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Management Accountant
£23000 - £28000 per annum

Management AccountantPermanent£23,000 - £28,000 DOENorthamptonOur client is looking for an experienced, dynamic Management Account to join their team! Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Final preparation and review of management accounts for 3 trading companies and 2 non trading companies including cost centresManagement accounts analysis, identifying cost saving opportunitiesReview and calculation of KPI'sBalance sheet reconciliationsMonth end reporting (sales, cashflow)Secure timely payment of debtorsEnsure new customer account opening procedure are adhered to, including credit limitsPrepare and send monthly customer statements and follow upSupport regulatory returns as required such as EC Sales, Intrastats and Government surveysYear end and audit preparation including tax pack, PBC listStay up to date with legislation and regulations that affect the Company and departmentAd-hoc VAT, reports, analysis/contract workSupport Finance Manager and CFO as required, including cover for other Departments Skills and Abilities required for this role:Honest and ethical, with integrity, professional and discreteStrong organisational skillsExcellent communicatorWork history that clearly demonstrates high performance and great supervisory skillsNaturally inquisitive (investigating discrepancies, analysing accounts)Enthusiastic person, with attention to detail and keen to take responsibility for the execution of the assigned tasks to a high standard and can work to deadlinesAble to build relationships and procedures with customers and department managers and those in another group locationExperience within a similar accounting positionIndependent, proactive, dynamic and able to improve systems with support from ManagerSolid Excel and reporting skills, experience of SAGE200 desirable but not essentialAble to be flexible with working hours where extra work required (occasionally at month end deadlines and usually around year-end) 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!

Accounts Assistant
£19000 - £22000 per annum

Accounts AssistantPermanentWellingborough Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Process wages payroll on alternate weeks and assist with queriesQuarterly VAT return preparation & submissionSet up new customer accountsMaintenance of the fixed assets registerYearly fixed assets verificationStandard accruals and prepaymentsCreditors revaluationDaily reconciliations including but not limited to sales and COGS, suspense account and stockBalance sheet reconciliationsGlobal Integrator submission - tax analysis for E&YYearend audit support to Finance ManagerSupporting the Finance Manager with internal audit Skills and Abilities: AAT qualification or part qualified CIMA/ACCAKnowledge of accounting & payroll practices: computer literateHigh level of numeracy and book keeping skillsPractical experience of Accounts/Finance department (relevant VAT legislation) required due to variety of position and reporting demands on the positionStrong written, verbal and interpersonal skillsAbility to work within a team environmentProblem solving skillsAttention to detail - accuracy and precision 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
£40000 - £50000 per annum

Our client is looking for a fully qualified, bright and super motivated Finance Professional!Salary & BenefitsSalary will be £40-£50k per annum dependent on experienceThe role is based out of Milton Keynes,You'll be responsible for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles. Main Purpose and RoleResponsibility to ensure all mainstream financial accounting and control systems are in place at site level and group level.To ensure all management information requirements are met to prescribed standards and timescales.To report at Board level on the financial health and projected profitability of our sites, brands and company as a whole.Build strong and trusting relationships with operationsProvide financial insight and identify new opportunitiesMake recommendations on how financial performance can be improvedChallenge under-performance whilst maintaining relationshipsOwn and manage the budget and forecast process for the groupTake ownership of the balance sheet and cash flow for the groupManage the Finance team ensuring the following is delivered within pre-set time frames:Ongoing implementation of financial processes and controls across the whole group.Preparing weekly reporting including variance analysis (actuals, forecast and budget) and associated commentary for the group.Reconciling reported margins against budget (food & beverage margins) and investigating any anomalies.Production of monthly management accounts, with variance analysis vs budget.Monthly balance sheet reconciliations for key areas of stock, prepayments and accruals.Managing and developing Director and Board Reports.Carrying out sales reconciliation between POS and Sage monthlyIntercompany rechargesKeeping track of overhead spend at site vs. budgetReview of banking reconciliationsMonitoring and following up on site debtors.Assist in the production of annual budget.Fortnightly and monthly payrollPreparation and delivery of quarterly VAT returnsEnsure all HMRC deadlines are met including corporation tax, filing of management accounts onlineLiaising effectively with external auditors for yearend accountsKey RequirementsYou will be a Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with the ability to challenge and influence senior stakeholders.Have a clear understanding of the accounts process for a Hospitality business operating multiple sites with accelerated expansion plans.Have excellent working knowledge of Xero and Sage Payroll.An understanding of Hospitality Labour Control Systems as well as Hospitality Business Systems would be beneficial.

