Senior Finance Assistant

Location: Sherborne
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 28,000 - 32,000
Reference: BBBH819



Gap professional are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client, a reputable based company who are looking for a Senior Finance Assistant 

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Sherbourne
Hours of work: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
Salary: Circa £32,000

Summary: 

You will be responsible for overseeing a small team of finance assistants who administer the personal day to day finances of a high net worth family. You will have extensive training from the Finance Team Supervisor during the first few months of your employment on all bookkeeping duties, management accounts preparation and reporting. It will be imperative that you are able to fulfil the responsibilities personally of the finance assistants you will be managing. 

Once this initial training period is completed, you will be responsible for the bookkeeping, VAT, CIS, management accounts, statutory accounts and audit files for a small number of other entities which could include limited companies and partnerships within the property, retail, wholesale and consultancy sectors in addition to overseeing the family team. 

Main Responsibilities:

Ensure all finance functions and accounting records are maintained and management accounts prepared accurately and in a timely manner
Prepare CIS and VAT returns and ensure these are submitted on time
Review the bookkeeping and payment runs of the finance assistants and provide constructive feedback
Create statutory accounts with supporting year-end audit files where required for internal and external audit review
Ensure all entities are compliant with all relevant tax and company laws
Undertake project work as required
Ensure that your CPD record is well maintained
Provide holiday and sickness cover for other team members when required
Report to the Finance Team Supervisor



Requirements

Is AAT qualified (or qualified by experience)/studying towards the ACCA/CIMA qualification with at least three years of relevant accounting/audit experience, ideally working in a practice or an audit environment
Has experience of managing a small team (desirable)
Has experience of VAT, with knowledge of CIS being an advantage
Has integrity, discretion and the ability to deal with confidential information
Has excellent administration and communication skills (both written and verbal with attention to detail)
Is tactful, diplomatic and approachable, with the ability to deal assertively with a wide range of people
Has excellent IT skills, a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience of using accounting software
Is flexible and willing to learn
Enjoys working on their own or as part of a wider team, being a team player is key.



Benefits

Salary dependant on experience
8% employer pension contribution
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Individual BUPA cover
Life insurance 4 x gross salary
Payment of your annual professional qualification membership subscription
Our commitment to provide you with ongoing CPD to enhance your personal knowledge, skills and experience
Parking
Study package available (if required)



Closing date is 2nd September 2019 

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gap professional are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future


The gap personnel group are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.
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