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Accounts Office Manager

Type: Permanent
Benefits: None
Job Ref: PL18672
Posted: 19/03/2021Apply Now

Job Description

Wise Employment are seeking an experienced Accounts Office Manager to run the accounts department within a market-leading company.  This is an exciting permanent position based in mid Cornwall.

You will be an experienced Accounts Technician with at least 5 years’ spent within a senior role who will ensure a smooth running of the Accounts department. Managing all aspects of accounting including purchase ledger, Payroll and maintaining financial ledgers.


  • Working with the Accounts Assistant and managing the Accounts Office
  • Provision of management information in various forms.  Sales figures, P&L, balance sheets, various ad hoc reports and costings
  • Provide management accounts in a timely manner
  • Maintain accounting functions of company Inc in USA – maintain all ledgers.  Preparation of US Sales & US tax returns
  • To ensure smooth running of Bank Accounts and Credit Control
  • The preparation of quarterly VAT return
  • Administer and maintain Company Stakeholder Pension Scheme, providing advice to staff as required
  • Oversee auto enrolment pension scheme and ensure timely re-enrolment is actioned, alongside opts outs for participants of stakeholder scheme as requested/required
  • Oversee and maintain payroll system to ensure Inland Revenue requirements are met
  • Prepare monthly PAYE payments
  • Ensure annual return is completed and reconciled
  • Work with auditors and complete required preparatory work for annual audit year end and half year
  • Fulfilling obligations for Intrastat reporting
  • Liaise with Chairman over transfers and general smooth running of funds flow
  • Awareness of changes in legislation/government guidance as necessary, including COVID-19 awareness
  • Keep updated of changes in statutory payments


  • You will be a hands-on and practical person with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role at senior level.
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly Microsoft Excel and integrated accounting systems (Mitrefinch)
  • Engaging with stakeholders and customers at a senior level
  • Experience of integrated accounting systems, bookkeeping and exposure to medium to large-scale financial and P&L management
  • Reviewing and negotiating credit worthiness
  • Be able to understand all of the Company’s functions including finance, administration, manufacturing and other processes within the company


  • Formal qualification in accounting or book-keeping from ACCA or AAT
  • Management qualifications: MBA or ILM Level 4/5
  • Experience in lieu of qualifications will be considered

The hours of work are Monday to Thursday 08.00am until 17.00pm and offers a competitive rate of pay, equivalent to 5 weeks holidays + bank holidays, sick pay and free parking. If you are looking for an exciting challenge and feel you meet the above requirements then please send us your CV to Plymouth@wiseemployment.co.uk

We look forward to hearing from you today! 

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