaise with people at all levels and work within a small office environment. It would prove advantageous if you have previously worked in a hands-on capacity within an SME. This will preferably be from a similar related manufacturing/engineering sector, meaning you are familiar with industry terms such as standard costing. You will also be IT literate, possessing a good working knowledge of Sage & Excel.

This will best suit someone who has a real drive and determination to play a pivotal in the companies continued growth.  In addition to offering a competitive basic salary, you will also receive a good benefits package, free on-site parking, and an early Friday finish! ‘Qualified by Experience’ candidates are welcome to apply, along with candidates who meet the above criteria.

As interviews are due to take place asap, you are advised to apply at your earliest convenience. N.B. As Lyons Recruitment are engaged on an exclusive basis, any CV’s sent from other sources will automatically be redirected.