Account Manager

23000.00 - 26000.00 GBP Annual + GBP23000 - GBP26000/annum + Benefits
12 Jul 2017
31 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
About us - Canford Healthcare

Canford Healthcare provides nursing and care services for the elderly to the highest standards. The company specialises in providing quality residential and domiciliary care for the elderly. Canford Healthcare currently has twelve Care Homes and a Domiciliary care business that are predominately in Greater London, the South East and Essex.

About the role - Account Manager - full time, permanent

Salary - GBP23,000 - GBP26,000 per annum depending on experience

We are looking to recruit an Account Manager who will be responsible for ensuring all transactions are posted to Sage 200 accurately and promptly, and responsible for the maintenance of supporting control accounts and summaries and for reconciliation of multiple bank accounts.

Key Duties include:

* To manage the accounting on a daily basis for a number of homes, ensuring that systems for paying creditors and collecting income are operating on an efficient and effective basis
* Book keeping and preparing accurate accounts, both to trial balance
* Preparation of monthly accounts, including postings to Nominal, Purchase and Sales Ledgers, and undertake any necessary reconciliation
* Preparing invoices (including for residents' fees) and credits as required; along with raising payments
* Retain records of current occupancy, fee schedules, admissions, discharges, and debtors list
* Ensure that all systems reconcile to each other, e.g. completed receipts books to Sage and zero banking returns
* Ensure that all transactions are posted to Sage 200 accurately and promptly
* Responsible for the maintenance of supporting control accounts and summaries and for reconciliation of multiple bank accounts
* Maintain confidentiality at all times and to ensure compliance with the Data Protection Act
* Responsible for invoicing and credit control
* Bank reconciliations including intercompany reconciliatio
* Balance sheet reconciliations and complete all relevant documentation
* Monitoring of cash flows against agreed limits
* Supporting home administration teams and enabling them to improve their working methods
* Work with Operations Managers and Home Managers to ensure that budgets are understood and adhered to
* To undertake any further duties as requested by your line Manager which is commensurate with the level of your role

Requirements for the Role

* Highly motivated and able to work on your own as well as with and for others
* A positive and enthusiastic attitude with a strong desire to learn and develop
* Experience of working within a finance team and/or using Sage Line 200 would be beneficial
* Excellent Excel skills to present financial reports and accounts
* IT literate and good ability to pick up new financial and other business systems
* Good understanding of the Care Home/Care Industry is a distinct advantage
* Good communication skills, with the ability to build strong relationships
* Good analytical skills and be detailed orientated
* Based in the Poole, Dorset, Head Office, with occasional travel between sites in the East Sussex/Kent/Surrey and other areas, therefore must have valid UK driving license and own vehicle

In return, we will offer you:

* Competitive SalaryLife Assurance
* Support for Long Term Sick
* Discounts at major High Street retailers
* Fresh Fruit and filtered water

If you would like to join our successful team please select "apply now" and forward us your CV, along with a cover letter