Company Accountant

  • Location
    Kendal, Cumbria
  • Salary
    £ 28000 - £ 32000 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - AAT
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference

Company Accountant (Maternity Cover)

My client based in Kendal is seeking a full time Company Accountant to cover a period of maternity leave from 29th June 2020 to 30th April 2021. The successful candidate will have experience in a similar role and will be responsible for managing all the company accounts and must have Sage Line 50 experience, must be competent on excel and must be organised and trustworthy.

Daily Tasks

  • Daily bank reconciliation

  • Monitor bank account for monies coming in, note on systems and inform sales team

  • Review P/L regularly and monitor credit limits

  • Prepare any payments required and make the payment and send off remittance.

  • Monitor the accounts inbox

  • Complete any customer or supplier requests for information (ie account set ups)

  • Take any queries from the sales and customer services team with regard to both sales and purchase invoices

  • Maintain control of main supplier account - these are paid daily and liaise with our account manager each day. Invoices on this account are imported to Sage.

  • 30 day credit applications - liaise with Manager regarding the suitability of opening any new customer accounts

  • Refund customers as and when required using the various income streams and reflect this on the management system and Sage

Income Reconciliation

  • We have various methods by which income comes in which can all be tied back to our bespoke management system.

  • Reconciliations of

- Stripe

- Amazon Pay

- Paypal

- Sage 30 day accounts

Monthly tasks

  • Once statements are in for month end run the P/L and ensure all matched up and any anomalies are dealt with. This list will then be ready for the month end payment runs or if any credit limits are reached

  • There are a number of rebate schemes in place with suppliers and these are key to the business. You will report to the directors on these on a monthly basis and as and when required i.e. when reps are coming in and towards the end of the rebate period.

  • Reconcile credit cards

  • Prepare monthly journals and report to the directors on a monthly basis with the overheads along with any analysis required

  • Maintain fixed asset register and post monthly depreciation journals

  • Review month end stock and post journal

  • Reconcile all control accounts

  • Review the 30 day On Accounts to ensure all has been invoiced

  • Catch up with Management on the S/L and write off any bad debts if required

  • Put on any petty cash receipts


  • Review and submit VAT return


  • To maintain Sage and deal with any issues on Sage Updates or Sage Drive

  • If any contracts are coming up to renewal i.e. Utility bills, IT software look at these and confirm with directors

  • Work on Google Ads

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Please apply with your CV to: Pip Gray