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Accounts Administrator – Kettering

This local business, a specialist in their field, are seeking an Accounts Administrator to join their finance department. The key responsibilities will include inputting supplier invoices accurately, distributing invoices for authorisation, raising sales invoices, printing Sage reports and providing administrative support to the Accounts Manager.

This is a busy role for a candidate who holds both sales and purchase ledger experience, has the ability to work in a team and has a confident manner. In addition to 20 days holiday this business will support study and allow a candidate to develop further.

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Credit Controller – Milton Keynes

Abacus have recently taken on a new role, working with one of the UK’s leading service providers in the Energy sector.  They are looking for an ambitious, hard working and influential candidate to join their divisional head office Credit Control team. Previous sector experience would be advantageous, although not essential.

As the Credit Controller, your duties would be as follows;

  • Chasing and collecting payments via phone and e-mail (Business debt)
  • Credit checking of new and current customers
  • Managing your own ledger
  • Responding to Internal and external queries

To be successful within this role, you would have previous experience of working within credit control, ideally in a high call volume environment, a drive and commitment to achieving targets, a keen eye for detail and a good working knowledge of Excel (lookups and pivots).

On offer is a competitive salary up to £25k dependant on experience. 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) and free parking.

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Accounts Assistant – Towcester

This successful, multi-national US owned business, with over 1200 employees, are looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant for their small UK head office, following an internal promotion.

You will be working closely with the Accountant based in the Northamptonshire office, where your responsibilities as the Accounts Assistant will include:

  • Daily cash allocation
  • Chasing debt
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Expense reporting
  • Raising invoices
  • Completing month end procedures.

The business has a very positive culture and a strong “work hard/play hard” ethos, where there is a good opportunity to engage with the operational staff and help with promotional events and shows, so you are likely to be an enthusiastic team player with strong communication skills.  On the technical side, you will ideally be studying the final stages of AAT, with previous accounting skills covering the above areas, as well as being a proficient user of Excel.

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Project Accountant – Luton

An outstanding opportunity for a qualified Project Accountant to join this market leading division of a global manufacturing organisation, operating in the Automotive, Aerospace, Logistics and Fulfilment spaces.

The company’s success is built on their highly valued workforce and the passion which they have for customer satisfaction, their solutions orientated culture and core values around Integrity, Excellence, Accountability and Respect.  They focus on continuous improvement, excellent execution and innovative leadership.

Reporting to the Group Project Accountant, the main purpose of your role as Project Accountant will be to ensure that Projects Financial performance is correctly measured and reported monthly, which will involve working closely in partnership with Project Managers to track and report the financial life cycle of their projects, from the bidding process through to completion.

Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Understanding of revenue recognition and experience of Long-Term Project Accounting
  • Production of the Monthly Project P&L’s, Status (WIP) Files and Phased Backlog Forecasts
  • Maintaining all Project related Accruals for Labour, Materials & Sub-Contractors
  • Applying underlying knowledge to varying sector types of project, which will require some travel to UK sites for project reviews
  • Developing and implementing repeatable processes and financial controls
  • Provide support and advice on complex financial issues to non-financial staff
  • Continually building relationships with internal stakeholders to achieve the successful completion of projects

 To successfully deliver on this role you will need to be a confident communicator and good team player, with the ability to successfully negotiate, influence and persuade effectively.  Ideally you will be CIMA or ACCA qualified, although if you are in the final stages of your qualification you will be supported through to conclusion, with significant Project Accounting experience in a growing and dynamic project orientated business.  This will be a challenging and rewarding post with high profile and excellent prospects for long term career development within the business and the wider Group.

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Finance Business Partner – Milton Keynes

We are working closely with a highly reputable and well-established organisation who are currently in the process of restructuring and redeveloping their business, whilst expanding and refining their head office finance team.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Finance Business Partner to join the team and be part of the organisations’s 3 year transformation plan. As Finance Business Partner, you will be responsible for providing timely, accurate and incisive reporting for the business, to strengthen the decision making in the future. You will work closely with a number of departments within the business, to help them to understand and improve the financial reporting  and business performance of their areas of operation.

