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Senior Accounts Controller

Market Sector:
£25000 - £35000


Senior Accounts Controller

Our client is an established and award-winning company based in East Sussex. They specialise in the design and build of cutting-edge educational space areas. A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Accounts Controller to join their busy and expanding team.

The ideal Senior Accounts Controller will have demonstrable experience within a similar role and possess an AAT Level 4 or equivalent. As a Senior Accounts Controller you will be preparing monthly management accounts, developing budgets and financial plans, as well as handling VAT, PAYE and tax duties.

Our client will also consider applications from candidates, who are looking for a part-time position. Due to the location of the position a full driving licence and your own transport is essential.

The ideal Senior Accounts Controller will hold the following skills and experiences:

  • Demonstrable experience within a similar role
  • Possess an AAT Level 4 or equivalent
  • Experience of using Xero accounting software
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work to strict deadlines whilst paying close attention to detail
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management abilities

Your duties as a Senior Accounts Controller will include:

  • Preparing monthly management accounts
  • Preparing annual financial statements
  • Creating monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts
  • Developing budgets and financial plans
  • Creating profit and loss reports for each project
  • Ensuring cash flows are maintained and reported, reflecting any changes
  • Managing sales ledger, purchase ledger, payroll, cash posting and all general ledger entries
  • Handling VAT, PAYE and tax duties
  • Taking responsibility for ensuring that financial processes, systems, and controls are operating effectively and driving continuous improvement
  • Project management of process changes and implementations
  • Performing a key role in the budgeting, planning and forecasting for the business operation
  • Managing payroll and pension contributions and compliance for salaried staff and remuneration for subcontract teams
  • Performing a key role in pricing projects and individual playground equipment
  • Working with Operational Team to improve procurement


Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience


Monday – Friday; 8am – 4.30pm

Full Time, Permanent


Heathfield, East Sussex

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Key Words:

Senior Accounts, Controller, AAT, Level 4, Financial, VAT, PAYE, Sales Ledgers, Purchase Ledgers, Heathfield, Tunbridge Wells, Uckfield, East Sussex