Credit Controller
Up to £17000 per annum

CREDIT CONTROLLERHours 08:30 to 17:00£17,000 Plus BonusPlus Study SupportNorthamptonOur client is looking for a Junior Credit Controller in Northampton. This role will be suited to someone who enjoys customer contact and has the energy and ambition to learn and grow with the role. No experience is necessary.This role will be based in Northampton but there is opportunity for the right person to grow within our client's prestigious company. Tasks will include:Working in Credit Control to collect outstanding moniesPosting customer money onto accounts systemChasing customer debt through telephone calls and lettersDealing with Internal Sales QueriesDealing with Customer QueriesSupporting all areas of the Finance Department 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!

Buyer
£28000 - £30000 per annum

BuyerPermanent£30,000RidgmontOur client is looking for a Buyer in Milton KeynesAre you a dedicated and engaged purchasing professional looking for a rewarding career? If so, read on. As a Buyer, you will be tasked with defining and implementing best practice procurement activities and supporting our client's procurement policy. You will play a key and vital role in the procurement process, defining and managing RSQ activities. Negotiating new contracts, sourcing solutions and maintaining pricing agreements. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Engage with internal stakeholders to develop and capture tender requirement as per business requirement and manage the tender process, end to end.Ensure that tender responses are analysed and solution proposals drafted for review and considerationResponsibility for setting up new supplier accountsSupport the Business Development team by consolidating pre-rating information multi-faceted cost base and proposing best fit solutionsTo lead and manage a structured ongoing analysis of all relevant expenditure within specific commodity/service ranges, ensuring all in-scope procurement expenditure is actively managed to obtain maximum value for money.Manager in developing carrier sourcing strategy, negotiating best fit models to exceed service and procurement objectives with both existing and new suppliers as required.Develop Supplier SLAs and ensure adherence to contractual obligations via KPI implementation and management.Represent department in periodic business reviews with both customers and supplier Knowledge and experience:A successful track record in a procurement environmentHighly data literate with experience of writing clear and concise tendersWorking in a fast-moving logistics environmentExcellent communication skills both written and verbalEducated to A-level standard or equivalentComputer literate with at least intermediate in complete Microsoft office skillsAdditional EU Languages would be an advantage, but not essential 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!

Finance Manager
£26000 - £33000 per annum

Finance Manager Permanent £26,000 - £33,000 DOENorthampton Our client is looking for an experienced Management Account to lead and manage their small team. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Ensure accurate and efficient processing of all accounts and payroll dutiesManagement accounts pack production (final review and input from your team's work) including cost centresManagement accounts analysis, identifying cost saving opportunitiesMonth end procedures and reporting including Group sales and cashflowPayroll review and submission including year-end and P11d's, PSA and expensesVAT Returns along with other regulatory returns as required such as EC Sales, Intrastats and Government surveysYear end and audit preparation including tax pack, PBC listVerification and maintenance of fixed asset register in Excel (acquisitions, disposals)Projects as assigned to support CFOStay up to date with legislation and regulations that affect the Company and departmentAd-hoc VAT, reports, analysis/contract workOccasional travel to group company in South West (max 2 days per 2 months plus 3 days at year end)Train and develop a small team, encouraging professional conduct and setting goals.Recognise and implement training to encourage and motivate the team to produce consistently high standard of work. Skills and Abilities required for this role:Honest and ethical, with integrity, professional and discreteExperience of supervising a small team demonstrating excellent leadership, communication and organisational skillsAble to build relationships and procedures with customers, department managers and team membersDiplomatic, approachable yet assertiveIndependent, proactive, dynamic and able to improve systems and guide the teamSolid Excel and reporting skills, experience of SAGE200 desirable but not essentialAble to be flexible with working hours where extra work required (occasionally at month end deadlines and usually around year-end) 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!

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