Berkshire, Sandhurst
£30000 - £38000 per annum
12 Apr 2019
12 May 2019
Blair Mills
Contract type
Part time

The Accountant role for this Not for Profit and Charities business based in Sandhurst is to support the Finance Manager to carry out a wide range of accounting and financial administration tasks.

Client Details

This Not for Profit and Charities business based in Sandhurst is a national charity that helps people across the whole of the grocery industry - from the largest factory through the supply chain, to the smallest store.


Accountant responsibilities:

  • Perform day-to-day accounting using SAGE software and maintain financial records and filing systems
  • Perform monthly control account reconciliations
  • Assist with production of monthly management accounts and departmental budget reports
  • Ensure financial controls operate in line with policy and procedure
  • Respond to enquiries from staff as necessary regarding financial administration procedures, budget monitoring and other financial matters
  • Monitor and reconcile event and branch income and expenses with the relevant staff/volunteers
  • Undertake general financial administrative duties, including liaison with suppliers and branches
  • Assist in the annual budget setting
  • Assist in the preparation of VAT returns
  • Manage the debtors recovery process
  • Manage the Trading Company accounting system


Essential Accountant experience:

  • An appropriate qualification or sufficient relevant work experience
  • Highly numerate with knowledge of bookkeeping and experience using SAGE accounting software
  • Understanding of accounting and financial management processes and procedures
  • Exceptional organisational and administration skills with a logical, systematic approach to work and attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • A professional, self-motivated, self-starter with the ability to work using their own initiative
  • Ability to work in a busy office environment that demands high levels of concentration while coping with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, cope with a varied and demanding workload and ability to respond effectively to changing priorities
  • Flexible, hands on, and willing to work at all levels
  • Solution orientated with strong problem-solving skills
  • High level of competence in Excel and Word

Job Offer

What is on offer for the Accountant role:

  • Hours are Monday to Thursday 9am-5pm and Friday 9am-4pm
    • 25 days annual leave
    • Contributory pension scheme
    • Healthcare scheme

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