Ian Farmer Associates, a member of RSK Group Ltd, is a geotechnical and geo-environmental site investigation company with offices covering the majority of the United Kingdom. It is further supported by a fully accredited UKAS laboratory and together with the Geosciences division of RSK, the company makes RSK Group one of the UK’s largest site investigation service providers.
We are looking to recruit a member of the team for our Accounts department in our Tyne and Wear office and believe this would be a good first move from practice into industry.
This is a full time role, working 37.5hours each week.
Accountant – Washington, Tyne & Wear
Reporting to the Finance Director, responsibilities to include:
Involvement in month end processes Preparation of quarterly VAT returns Maintenance of purchase and sales ledgers including statements and reconciliations Liaising with customers and suppliers Making supplier payments Credit control Checking of contract / legal documents Processing of any other accounts documents Any other Ad Hoc duties required by the department
The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:
Excellent communication skills and confident attitude The ability to work both within a team and individually Good time keeping Be within a reasonable travelling distance of your office base, or be prepared to re-locate
Relevant experience in a finance function or accountancy practice essential.
Salary and benefits:
£20,000 - £22,000 depending on experience Contributory Pension Scheme and Life Assurance A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private health care
We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.
As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.
Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.
The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.
All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area.
RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.
RSK Group Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer
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