As the Finance Business Partner your responsibilities will include:

  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Providing effective commercial procedures/change processes to deliver to required targets
  • Business planning & performance tracking
  • Effective financial reporting to drive forward business strategies
  • Financial Risk Management

Extensive experience of finance business partnering within a large group of stakeholders is essential to be considered for this opportunity.

You must be confident in your approach and you will be ready to challenge performance and existing ways of working to identify opportunities for improvement. You will ideally be an ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified Accountant and a confident communicator with strong presentation skills. This is a great time to join this business who are embarking on this exciting project, with great potential for long-term development opportunities for those coming on board at this stage.

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Management Accounts – Bedford

Our client is a well-established, international financial services company who are looking for an experienced interim Management Accountant to manage and develop a small team.

Working in a vibrant environment, your duties as the Management Accountant will include the following:

  • Production of monthly management reporting information to a strict timetable for multiple business units within the Group
  • Development work on budgeting and accounting systems
  • Oversees the completion of comprehensive technical documents relevant to job role ensuring processes and procedures are accurately documented
  • Maintenance of Accounting processes including statutory and management Accounts, in-house reports, budget forecasting, and regulatory returns in multiple jurisdictions
  • Ad-hoc management reporting and financial analysis
  • Parallel running of monthly reporting with reconciliations to the existing reporting system

The ideal candidate will have advanced Excel skills and experience using nested VLOOKUP’s, pivot tables and be able to manipulate data for MI reporting. You will need to be a motivated and resilient leader with good organisational skills, while being able to work in a high-pressure environment. You will be professionally qualified, and preferably degree educated, looking for your next interim contract move with a progressive and positive market leading business.

If you would like to be considered for this role, please contact use today.

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Systems Accountant – Mlilton Keynes

Our client, a leading financial services organisation based in Milton Keynes, are looking to recruit a qualified finance professional to join them on a 6 month contract basis.

As the Systems Accountant, you will support the finance team whilst they go through a period of positive change.  It is essential that you have a broad mix of financial and management accounting skills, along with system implementation experience and advanced Excel.

In return our client offers a professional and supportive working environment and the possibility of contract extensions, as the head office team continues to evolve.

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Accounts Payable Clerk – Northampton

Our client, a thriving and expanding organisation based in an out of town location, are seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk to join them on a temporary basis.

Your duties as the Accounts Payable Clerk will include:

  • Processing invoices
  • Statement reconciliations
  • Investigating queries
  • Searching for POs and other adhoc tasks.

It is essential that you have worked with SAP and a PO system previously, so if you have held a similar role where you have gained this experience and are immediately available to start a new role, please apply as soon as possible.

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Management Accountant – Luton

Our client, a leading business in their sector with operations UK wide and internationally, have a need for a Management Accountant to join their finance team in Luton.

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

  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Collate base data for budgeting and forecasting
  • Period end support
  • Weekly/monthly reporting including actuals
  • Ad hoc support to Assistant Finance Manager

We are keen to hear from candidates with proven experience in management accounts. Experience in the following would be useful; accruals, prepayments, balance sheets. A background in a big company environment would be an advantage. The successful candidate will be detail oriented, commercially aware, highly analytical and be able to communicate at all levels. Candidates who are actively studying CIMA or ACCA are of particular interest but we also welcome applications from candidates who are Qualified by Experience.

If you are looking for a step up or if you are a more experienced Management Accountant, please get in touch ASAP. Study support will be available to candidates who are keen to study or actively studying

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Income Analyst – Wellingborough

A position for an Income Analyst has arisen with this established, well known and multi sited organisation.

As the Income Analyst, your role will include:

  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Budgeting
  • Forecasting
  • Calculation of accruals
  • Journals
  • Dealing with reports and analysis.

This is a varied role suited to a candidate who has a can-do manner, a team player with excellent attention to detail, strong communication skills and Excel skills including Pivot tables and V look ups. Previous experience working within a finance department is required.

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