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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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Finance Manager – St Albans

Finance Manager, Broad SME No. 1 finance role reporting to MD, St Albans, £45,000 – £55,000

A newly created opportunity for a CIMA, ACCA or ACA Qualified Accountant to join this well established SME services business, preparing for its next phase of growth.

Reporting to, and working closely with, the Managing Director of the business, as Finance Manager you will have broad hands on responsibility for running all aspects of the accounts function.  You will also have an active role in the leadership team of the business, implementing and developing systems and procedures and making proactive recommendations on where improvements to commerciality and profitability could be made.

On a day to day basis, your duties as Finance Manager will include:

  • Preparation of weekly MI reporting with analysis and commentary
  • Monthly management accounts including P&L, balance sheet and variance analysis
  • Ensuring robust financial controls in line with company policy
  • Supporting operational management to understand individual and team profitability
  • Running commission statements, communicating sales figures and targets to the team
  • Cashflow forecasting, credit control and accounts payable management
  • Ad hoc reporting, analysis and business planning as required

To succeed as the Finance Manager in this fast paced, sales orientated business, you will need a good understanding of accounting frameworks, policies and procedures, with strong all round finance experience in an SME environment.  As this is such a commercial, front line role, you will also need to demonstrate a high degree of business acumen and effective communication skills, with the ability to clearly explain the financial goals and performance of the company to non accounting staff.  You will be given autonomy in running the accounts function, whilst also making a tangible contribution to the broader management of the business, and the direction that it takes towards meeting its ambitious mid – long term strategic plans.

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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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Purchase Ledger Clerk – Milton Keynes

Purchase Ledger Assistant, Milton Keynes, £22,000 – £25,000

My client, a local professional services organisation, are looking for a Purchase Ledger / Accounts Payable Assistant to join their forward thinking and progressive company. The team you will be joining is held in high regard throughout the business and the company itself is going from strength to strength, this being evident with winning numerous awards throughout the past 10 years.

As the Purchase Ledger Assistant, your duties will include:

  • Registering and processing invoices on various accounting systems
  • Statement Reconciliations
  • Ledger Maintenance
  • Resolving Queries
  • Analysing and processing credit card statements
  • Supporting month and year end
  • General finance ad hoc duties

We are looking for a hard working, driven and inquisitive individual to join their friendly team. A good communicator, able to work to strict deadlines and experience of working in a high-volume Accounts Payable role, you will be offered a generous numeration package alongside a wealth of benefits. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Purchase Ledger Assistant to join a dynamic company.

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Accounts Assistant – Milton Keynes

Accounts Assistant, Milton Keynes, £24,000 plus excellent benefits, with a busy, friendly team.

The Company

Abacus Consulting have 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 add a new 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;

  • Allocation of payments
  • Assisting site-based sales admin with vehicle queries
  • Manufacturer funding and reconciliations
  • Processing of refunds
  • Vehicle stock management
  • Highlighting any known financial risk to the business
  • Resolving internal and external queries in a timely manner
  • Centralised invoicing of BCA vehicles

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
  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Able to quickly learn new skills
  • Strong in administration and time management skills
  • An excellent communicator, both written and oral
  • Must have experience using CDK/Kerridge software

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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Client Services Assistant – Daventry

Our client, a multi sited financial services business, are recruiting for a Client services Assistant to join their professional team, due to company expansion.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join a professional and friendly team who will offer support.

The main purpose of Client Services Assistant is to deliver exceptional service to clients. Duties will include:

  • Processing client pledges
  • Updating new client records
  • Loan note calculations
  • Calculation of interest
  • Communicating with clients, investee companies and third-party administrators
  • Processing transactions such as dividends and loan interest payments

This is a varied position for a candidate who is organised in their work,  holds strong communication skills and is able to work to deadlines and multi-task. Previous experience of working within a finance department is essential. Experience of working within a  regulated environment is an advantage. Ie. Financial Services, Legal, Accountancy Practice or Banking

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