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Accounts Payable Assistant – Northampton

Our client who is established with locations around the UK is looking to recruit an experienced Accounts Payable Assistant to work within their efficient accounts payable team of 6.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, your responsibilities as the Accounts Payable Assistant will include:

  • Checking and processing supplier invoices
  • Statements reconciliation
  • Investigating account queries
  • Assisting with payment runs.

This is a busy role for a candidate who is able to work to deadlines, the ability to work on their own initiative and liaising at all levels with confidence. Previous accounts payable experience is essential.

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Financial Controller – Stevenage

The company

A highly successful, independent business headquartered in Stevenage with a newly created opportunity for a Financial Controller to take full responsibility for the finance function of a recently acquired subsidiary.

The job

Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be given a high level of autonomy as Financial Controller, with your key responsibilities including:

  • Completion of the monthly management accounts for specific core cost centres.
  • Budgeting and forecasting processes, including monthly profitability and variance analysis.
  • To act as line-manager to the Finance team and to supervise the work of the Finance team.
  • To take responsibility for the production of year-end financial statements.
  • To liaise with the auditors and other professional advisors.
  • To manage and develop financial systems.
  • To develop and implement financial policies and procedures.
  • To oversee all activities related to HMRC tax compliance issues.
  • Other ad hoc tasks when required.

The Candidate

We are looking for a fully qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA Accountant for the Financial Controller position, ideally with post qualified experience in a similar level role within an SME business.  You will be part of the executive management team of the organisation and therefore we are looking for a strong degree of commercial acumen, as well as the technical accounting skills and staff management experience associated with an autonomous leadership role.

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Credit Controller – Stevenage

Our client, a well established and highly successful business in Stevenage, require an experienced Credit Controller to join their busy finance team. This is a newly created role due to support required with a recent acquisition.

As Credit Controller, you will be in a sole charge role in which your duties will include:

  • Chasing late/non payment
  • Cash allocation
  • Query resolution
  • Setting up new accounts
  • Reporting on status of debt/overdue accounts
  • Administration including finance inbox
  • Ad hoc support to business as needed 

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 Clerk – Northampton

This multi sited leader in their field are looking to appointment an Accounts Payable Clerk to join their busy finance department due to team expansion.

As Accounts Payable Clerk, your role will include:

  • Accurately checking and processing supplier invoices
  • Statement reconciliations
  • Resolving account queries.

This is suited to a organised, reliable candidate with a positive manner who is able to work in a team environment. Previous accounts payable experience is required.

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Assistant Accountant – Luton

Interim Accountant, 6 month contract, Luton, £15 – £18 per hour, Immediate Start! 

Our Client based in Central Luton are looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their team initially on a 6 month contract with a view to becoming permanent after this initial period. The role is working for a well established SME in the manufacturing sector. Reporting directly to the Financial Controller who will be able to assist and mentor you as you establish yourself in the business.

PRIME RESPONSIBILITIES:
• To provide assistance to the financial controller and to deputise in their absence
• To assist in the preparation of the monthly internal & group management accounts for the company
• Management of the accounts department on a day to day basis, particularly with some accounts payable leadership experience

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Balance sheet control account reconciliations/analysis
• Capex accounting
• Assist in budget preparation
• Cost analysis
• Vat returns/intrastat
• Ad hoc group reporting
• Bank reconciliations
• Payroll processing
• Dealing with auditors

This Assistant Accountant role has the opportunity to develop into a full Financial Controller position. The contract is an opportunity for all parties to get a feel for each other before committing to a permanent appointment. Study support would be available for candidates looking to progress with accounting qualifications. Good communication, systems and Excel skills are essential.
Please apply now if this looks like the type of role suitable to you

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Management Accountant – Bedford

Qualified Management Accountant, ACCA, CIMA, ACA, £45,000, Bedfordshire

The Company

This Management Accountant role will be based within the head office finance team of a leading manufacturing business, with strong market positions in both domestic and international markets.  Although they have a robust and secure position due to the niche nature of their product range, the head office feel is more of a mid-cap environment, offering a broad and varied remit sure to be of interest and benefit to a newly qualified Accountant looking to expand their post qualification practical experience

