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Interim Management Accountant – Dunstable

Interim Management Accountant, 6 month contract, hybrid working, Dunstable, to £50,000 per annum

Our client, a locally focused not for profit organisation are seeking a Management Accountant to join their finance team for 6 months initially. The role is to support the FC and your responsibilities as the Management Accountant will include:

  • Overseeing day to day accounting entries
  • Preparing monthly management accounts and other financial reports such as budgets in a manner presentable to different stakeholders
  • Supporting in the budgeting process
  • Preparing control account reconciliations
  • Posting journals

This role will be office based but there is the possibility of flexible hours if required. This is a great opportunity to join a friendly finance team which will be going through a period of change later in the year, so there is a possibility that there will be a longer term position available for the right person.

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Credit Controller – Biggleswade

Credit Controller, hands on, all round collections role, Biggleswade, £30,000 p.a

Our client, a leading business in their sector, have a need for a Credit Controller to join the team at their offices in Biggleswade.

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

  • Chasing late/non payment
  • Cash allocation
  • Query resolution
  • Setting up new accounts
  • Reporting on status of debt/overdue accounts
  • Support to Senior Credit Controller as required

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. This is an office based role. 40 hour contract.

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Financial Controller – Welwyn Garden City

Financial Controller for established business. Seeking qualified accountant with team management experience, Welwyn, to £70,000

Overseeing a team comprising several accountants plus a ledger/Invoicing team, the Financial Controller will run the day to day accounting processes of this well-established business.

As the Financial Controller, your tasks will include:

  • Production of budgets and forecasts
  • Commercial analysis
  • HMRC submissions VAT payment s, PAYE and CIS payments

The role would suit an established Financial Controller or an aspiring qualified accountant/ finalist with career ambitions.

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Finance Manager – Milton Keynes

Finance Manager, finalist/Fully qualified role, Milton Keynes, £45,000 – £50,000+ benefits

Our client, a modern, fast growing multi-site organisation in the Milton Keynes area providing a high level of services to their clients is seeking a Finance Manager to join their efficient main finance team. The role is responsible for the day to day operations of the finance department – ensuring all deadlines are met alongside maintaining relationships with key suppliers. You will also support the Financial Controller with ad-hoc requirements.

As the Finance Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Monthly preparation of management accounts including sales reconciliations, bank reconciliations and VAT returns
  • Supplier payment and relationship management
  • Payroll processing and management
  • Daily and weekly KPI reporting
  • Managing the accounts assistant including training and development

For this position we are looking for someone who has had experience in a managerial position or running a finance department independently. Someone who has an understanding of processes relating to SME environments including timeframes and budget restraints. This person will be highly IT literate. You will require confident communication skills as you will be tasked with working alongside senior management and stakeholders in the organisation.

This individual will also be self-motivated and pro-active, with the ability to work towards business deadlines. Someone who will be able to demonstrate how they can maintain and nurture relationships across the organisation. We are ideally looking for someone who is ACCA, CIMA or ACA qualified or in the finalist stages of their studies. This is like to not be a progressive role, so the post holder must be happy to settle into this role for the long term.

This position sits within a small finance team, within a multi-site organisation who operate to deadlines and required outputs as set by senior management and investors. If you are a confident Finance Manager who can work from their own initiative, with a passion for growth, please send your CV for consideration at the earliest opportunity.

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Accounts Payable Assistant – Northampton

Accounts Payable Assistant, busy all round processing role, Northampton, to £26,000

This established and growing business are seeking an Accounts Payable Assistant to join their busy and efficient accounts payable team.

As the Accounts Payable Assistant, your role will include:

  • Accurately checking and processing supplier invoices
  • Reconciliations
  • Resolving account queries

Suited to a candidate who holds accounts payable experience, has a confident manner and is able to work to deadlines and on their own initiative.

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Accounts Payable Assistant – Hatfield

Accounts Payable Assistant, Temporary to Permanent, Hatfield, c£25,000

 The Company

This fast growing, global distribution and logistics business have a new opening for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join their small, but very busy accounts payable team. The role is based at their Hatfield head office.

The Opportunity

Whilst we are looking for a permanent solution for this vacancy, due to the urgency our client needs the Accounts Payable Assistant to start on a temporary with a view to progressing on to a permanent appointment.

