Point Professional Recruitment Ltd
25th July 2022
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Job Type


Our client based in Huntingdon - Cambridgeshire is looking for a dynamic and motivated Accounts and Office Manager to join their team:

This is varied role working across the owner's diverse business entities with offices in a village location near Godmanchester.
The successful candidate will be a self-starter with experience of working on their own initiative and a can-do attitude supporting the wider team; proactive communication skills are essential.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):
oProcessing sales, purchasing, bank and credit card transactions
oGeneral accounting reconciliations
oIntercompany analysis and reconciliation
oMaintaining balance sheet schedules including HP and Loan accounts
oProfit and loss reporting
oVAT returns
oPreparing year end schedules for accountants with over-sight and support from the Business Manager

Cash Flow
oMaintaining retail bank accounts cash flow spreadsheet
oPaying suppliers, payroll, VAT etc.
oReport forecast and actuals
oManage cash allocation across retail bank accounts
oLiaise closely with the Business Manager who is responsible for overall cash-flow control

Payroll and Human Resources
oReview timesheets and clock-in reports
oPrepare submission to payroll provider
oPay salaries and PAYE/NI
oPrepare P11D schedule for payroll provider
oAssist the Business Manager with supporting the HR process including:
§Staff contracts
§Company vehicle policies
§Maternity and paternity requirements

Office Management and Misc tasks
oFile Confirmation Statements with Companies House
oNegotiate utility contracts
oLiaison with IT support
oLiaison with accountant
oProvide a back-office function to support the retail businesses when required
oGeneral office management tasks
oOversight of contracted in office cleaner
oSupport the Business Manager and Business Owner when required

Person specification:
•Experience in a similar accounting role is essential
•Experience within catering or retail sector is an advantage
•Knowledge and experience of VAT, including submitting Make Tax Digital returns
•Working knowledge of payroll and PAYE
•Proficient in SAGE, Excel, Word, Outlook etc
•Strong time management and prioritisation skills
•Effective management of documentation, both paper and electronic
•Good business relationship management and communication skills
•Confidentiality is essential
•Educated to degree level or equivalent is desirable, but not essential
•ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified, part-qualified or evidence of qualified by experience

Should you feel that this is an opportunity which you would like to explore and you have the required skill set - Please call Sharon on 01480 431 888


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