Location:                           Dartford
Working Hours                 Mon to Fri 37.5 hours per week
Salary:                               £40k to £45k depending on experience

A little about Davies Turner Group:

Davies Turner Plc is a British based multimodal freight forwarder specialising in logistics, e-commerce and warehousing.  As one of the largest independent freight forwarding companies in the UK we manage freight from around the world, by road and rail, through the air and across the oceans.  The business remains family owned and was founded in 1870 with 18 branches across the U.K.  Our turnover is in excess of £250 million and rapidly growing with nearly 1,000 colleagues.

Our ideal candidate:


  • ACCA/CIMA qualified with a proven track record of attention to detail, producing accurate work and meeting deadlines.
  • Highly competent Excel spreadsheet skills, including pivot tables and manipulation of data.  Good level of MS Office to produce reports and documents including graphs and tables.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A professional, diligent and friendly manner.
  • A team player with a flexible and pro-active attitude.

In this role you will:

Assist the Group Accountant with the production of the management accounts for 5 companies, year-end audit and statutory accounts.

With your key responsibilities being:

  • Production of monthly management accounts including Balance Sheet reconciliations, accruals and prepayments.
  • Assist in reporting on cash flows, the preparation of the annual budgets, and the production of reports to the Boards of Directors.
  • Assist with year-end audit, including journals and the production of supporting schedules and completion of consolidation schedules for the Group in compliance with FRS 102 and current legislation, ensuring a high level of accuracy, reconciliation with the management accounts and deadlines are achieved.
  • Liaise with external auditors for the annual audit, and support in the preparation of the annual statutory accounts.
  • Maintenance of the fixed asset register.
  • Proactively support the implementation of new systems and help improving those in place.

What we can offer you*:
  • Bonus / Profit Related Pay
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Life cover
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted store / shopping benefit scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Car parking

* Some benefits are subject to a qualifying period

Apprentice Stories

Apprentices 2018

Date Added: 14/05/2019 15:55:00

Leading UK independent freight forwarder and logistics company Davies Turner & Co Ltd has recruited another 11 youngsters for this year’s trainee programme. The scheme is now in its ninth...

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Apprentices 2017

Date Added: 13/09/2017 22:05:22

Davies Turner adds 12 apprentices to their annual scheme.

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