Senior Accountant

Job Ref: BASATS1
Sector: Admin & Secretarial
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 09 November 2018
  • Leek, Staffordshire, West Midlands, England
  • £40,000 - £45,000 per Annum
    ANNUM
  • Tom Short
  • 01782 714 728
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Blue Arrow urgently require a Senior Accountant for their client in Leek, Staffordshire.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a global business with a large and growing presence in the UK market.

This is a permanent role with an immediate start available following successful interview process.

The roles responsibilities are:


  • Champion and adhere to Health and Safety requirements

  • Forecasting / budgeting.

    • Preparation of forecast files including detailed sales / AV / overhead / balance sheet calculations


  • Monthly accounts preparation and review

    • Control of period opening/close in SAP including WIP periods
    • WIP KKAO settlement
    • Formal sales cut-off and SAP sales completeness check
    • Updating monthly exchange rates to HMRC set rates
    • Journals (debt provisions, depreciation, accruals, payroll accruals, GRNI, invoices not booked accrual, stock provisions, bank, Fx)


  • Inter-company balance analysis (coding if required depending on accounts skill level)

  • Financial reporting pack - monthly

  • Business unit review reporting pack and actions - monthly

  • Debtors control reviews - monthly

  • Debtors credit limit - review and monitoring

  • Reconciliations (with one-up review)

    • Monthly reconciliations of key accounts (bank, stocks, A/R, A/P, fixed assets, GRNI)
    • Review of all other accounts at least quarterly
    • Recharge account review and invoicing


  • GRNI review with accounts payable clerk to ensure

  • Fixed Assets

    • Responsibility for audits of assets
    • Preparation of capital expenditure cases
    • Review of spend against approved capex
    • Review of open orders for statutory reporting


  • Payroll

    • Review of employee change reports
    • Reconciliation of payroll movements as required by local governance
    • Approval of payroll


  • Taxation

    • SAO compliance including bi-annual formal review
    • Monthly Intrastat (arrival and dispatches) review and reporting to HMRC
    • Monthly ESL (dispatches) review ad reporting to HMRC
    • Monthly VAT return preparation and reconciliation to Group
    • Ensure VAT recovery on expenses and proforma invoices


  • Auditors

    • Primary contact for external and internal auditors


  • Statutory accounting

    • Annual accounts


  • IT responsibility

    • ITCC compliance


  • Insurance

    • Contact for insurance queries and returns




For more information or to apply please click the apply button or call Tom on 01782 714728.

Blue Arrow
07/12/2018 09:00:00
GBP 40000 40000.