Head of Accounts and Administration

Location Frome
Discipline: Accounting & Finance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £55000.0
Contact name: Luke Bevan

Contact email: luke.bevan@wh-employment.co.uk
Job ref: 1078
Published: 25 days ago
JOB TITLE: Head of Accounts & Payroll
HOURS: Full-time (37.5)

White Horse Employment are one again partnering with a long term client based in Frome. They are continuously growing estate agents & auctioneers who are seeking a new Head of Accounts & Administration. This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody to come in and assist in the process of modernising & streamlining the finance processes, giving you the freedom to suggest better ways of working and rolling these out to the team.


Your main responsibilities will be:


  • To oversee and manage all Accounts and Administration tasks for your employer, and it’s associated companies.
  • To complete monthly reporting tasks accurately, attending monthly Directors meetings.
  • To manage the accounts department, delivering excellent service to both internal and external customers.
  • To ensure compliance and diligence of all company accounting.
  • To oversee company compliance, for example, arranging necessary company insurance.
  • To oversee the finance team with four direct reports.


What we are looking for:


  • Experience in business partnering / engagement with directors across the business.
  • Experience in managing a team or having direct appointments.
  • Have great communication skills.
  • Knowledge of SAGE software’s and Microsoft Office software’s.


The finance team are but very friendly, kind, keen and able. We need someone who is friendly, good at winning hearts and minds, and has the energy and drive to get both the small team, and the wider team (colleagues across the company) on board with any necessary changes.