ABOUT SPS CONFERENCES
Specialist Pension Services Ltd is a firmly established and leading provider of conferences and seminars to the institutional pension fund and asset management industry with 75 events held annually in the UK, Europe and Southern Africa.
We are a small and dedicated team with offices in lovely rural surroundings in Welwyn Hertfordshire. We are looking for someone with several years’ experience as a financial controller, or similar role, to join us and run our finance function and, in time, take on the office and HR management.
The is a varied role with a wide remit but the key immediate focus is responsibility for managing the accounts function and preparing a wide range of management reports including:
Managing the sales, purchase and nominal ledgers to trial balance level
Checking and inputting supplier invoices and processing cheque and BACs payment
Posting sales invoices and payment receipts onto the sales ledger and chasing debtors
Reconciliation of bank balances and credit card statements
Processing monthly accruals and payments and balance sheet reconciliations
Preparation of the monthly payroll to our processor and managing BACS payments, PAYE and pension issues.
Producing monthly management accounts and preparing quarterly and annual budgets and forecasts and reporting variances
Preparation and submission of all company and tax returns
Future responsibilities in HR and office management will include:
Responsible for ensuring we meet all health and safety requirements
Manage all day to day HR queries from staff including recruitment and maintenance of staff records
Management, smooth working and resolution of any computer network, server and PC related issues.
Purchase of hardware and software where required, and maintenance of software accounts.
Premises and property maintenance – printers, copiers, kitchen, furniture, stationery etc
Minimum of 5 years in a finance department
Proficiency in Quickbooks an advantage and excellent Excel skills
Flexible and down to earth approach and strong attention to detail
A committed and effective team player with a 'can do' attitude
Prior experience in HR would be an asset
Full driving licence
Please send your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org