Accounting Manager

West Sussex
33000.00 - 33000.00 GBP Annual + GBP33000/annum
13 Feb 2017
10 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role: Reporting directly to the owner, you will have responsibility for every element of the accounts function. In addition to the bedrock book keeping, you will be expected to provide timely and insightful analysis to support business decisions. This includes cash flow forecasting, stock control and sales analysis.

The Products: Homeware; bed linen, throws, cushions, baskets, ceramics, trays etc

The Business: designs, arranges overseas manufacture, imports and sells. Customers include major store groups, independent stores, own direct on-line sales and own factory outlet. After a recent move to new premises the company is making significant strides in growing relationships with independent stores and its own on-line sales capability.

Key Responsibilities:
Book keeping, maintaining accounting records and statutory accounts
Establishing robust financial procedures and controls
Management reporting, budgeting, forecasting
Managing cash flow, credit control and supplier payments
Analysis of product margins
Provision of stock data identifying slow moving stock
Payroll and VAT

Extensive accounting experience in a small business with similar business challenges
Good user of IT- Accounting, on line sales systems and stock management systems
Good user of Excel and Word

Valuable Industry Experience:
Import business with stock holding

Personal Attributes Required:
Takes on responsibility
Never satisfied with the status quo
Relishes change
Constantly seeks improvement
Enjoys the helter skelter of a young business
Wants to be an indispensable member of the team
Happy to do the nitty gritty
Spots problems that need resolving