Office Manager / Bookkeeper

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
24000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
03 Jun 2017
Closes
21 Jun 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Office Manager / Bookkeeper
Renewable Energy to the Commercial Sector - East Sussex - GBP24/28k

OUR CLIENT COMPANY
Our client is a small but growing company in the area of renewable energy, mainly selling wood based products to commercial customers across the South East. They now seek to appoint a Bookkeeper / Office Manager at their headquarters between Brighton and Eastbourne. The key responsibilities are outlined below.

We will be pleased to provide our clients company name to qualified candidates at the end of the
first screening telephone interview.

THE JOB
Reporting direct to the Managing Director, this position is one to support the organisation deliver their products and services to a wide range of commercial clients around the South East.

The business sells it's products to it's existing customer base, and offers consultancy services to potential clients who want to take an environmentally responsible approach to energy, while also keeping a firm eye on their costs.

This is a busy, varied and interesting role and also the first point of contact for customer calls and queries.

The responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

FINANCE
•Manage sales and purchase ledgers and overhead expenses
•Credit Control
•Payroll, employee expenses and holiday and sickness records
•HMRC and VAT Returns
•Cash flow forecasting
•Stock accounting and production cost management
•Management account and other financial reporting
•Maintenance of financial dashboard metrics
•Prepare and maintain budgets and monitor performance against those budgets
•Prepare year-end accounts
•Annual and as required customer price reviews
•Implementation and maintenance of auto enrolment workplace pension scheme

ADMINISTRATION
•Company Secretarial duties including statutory returns to Companies House
•Maintenance of the CRM database
•Control of sundry expenses
•Maintenance of company records, standards and procedures
•Manage insurance cover
•Review and maintain office H&S Policy

GENERAL DUTIES
•First point of all incoming calls.
•Taking customer orders
•Liaise with suppliers, producers, customers and hauliers to organise deliveries

This is an interesting, varied and busy role that's central to the company's day-to-day activities. It requires somebody who is flexible and willing to take on other appropriate responsibilities during particularly busy periods.

THE CANDIDATE
The successful candidate will be an experienced office manager and/or bookkeeper, or somebody with a strong administrative background. Either way, you'll have a strong sense of order and purpose, and be great with customers, especially on the phone.

Essential skills required:
•Microsoft Word IT packages - especially with Spreadsheets
•Experienced with Sage Accounting software
•Have an outstanding telephone manner
•Record keeping
•Working among a small team and sharing the load
•You will have an accounting qualification

Essential attributes:
•Trustworthy, and you do what you say you will do
•Prefer to get things right first time
•Accurate
•Capable of multi-skilling
•Able to organise people and resources
•You are good when the chips are down

LOCATION & HOURS
Our client's offices are between Eastbourne and Brighton. Working hours are 9:00am to 5.30pm five days a week

SALARY AND BENEFITS
Our client offers a starting salary in the region of GBP24,000 - GBP28,000 per annum depending on skills and experience. There will be 20 day's holiday per annum in addition to the statutory Bank Holiday.

INTERVIEW PROCESS AND STARTING DATE:
The target start date is as soon as practically possible depending on notice periods. Before that will be a screening interview with Martin Ellis at Recruitment South East. Thereafter will be two interviews at our client's offices.

CONTACT
Martin Ellis
Executive Search and Recruitment
RSE Group Ltd

Mob: (Apply online only)
E-mail:
Skype: martin.ellis1955

The RSE Group aim to respond to all applications personally. However due to the high number of applications we receive, we regret this is not always possible. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 14 days of your application, please be advised that you have not been successful in this instance