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Finance Manager
Crawley, West Sussex

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Salary: £30,000 - £38,000 per annum

Benefits: Good benefits package
Reference number HT13726
Added on May 09, 2017

About The Role

Supporting the Financial Controller you will be supervising a small team of 2 staff and will be responsible for taking ownership of the general accounting function of the business.

You will be involved with all areas of accounts including month end and year end accounts production.

Your duties will include:

  • Purchase Ledger
  • Sales Ledger
  • Double Entry Bookkeeping
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Daily payment runs
  • Vat analysis
  • Expenses
  • Supervising 2 accounts assistants

About Our Client

This role is working for a £40m turnover business based in Crawley, they operate across 3 sites and are one of the industry leading businesses in the South East.

About You

We are looking for an individual that has solid experience from within an accounts setting, your experience will have good all round exposure to all aspects of accounts and you will have an ‘hands on’ approach to accounting.

Ideally you will hold an AAT qualification or equivalent (ACCA or CIMA part qualified), additionally you will be able to work on your own initiative.

If you have a multi-site retail background or similar (Car Dealership, Restaurants etc.) it would be seen highly favourable.

Things you should know

This role is a new opportunity within the company, you will have great exposure to the directors and will be part of the business moving forward.

Commutable from: Burgess Hill, Caterham, Crawley, Croydon, Dorking, East Grinstead, Gatwick, Haywards Heath, Horley, Horsham, Purley, Redhill, Reigate, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge


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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