Based in Kenley, North Surrey.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assisting in the timely and accurate production of the company’s and any subsidiary company’s management accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Responsible for producing regular balance sheet reconciliations as requested by the Financial Accountant.
  • Assist in the day to day maintenance and management of the accounts system and offer insight and direction to improve and automate the system further
  • Liaising with managers from all departments to ensure that information flows smoothly both to and from those departments to allow good quality management information to be produced in a timely manner
  • Responsible for ensuring the system for producing bank reconciliations is efficient and reviewing bank reconciliations to ensure they are properly carried out monthly
  • Responsible for reviewing, on a sample basis, supplier statement reconciliations and ensuring these are regularly performed
  • Periodic review of purchase ledger to ensure oddities are looked at and dealt with, such a debit balances.
  • Assisting with the preparation of the annual budget and any reforecasts during the year
  • Review and document systems and procedures and recommend improvements in efficiency and process ensuring adequate documentation for the JSOX requirements
  • To carry out periodic visits to regional offices to review their use of systems and their interaction with Finance and ensuring compliance with procedures/systems and JSOX
  • Assist with preparation of tax returns and tax packs
  • Deputise for the Financial Accountant during periods of absence
  • Any other tasks as reasonably required by the Board of Directors

 

Skills and Capabilities

 

  • Highly numerate
  • Excellent analytical, data and spreadsheeting skills
  • The ability to communicate with non-finance people in a clear and understandable way
  • Excellent system skills with previous experience in Sage X3 or similar ERP system beneficial
  • A passion for getting things right and improving system efficiency and integration with other systems
  • Good time management and the ability to work well with people in a team (including people management whilst deputising for the Financial Accountant)
  • The ability to break down a complex problem into manageable chunks and deal with these

 

Professional Qualifications and experience

 

  • Minimum of part-qualified ACA, CIMA or ACCA
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience of a similar role
  • Experience of using or installing a large ERP system
  • Some experience of internal audit an advantage

 

 

 

How to apply

If you are interested in this position, please provide your CV and any other relevant supporting information to:

Justine Marjoram

Email: jobs@secom.plc.uk

SECOM PLC is an equal opportunity employer