Deputy Accounting Manager

Job Title: Deputy Accounting Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £35K - £50K
Start Date: 25 Feb 2020
Reference: en-31977
Contact Name: Masumi Shibui
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 25, 2020 17:09

Job Description

Deputy Accounting Manager

Main purposes of job

Assist in managing daily operations, staff and improving financial processes. 

Contract Type



£38,000-44,000 depending on experience

 Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

Key tasks

1. Assist Manager to manage and oversee accounting department daily operations:

  • Coordinate and review the work plan for assigned accounting functions and activities, assign work activities and projects, monitor work flow, review and evaluate work processes, methods and procedures.
  • Review and approve a variety of journals entries and accounting activities. Review accounts after ledgers closed on monthly basis.
  • Check cash disbursements, review cheques, bank transfers before submitting for authorisation.
  • Prepare monthly management report and variance analysis.
  • Assist in preparing annual budget. • Ensure accounting activities comply with related regulations, ensure timely filing of various reports, VAT returns and related items. Ensure work is performed accurately and that deadlines are met.
  • Perform various reconciliations and analyses as required.
  • Review and prepare statutory accounts as well group reporting packs.
  • Support annual audit by providing information and answers to auditors.

2. Financial Process:

  • Coordinate the company, staffing, and operational activities for assigned accounting activities and operations.
  • Assist in implementing goals, objectives, policies and priorities for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Identify opportunities for improving process, method and procedures, identify resource needs, review with Manager/FD and implement improvements.

3. Staff management:

  • Train and motivate assigned accounting personnel
  • Communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring and coaching, advising, developing, coordinating and enforcing systems, policies, procedures and objectives.
  • Assist in conducting staff appraisal

Who we are looking for


  • ACCA/ACA Qualified.  Strong organizational, analytical, attention to details and interpersonal skills.  Experience in shipping is essential.

Language requirement

 Fluent English is essential



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