We are looking for a highly competent accounts manager/bookkeeper to join this family friendly business who are niche suppliers within the building/ construction industry. A true family business, with a reputation for quality and service it is essential that you are able to fit into their environment and share the company ethos. We are looking for a candidate who can show commitment to the role and really shape this financial reporting structure to ensure management information is provided in a timely and accurate manner. The duties of the role will include: Daily usage of financial processes, enhancing and updating where needed Management of sales ledger Maintaining accounts, verifying and posting transactions Balancing accounts on a day-to-day or week-to-week basis Managing client invoices & payments Liaising with clients, suppliers and banking contacts Working closely with accountants to prepare VAT returns Preparing schedules, statements and reports as requested Improve efficiencies and reduce company costs Put in place robust financial systems and processes Prepare monthly management accounts Oversee cash flow management Manage budgeting and forecasting process, including variances Deliver on HMRC reporting Complete VAT returns Reconcile balance sheets Understand regulation, legislation and industry developments and how they will impact the business This is a great role for an experienced company accountant/bookkeeper/accounts manager who can demonstrate a hands on approach. You will be an excellent communicator who is able to lead a small team, and you will have a very keen eye for detail. The business itself have an excellent reputation for looking after their staff and provide a great working environment.