Accounts Manager

posted 12th May 2020
  • United Kingdom
  • £30,000 - £40,000 Per Annum
  • Southend-on-Sea
  • Full Time


  • £30,000 - £40,000 Per Annum


AJ Chambers are currently representing a long-established, family run company who are seeking an Accounts Manager to join their Southend office. This company is a leading brand in the home furnishings sector and offers an excellent exposure and opportunities for progression.


  • All financial aspects of the business
  • Check the bank accounts and print off statements – enter bacs payments received on Sage
  • Credit Control
  • Taking calls (both sales and accounts based) dealing with queries and taking payments
  • Process wages, weekly and monthly including end of year returns and pension
  • Liaising with shipping agent for import of products, including Bill of Lading and payment of VAT and duty
  • Input of Foreign supplier invoices
  • Supplier payment runs including foreign payments
  • Buying of currency (Euro and US Dollars) using various FX dealers
  • Monthly bank reconciliations
  • Quarterly VAT returns including EC Sales Lists
  • Produce monthly management accounts including all journals
  • Arranging all contracts with Utility companies, business insurances, medical insurances
  • Dealing with company vehicles
  • Check all nominal accounts to see if anything untoward
  • HR administration including employment contracts for new employees
  • Managing Accounts Assistant
  • Preparing Year-end account for the accountant

The Candidate

  • Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in an accountancy position
  • Experience with accounts software e.g. Sage
  • Experience preparing statutory accounts
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to lead and organise team members
  • Ability to create and manage accounts

For more information on this Accounts Manager position, please contact Scott Golding at AJ Chambers.

Job reference: AM2078

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