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Purchase Ledger Assistant/Accounts Assistant – Corby

Purchase Ledger Assistant, busy all round temporary payables role (3 months+), Corby, £14 per hour

Our client, a local manufacturing Company are seeking an experienced Purchase Ledger Assistant to join them on a temporary basis for 3 months.

As the Purchase Ledger Assistant, your duties will include:

  • Match and process invoices
  • Process Expenses & Barclaycards
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Payment runs

You will have needed to have worked in a similar role recently and available to start as soon as possible.

This is an office based role.

In return our client offers a friendly and supportive working environment and on site parking

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Data Entry Administrator – Towcester

Data Entry Administrator, busy admin role, friendly head office, Towcester, to £25,000

This thriving locally based business, which has been established for over 20 years, has a new opportunity for a Data Entry Administrator to join their Central Admin team.

As the Data Entry Administrator, your duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Receive/book all stock for arrivals no later than 9am the following day (ETA reports/receipts)
  • Record pack house stock movements
  • Create work orders according to packing report doc / close and complete
  • Allocate stock to sales orders
  • Transfer market stock
  • Reconcile consignment stocks daily
  • Action stock write offs once signed off by commercial support
  • Deal with queries with the packhouse (external)
  • Month end stock reconciliations
  • Answer telephone during core hours

The Data Entry Administrator role requires someone with excellent attention to detail, competent Excel skills and someone who works well as part of a team. You will also need to be a quick learner, with the ability to work efficiently under time restraints, so if this sounds like you and you are looking for a busy, friendly environment where you can develop your experience and skills, please apply asap with a copy of your latest CV attached.

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Billing Team Leader – Luton

Billing Team Leader, supervising sizeable head office finance team, Luton, to £35,000 

My client has a need for a Billing Team Leader to join the team at their offices in Luton. This is a permanent full-time role,100% office based.

As the Billing Team Leader your duties will include:

  • Managing a team of Billing Administrators  
  • Ensuring that adequate training and ongoing support is given to the team
  • Aged debt reporting and analysis
  • Take ownership of billing queries 
  • Working closely with internal colleagues to ensure best possible billing support is given to clients at all times 
  • Right hand support to Billing Manager 

Must have billings and supervisory experience in billings. High volume experience would be an advantage. Must be confident Excel user and have strong IT skills.

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Bookkeeper – part-time – Northampton

Part Time Bookkeeper, 20 hrs per week, Northampton/Hybrid, £29,000 – £30,000 FTE 

A busy established local business is looking to recruit a Part Time Accounts Assistant/Bookkeeper. Working 20 hours per week and on a hybrid basis.

This is a busy and varied position in which your duties as the Part Time Bookkeeper will include:

  • Payroll
  • VAT
  • Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
  • Preparing expense reports
  • Bank and credit card reconciliations 
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of financial transactions.

This role is suited to a candidate who holds varied accounting experience, strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills, the ability to multitask and prioritize their workload effectively.

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Accounts Payable Assistant – Hatfield

Accounts Payable Assistant, high volume head office role, Welwyn Garden City, to £29,000


Our client are a leading business in their sector, very well established both in UK and Europe. They are based in the Hatfield Business Park area.

As the Accounts Payable Assistant you will be working in a very busy and fast paced/high volume transactional environment where your duties will include:

  • Processing supplier invoices
  • Statement reconciliations
  • Payment runs
  • Taking ownership of supplier queries
  • Support to AP team/AP Manager as needed

Candidates must have strong Accounts Payable experience, ideally in a high volume environment. Must be confident using Excel. Experience of invoice scanning would be useful.

Office based whilst in probation (3 months) then hybrid. Onsite parking. High quality offices with excellent onsite facilities. Great benefits. Supportive environment where you can learn and progress.

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Credit Controller – Welwyn Garden City

Credit Controller, 3 months+ Temporary Assignment, £13 per hour + Holiday, Welwyn Garden City

 Our client based in Welwyn Garden City is keen to secure a number of interim Credit Control Clerks to work as part of their team on an ongoing interim contract.

