Senior Accountant - Hampshire

Circa £40k + Benefits - Financial Services
Ref: 125 Date Posted: Wednesday 16 Oct 2019
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About the Role

We are on the hunt for a Senior Accountant with a high level of attention to detail and first-class communication skills. The purpose of the role will be to provide accurate financial support to our client.

About the Client

Our client is a family owned business based in the South Coast of England who offer a range of services in the Water, Wastewater and Critical Environment sectors. They are renowned for the high standard of service delivered in these specialist areas which has led them to build an excellent reputation within the industry. 

To succeed in this Senior Accountant position, you must be goal orientated and be willing to take ownership for allocated tasks and complete within given deadlines.  As you can expect, a high level of numeracy skills is essential and the ability to understand the specific nuances of the business to ensure accurate and efficient accounting practices are maintained.

Your key responsibilities as Senior Accountant will be to provide excellent support services to help maximise business performance.  Typically, you will also be expected to prepare monthly management accounts, department overhead statements and the provision of financial information to Team Leaders and Managers.

About the Person

To succeed in this role as Senior Accountant, you will need to balance a variety of different tasks and prioritise effectively.  It is essential that you have excellent knowledge of Sage 50 and can demonstrate experience in working with this system. You should have experience in accounts payable and accounts receivable, and an understanding of payroll and cash flow systems are required.

You will also have a clear focus on high-quality service to external and internal stakeholders.  As a natural forward planner, you will be able to identify and deal with potential issues quickly and efficiently through good organisation and excellent communication skills.  Given the variety of different tasks that you will be required to undertake, your adaptability and positive outlook will be important attributes, as will your competence in the use of Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet applications.  The ideal candidate will have experience working within the Construction Industry, CIS scheme and have retentions and budgeting experience.

The Reward

The rewards for this Senior Accountant position are competitive and the position offers a salary in the region of £40k.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV with a brief covering letter to Natasha Groundwater at Two Rivers Recruitment.  Alternatively, if you prefer to discuss in the first instance, contact Natasha for a confidential discussion on 0141 375 0541.