The Position

As the Management Accountant, you will have a high degree of autonomy with responsibility for the following key areas:

  • Management accounts production to month end deadline
  • Creation and analysis of accruals, and prepayments
  • Reconciliation of inter company transactions
  • Maintaining the Fixed Asset Register
  • Developing and maintaining balance sheet reconciliations to cover all balance sheet
  • Production of monthly financial information including profit and loss reports
  • Monthly VAT validations and quarterly returns
  • Preparation on the aged debtor report
  • Work with Company’s Accountants on year end and audit activity

The Person

In this fast paced Management Accountant role, you will need to be highly organised, with the ability to prioritise and prepare multiple accounts, as the company has a number of entities. You will be naturally inquisitive with the ability to seek out and suggest pragmatic improvements to financial systems and processes. We are looking for an Accountant who can embrace change and challenges them self, and the business, to continuously develop and improve, someone who is proficient in Excel and able to provide meaningful and clear finance data.

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Commercial Accountant – Milton Keynes

Our client is seeking a Commercial Accountant to join their efficient finance team.

The role reports to the Financial Controller and will involve working closely with the client facing team.  The responsibilities of the Commercial Accountant will include:

  • Financial analysis and reporting of financial performance of allocated projects
  • Preparing budgets and forecasts
  • Month end management accounts including delivery of month end close
  • Assisting with statutory reporting
  • Preparing performance metrics for the UK Leaderships Team. 

The person required for the role will be ACCA or CIMA part-qualified , hold strong Excel skills including Pivot tables and V look ups, be keen, be self-motivated with the ability to work to tight deadlines.

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Stock Return Clerk – Stevenage

Our client, a well established SME business in Stevenage who have been trading for over 40 years, has a need for a Stock Return Administrator. This is a newly created role working in a busy and fast paced environment.

The duties of the Stock Return Clerk will include:

  • Collating data from suppliers and cross checking
  • Resolving queries
  • Tracking returns
  • Liaising with Purchase Ledger to ensure returns are cleared
  • Finance administration
  • Ad hoc support to team as needed

The ideal candidate will have strong administration skills and experience. Previous experience in Purchase Ledger would be useful. Strong Excel is a must to pivot table and vlookup standard. You will have quick and accurate inputting skills, be confident working as part of a team and working to deadlines. We are looking for candidates with a flexible can do attitude. Immediately available candidates with the relevant skills and experience outlined are going to be of particular interest. This is a great role working for a growing company. This is a permanent full time role 9-5 to start as soon as possible.

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Finance Manager – Luton

The Remit

My client is looking to recruit an experienced Finance Manager to cover this position on an 8 month contract basis.  Overseeing a team of 3, you will be responsible for providing robust and informative reporting and controls to maximise performance and efficiency of the division.

The Finance Manager will business partner with key stake holders including IT, purchasing and group functions and needs someone with strong stakeholder management.  You will have proven man management experience and the ability to mentor and develop the team.  Advanced IT, Excel and PowerPoint skills are essential, and you will ideally have experience of SQL and Business Objects (or similar reporting tool knowledge).  You will be ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified with and a minimum of 3 years post qualified experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Finance Manager’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Delivery of reporting periodically and on an ad hoc basis
  • Weekly and monthly reporting packs
  • Development of reporting processes and streamlining efficiencies
  • Design and implementation of reporting for use by commercial teams, including MI reporting and commentary
  • Working closely with IT and project teams to suggest and recommend improvements for the reporting systems, project performance and system testing
  • Delivering KPIs including YOY performance, yield analysis, cost base movement and contract performance
  • Manipulating and presenting large volumes of data, presenting to senior management and putting together MI packs
  • Projects and process improvements

To apply:

If the Finance Manager vacancy is of interest, please email us with your most up to date CV as soon as possible to ensure your application is considered.  We are looking for someone available to start by the end of September at the latest.

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Credit Controller – Letchworth

Credit Controller – Fast moving Head Office role, in a busy friendly team, £23,500, Letchworth

Our client, a well established and highly successful business in Letchworth, require an experienced Credit Controller to join their busy finance team

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
  • Administration including finance inbox

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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