As one of the Credit Controllers, you will be responsible for your own ledger, which will entail high volume calling, chasing differing values of money. Ideally you would have gained previous credit control experience in a shared service centre or head office environment, working to KPI’s and targets, and be able to work using your own initiative. However, training will be provided.

In return for your expertise in dealing effectively with workloads in a busy, and sometimes pressurised team, our client offers an excellent working environment, on-site parking and career development with the possibility of a longer-term contract.

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Payroll Administrator – Daventry

Payroll Administrator, strong communication skills, Daventry, £20,000 – £30,000


Our locally based client have an exciting opportunity for a Payroll Administrator to join the team, due to company growth. Responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering client payroll with accuracy and to agreed timetables
  • Developing, maintaining, optimising and deploying suitable payroll processes and controls.
  • Collation of monthly & weekly payroll data within required timeframes and authorisation guidelines.
  • Reconciliation of costings
  • Supporting the transfer of payroll for new clients
  • Supporting ad-hoc payroll projects
  • Assist in P11ds and PSA
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships
  • Troubleshooting and handling internal and external queries
  • Client specific duties including European payroll data management

The best suited candidate will have strong communication skills and good attention to detail, with a professional, approachable and flexible manner.

Previous payroll knowledge would be ideal, but full training will be given to a candidate without previous payroll experience.

Knowledge of Iris, QBO and Xero payroll is preferable.

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Assistant Management Accountant – Bedford

Assistant Management Accountant, hands on role working closely with Finance Manager, Bedford, to £35,000 

Abacus Consulting are proud to be the recruitment partner for a well established business in Bedford, they have been established for over 50 years.

Reporting into the Finance Manager, your duties as the Assistant Management Accountant will include:

  • Prepare monthly payroll
  • VAT returns
  • Fixed assets 
  • Journals 
  • Balance sheet reconciliation
  • Payment runs 
  • Produce management accounts packs 
  • Provide support to Finance Manager as needed 

The ideal candidate must have management accounts and payroll experience. You will be CIMA or ACCA active studier. AAT candidates will also be considered. Must be a confident Excel user. Hybrid working arrangement

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Part Time Audit Manager – Hitchin

Part-time Audit Manager, Hitchin, 22.5hrs per week, Small SME, to £60,000 (FTE)

Abacus are pleased to be working with this local friendly practice. This is a new role due to expanded workload. The role is ideally suited to fit around school hours.

Part Time Audit Manager to plan, manage and conduct SME audits mainly in the Herts and mid Beds area.

Must be ACA OR ACCA qualified and experienced as an Auditor for SME businesses within a practice. 22.5 hours per week.

To manage, operate and grow a successful and profitable Portfolio of clients:

  • Plan, manage and maximise recoverability across the Audit Portfolios
  • Lead, manage and develop the team
  • Schedule, plan and complete audits
  • Maintain high standards of compliance throughout the practice
  • Identify risk matters to the business
  • Report monthly on Turnover, Profitability, Chargeable time and recoverability

Key Competencies:

  • ACA/ ACCA qualified with extensive experience within practice
  • Technically efficient in both audit and accounting
  • Provide professional communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Confident communicating with all levels of an organisation
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Sub-Contractor Finance Specialist – Bedford

Sub-Contractor Finance Specialist, well respected construction growing business, Bedford, c£30,000

Abacus Consulting are proud to be partnering a growing business in Bedford on an exclusive basis. They have a need for a Sub-contractor finance assistant to join the team. The role has arisen as the present job holder is moving internally.

This is a permanent, full time role, 37.5 hours a week. Office based.

Working as part of a team in a busy and fast paced environment, your duties as the Sub-Contractor Finance Specialist will include:

  • Management of subcontractor ledger and reviewing payment certificates
  • Checking VAT coding is correct,
  • Checking CIS calculations are correct
  • Payment runs 
  • Query resolution 
  • Provide support to colleagues and Manager as needed  

Candidates must have proven sub-contractor finance experience. COINS experience would be nice to have. You will be confident working in a busy and fast paced environment. Need to be a confident Excel user.  Excellent benefits including bonus that everyone in the business is entitled to. This is based on company performance. 3 additional days holiday gifted for the Christmas close.

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