Company Accountant


The Role

Do you want to be a key player on a small in-house team, providing high quality and comprehensive accounting services? If so, you could be the person we are looking for to help keep our business’s accounts running smoothly and effectively.

This newly created role in our small team of accountants is a great opportunity to build a bright future for both our business and your career and is a chance to be a key player in our business’s ongoing financial activities.

You will need to be a qualified accountant with some experience, but what is equally important to us is to find someone who is approachable, able to work at all levels of the business and passionate about being part of our culture.

The Day-to-Day

In this role you will need to enjoy working on a small team of three accountants on a range of accounting responsibilities. These include:

  • Management Accounts: Prepare monthly and annual management accounts with supporting analyses and commentaries, to include but not limited to Balance Sheet reconciliations, Cost analysis, Income analysis and inter-company reporting.
  • Annual Financial Accounts: Prepare the draft annual financial accounts and supporting schedules. Liaise and assist where necessary with the external auditors.
  • Prepare and issue inter-company and management recharges, in accordance with company policies and instructions.
  • Prepare and submit VAT, EC Sales List and ONS returns.
  • Assist in the reporting and management of working capital.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial forecasts and budgeting.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement to financial processes, including IT systems.
  • Undertake all duties with reference to Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) procedures and work instructions.
  • Any other reasonable duties commensurate with the level of this position

The Person

Essential skills needed for this role include:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • ACCA/CIMA finalists or part qualified may also apply
  • 2 years management accounts experience
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Self-motivated, able to work alone or as part of a team
  • Good problem solving and communication skills

The Need-to-Knows

Role: Company Accountant

Reporting to: Financial Controller

Location: Hessle, Hull

Working hours: Full time (37.5 hrs)

The Package

  • Competitive salary
  • Commission scheme
  • Flexible and family friendly working policies
  • 8% Pension contributions
  • Life assurance 4x salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Health cashback plan
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Discount at over 250 retailers
  • Membership of the Matthew Good Foundation
  • Modern offices and Facilities
  • Employee referral scheme with cash reward of £350
  • Priority lane for internal recruitment – be the first to hear and apply about new roles

About the Company

Good Logistics is an award-winning freight forwarder and logistics provider, providing shipping solutions to small medium and large growing companies. Established for many generations and steeped in maritime history, the key to our success is not just our industry knowledge but our highly skilled and experienced people, who are dedicated to providing a first-class service to our customers.

With offices strategically positioned at major ports throughout the UK, as well as internationally in the USA and Turkey, the business boasts a diverse team of over 250 employees and a forecast turnover of £128 million in 2021.

Career progression and development of our people is key to our continuous growth and success. At Good Logistics, we ensure our employees have access to development opportunities through our structured learning and development agenda, and ensure skill sets and career aspirations continually evolve, along with a focused people strategy that supports employee engagement.

Our recruitment process

All candidates that are short listed for an opportunity at Good Logistics will be invited to complete an employee profiling process in the first instance prior to being invited for an interview in person with local office management.

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