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Financial Controller and Accounts Manager

Position: Financial Controller and Accounts Manager

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 depending upon experience and qualifications

Working Hours: 09:00–17:30 Monday to Friday

Holiday: 20 days + bank holidays

About Us

Established in 1988, we are a thriving firm of chartered surveyors and property advisors. Our head office is in Rayleigh and we have offices in Chelmsford and Colchester. We are professional and ethical and we are proud to be considered the leading firm of rural surveyors in the County. This role offers the right candidate a welcoming and supportive working environment, where hard work is recognised and rewarded.

Ideal Candidate

  • Management accounts experience
  • Excellent and experienced bookkeeper
  • CIMA, ACA or ACCA qualifications or part qualified are an advantage, but not necessary
  • Payroll management (Sage 50)
  • Advanced level Excel skills
  • Reliable, trustworthy and discreet, with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail and able to work without supervision


  • Financial management of business accounts
  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns
  • Weekly cash flow
  • Credit control
  • Compliance with RICS client money handling procedures
  • Managing rent collections and rent deposits on behalf of clients
  • Managing and supporting colleagues to comply with internal accounting and invoicing systems
  • Banking, payments and expenses
  • Reporting to the managing director, in conjunction with the practice manager

Please apply with a covering letter and CV to:

Caroline Homewood
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