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Accounts Assistant – Hertford

Accounts Assistant, broad and varied newly created position, AAT PQ, Hertford, £20k 

A newly created role for an Accounts Assistant to join a well established SME business and support the Financial Accountant and FC.

The Accounts Assistant will have a broad and varied remit in a small,busy accounts team, with initial responsibilities including:

  • Purchase Ledger
  • Expenses
  • Query resolution
  • Sales Ledger
  • Reconciliations
  • Finance Administration

The successful candidate is likely to be part or fully qualified AAT with 2-3 years experience working in the accounts team of an SME business environment.  Intermediate Excel skills and knowledge of Sage Line 50 would be an advantage, but most importantly, as the Accounts Assistant you will be a team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills, and a willingness to learn and develop.

Despite the prevailing lockdown conditions, our client is keen to get a suitable candidate in place as soon as possible once the restrictions on movement are lifted, so they will be conducting video interviews remotely with a view to making an offer within the next 2 weeks. Therefore if you have the relevant skills/experience and are interested in this opportunity, please submit your CV as soon as possible to avoid missing out.

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Accounts Assistant – Milton Keynes

Our client, a leading financial services organisation, are looking for additional support for their head office finance team on a fixed term contract basis until the end of 2020.

About the job

Joining as an Accounts Assistant, you will be working closely with the Financial Accounting Manager, and your main responsibilities in the role will include:

  • Assisting with the processing of Monthly invoices
  • Sales Ledger invoicing
  • Credit control for outstanding debtors
  • Processing daily payments Cheques, BACS, CHAPS

About you

To succeed as the Accounts Assistant, you will need:

Accounting experience with a good understanding of accounting functions – including purchase ledger, sales ledger and credit control
High level of computer literacy essential
Excellent oral and written communication skills

On Offer

  • £21,000 per annum salary
  • 25 days pro-rata holiday + statutory bank holidays
  • Pension contribution
  • A broad, interesting role in a pleasant, head office working environment
  • Free parking
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Senior Accounts Assistant – Milton Keynes

The Company

Abacus Consulting has the pleasure of working with a leading automotive dealership based in Milton Keynes with an enviable record of expansion and success, growth, both through acquisition and organic growth.

The Opportunity

Our client is looking to recruit a Senior Accounts Assistant to join their successful and friendly team with somebody motivated, hardworking, and with previous finance experience, ideally within the automotive trade. This is nice modern and friendly environment which offers a great move for somebody looking to join an exciting and forward-thinking team.

As the Senior Accounts Assistant, your day to day responsibilities would include;

  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Fixed Asset Maintenance
  • Month End Stock Reports
  • Analysis – Query resolution
  • Suspense Account Reconciliation
  • Other ad hoc duties

The Candidate

The person best suited to the Senior Accounts Assistant role would be:

  • Experienced in working as an accounts assistant within an automotive retail environment (essential)
  • Enthusiastic and motivated, keen to progress with their career
  • Able to quickly learn new skills
  • Strong in administration and time management skills
  • An excellent communicator, both written and oral
  • Experience of CDK/Kerridge software is essential

The Offer

On offer is a generous numeration package, 30 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, staff discount, life insurance and a workplace pension scheme. Please send your CV as soon as possible if you would like to find out more about this opportunity.

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Accounts Assistant – Milton Keynes

The Company

Abacus Consulting has the pleasure of working with a leading automotive dealership based in Milton Keynes with an enviable record of expansion and success, growth, both through acquisition and organic growth.

The Opportunity

Our client is looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant to their successful and friendly team with somebody motivated, hardworking, and with previous finance experience, ideally within the automotive trade. This is nice modern and friendly environment which offers a great move for somebody looking to join an exciting and forward-thinking team.

As the Accounts Assistant, your day to day responsibilities for the Accounts Assistant would include;

  • Raising Sales Invoices
  • Posting commissions
  • Reconciliations
  • Assisting with shortfalls and discrepancies
  • Some analysis
  • Other ad hoc duties

The Candidate

The person best suited to the Accounts Assistant role would be:

  • Experienced in working as an accounts assistant within an automotive retail environment (essential)
  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Able to quickly learn new skills
  • Strong in administration and time management skills
  • An excellent communicator, both written and oral
  • Experience of CDK/Kerridge software desirable but not essential

The Offer

On offer is a generous numeration package, 30 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, staff discount, life insurance and a workplace pension scheme. Please send your CV as soon as possible if you would like to find out more about this opportunity.

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Accounts Payable Team Leader – Luton

Are you experienced in accounts payable (AP), ideally in a high volume/fast paced environment?  Do you have experience managing a team of AP Clerks? If you do then please read on as we have a vacancy in Luton for an AP Team Leader. Working in a fast paced environment the duties of the post holder will include:

  • Capture of AP data
  • Processing high volumes of invoices onto the system
  • Statement reconciliations
  • Query resolution
  • Setting KPI’s, appraisals, and ongoing support/training to the team as needed
  • Support to the Transactions Manager/business as needed

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in AP and be confident looking after a team of AP clerks on a day to day basis, supporting the AP Manager as needed. You will be confident building relationships at all levels, have strong Excel/IT skills, have sound commercial awareness and be comfortable managing a busy workload. This is a hands on role. Immediately available candidates/candidates available at short notice are going to be of particular interest as the role is vacant. If you’re experienced in AP and looking for your next move, then hopefully this is the role you have been looking for. Please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible.

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Assistant Management Accountant – Northampton

Due to excess workload and organic expansion, this well established and multi sited business is seeking an Assistant Management Accountant to join their busy finance team.

As the Assistant Management Accountant, you will be responsible for:

  • Ledgers
  • Journals
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Financial analysis
  • Balance sheet reconciliations

You will also assist with ad hoc projects in support of business growth. This is ideally suited to a professional and enthusiastic candidate, who holds varied finance skills and is able to work to deadlines. Knowledge of Pivot tables and V look ups is essential.

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Accounts Receivable Assistant – Letchworth

We are supporting a well established business in Letchworth with their current recruitment for an Accounts Receivable (AR) Clerk.

Working in a high volume/fast paced finance team, the duties of the postholder will include:

  • Inputting transactions
  • Cash allocation
  • Reconciliations
  • Query resolution
  • Managing inbox
  • Reporting unallocated cash position
  • Working closely with internal teams
  • Building strong supplier relationships
  • Ad hoc support to the AR Supervisor as needed

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in Sales Ledger/Accounts Receivable, although candidates with little or no finance experience will also be considered. You will progressive and keen to learn.

This is a great role for a sales ledger clerk to join a leading business in their sector. The successful candidate can expect excellent training, ongoing professional development and have an opportunity for progression.

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Purchase Ledger Clerk – Stevenage

Our client, a successful SME business in Stevenage, need a Purchase Ledger Clerk on a permanent full time basis. The business is in a strong position in their sector and continue to grow.

Working in a busy and fast paced environment, your duties as the Purchase Ledger Clerk will include:

  • Processing invoices
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Payment runs
  • Query resolution
  • Finance administration
  • Ad hoc support to the team as needed

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in Purchase Ledger in a high volume environment. Strong Excel is a must including vlookups.

You will be a team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

If you’re keen to learn and progress, then this is a great opportunity! There is a very experienced leadership team in place in finance. The FC and FD have both been with the business for 10 + years. You will be working at their head office in an open plan environment. The business actively promotes a 9-5 culture across the business. If you’re an experienced ledger clerk looking for a move, please apply as soon as possible!

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Credit Controller – Letchworth

Our client, a well established and highly successful business in Letchworth, require an experienced Credit Controller to join their busy finance team on a fixed term contract for the next 12 months, needed for Maternity cover.

Working in a fast paced environment, your duties as the Credit Controller will include:

  • Controlling and monitoring credit allowed to customers.
  • Ensuring written Credit Control procedures are adhered to.
  • Receiving credit limit increase requests for all Customers; following the company’s credit control procedure for credit risk assessment, and then passing on for authorisation to the Credit Control Supervisor.
  • Responsible for authorisation of procedures, involving decision-making and resolution of customer queries.
  • Requesting overdue monies from customer by phone and letter. Sending legal letters on agreed dates.
  • Ensuring customer queries are dealt with on a timely basis and are resolved to ensure payment is received.
  • Ensuring issues raised by Supervisor/Chief Accountant review are followed up and resolved within set deadlines.
  • Ensuring customer accounts are agreed, dates and released according to written procedures.
  • Ensuring customer accounts with overdue invoices are submitted to debt collection agencies in accordance with procedures.
  • Reviewing daily report listing of stopped customer accounts where monies have been paid. Removing flag from relevant accounts

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in Credit Control, be customer focused and solutions driven. You will have good Excel and IT skills, be confident dealing with queries and building relationships at all levels. You will be a team player with a strong work ethic and can do attitude. Immediately available candidates are of particular interest as this is an urgent role, the hiring manager is keen to interview experienced Credit Controllers as soon as possible.

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Accounts Payable Assistant – Luton

Temporary Accounts Payable Assistant, 3 months +, Luton, £13.50 per hour 

Our client, an instantly recognisable brand name with a Luton head office, is looking for an interim Accounts Payable Assistant for a 3 month temp assignment, with opportunity of an extension.

This will be working in an established purchase ledger team of 3, to complete a project that needs an “all hands to the pump” approach.  It is a fast paced environment and will require you to liaise with other departments to ensure excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

The Job:

  • Matching and coding invoices on Purchase Order Systems or through the use of SAP (preferred)
  • Monthly Pre-payment Processing
  • Maintain and update central journal
  • Pursuing non-authorised invoices to maintain up to date records
  • Maintaining supplier statement reconciliations on a timely basis
  • Processing Petty Cash for site
  • Raising Debit Notes
  • Scanning & emailing PO invoices to relevant site
  • Process credit notes within the system
  • Other ad-hoc duties as and when required

You:

  • Immediately Available or on a relatively short notice period
  • Proven experience of working within an SLA Driven environment
  • Someone with a good Accounts Payable background and strong influencing skills.
  • Ideally you would have excellent customer service and telephone manner and excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • You must have strong interpersonal skills including persuasiveness and/or assertiveness skills with excellent problem solving skills and attention to detail.
  • You will be required to work to tight deadlines and show excellent communication skills. We also require a candidate with good commercial awareness.

If you are an Accounts Payable specialist, available ASAP and looking for a role to work with an employer of choice in the Luton area, please apply now.

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