Company Accountant

  • Job Reference: 11697
  • Date Posted: 8 January 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Kettering
  • Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Holiday: 25 Days + STAT, Discounts, Free On-Site Parking
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0116 254 9404

Job Description

11697 – Company Accountant Job Spec

Location: Kettering


Our Client – a SME Group of Companies operating across the East Midlands in the construction and leisure sectors – is seeking an experienced Bookkeeper / Accountant to join their team on a full-time permanent basis.


The Role

  • Monthly management accounts,
  • Overseeing purchase & sales ledger function,
  • Invoicing,
  • Processing of payments & receipts,
  • Bank reconciliations,
  • Maintaining Journals,
  • Accruals & Pre-Payments,
  • Accounts to trial balance,
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliation,
  • Depreciation, fixed assets & other general journals,
  • Cash management,
  • Preparation of VAT returns,
  • Annual accounts & liaison with external Auditors.
  • Managing CIS “Construction Industry Scheme”

Reporting to: Managing Director


The Right Person

Our Client is seeking someone who is able to work and communicate clearly between both finance and non-finance colleagues, possessing a flexible, “can-do” attitude in their approach.

We’re looking for a proven Bookkeeper / Accountant with experience within the construction / property development sector. As a bonus, candidates with experience in the leisure / hospitality sector would be preferred.

The role is very hands-on, so it is essential that you can plan & structure your own workload and support colleagues to meet weekly, monthly & quarterly deadlines. Ideally part or full-qualified ACCA or CIMA, and AAT qualified. Experience & knowledge of VAT and CIS is preferred, and you must be a proficient used of MS Excel and Sage 50.

In addition, the ideal candidate will possess excellent planning, organisation, time keeping and communication skills… a strong attention to detail, numerate and analytical. Be proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimum supervision.



  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time, 36.5hrs per week
  • Holiday 25 Days + Bank Holidays
  • Pension, Discounts, Free On-Site Parking

If you’re interested & think you’re suitable for this opportunity, please apply online OR call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11697) on 0116 254 9404.