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Account Manager

Accounts Manager (Temporary Maternity Cover for 15 months from June 2019 to September 2020)

A large-scale manufacturing; import and distribution company based in Chelsea (off King’s Road) and are looking for an Accounts Manager to join the company on a 15-month contract (Temporary Maternity Cover from June 2019 to September 2020).

This role reports into the General Manager and involves close interaction with all areas of the business.


£32k-£34k (dependant on experience) per annum plus 20 days holiday per calendar year and a workplace pension scheme.

Working Hours

Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm with 30 minutes for lunch.



  • Manage all accounting functions within the business and be able to prepare accounts to TB level.
  • Process all Purchase Ledger for the business – this includes invoice processing and preparing payments.
  • Weekly bank reconciliations.
  • Fully manage the Sales Ledger Assistant and oversee all work carried out.
  • Ensure all customers pay their account on time every month.
  • Complete quarterly VAT returns.
  • Submit data to the payroll provider and submit the monthly pension figures to the pension provider.
  • Check C79 filings monthly.
  • Prepare annual rebate figures for customers in line with customer agreements.
  • Prepare the audit file annually for the auditors.
  • All HR tasks for the business (recruitment, setting up new staff members).
  • Assist with any other ad-hoc accounts duties as and when required.


  • Experience of using SAGE 200 for a minimum of 1 year is essential
  • Prior management experience of a small team is a must.
  • Advanced Excel is required.
  • Fluent spoken and written English is essential.
  • The ability to use own initiative is key to this role.
  • This role requires the individual to be able to fully manage the accounts for the business and will therefore need to have similar work experience.

How to Apply

Please attach an up to date copy of your CV to the link provided and the hiring company will be in direct contact.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £32k - 34k per year
  • Location: Chelsea
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Accountancy
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: KU09
  • Posted: 2019-05-02 14:25:00 -

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