Accounting Support Section Leader

33000.00 - 33000.00 GBP Annual + GBP33000/annum
30 Aug 2017
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounting Support Section Leader
Permanent / Full Time
Circa GBP33k per annum

Our client, a leading electronics manufacturer, is currently recruiting for an Accounting Support Section Leader. This role will provide supervisory support to the small sub teams (AP, AR, Payroll, Treasury, Assets & Reporting) within the finance department, thereby supporting the management team.

The role will suit someone with some finance manager/supervisory experience with a view to developing further within a 3-5 year timeframe, as part of the company's commitment to succession planning. This is a genuine opportunity an ambitious Accounts Supervisor / Finance Manager to fast track their career within a nurturing environment.
It's a customer focused hands on role responsible for ensuring the teams delivery of a variety of functions including any ad-hoc transactions carried out within this team.

Key Responsibilities:

• Expense validation to ensure employees are compliant with their
• Ensuring all processes and procedures are constantly reviewed,
documented and updated to meet control and audit requirements.
• Involvement in preparation of management accounts for various
business units
• Supporting the Finance manager and Management Accountant to
ensure all corporate reports and prepared in a timely and accurate
• Control VAT reporting and other tax recoveries within the business
• Team development and performance management

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

• Appropriate academic and (or) vocational qualification AAT or similar
accounting qualification, ideally ACCA / CIMA qualified
• Excellent written & oral communication skills
• Previous payroll supervision
• A working knowledge or Oracle
• Experience in invoicing and payment processing.
• Naturally inquisitive with an ability to interrogate and develop
internal systems and processes with continuous improvement
• Strong experience within similar accounts environment

Additional Specifications and Comments:

• Must possess the ability to build strong professional relationships,
working as part of a team and on their own initiative in line with
business requirements.
• Must be highly diligent and tenacious.
• Enthusiastic approach to all tasks.
• Ability to effectively network and communicate at all levels within the
business to achieve their objectives as this role requires regular
contact with almost all departments
• Concern for accuracy and ability to meet deadlines
• Excellent organisational and execution skills to manage a small team

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