Senior Accounts Manager

We are recruiting for a growing company within the construction industry based in Leeds.

Experience required

  • Essential: AAT Level 4 or CIMA Operational Diploma
  • Essential: Leading a small finance team for 12 months


Main purpose of the role

  • To ensure a good accuracy of financial reporting of business activities,
  • Direct working relationship with the Operations Manager and Contracts Managers to ensure smooth running of the business,
  • To provide information to ensure management have the information to ensure the controlled growth of the Company,
  • Key working relationship with the Contracts Managers to ensure a good level of accuracy on monthly billing and job by job costing reports.


Key tasks

  • Accurate nominal account processing up to trial balance,
  • Weekly Bank Reconciliation,
  • Organisation of supplier invoice filing and PO order processing,
  • Month end processing/Year end processing,
  • Production of monthly departmental management figures,
  • Assisting external Accountants with the production of financial accounts,
  • VAT Returns & HMRC Correspondence,
  • Basic credit control and reporting to the Operations Manager – mainly liaising with Contracts Managers on balances and accurately allocating payments,
  • Budget production, financial planning and cash flow planning assistance,
  • Handling supplier contact regarding payment discrepancies/dates,
  • Management of the Purchase Order System,
  • Raising payments ready for authorisation from Operations Manager.


Person Spec

  • Attention to detail, able to work with speed and accuracy,
  • Forward thinking and enthusiastic approach,
  • Ability to work within a small team environment.


  • Terms and conditions of employment
  • KPI related bonus negotiated upon completion of probation,
  • 6 month probationary period,
  • Hours: 9.00am until 5.00pm Monday to Friday,
  • Unpaid lunch break: 30 minutes each day ,
  • Overtime worked as required (additional hourly pay),
  • Car parking available,
  • Holiday: 20 days, plus bank holiday.

35,000 – 43,000 per annum