Accountant/Bookkeeper Job | HT13636 - Howett Thorpe

Reigate, Surrey

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Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 per annum

Benefits: Good benefits package
Reference number HT13636
Added on Apr 07, 2017

About The Role

The role will be critical in the day to day running of the business, running all of the accounts function with a wide variety of responsibilities. Duties will include:

  • Month end accounts – liaising across the business
  • Monthly Management Reporting packs
  • Assistance with the cash flow management
  • Develop and implement internal controls
  • Process the Purchase Ledger entries
  • Liaise with external auditors
  • Supporting any area of the finance function as needed

About Our Client

The business is a growing SME business, you can be part of their accelerated growth and have the opportunity to grow and progress within the business.


About You

We are looking for an individual that has experience of working within an SME environment, has a ‘can do’ attitude and is willing to roll their sleeves up and get stuck in to what is needed to be done.

Your experience will be from an all-round accounting environment, bookkeeping or small company accounting experience covering all aspects of the finance function from ledgers through to management accounts.

You will have strong systems skills, including Excel to Pivot Table and Lookup level as a minimum, if you have Macros it would be seen favourably. Use of Xero/ Sage and other small to mid-sized accounting systems would be essential for this role.

Things you should know

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to grow within an expanding business, you will be given all round exposure and have a fun and friendly environment to work within.

Within this role you will be offered flexible working hours to start early and finish early or start late and finish late – whatever works for you…

Commutable from Croydon, Crawley, Dorking, Epsom, Gatwick, Godstone, Leatherhead, Redhill and Reigate.


Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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