Job Title: Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Salary: £28,000 - £34,000
REF: 896659
Contact Name: Kate Goodman
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an Accountant to join a successful multi-channel business with revenue streams from wholesale, retail, website and shows. This role will require a very 'hands on' person who is happy to work in a standalone position completing transactional work as well as reporting on business financials.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Preparation of monthly management and year end accounts
  • Fixed asset maintenance and balance sheet reconciliation
  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts
  • Quarterly VAT return preparation, EC Sales List and Intrastat
  • Cash flow forecasting and budgeting
  • Multi-currency bank account reconciliation
  • Payroll preparation and submission
  • Stock takes
  • Purchase ledger processing and payments
  • Maintenance and renewal of contracts including negotiating business terms

Skills and experience required:

  • AAT / ACCA / CIMA or QBE
  • Minimum of 4 years previous experience within a similar role
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel (pivot tables / v lookups) and Sage
  • Experience of accounting within a multi-channel business is desirable
  • Pro-active individual focused on system and reporting improvements
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal


  • Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm (1 hour for lunch) 40-hour week

Salary and benefits:

  • £28,000 - £34,000 dependent on experience
  • 22 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
  • On-site car parking