Finance Administrator & Bookkeeper
<strong& gt;Location: Sittingbourne Science Park
Sal ary: up to 30k
Ben efits: Private medical cover, incl. partner and children up to the age of 18, Free life assurance cover at 4 times basic salary, Pension scheme (Employee 1-3%, Employer 5-7%). 25 Days Holiday + UK Bank Holidays
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Finance Administrator / Bookkeeper to join a leading software house based in Kent.
The Accounts Administrator / Bookkeeper will take responsibility for the booking keeping, payroll and staff administration duties of the company.
You are computer literate, enjoy manipulating numbers in Excel and you can write a good letter when necessary.
Its important to you that you have a mindset for completeness and accuracy:
<strong&g t;MUST HAVE:
o Be educated to graduate level or a professional equivalent and have attained a suitable accounting qualification, namely:
o AAT level 3 or 4 qualifications
o IAB level 3 qualification
o Or similar accounting qualification
o Previous experience in a similar position, minimum 3 years, including experience of providing accounting and bookkeeping services across a group of companies, ideally within the professional services sector [specifically with understanding of complex multiple project delivery services] and ideally with experience across countries too.
o Sound and up-to-date knowledge of all accounting principles / procedures, financial and regulatory reporting requirements.
o Excellent Excel skills, including analysis techniques and pivot tables
o Experience with creating financial statements and monthly management accounts, including monthly work in progress reporting
o Experience with nominal ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process, including external audit coordination
o Excellent accounting software user and administration skills, ideally TAS experience in the short term, although the business will be evaluating and adopting a more comprehensive professional office solution [knowledge of such software would be helpful]
o Be a good communicator, including written and verbal communication and a good listener, with the ability to grasp complex business scenarios and translate them into simple concepts and financial models.
Please apply online now for immediate consideration.
Contact: Mel Harris