Qualified Accountant

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Qualified Accountant

Head office, Melksham

Finance Team

£35,000 - £42,500 per year (DOE)

40 hours per week, Monday - Friday

Prefer to send us a paper application?

You can apply for this position online by clicking the APPLY NOW button. If you would prefer to download and complete a paper version, simply print and complete the PDF version provided here.

Please return your completed application form to: Autonomy Care Group,  67 Roundpond, Melksham, Wiltshire  SN12 8EB.

Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Finalist / qualified accountant to join our dedicated head office team in Melksham, Wiltshire.

Reporting to the Commercial Director, the main function of the role is to oversee and coordinate the daily operations of the finance department alongside the Finance Manager and Finance Assistant.

You will be accountable and responsible for all the companies accounts and payroll provisions for the Group.

Why join us?

  • Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
  • £35,000 - £42,500 salary per year (dependent on experience)
  • Supportive Management team
  • Auto Enrolment Pension
  • Long service awards
  • 24 hour confidential employee advice line
  • Access to blue light card discounts
  • Free onsite parking

Job description

  • Maintain the company’s financial records using QuickBooks Online
  • Produce financial reports for the Board
  • Produce detailed cashflow forecasts for individual companies and consolidation for the group
  • Day to day oversight of accounts administration including sales ledger, purchase ledger and credit control
  • Maintaining and updating the fixed asset register where purchase/sales/transfers are made within the business
  • Overseeing credit control function
  • Responsible for accurate preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Accountable for preparation of annual budgets
  • Responsible for accurate preparation of year end accounts for submission to external parties
  • Prepare and process monthly payrolls for both hourly and salary paid employees and associated HMRC submissions
  • Assist with annual P11d preparation for employees/Directors
  • Supervision of finance assistant
  • Undertaking projects

About you

Essential 

  • Proven experience of producing/assisting in completion of monthly management accounts
  • Sound knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Part qualified / finalist accountant (ACCA / CIMA)
  • Experience of processing and finalising payroll
  • Experience of VAT
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and strong numeracy skills
  • Strong IT skills, proficiency in Excel, accounting software and payroll software
  • Strong management and leadership skills to drive forward the finance department working alongside the Finance Manager
    Valid driving licence

Desirable 

  • Relevant payroll qualification
  • Experience of year end financial audits
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks Online and Bright Pay Payroll Software
  • Experience of VAT partial exemption

How to Apply

Please click the ‘apply now’ button or call Head Office on 01225 613020 for an informal discussion / application form.

Equal Opportunities Statement

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their sex; religious or similar philosophical belief; political opinion; race; age; sexual orientation; or, whether they are married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled; or whether they have undergone, are undergoing or intend to undergo gender reassignment.

Safeguarding Commitment

We are committed to the safety and well-being of the individuals who use our services and promote safer recruitment practices.

If you do not disclose something in your application that could prevent you working with children or vulnerable adults this could result in you being referred to the police and/or DBS as it is a criminal offence for any person who is barred from working with children and/or vulnerable adults to apply for a role in a regulated activity.

If you have made a declaration in relation to a conviction that does not threaten the safety of the vulnerable people we support we will consider your application and explore further during the recruitment process. 

Qualified Accountant

autonomy-care-leaves

So much more than just a job.
Be part of a caring company and make a real difference to peoples lives.

Qualified Accountant

The Oaks, Malvern

Adult Residential Care - LD

£23,000 - £25,000 DOE
40 hours per week, Monday - Friday

Prefer to send us a paper application?

You can apply for this position online by clicking the APPLY NOW button. If you would prefer to download and complete a paper version, simply print and complete the PDF version provided here.

Please return your completed application form to: Autonomy Care Group,  67 Roundpond, Melksham, Wiltshire  SN12 8EB.

Autonomy Life provides specialist care to Adults with Learning Disabilities and Complex Behavioural Needs at our 8 bed home, The Oaks in Malvern, Worcestershire. We pride ourselves on helping people with emotional and behavioural difficulties to lead happier and more fulfilled lives. We embrace partnership working and strive to develop psychology based strategies.

You will be fundamental in the overall running of the day to day operations of the home. The main aspects of the role will be supporting the Home Manager; creating and implementing care plans and behavioural strategies as well as coaching and mentoring of staff and constructing, implementing and overseeing policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will be an effective role model, with a consistent person centred approach, a self-starter with strong problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure and to deadlines. You will be able to prioritise your workload in accordance with the needs of the service and service users.

Key skills required

  • Experience managing a team as an Assistant Manager or Manager
  • NVQ/QCF level 3 or higher in Health and Social Care
  • Demonstrable understanding of the legislative requirements around care of vulnerable people
  • MCA and DOLS understanding of the requirements and commitment to becoming a Registered Manager if required
  • Creating and managing staff rota
  • Strong numeracy, literacy and computer skills
  • Broad knowledge of Learning Disabilities and other related conditions
  • Full, clean driving licence

Working hours

Full time, 40 hours per week. Participating in on call essential.

Safeguarding Commitment

We are committed to the safety and well-being of the individuals who use our services and promote safer recruitment practices.