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Finance Assistant – Stevenage

Finance Assistant, intermediate/advanced Excel, permanent appointment, Stevenage, £21,000

We are proud to be supporting a well established and successful business in Stevenage who have a newly created, permanent vacancy for a Finance Assistant. Working in a fast paced environment, reporting to the Financial Controller, the duties of the Finance Assistant will include

  • Posting bank payments to the ledger
  • Bank reconciliations (high volume)
  • Inputting purchase ledger invoices
  • Processing cheques and expenses
  • Assisting with period end tasks
  • VAT returns
  • Supporting the purchase ledger team and the wider accounts department as needed

The ideal candidate for the Finance Assistant job will have good all round accounts experience, ideally within a fast paced/high volume transactional environment. Strong communication and Excel skills are a must. Immediately available candidates are going to be of particular interest but we also welcome applications from candidates who have to give notice. You must be a car driver. The Finance Assistant vacancy is a great role working for a growing business, the successful candidate can expect genuine opportunities for progression as more roles are likely to become available in the finance team.

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Assistant Management Accountant – Northampton

Assistant Management Accountant ongoing Temporary assignment, £13 – £15 per hour + Holiday pay, Northampton         
Due to excess workload and organic expansion, this well established and fast growing local organisation is seeking an Assistant Management Accountant to join their thriving team on an ongoing temporary basis.

The job

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

  • Ledgers
  • Journals
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Financial analysis.

About You 

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. Strong Excel is essential and for the right candidate there is a strong possibility that this could lead to a permanent appointment.

If you are available to start and interested in an ongoing temporary role as an Assistant Management Accountant in Northampton, with the likelihood of a permanent appointment in time, please apply with a copy of your latest CV as soon as possible.

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Management Accountant – Northampton

Our client, a well established and multi sited business which has continued to prosper during the recent lockdown, is seeking a Management Accountant, who can also deputise for the Group Reporting manager, to join their busy finance team.

The job

As the Management Accountant, you will be responsible for:

  • Month End Processes
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Supporting the Assistant Accountants within the team
  • 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 Vlookups is essential.

Due to the restrictions on social distancing and working practices, the Management Accountant position will initially be working predominantly from home, other than a couple of days on site induction and some time spent in the office over the month end periods. In addition to the above brief, you will also assist with ad hoc projects in support of the business growth, which is continuing in spite of the current economic climate.

This role is ideally suited to a professional and enthusiastic candidate, who has held a similar position and advanced Excel skills are essential. All being well with the temporary assignment, there is a strong possibility that this position will convert to a permanent appointment.

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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 and be a team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong Excel is a must, including VLOOKUP’s, and we are also looking for a driver with their own vehicle, which will be necessary due to the out of town location of the offices.

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 and a new Accounts Manager was appointed earlier this year to strengthen the team further. You will be working at their head office in an open plan environment, which will be responsibly managed and socially distanced, once the lockdown restrictions are lifted. The company actively promotes a 9-5 culture across the business so offers a genuine work-life balance. If you are an experienced ledger clerk looking for a move please, apply as soon as possible!

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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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