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Financial Accountant - Ipswich



Financial Accountant - Ipswich

Financial Accountant to the Coes Group (W D Coe Ltd, T & D Ltd, C & D Uniform Solutions Ltd and four online retail outlets)

Permanent Full-Time Position

Salary in the region of £45k plus excellent benefits

We are a well-established, customer focussed family business retailing menswear, womenswear and schoolwear across East Anglia and are currently looking for a Financial Accountant to join our small friendly Head Office Team based in Ipswich.

Key tasks:

  • Statutory reporting for the Coes Group.
  • Quarterly preparation of management accounts.
  • Quarterly gross profit reconciliation.
  • Regular monitoring of cash flow position.
  • Management of various pension schemes to include monthly returns to pension providers, Pension Scheme Regulator return and liaison with investment managers.
  • Annual preparation and liaison with auditors.
  • VAT returns for all companies in the Group.
  • Annual budget preparation.
  • Production of performance schedule for directors’ review to induce turnover/stock/discount and margin.
  • Preparation of corporation tax computations
  • Responsible for accounting software including renewal and upgrades as and when required.
  • Liaise with bank.
  • Annual insurance review and management of claims.

Person Specification:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA, CIMA)
  • Advanced IT skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent organisational skills with close attention to detail and the ability to deliver to deadlines
  • Excellent team working skills at all levels. Able to work alongside the senior management team to contribute to effective strategic and operational decision making and also to manage and motivate own team to optimum performance.

Closing Date 10th November. Interviews to be held week commencing 19th November.



You may also submit your CV and covering letter by post to:
Susan Ashford, W D Coe Ltd, 20-28 Norwich Road, Ipswich, IP1 2NH


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