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We recruit for a range of accountancy jobs including fully qualified and part-qualified roles in Milton Keynes, Northampton and the surrounding areas. Please take a look below at some of our latest opportunities below.

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Credit Controller
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Credit ControllerPermanentSalary DOEBedford We are assisting our client in the recruitment of an experienced credit controller for a full time position based in Bedford. A competitive salary is offered (dependent on experience) along with 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays, pension and health scheme (after a probationary period). The ideal person will have the following skills and experience: Recent experience of a busy credit control environmentStrong communication skills when dealing with difficult casesAn organised person with a strong attention to detail and accuracyMicrosoft skills including Excel and OutlookA can do attitude, be adaptable to change, a willingness to learn and have the ability to work to specific targets and deadlinesAbility and desire to help others as necessaryKnowledge of the Sage 50 accounting software is desirable but not essential If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Credit Controller
£18000 - £21000 per annum Bonus & Benefits

Credit ControllerPermanent£18,000 - £21,000Northamptonshire We have an exciting opportunity for a Credit Controller to join an organisation offering growth and development within the role. For the right person, Study Support is offered.Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Collecting outstanding monies, by phone calls and email/lettersPosting customer money onto accounts systemDealing with internal sales queriesEfficiently dealing with customer queriesSupporting all areas of the Finance Department We are looking for someone with: Proficient in MS Office - Word, Excel and OutlookCredit control experience is preferred but not essentialOrganised and methodicalPays attention to detailWants to develop and grow within the organisation If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Credit Control Executive
£22000 - £24000 per annum

Credit Control ExecutivePermanent£22,000 - £24,000Milton Keynes We are looking for a confident, organised individual to join our credit control team. Although it would be ideal to have recognised experience in this type of role, our client will consider someone with lesser experience. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Contacting customers via telephone, email & letterEnsuring payments are made in timely manner by setting deadlinesTaking payments by phoneUpdating direct debit detailsDealing with customer queriesProviding the wider business with debtor updatesCustomer account reconciliationsProviding support for the rest of the team across all ledgersProducing Weekly/Monthly reporting on your ledgers to senior managementWorking with other teams in the business to help ensure the considerations of Credit Control are taken into account We are looking for someone with: Has some experience in credit controlIs organised and able to prioritise tasksHas the confidence to speak to customers and hold challenging conversationsIs enthusiastic - dedicated to overall company resultsA committed team player - willing to 'muck-in' to ensure success of team as a wholeHas outstanding attention to detailCan proactively review credit policies and procedures in place with a view to improve themCalm yet assertive when communicating, especially within difficult situationsPC Skills in particular Excel. Training will be given on accounting systems If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Payroll Administrator - Central Milton Keynes
£23000 - £29000 per annum

Payroll AdministratorPermanent, Full TimeUp to £29,000pa dependent on experienceMilton Keynes We are delighted to be working with a fantastic prestigious corporate client based in the centre of Milton Keynes. Due to a growing demand in their business and their busy workload it's now time to expand the team even further. We are looking for an experienced payroll administrator who is confident in all aspects of payroll.This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an excellent company who believe in giving back to their employees. With lots of opportunities for growth and progression our client also offers study support too! They are located 5 minutes away from the train station and has excellent links to all bus routes too! This is a permanent full time role offering a very competitive salary of up to £25kpa for the right person!!The Role:Responsible for the day to day administration of medium to large sized multiple client payrolls with no supervision; including administer RTI submissions and process end of year forms P60;Processing of pay scale & allowance uplifts, incremental rises and contractual changes as and when requiredUse PAYRITE payroll software efficiently, including import/exports and report writingTo process all types of manual payroll calculations, including salary sacrifice schemesTo have an extensive knowledge of PAYE/NIC and statutory payments eg redundancy, SMP/SAP, SPP and SSP when running client payrolls;Pro-actively develop and keep up to date with new payroll legislation and compliance;Pro-actively carry out payroll reconciliations and analysis with no supervision;Pro-actively liaise with HMRC and assist with more technical enquiries when they arise;To use own initiative to resolve issues and to assist the team where possible, by providing a range of solutions and seeking advice where necessary;Develops and maintain relationships with internal and external contacts at all levels;To work with other departments and understand the services that are being provided to clients (and not just payroll);Proactively communicate the full range of services offered by the national payroll team to clients.To have an extensive knowledge of pension schemes, including AE process and pension upload to pension providers website;To send BACS payments;Assist with small client setups and project work;Person Specification:Good IT skills, intermediate level of Excel is essential;Previous payroll processing experience is essentialMUST be able to work out manual payroll calculations to feedback to clients upon requestDemonstrates up to date knowledge of current payroll legislation and is confident in using payroll softwareExcellent communication skills (both written and oral) with clients and staff;Organises own work and prioritises own tasks;If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!

Financial Controller
£50000 - £60000 per annum

Financial ControllerPermanent£50,000 - £60,000 depending on experienceMilton Keynes This key role is to support the UK organisation to meet or exceed their financial targets by providing valuable analysis to their management and teams. This position requires working closely with the overseas Headquarters as well as help develop group strategy. This is a role for someone who is ambitious, career minded and wants a long progressive career with a leading manufacturer.You will oversee the financial management of the company including: Preparation of Monthly management and Year End financial statements that comply with group and local reporting standardsProduction of monthly reports with trend and variance analysis against budget, forecast and prior yearManagement of finance team and outsourced payrollManaging external relationship with Auditors, Tax Advisors, Bankers and Company SecretaryEnsuring compliance and reporting of information to HMRC and other government bodies within reporting dates and deadlines.Financial Analysis and Recommendations to assist MD and other Directors and Managers in operational and strategic decisions across all areas of the businessParticipation in monthly executive and management meetingsAdvising Directors and Managers on general legal matters covering contractual agreements, employment law and health and safety We are looking for someone that has: Professional qualification such as ACA or CIMA/ACCA or MBA with background in business accounting and financeAt least 6 years of relevant experienceExcellent business and financial analysisResults oriented and ability to work in an entrepreneurial environmentAbility to manage projects with diverse audience and strong influencing skillsStrong time management skills: strict observance of the deadlines, adaptability towards ad hoc requests and pressure.Communication proficiency, written and oral, internal and external.Rigor, ethical conduct, strategic thinking, team playerExcellent IT skills, timekeeping, meeting deadlinesProject management and desire to develop and introduce improvementsA good knowledge and practical understanding of legal matters impacting on the business environment If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Credit Controller
Negotiable

Credit Controller Permanent£22,000 - £25,000Milton Keynes We are looking for an experienced credit controller with sales ledger experience. This is an opportunity to join a small team in an established, successful Milton Keynes organisation with a turnover of £23 million.Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Credit ControlCustomer account reconciliationQuery resolutionPosting payments to ledger and reconciling to invoicesBankingTaking credit card payments over the phoneGenerating and despatching invoicesRaising credit notesPrepare and despatch monthly statements to customersPerform these duties in an accurate and timely manner and in accordance with good accounting practiceTo continually develop knowledge and skills to carry out roleAd hoc Sales Ledger/Credit Control work as required We are looking for someone with: Minimum of 3 years Sales Ledger/Credit Control experienceProficient in MS Word and ExcelExperience of SAP Business One is desirableAble to record information accuratelyFlexible and can do attitude If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! OUR PREFERENCE IS TO HAVE YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

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