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"The Payroll department not only deal with the on-going payroll processing of the Appleby Westward staff," (says Jo Hounsell, Appleby Westward's HR Director) they also work with a large number of our retailers who outsource their payroll to Appleby Westward'.

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Accountant

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Accountant

Grade 3 + Benefits

Monday to Friday
9:00am 5:00pm

There has never been a more exciting time to work for Appleby Westward Group Limited. With a growing brand and established Company in wholesale/retail, we need dedicated people to join our team as we continue to expand throughout our territory. We are committed to providing training and development, supportive working environments and scope for progression.

The Role:
The Accountant is responsible for the day to day accounting and financial management. The Accountant is also responsible for reporting the monthly financial performance to the Directors and to the Group Holding Company.

Key tasks:
Produce monthly financial reports to strict deadlines.
Validate, record and report stock valuations throughout the year.
Provide sound financial services to all Business Partners and prepare analysis of financial information as required.
Manage the preparation of the company's budget and forecasts.
To work closely with the retail operations teams to help ensure retail margins are clearly understood and optimised.
To provide the FD and other members of the Group Exec teams with ad hoc financial reporting requirements.
To provide accurate store level financial performance reporting to Retail Operations team on a regular basis.
To ensure the business operations team have the required financial reports to manage overall business performance.
Manage half year and year end close process and meet all audit requirements.
Manage the finance team.

Applicants should have:
Professional qualification such as ICAEW/ACCA/CIMA.
IT literate with an emphasis on financial systems and Excel.
Highly organised with excellent attention to detail.
Self-motivated and disciplined.
Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
Able to manage, guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used.
A solid understanding of financial statistics and accounting principles.
Stock management experience preferable.
Retail sector experience preferable.


If you feel that you have the right attributes and experience to apply for this role then please send your CV, with a covering letter to:-

HR Department - Appleby Westward Group Limited
Forge Lane,
Moorlands Trading Estate,
Saltash,
Cornwall,
PL12 6LX.

or by e-mail in Microsoft Word .Doc format to:

hrservices@applebywestward.co.uk

Closing date for applications to be received by is: Fri 25th May 2018

Benefits of working at Appleby Westward

At Appleby Westward our people are trained to deliver a quality service to our Retail customers. If you feel you could contribute to the success of our business, we should be pleased to hear from you.

Detailed below is a list of benefits we offer to our employees:-

  • Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Occupational Health Screening
  • Health Insurance
  • Incremental Holiday Scheme
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Staff Shop
  • Employee Social Events
  • Annual Flu Jabs
  • Counselling Service
  • Protective Clothing
  • HGV & Fork Lift Medicals
  • Training (Investor In People)
  • Suggestion Scheme
  • Subsidised Canteen

How to apply for a position at Appleby Westward.

To apply for a current vacancy or make a speculative enquiry, please send your cv or download and complete the Application Form below and send it to:

Appleby Westward Group Limited

Forge Lane
Moorlands Trading Estate
Saltash
PL12 6LX

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