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8 months ago
Ecruit Sales
Salary: £33k - 35k per year
Location: Essex
Job type: Permanent
Contact: DG Partnership
Category: Accountancy Jobs

Accountant – £33,000 to £35,000 p/a – Purfleet, Essex

The Role

General Catering Supplies requires a qualified and capable Accountant to take overall charge of the Accounts Office and supervision of staff. You will be supervising and monitoring both sales ledger and purchase ledgers, controlling all UK and overseas suppliers via cheque and electronic transfer. This is an excellent opportunity to take the next step in your career.

The key responsibilities of an Accountant include, but are not limited to:

  • Producing monthly management Accounts for internal and external use; and implementing account procedures
  • Performing cost analysis on various projects
  • Taking responsibility for credit control, bank reconciliations, petty cash reconciliations, VAT reconciliations and returns, weekly and monthly payroll, pensions admin etc.
  • Checking and processing all Purchase Invoices, credit notes, and expense claims from staff
  • Performing stock control reconciliation and valuation
  • Liaising and attending meetings with HMRC, bankers, auditors and suppliers
  • Documenting existing procedures and creating handbook for new colleagues
  • Any other ad hoc duties as reasonably required from you

The Company

General Catering Supplies aims to provide the hospitality industry with excellent quality products and superb customer service. Although founded in 1969, we have front-facing objectives with our sights firmly set on the future of trading, evident in our e-Store and Showroom. We still have a shop-front (which we are extremely proud of) and it forms part of a versatile HQ that serves as a warehouse-come-office-come-showroom.

The Person

The key skills and qualities of an Accountant:

  • A minimum of five years’ accounting experience required; with the relevant professional and academic qualifications – ACCA UK, MBA, MA
  • Experience working with a variety of clients, and should have experience in dealing with more complex accounting and tax queries
  • Organised with strong problem-solving skills, able to handle multiple tasks at any given time in a high-pressure environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, able to deal with a variety of people in different environments
  • Proficiency in Excel and Sage accounting, with excellent computer skills overall

In return for your work, we offer 28 days’ holiday, a company pension and free parking.

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please click the apply now button to find out more.

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