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Credit Controller – Milton Keynes

Credit Controller, busy role in a high volume, head office team, Milton Keynes, to £25,000

A newly created role has arisen with this established company for a Credit Controller, due to increased workloads following a recent acquisition.

Working on a temporary to permanent or straight permanent basis, your core duties as the Credit Controller will include:

  • Chasing overdue monies
  • Negotiating payment plans
  • Sending out statements
  • Allocation of cash
  • Processing credit card payments
  • Resolving/investigating account queries

The suited candidate will have previous credit control experience, strong communication skills, good organisational ability and be able to work to set time scales.  Please send your CV as soon as possible if this opportunity is of interest!

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Payroll Manager – Daventry

Payroll Manager, highly reputable organisation, permanent, Daventry, up to £45k

Our client, a well-established, highly reputable professional services organisation in the West Northamptonshire area, is seeking a hands on, experienced Payroll Manager to join their management team. The role is responsible for bringing together the payroll functions for two recently merged accountancy practices. This position will be involved in the strategic development of the newly combined department.

  • Manage and maintain all payroll software adhering to required standards and compliance
  • Delivering client payroll with accuracy whilst adhering to timeframes
  • Delegation of payroll tasks to team members
  • Develop, nurture and maintain relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Ensure relevant training and knowledge is provided to both staff and clients

For this position we are looking for someone who is ideally CIPP qualified or holds a degree in payroll management. Someone who has an understanding of payroll routines, best practice and protocols on how to manage any issues effectively. This person will be highly IT literate, a good communicator, an effective problem solver and has a pro-active approach to their work. In this role, there will be an opportunity for the person to make an impact on the future of the business and how the payroll processes are aligned.

This individual will also be self-motivated and focused, with the ability to work towards business deadlines for a wide variety of different clients. Someone who will be able to demonstrate how they can maintain and nurture relationships across the organisation.

This position is a vital role, sitting within the main management team in a highly successful, well-established organisation who are current merging with another organisation. This is an exciting time to join and there will be long term opportunities for growth and development of the payroll team. If you are a confident payroll manager who can manage critical relationships, with a passion for business success and a drive to deliver to high standards, please send your CV for consideration at the earliest opportunity.

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Administration Assistant – St Albans

Administration Assistant, St. Albans, with travel to London – Competitive salary

Our client, who have been established for 50 years, and are a dynamic, medium-sized business with offices in St Albans and Central London have a great opportunity for a motivated and proactive candidate to join their administration team as an Administration Assistant.

Key duties of the Administration Assistant will include:

  • Providing administrative support to partners and fee earners across both London and St Albans offices.
  • Maintaining electronic filing systems
  • Copying and scanning documents
  • Word processing and composing correspondence
  • Client set up and billing.

The ideal candidate for the Administration Assistant will:

  • Be organised and pro-active
  • Have strong IT skills
  • Have knowledge of administrative procedures
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate information clearly both in person and when using the telephone and email
  • Have a polite manner and professional personal presentation and approach
  • Be well organised and methodical, with an ability to multi task and prioritise their own workload to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner

The successful candidate will cover administration for both St Albans and London offices with regular commuting to London. If you are looking for a busy and varied role, please get in touch to find out more.

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Junior Finance Assistant – Bedford

Junior Finance Assistant, cashiering and banking department, Bedford, to £24,000+ Discretionary Bonus & Study Support

Our client, a leading business in their sector, have a need for a Junior Finance Assistant to join the team at their offices in Bedford. This role is targeted at Accounting/Finance Graduates who may have little or no previous finance experience.

Working in a busy and fast paced environment, your duties as the Junior Finance Assistant will include:

  • Processing credit card payments
  • Cash allocation
  • Query resolution
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Finance administration including finance inbox
  • Support to colleagues and Supervisor as needed 

The ideal candidate will be keen to learn and develop. You will enjoy working as part of a team and building relationships at all levels. We are looking for progressive candidates for this role. If you’re ambitious and looking for a career in finance this is a great role you don’t want to miss!

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Senior Financial Accountant – Bedford

Senior Financial Accountant, qualified ACA/ACCA with international experience (Sox and US GAAP), Bedford, c£60,000 

An exciting opportunity for a technically strong, qualified accountant to join a Fortune 500 technology company with global growth ambition, already operating in 30 countries.

In the Senior Financial Accountant role, you will have responsibility for the timely and accurate preparation of the UKGAAP accounts for the UK legal entities, leading the audit and compliance activity, and supporting various process and controls projects as they arise. In addition the successful candidate can expect to become an integral part of the head office finance team, with input and influence across all finance processes including month end close.  Key areas of your responsibilities will include:

  • Support the Financial controller in all aspects of accounting, including oversight of the month end close, VAT workbook reviews and revenue accounting.
  • Delivery of accurate and timely UKGAAP (FRS102) based Statutory Accounts for 2 UK legal entities
  • Support the Branch Accountant with delivery of the local GAAP accounts for other entities across the EMEA region.
  • General controls compliance across the UK, including maintaining the SOX, SAO, COO and other control schedules
  • Monitoring and ensuring compliance with USGAAP, UKGAAP and corporate accounting policies
  • Lead for external audit activities
  • Act as lead to proactively drive process improvement projects across the business

If you have previous experience of working in a multi-national head office or shared service centre environment and are looking for a new challenge with a robust and growing business, please apply without delay, enclosing a copy of your latest CV for consideration.

