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Accounts Assistant
£22000 - £25000 per annum

Accounts AssistantPermanent£22,000 - £25,000Milton Keynes We are looking for an individual with experience of Xero to join an accounting team in an established Milton Keynes organisation. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Bank reconciliationsCredit ControlInvoicingReportingProcessing payments We are looking for someone with: Keen attention to accuracyExperience with Xero and confident use of ExcelHas the ability to problem solveExcellent communication skills, both telephone and face to faceAbility to prioritise and balance a changing workload 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.In line with new data protection legislation, we will hold your data for 14 days, and if by that time we have not communicated and put appropriate consent in place, we will delete your data from our systems.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!

Assistant Management Accountant
Up to £24000 per annum

Assistant Management Accountant Permanent£24,000 plus benefitsLeighton Buzzard We have a fantastic opportunity for a part qualified management account to join an established global leader in their field. You will be required to prepare the bank reconciliation, perform payment runs, submit intercompany recharges and assist towards the full preparation of monthly management accounts. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Prepare the bank reconciliation.Administer payment runs.Prepare the Intrastat, VAT Return and EC Sales Report for both the UK business and the EU VAT registrations.Post the journal entries for credit card expenses during the month.Prepare and post the intercompany recharges.Prepare the Balance Sheet Reconciliations and resolve any differences identifiedPrepare and submit the intercompany balance reporting to head officeAssist with the annual UK and Asia audit.Assist and work towards full preparation of monthly management accounts.Cover for credit controller when on holiday.Code the purchase ledger invoice to the correct GL account and cost center.Reviewing and clearing the goods receipt and not invoiced register.Preparing the cashflow forecast.Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement. Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance to the job.Performs additional duties as assigned. We are looking for someone with: Part Qualified and working towards professional accountancy qualificationMinimum of 2-3 years' experience working within a finance teamAdvanced Excel skills, SAP desirableExcellent analytical and organisational skillsMust have excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.Must be able to operate in a fast-paced organization and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.An excellent working knowledge of MS Office You will be rewarded with a generous pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, health and life insurance. 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.In line with new data protection legislation, we will hold your data for 14 days, and if by that time we have not communicated and put appropriate consent in place, we will delete your data from our systems.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!

Accounts Assistant
£21000 - £25000 per annum

Accounts AssistantPermanent£21,000 - £25,000Milton KeynesA fast growing client based in Milton Keynes are recruiting a permanent full time Accounts Assistant to join their growing team. We are looking for an experienced accounts assistant with a minimum of 3 years recent experience in an accounts assistant position.This is a full time permanent role offering a salary of up to £25k pa (dependent upon experience) with the opportunity of study support also.Key responsibilities and duties:Bank Reconciliations for a portfolio of clientsPurchase Ledger / Sales LedgerCash-book MaintenanceAccruals / PrepaymentsJournalsAssisting with month end dutiesVat returnsFixed AssetsPayrollSkills required for this role:Strong preference to AAT/Studier but QBE will be considered.Strong preference to Sage 50 especially around bank reconciliationsStrong preference to Sage PayrollMust have strong attention to detail. If you think you have what it takes, 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.In line with new data protection legislation, we will hold your data for 14 days, and if by that time we have not communicated and put appropriate consent in place, we will delete your data from our systems.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!

Assistant Financial Accountant
£27000 - £30000 per annum Benefits

Assistant Financial AccountantPermanent£27,000 - £30,000 plus benefitsMilton Keynes An exciting opportunity has arisen with a successful, global company with offices in Milton Keynes. This could be your opportunity to join a company offering development and growth along with a competitive salary and benefits.Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Accurate and timely production of monthly accounting, including the processing of accruals, prepayments and ensuring reliability of information submittedMaintain accurate and reliable schedules on a monthly basis to support owned balance sheet accounts (including Debtors, Deferred Income, Rent & Rates and Payroll control accounts), ensuring timely resolution of all queriesAssist the Financial Accounts Manager with the production of key management reports including accrual listings, expense breakdowns etc.Review and post journals into ledger and pull out transactionalEnsure payroll figures are posted accurately each month and the payroll system is reconciled to the general ledger each monthProduce monthly balance sheet and cash flow reportProduce Quarterly VAT returnPost and reconcile inter-company transactions, liaising with the appropriate company accountantCover for other members of the team to ensure wider team successLiaise with clients on a monthly basis to ensure that correct processes are being followed We are looking for someone with: At least two years' general ledger accounting experience, including reconciliation of account balances (essential)Experience of working to strict deadlinesGood reconciliation and investigative skills; comfortable analysing large amounts of data and reporting the results.Good level of computer literacyIntermediate Microsoft Excel working experience (pivot tables, v-lookups and sumifs)Good working knowledge of general ledger and sales ledger accounting systemsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsA professional and organised approach to workA team player with the ability to work independentlyDemonstrates the ability and desire to learn new tasks and commitment to continual professional developmentStudying towards a professional accountancy qualification 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.In line with new data protection legislation, we will hold your data for 14 days, and if by that time we have not communicated and put appropriate consent in place, we will delete your data from our systems.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!

Purchasing Assistant
£25000 - £30000 per annum pro rata

Purchasing AssistantPart time/flexible£25,000 - £30,000 pro rataMilton KeynesOur client needs a purchasing assistant to support the procurement team and activities. The role will be 15 hours per week and can be worked on a flexible basis providing it meets the company's requirements.Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Generate and analyse monthly & quarterly reports includingVerify and Record all Purchasing SavingsVerify and confirm all spend data, using internal systemsSupport all activities relevant to the team, helping the team reach targetsSupport the business with the tender processAssist with travel bookings where requiredSupport small ad hoc purchasesRaise purchase orders as requiredManage the Purchasing email account; responding to all requests & queriesMaintain the Procurement Intranet web site to maximise its usefulness. We are looking for someone with: Excellent MS Office skills, particularly in ExcelStrong understanding of the procurement process, with proven backgroundExcellent time management & organization skillsAbility to thrive under pressure; to maintain excellent attention to detail and meet strict deadlines5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C or above2 A Levels or equivalentSolid Commercial acumen/background 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.In line with new data protection legislation, we will hold your data for 14 days, and if by that time we have not communicated and put appropriate consent in place, we will delete your data from our systems.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!

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