Working in a team of 3, the Accounts Payable Assistant will be responsible for providing a full purchase ledger service full training will be provided. The day to day responsibilities include:

  • Processing supplier invoices on to various systems, ensuring all are accurately recorded within necessary deadlines
  • Query resolution through liaison with internal staff and external suppliers
  • Creating new supplier accounts and reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Raising payments via BACS and cheque
  • Assuring compliance with HMRC and corporate requirements
  • Generating and distributing control reports
  • Processing staff expenses

The Person

As the Accounts Payable Assistant, you will need good verbal and written communication skills, high levels of accuracy and attention to detail and the ability to work to tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure. You will be well supported by the Accounts Payable Supervisor and Financial Controller, and you will be encouraged to proactively develop your role, the department, and in turn your own career through taking an inquisitive and challenging approach to your work. If you are studying for an accountancy qualification or keen to embark on this route, you will be encouraged in this direction and supported with your professional development to enable further progression within the business as you pass your exams.

To Apply

If you are available to start a new role at short notice and this opportunity sounds like the right next step for you to build on your experience or are looking for an entry level role where you can and broaden your skills set, then we are very keen to hear from you so please forward your CV to Abacus Consulting without delay! We would welcome enthusiastic and eager individuals to apply ASAP.

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Purchase Ledger Assistant – Milton Keynes

Purchase Ledger Assistant, Temp to Permanent, Milton Keynes, £25,000-£27,000

Our client an established global organisation are seeking a Purchase Ledger Assistant to join their busy finance team on a temp – perm basis.

Your role will be varied and will include:

  • Checking and processing supplier invoices accurately and efficiently
  • Raising supplier payments.
  • Liaison with colleagues and suppliers to investigate and resolve queries
  • Reconciling supplier statements and nominal ledger accounts reconciliation

The best suited candidate would be somebody who has held a similar position previously and holds strong Excel skills.

A super opportunity to work in a company which will offer study support and career progression.

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Tax Analyst – Brackley

Working for exciting world class business, providing tax analysis, Brackley, to £40,000+ Bonus & Hybrid   

As the Tax Analyst, you will be responsible for the preparation of various tax compliance tasks in order to help the company meet its statutory deadlines for the business and its subsidiaries

Assistance with the analysis and preparation of:

  • Corporation Tax
  • CT61s Corporation tax returns, including:
  • General ledger review
  • Capital allowances and fixed assets review
  • Corporation tax payment calculation
  • Related party transaction analysis
  • Employment Tax
  • PAYE Settlement Agreement Short Term Business Visitors return Gathering data for foreign payroll A1 applications
  • VAT
  • UK VAT returns and any overseas VAT/Sales tax returns as may be required Submission of VAT returns General ledger analysis

Supporting the tax payment process by making payment requests and obtaining proof of payments

Review and analysis of Master Data for customers, suppliers and parts, such as VAT codes, Inco Terms, Commodity Codes etc in SAP Behaviours.

You will be dealing with a broad range of taxes, so must have a suitable understanding of some areas of tax, but more importantly a willingness to learn and improve their knowledge where required. There are deadlines across multiple taxes internationally, so in order to be successful you must be organised and be able to keep on top of our statutory requirements. Our client aims to be a ‘World Class’ tax team, so the successful applicant must show enthusiasm to improve the department where required, and confidence to speak their mind.

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Finance Professional – Newport Pagnell

Finance Professional, AAT Part/Qualified, Management Accounts, Newport Pagnell, to £35,000+ Study

Our client, a well-established, modern, highly reputable organisation in the north Buckinghamshire area providing a high level of services to their clients is seeking a Finance Professional to join their efficient main finance team. The role is responsible for the integrity of the commercial accounting activities of the business. They will have full responsibility of the financial analysis and reporting of financial performance of allocated projects.

As a Finance Professional in the team, your responsibilities will include:

  • Review project performance with client services team
  • Budgets, forecasts, financial analysis
  • Month end responsibilities – postings, transactions, nominal accounts
  • Business process improvements

This person will hold strong Excel skills. You will require confident communication skills as you will be tasked with working alongside senior stakeholders in the organisation, as well as the clients you provide a service to.

This individual will also be self-motivated and pro-active, with the ability to work towards business deadlines. We are ideally looking for someone who is AAT part or fully qualified or CIMA or ACCA part qualified This role is not a progressive role, so would be ideally suited to those looking to settle into a role for the foreseeable future.

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Accounts Payable Administrator – Biggleswade

Accounts Payable Administrator, hands on, all round purchase ledger role, Biggleswade, c£30,000

Our client are a well-respected name in their sector with a global presence. They have a need for an Accounts Payable Administrator to join the team. This is a permanent/full time, office based role.

Your duties as an Accounts Payable Administrator will include:

  • Setting up new suppliers
  • Processing supplier invoices, credits and statements
  • Payment runs
  • Reconciling supplier statements   
  • Query resolution 

The ideal candidate will live locally and have some relevant finance experience, ideally in Accounts Payable. Must have good IT and Excel skills. Nice working environment, easily accessible and onsite parking.

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