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Accountant

Location: 

Andover, GB, SP11 8EZ

Custom Field 2:  32314
Category:  Finance

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

PURPOSE STATEMENT

• Responsible for effective management of the accounts assistants (payable and receivable)
• Manage Balance Sheet Accounts and associated transactions
• Responsible for accurate and timely VAT records
• Ensure adequate financial controls and systems are in place

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

Team Management
• Manage roles and responsibilities and development of the accounts assistants
• Develop a cross functional, multi skilled accounts assistants
• Provide the leadership, motivation and encouragement of the team

 

Integrity of Financial Records
• Assist in the timely and accurate month end close within agreed deadlines
• Responsible for the submission of VAT, EC Sales & Intrastat and ONS surveys. Ensure record keeping & reporting rules are adhered to
• Ensure complete, accurate and timely processing of all transactions
• Assist in the preparation of year-end financial statements
• Ensure clean annual audit opinion

 

Financial Controls & Systems
• Develop, operate and maintain an effective system of internal controls to ensure a clean general ledger
• Ensure efficient processes within the financial function and within cross functional processes involving finance
• Ensure EDI functionality with customers is set up and maintained
• Maintain daily cashflow reporting to ensure supplier payments are made in line with agreed terms

 

Reporting and Analysis
• Develop and manage purchase ledger & sales ledger reports, control systems and internal audit
• Quarterly Balance Sheet reports to WHQ including Leases, Prepaid expenses GRNI accounts
• Develop cross functional reporting with Procurement and other teams within the business
• Ad hoc financial analysis as required

 

Business Improvement Activities
• Manage the purchase ledger and sales ledger modules of D365 
• Proactively identify and implement cost saving measures
• Support Finance Manager in any other business improvement/analysis projects

 

You must comply with Rich Products Limited Health and Safety policies and procedures at all times.
 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

Critical

•    Minimum of 3 years work experience of Finance acquired within the Food or Manufacturing sectors 
•    Qualified AAT or relevant degree as a minimum 
•    Strong commercial thinking and financial awareness
•    Control costs and thinks in terms of profit, loss and added value

Desirable

•    Good VAT, EC Sales and Intrastat knowledge in a similar environment.
•    Proven Experience as a Finance Administrator

Rich Products Corporation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

BRINGING YOUR BEST SELF TO WORK.

As a family-owned company, caring for our associates—their whole selves—is a top priority. That’s why we provide benefits and tools to help our people balance the integration of work and life:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health & financial benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Family planning support
  • Flexible work policy
  • Associate resource groups
  • Volunteering & community impact opportunities
  • Holiday gatherings In-house taste tests (we are a food company after all)!

It’s all part of how we support our family of associates. Because in the company of family, all things are possible.

MEET RICH’S.

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

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