Company Accountant

Reference: SH-CA-01
Job Type: Permanent
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Mid-Kent
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: £35,000 - £43,000 per annum
Job Description:

Red Eagle Recruitment is looking to recruit a Company Accountant for a growing and progressive firm based in the Mid-Kent Area. The firm are soft fruit importers and distributers and are well-respected, forward-thinking and generate in the region of £50 million in turnover.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of company accounts
  • Manage a small finance team
  • Maintain and supervise all nominal ledgers, bank reconciliation and posting, trade debtors and creditors, fixed asset register, etc.
  • Deal with VAT, Corporation Tax and PAYE and deal with HMRC regarding this
  • Generate and prepare reports for higher management
  • Liaise with other auditors, including external auditors
  • Solve financial problems and deal with transactions
  • Understand Foreign Currency Trade Creditors and Debtors, and banks accounts
  • Reconciliate Inter-Company balances
  • Prepare month end journals, accruals, payments, balance sheets, P&L Accounts and VAT returns
  • Formulate management accounts for banks
  • Produce reports to highlight forecasts, budgets and cash flow

Ideal Qualities:

  • Qualified or qualified by experience
  • Knowledge of the system Quickbooks
  • Ability to manage and motivate a team
  • Driven by deadlines and targets
  • Strives when coping with several assignments at once in a fast-paced environment
  • Slick and polished communication
  • Commercially focused

This is a permanent role which offers progression for a candidate who works best in a growing and fast-paced environment. The client offers a highly competitive and stipulated remuneration package for the ideal candidate.

This role will pay between £35,000 and £43,000 per annum.

To apply please send a CV to

How to apply:

For further information on this vacancy please contact:
Folkestone: 01303 851 133 E-mail:
Please quote the job reference and attach a recent CV if available.

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