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Here at Payzone, we’re always pleased to hear from talented, enthusiastic individuals who would like to join our growing team at our headquarters in Northwich.

Great news - We're recruiting for a Management Accountant

ABOUT PAYZONE

Payzone Bill Payments provide payment services for Convenience Stores, allowing Customers to pay bills, purchase tickets, top-up their electricity and gas meters, play the health lottery, pay for bridge crossings tolls, amongst many others.  A well-established company providing service for over 25 years with all staff based in a purpose-built office in Northwich.  Situated conveniently close to the M6/M56, it is easily commutable from most population centers in the North West: Liverpool, Manchester, Wirral, Crewe, Stoke-on-Trent and North Wales.

A successful first year under the new ownership of Post Office Group has triumphed in an almost impossible implementation of an exclusive deal for Bill Payment Services with British Gas across the combined Post Office and Payzone Bill Payments retail networks.  This sets up the coming year for massive opportunities to attract more Clients and generate greater footfall and increase revenue for our retail partners.

Working at Payzone:

Payzone colleagues are the driving force behind our business.  We are proud of the energy, commitment and customer focus our people all have in common. 

All Payzone people are guided by our three values and behaviors:

We CARE by always thinking customer

We strive to make things even better through honest CHALLENGE

We COMMIT to decisive deliver

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Preparing consolidated weekly flash and Scorecard reporting for two entities with detailed commentary.
  • Preparing Monthly Management Reporting packs including P&L and Balance Sheet, with detailed commentary and variance analysis.
  • Support of month end processes to ensure timely production of the management accounts.
  • Issuing Cost centre reports and involvement in cost centre reviews with managers across the business.
  • Co-ordinating Cashflow projections by ensuring receipts and expenditure are forecast out into the future accurately, with reporting on variances to previous projections.
  • Management of the process of agreeing on intercompany balances with group.
  • Preparation of journals to be posted into Group accounting systems.
  • Supporting the budgeting and rolling forecasts process.
  • Producing balance sheet reconciliations, with a comprehensive backup.
  • Ongoing development of processes, controls, and reporting.
  • Providing detailed analysis and timely management information to key stakeholders as required.
  • Assisting with year-end preparation and audit.
  • Support and cover other roles within the team.

Qualifications required:

  • Working towards or fully qualified accountant (e.g. CIMA, ACCA or QBE).

 Skills Required:

  • Ability to work under pressure, meeting all deadlines.
  • Proactive, enthusiastic and flexible approach.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint skills.
  • Accountability and Excellence.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels of the organisation.
  • Problem solving capability.
  • Experience of Microsoft Navision and SAP preferred.

Personal Attributes:

  • Analytical mindset.
  • Desire to learn new skills.
  • Self-motivated and uses initiative.
  • Desire to improve processes / develop team.

 

Do you want to join the Payzone Team?

 

Just submit your Cover Letter and CV to apply.