Chief Accountant

Recruiter
The SmartList
Location
West Sussex
Salary
45000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
08 Nov 2017
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
LOCATION: Chirnside, Duns, Berwickshire

SALARY & BENEFITS: In the range of GBP40 - 45K depending on experience

WORKING HOURS: 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday.

THE COMPANY: Our client is based within the Scottish Borders and is internationally recognised as a market leader in the design, process manufacture and marketing of specialist and nonwoven products. They are now seeking a Chief Accountant for their Accounts Department in Duns, Berwickshire.

THE ROLE:

Key Responsibilities for the Chief Accountant role in Duns, Berwickshire:

•Responsibility for the accounting of the Client
•Ensure accounting services are aligned with finance and business needs
•Ensure timely processing of transactions relating to financial accounting
•Accounting tasks of the position include but are not limited to:
•Posting of transactions in SAP
•Monthly closing - reconciliation of general ledger accounts
•Reporting to the Company via the group consolidation system
•Preparing VAT returns other reporting to tax authorities
•Preparing of statutory annual accounts
•General financial support to the organisation

THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate for the Chief Accountant role must be a good communicator and able to work in a small team.

Essential criteria for the Accountant role:
Must live within a commutable distance to Duns, Berwickshire
Must have own transport due to location of role
IFRS and SAP knowledge is necessary with a preferred degree qualification

Desirable criteria for the Accountant role:
The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience working as an accountant preferably within manufacturing with the ability to work to strict deadlines.

Does this sound like you? Are you our clients next Chief Accountant? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps