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Accounts Receivable Administrator – Northampton

Accounts Receivable Administrator, Wellingborough, £19,000 – £21,000 + Benefits

This multi sited manufacturing business, a leader in their field, are looking to recruit an Accounts Receivable Administrator to join their busy head office finance team

The Accounts Receivable Administrator will support the credit control team and your day to day duties will include:

  • Assisting with setting up new customers
  • Accurately allocating cash
  • Uploading customer invoices
  • Administration of credit notes, invoices and statements
  • Managing emails and both incoming and outgoing post to the department

The Accounts Receivable Administrator post is is a super role, suited to an enthusiastic candidate who holds good communication skills, is keen to learn new skills and has intermediate Excel skills. Previous experience working in some capacity within a finance department is required.

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Credit Controller – Part time – Northampton

Part Time Credit Controller, Wellingborough, 20 hours per week, £13 per hour, permanent role

A vacancy for a Part Time Credit Controller, working 20 hours per week, 4 hours per day, 5 days per week has arisen within this thriving and established local business.

The purpose of your role as Part Time Credit Controller will be to:

  • Ensure outstanding balances are collected within agreed payments terms
  • Raise invoices
  • Allocate cash
  • Work closely with internal departments and build relationships with customers to resolve any queries

The Part Time Credit Controller post requires the successful candidate to hold previous Credit Control experience, have a confident manner and be able to work to deadlines.

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Credit Controller – Northampton

Credit Controller, Wellingborough, £21,000 – £23,000 + Benefits 

This established and well-known local business are looking to appoint an Credit Controller to join their Credit Control team.

Reporting to the Credit Manager, your key responsibilities as the Credit Controller will include:

  • Chasing overdue monies
  • Setting up credit limits
  • Raising invoices
  • Credits and monthly statements
  • Download daily cash receipts
  • Provide debtor performance statistics when required

This is an ideal role for a candidate who holds experience within a similar collections role, with strong communication skills, good organisational skills and the ability to work to given deadlines.

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Accounts Assistant – Northampton

Accounts Assistant, Wellingborough, £22,000 – £25,000 + Excellent benefits including study support

This internationally renowned, global manufacturing business, with multiple UK sites, are looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant to join their UK head office within the finance team.

As the Accounts Assistant, you will be working within the faced paced team, where duties include:

  • Maintaining ledgers
  • Preparation of month end balance sheets
  • Posting monthly payroll journals
  • Complete month end tasks in line with the month end timetable
  • Assist with adhoc projects and with the implementation of internal controls.

This is a super opportunity for an enthusiastic and focused finance candidate who is currently studying towards an accounting qualification. You will hold strong analytical skills, intermediate Excel skills and have previously worked in a varied finance role. In return you will be part of this exciting business which offers exceptional potential for personal development and career progression, and be offered study support to assist you in achieving your goals.

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Purchase Ledger Assistant – Letchworth

Our client, a well established business in Letchworth, have a need for a Purchase Ledger Assistant to join the team on a fixed term contract basis for 12 months to cover maternity leave.

Reporting into the Finance Director, and working in a busy/fast paced office, your responsibilities as Purchase Ledger Assistant will include:

  • Posting invoices
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Payment runs
  • Cash allocation
  • Finance inbox/finance administration
  • Ad hoc finance support as needed 

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in Purchase Ledger and ideally be a good all-round bookkeeper. You will have advanced Excel and IT skills, be comfortable working as part of a team, building relationships at all levels, working to deadlines and will have a flexible can do attitude. Immediately available candidates who are keen to learn and progress will be of interest.

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Accounts Supervisor – Stevenage

Our client, a leading business in their sector with a £50 million + turnover, have a need for an Accounts Supervisor.  The role has arisen as the present incumbent is moving internally.

Working in a busy/fast paced environment, and reporting into the Financial Controller, the duties of the Accounts Supervisor will include:

  • Managing the finance team on a day to day basis, 10+
  • Recruiting, training and mentoring the team
  • Setting KPI’s and reviewing team performance
  • Assisting FC with management accounts/period end tasks
  • Financial analysis and reporting
  • Office management e.g. ordering suppliers, co-ordinating deliveries
  • Query resolution
  • Ad hoc finance support to business as needed

The ideal candidate for the Accounts Supervisor role will have proven team leadership experience, strong Excel including pivot tables/vlookups and be confident in management accounts and period end tasks. The Financial Controller is keen to interview suitable candidates as soon as possible, a handover with the present incumbent is preferred before she gets too immersed in her new role.  This is a great role for an experienced Accounts Supervisor looking for a new environment, or a less experienced candidate looking for a step up to a staff management position. If you feel this role presents the challenges and motivation that you require from your next move, and your experience covers the above areas, please email your CV ASAP!

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Credit Controller – Milton Keynes

Credit Controller, Milton Keynes, £20,000 – £23,000 + Excellent Benefits

The Company

Abacus have the pleasure of working alongside a fast-growing company based in the heart of Milton Keynes, with a global market spanning thirty plus countries and a healthy domestic client base in the UK.

The Opportunity

The client is looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking Credit Controller to join their small but friendly team reporting into Credit Control Manager. Within this role you will have the potential to develop and build a career as part of a forward thinking and progressive company.

This role would suit somebody early on in their credit control career but ideally with some previous experience, and as Credit Controller, your remit would include the following day to day duties:


  • Chasing overdue debt in a prompt and efficient manner via phone and email
  • Processing and generating reminder letters and monthly statements
  • Query resolution and engaging with internal and external customers
  • Achieving debtor and cash collection targets
  • Credit checking and setting appropriate limits
  • Opening of new accounts
  • Account reconciliations
  • Daily and monthly reporting
  • Management of your own accounts on the sales ledger


  • Customer service
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Effective relationship building
  • Adaptable to ever-changing processes and not stuck in rigid processes
  • Determination
  • Attention to detail
  • An influencing manner
  • Energetic
  • Forward thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Intermediate Excel

The offer

On offer is upto £23k salary plus bonus dependant on company performance, 25 days holiday with the option to buy more, onsite parking, life assurance.

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Finance Assistant – Northampton

Finance Assistant, successful independent business, Northampton, £20,000 – £24,000

This unique, exciting and established business are looking for a Finance Assistant to work alongside the Financial Controller. The Finance Assistant will have a broad based role, assisting with many areas within the accounting function.

As Finance Assistant, your responsibilities will include:

  • Sales ledger
  • Purchase ledger
  • Reconciliations
  • Analysis
  • Resolving queries
  • Reporting
  • Assist with year end processes

Suited to a candidate who holds all round accounting skills, perhaps AAT part or fully qualified, with a keen approach and the ability to liaise with colleagues and suppliers with confidence. Previous use of Sage Line 50 is essential , with intermediate Excel and knowledge of Sage Line 200 being an advantage.

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Part Time Payroll Assistant – Milton Keynes

Part Time Payroll Assistant, Milton Keynes, flexible hours, c£13 per hour, Milton Keynes

The Company

Abacus Consulting have recently partnered with a large national organisation based in Milton Keynes. The company is looking to add a Payroll Assistant to their friendly team reporting into the Finance manager.

The Opportunity

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar role and have a working knowledge of either Sage or Oracle accounting packages. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing finance team, whether you are looking for a work-life balance or for a change of environment.

As the Payroll Assistant, your responsibilities would include;

  • Liaising with HR to collate leaver/starter/sickness/annual leave information
  • Gathering overtime information and uploading this information to our payroll providers portal
  • Manually calculate SSP, CSP, SMP, SPP, NI contributions etc
  • Submit, check & pay the employee BACS
  • First point of contact for all payroll queries
  • Oversee the implementation of the new payroll provider software
  • Upload the pension BACS & figures to the pension providers portal


  • Hardworking, motivated and diligent
  • Knowledge of Sage or Oracle accounting packages
  • Intermediate Excel (V look ups, Pivots)
  • Previous experience in a similar role

The Offer

On offer is a salary of up to £24k pro-rata per annum, free parking and 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays.

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SAP Data Entry Clerk – St Neots

Data Entry Clerk, SAP, ongoing temporary role, c£10 per hour, St Neots

The Company:

Our client is a leader within the Automation and Control Systems field with operations in 100 countries worldwide. They specialise in providing integrated solutions to the Transmission and Distribution and Oil & Gas industry with projects offshore and overseas.

The Role:

This role is for a Data entry clerk used to working in a high volume invoicing finance department

  • Data entry
  • Invoice processing
  • Speedily and accurately input data
  • Essential Skills / Qualifications:
  • A  finance background with Excel skills is required.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:

  • Data Entry, invoicing experience desirable
  • SAP desirable
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