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Tax & Finance Compliance Manager – Hitchin

Tax and Finance Compliance Manager, qualified Accountant with expert VAT knowledge, Hitchin, to £60,000

A newly created opportunity for an experienced and qualified Tax and Finance Manager to join the UK head office finance team of a successful, international manufacturing business.

As the Tax and Finance Compliance Manager, you will provide key support to the Head of Finance in all aspects of Tax, but in particular with UK and European VAT compliance, so you are likely to have extensive PQE in these areas.  Your main responsibilities in the role will include:

  • Ensuring that the Finance function is pro-active in the management of its taxation compliance needs for existing and future legislation.
  • Working with the business and Finance colleagues to plug gaps in existing processes and system capabilities to improve compliance and/or reduce cost through taxation inefficiencies.
  • Reviewing new contractual documents for financial consequences, to ensure no adverse terms/risks are unknowingly signed up to
  • Identifying compliance gaps in any one entity for parallels across all group companies, and rollout as necessary.

In order to fulfil the above, you will need to create and maintain a register of taxation requirements, policies, submissions and legislation, to ensure all implications for the business are understood and met, reviewing internal processes and procedures for compliance purposes.  You will lead improvements in master data to enable policing of compliance (e.g. CIS VAT need for customer data capture), taking learning from across the organisation to ensure consistency of process and application, and spread internal best practice

This role will hold a high profile with executive stakeholders across the organisation as well as working closely with the Head of Finance, so you will need to be comfortable operating as part of the senior leadership team, instigating and influencing required changes in process.  If this sounds like the sort of challenge you are looking for, and you have the requisite taxation expertise, please send through your CV as soon as possible to secure an early interview for this opportunity.

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Credit Administrator – Milton Keynes

Credit Administrator, high volume, head office finance team, entry level role, Milton Keynes, to £22,000

A newly created role for a Credit Administrator to support this busy head office finance team.

Working on a Hybrid basis, your duties as the Credit Administrator will include:

  • Credit checking
  • Opening new accounts
  • Dealing with administration reports

This role is suited to a keen candidate who holds strong communication skills, is efficient and reliable with a positive manner and has the ability to work in a team environment.  No previous experience is required, although some office based work history would be an advantage.

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Senior Client Service Manager – Stevenage

Senior Finance Manager, fast growing professional Practice firm, ACA/ACCA Qualified, client facing role leading a team, Stevenage, to £55,000

Newly created opportunity for a qualified Accountant to join a successful and expanding Professional Practice firm as a Senior Manager.

Working in a client facing capacity, and with responsibility for a team of staff, your main responsibilities as the Senior Manager will include:

  • Portfolio management – meeting clients to discuss accounts and advise on areas of business improvement
  • Recommend financial actions by analysing accounting reports
  • Review of accounts production, corporation, and personal tax returns
  • Improve processes by developing or implementing best practices
  • Manage UK based accounting / admin staff as required
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops
  • Reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Ensure accurate and timely billing and receipt

We are looking for a commercially astute, qualified Finance Manager with experience of staff management, ideally in a mid-sized accountancy Practice, who is keen to join a fast moving and fast growing business.  There will be opportunities to progress to become a Director with the firm and whilst the role is initially based in Stevenage, there are offices throughout the Great London area and home counties where you could base yourself for part of the working week.  

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Senior Bookkeeper – Stevenage

Senior Bookkeeper/Accountant, professional services firm, AAT Qualified, Stevenage, to £40,000

Our client, part of a group of businesses around the UK, have a need for a Senior Bookkeeper to join the team at their Stevenage office

Working in a busy team, your duties as the Senior Bookkeeper will include:

  • VAT returns
  • CIS submission
  • Payroll
  • Accounts prep
  • General bookkeeping
  • Provide support to more junior members of the team as and when needed
  • Accounting support to clients as needed

The ideal candidate will be AAT Qualified and have proven all-round bookkeeping experience within a Practice.  Must be a car driver and live locally, or within a reasonable commute of Stevenage.

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Senior Credit Controller – Hitchin

Senior Credit Controller, high volume, hands on head office role, Hitchin, to £27,500+ Bonus

We’re delighted to be partnering with a leading business in Hitchin who need an experienced Credit Controller to join the team.

Your duties as the Senior Credit Controller will include:

  • Chasing late/non payment
  • Cash allocation
  • Raising credit notes
  • Partnering sales team
  • Query resolution
  • Credit administration
  • Supporting other team members and Manager with ad hoc tasks

We are keen to hear from experienced controllers who are customer focused and solutions driven. You will have proven experience in collections, be highly effective at managing customer relationships, resolving issues and working as part of a team.

If you’re an experienced Credit Controller looking for your next role I would love to hear from you!

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