Salary up to £28k
Reporting To Head of Finance
We are HS Direct - part of the Citation Group.
We offer colleagues and clients an opportunity they will not gain at many other businesses.
We are interested in growth, investment and service excellence.
We have never and will never grow our business by cost cutting or tying people up in bureaucracy.
We don't do politics - we want people focused upon actions and delivery.
We don't do micro-management - we empower, support and innovate.
We are leaders, not empire builders and we love our business.
HS Direct is an organically grown, family born business.
Our employees are central to our success and it is for that reason that we treat every individual with respect and dignity.
We create caring and robust relationships between every single person in our business, taking the time to understand personal circumstances and providing a working environment that our employees love, feel valued and strive in.
The Citation Group having recently secured investment from KKR, one of the world's most respected and significant PE investors, we are now at a critical and exciting inflection point where we prepare for accelerated growth.
Therefore, as we begin this investment cycle, we are strengthening our finance team to support our growth ambitions.
The Compliance division of the Citation Group is the largest and most established part of the group providing valuable HR, Employment Law, Health & Safety, and other compliance services, to UK SMEs on a multi-year subscription basis.
If you love finding problems or highlighting future trends and being responsible for devising solutions to help support and grow the business, this is the role for you.
We are an incredibly successful and growing business, filled by great people with big ambitions.
We are looking for someone to help take our already successful commercial area to the next level.
With an analytical mindset and commercial approach, it's a given that you are a whizz with excel and you are never fazed by multiple data sources and complex models.
You will be comfortable communicating with finance and non-finance colleagues alike, to enable our business strategy and make a real difference.
The Role Overview
We are looking for an ambitious part qualified or qualified accountant to support our growth ambitions in Solution Host Direct.
The role will provide the opportunity to be a true number 2 to the Head of Finance in an exciting growing business where you will get the opportunity to experience a broad range of finance activities.
The successful applicant will have a good understanding of core accounting principles and a desire to develop this understanding whilst taking ownership for key accounting duties.
, Daily maintenance of sales ledger and uploading sales into local finance system (Sage 200)
, Daily cash and bank maintenance
, Supplier communication and purchase ledger recs - matching and coding invoices into local finance system and setting up BACS payment runs
, Bank reconciliations
, VAT returns
, Preparation of month end accounts for review with management, including but not limited to:
o journal entries into local finance system (Sage 200) including accruals, prepayments & fixed asset register
o balance sheet reconciliations & review with management
o variance analysis
o trend analysis
o commentary on performance vs.
Financial Planning & Analysis
, Support in preparation of budgets and forecasts
Internal Control & Processes
, Working with auditors at year end
, Ensure Group Finance control recommendations are implemented
, Ensure adherence to Group internal control and authorisation matrix
, Identify and implement process improvements
, Ad hoc duties required by management or to meet the needs of the business
Other Skills & Qualities
, Sage experience preferred but not essential
, High level of integrity when dealing with sensitive information
, Willing to learn and pro-active approach to improve current processes
, High attention to detail
, Ability to think commercially
, Part qualified or Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA or equivalent
, Relevant experience in Management Accounting
, Strong knowledge and experience of Microsoft Excel
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