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  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Accountant
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
  • Date posted: 17/07/2017
  • Job reference: CMS028873'2002_1500296516

Our client is a well established and ambitious, family run firm based in Preston. They are a leading manufacturing company with a client base across the UK and Ireland. As a result of continued growth, they are now looking to recruit an experienced Accountant.

The Role:
Reporting to the Managing Director you will be a key member of the Senior Management Team and will assume full responsibility for the day to day accounting and financial management of the company. You will also be responsible for budgeting and reporting on the financial performance and it would be a distinct advantage if you had knowledge of running Payroll.

Duties will include:
Preparing monthly management accounts
Preparing of annual budgets and forecasts
Completing monthly bank reconciliations
Receiving all purchase invoices and ensuring they are appropriately authorised in accordance with the financial procedures
Making payments of all authorised invoices
Producing and presenting financial reports including cash flow forecasting
Managing relationships with suppliers and ensure payment timescales are well communicated
Assisting with financial aspects of contract negotiations
Acting as Company Secretary to the companies working closely with the Directors
Attending and Chairing (where required) regular Senior Management Team meetings

As the ideal candidate for this role you will be a qualified Accountant with a minimum of 2 years experience gained in a similar role. Knowledge of the Construction and Manufacturing industries would be a distinct advantage. In addition you will also have a working knowledge of VAT, CIS and PAYE. A Full UK Driving License and access to your own vehicle is essential as travel to various sites may be required.
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