Salary: Circa £30k
We are recruiting for a fast-growing fruit distribution business in their search for a Xero Accountant to work from their office based just outside Maidstone. We are looking for an Accountant with at least 5 years of experience.
This innovative and exciting business has enjoyed excellent growth in 2020 and they are looking for an experienced Accountant to join their team. A really varied and interesting role, this would be the ideal role for someone who is self-motivated, energetic with lots of passion, ideas and will enjoy working closely with the key management team. The company imports and exports fruit to France, Spain, South America, Asia and Russia. Any language skills particularly French and/or Spanish would be very advantageous, although not essential.
Any exposure to working within a distribution organisation would be a distinct advantage. Exposure to dealing with senior management and challenging, where appropriate, is essential. You will need to be prepared to be 'hands on' and communicate well with different divisions. A background of working with Xero would also be extremely beneficial.
Roles & Responsibilities
· VAT Returns
· Sales invoices
· Bank reconciliations
· Management accounts
· Double entry bookkeeping
At least 5 years of experience in a similar role
AAT Level 3 minimum
Experience in using Xero, is preferred
Experience dealing in multiple currencies
Experience in bank reconciliations, purchase and sales ledger, credit control, management journals and month end close procedures
Experience in dealing with group companies preferable, but not essential
To liaise with staff both internally and external accountants regularly to ensure timely and up to date information is available to be used for decision making