Athena PTS, Ulverston, Cumbria

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Salary level:£25,000 - £30,000  per year
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Salary level:£25,000 - £30,000  per year
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£25,000 - £30,000 + Benefits

Athena PTS is a dynamic, ambitious and fast-growing company that designs, builds, operates and maintains HV and LV electrical infrastructure, power systems and networks across the United Kingdom.

We currently have an exciting opportunity within our finance department, where we are looking to recruit a Finance Officer. This is a full-time, permanent position, based at our Ulverston Head Office.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of the day-to-day running of the finance department, including credit control, purchase ledger, sales ledger and payroll, ensuring all tasks are completed in an accurate and timely manner to aid business processes and meet statutory deadlines.

If you are committed, conscientious, driven, love a challenge and undertake your work with great integrity and efficiency then we want to hear from you.

Not only will we provide you with a rewarding job, competitive salary and benefits, we are also strongly committed to supporting your personal development.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Monthly Management Accounts preparation (departmental and overall company).
  • Bank reconciliations using accounting software.
  • Financial year end accounting working papers preparation.

  • Performance reporting on individual projects within the business.

  • Timely reporting on project budgets and costing analysis to relevant stakeholders. 

  • Forecasting future results to enable business decisions to be made.

  • Preparation and submission of HMRC Statutory returns e.g. VAT, P11d, CIS etc.

  • Reconciliation of supplier statements to the purchase ledger.

  • Submission and payment of bi-monthly supplier payment run.

  • Initial point of contact to assist suppliers in resolving payment enquiries.

  • Debtors control and chase of overdue amounts.

  • Authorisation and payment of employee expense claims.

  • Monthly final payroll sign off.

  • Oversee other members within the team.


  • Previous accounts experience within SME/industry desirable (ideally 3+ years).

  • Relevant accountancy qualification, AAT, ACCA, ACA qualified or part qualified

  • Proficient in Sage 50 Accounts and Microsoft Excel.

  • Solid data entry skills with an ability to identify numerical errors.

  • Experience in preparing both monthly and annual accounts.

  • Good organisational and time-management abilities.

  • To have excellent people skills and be able to communicate at all levels.

  • Work well both as an individual and part of a team.

  • Professional, loyal and proactive individual.

  • Able to follow instructions, whilst being prepared to challenge.

  • Able to generate own ideas and develop others ideas for the continued advancement of the department.

  • Excellent time management and communication skills.

  • Able to adhere to strict reporting deadlines.

Job Type: Full-time, permanent role


Closing date for applications: 17/06/19

To apply for the role, please send a full CV and covering letter by email.

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