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Management Accountant
£35000 - £40000 per annum

Management Accountant (CIMA Finalist / Qualified)Permanent, Full timeDunstable£35k - £40kpa Due to expanding and transitioning from a family business to a corporate company, our client is now looking for a head strong, confident Management Accountant for a full time permanent role based in their Dunstable office.The successful candidate must have a minimum of 3 years' experience in a solid management accounting role, implementing new processes and procedures. You will be managing the day to day running of accounts across 2 companies.The Role Management Accounts Preparation Prepayments and accruals schedule.Maintain the fixed asset register & depreciation.Review schedules up to trial balance.Group Intercompany reconciliation.Preparation/review budget variance analysis with Heads of Departments.Review aged debtors & creditors Management Accounts PackComplete the management accounts pack, note all of the above including profit and loss and balance sheet.Group (Lucanet) consolidation tool Input.VAT Reconciliation.System and chart of accounts mapping. USD Cashbook ReconciliationMaintain the daily USD cashbook reconciliation.Cash flow forecasting model for USD.Prepare international purchase ledger payments. Sales ReportingInternal weekly/monthly sales reports.External quarterly sales reports. Commercial AnalysisBonus/commission schemes.Pricing and pricing analysis.Rebate agreements.Product and customer analysis. Systems Analysis & DevelopmentSAP Concur, create and perform an induction process.Continual improvement and system maintenance.Punctual payment of expenses.Develop nominal ledger investigation skills on Qcode (in house bespoke ERM.)Have experience of automation and be familiar with new financial control or analysis packages / software. Excel in a Practical Environment for ReportsDesign reports using advanced Excel skills e.g. shortcuts, vlookups and pivot tables. Year EndPreparation of year end schedules and liaising with company auditors.This job description is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities and is subject to change in accordance with the needs of the business Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment businesses. We support job seekers in Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, & Finance positions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current temporary, contract and permanent positions please visit, like & follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Accounts Assistant
Up to £22000 per annum

Accounts AssistantPermanentUp to £20,000Milton Keynes We are assisting our client in recruiting an Accounts Assistant. This entry level role would suit someone that is studying their AAT and has a good basic understanding of accounting terminology and principles. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Setting up new accounts on SageProcessing of expensesProcessing month endVarious administrative tasks required to support the teamSupport to Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable We are looking for someone with: An understanding of basic accounting and terminologyAble to ownership and responsibility for tasksFamiliar with Excel to a good standardAble to pick up new systems and processesAn individual eager to learn and willing to go the extra mileStudying AAT is preferableSolid administration skills and able to work with accuracy If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 16 April 2019 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.

Assistant Financial Accountant
Up to £32500 per annum

Assistant Financial AccountantPermanent£32,500Milton Keynes A great opportunity to join a successful Milton Keynes organisation that can offer progression and growth. This is a varied, busy role for which you will need to be Qualified or part qualified in CIMA/ACA/ACCA. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Review of Bank and Credit card reconciliationsDaily/Weekly processing of client paperwork/data files in various Accounting/ERP systemsPrepare and process accruals, prepayments and other month end journalsLead or assist in the preparation of monthly client management accountsPreparation of VAT returns and EC sales listsResponsible for the reconciliation of Balance sheet accounts, with particular emphasis in the area of inventories and debtorsAssist in resolving internal and external queries from the clientCompilation of Audit, Statutory accounts and CIT pack, with liaison for the groups/entities auditorsWork on Expat payrolls and Earnings summaries for tax teams to complete returnsPSA, form 42 and P11db workPayroll journals and reconciliationsLiaise with clients in a professional manner and deal quickly and effectively with client queriesEnsuring the supervision, training and development of junior team membersReviewing and challenging the efficiency of data flows and where applicable suggest improvements to ensure high service level We are looking for someone with: Qualified or part qualified in CIMA/ACA/ACCAFamiliarity with accounting/ERP systems eg Navision, MS Dynamics, SAPAbility to organise and manage time efficiently and effectivelyGood written and verbal communication skillsEffective use of IT, including Microsoft Office packages, in particular ExcelAbility to work with large volumes of data If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 12 April 2019 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.

Finance Manager
£35000 - £40000 per annum

Finance ManagerPermanent£35,000 - £40,000Milton Keynes In your role as Finance Manager you will be an integral part of the Finance team and provide timely and reliable information to the Business, Financial and External Customers. You will be responsible for the preparation of month end accounts and for the control of the balance sheet, investigation of variances to assess the impact on risk. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Preparation of monthly results to include P&L analysis and timely reporting for 2 reporting entities.Analysis and investigation of P&L key items with focus on KPI's.Assistance in compiling the monthly control pack.Assistance with the consolidation of the Groups numbers to Corporate Headquarters.Managing the year-end audit and tax computations process across all jurisdictions, preparing statutory accounts and tax returns with assistance from internal and external resources. Review of monthly balance sheet reconciliations and the monitoring of any variances. Assistance with UK/IR/NL stock control and review of fixed assets and impairment.Assistance in preparation of monthly Budget-holder reports for monthly review with Budget-holders to include timely investigation of variances to budgetParticipation in monthly budget holder reviewsTo work closely with Finance Director to ensure month-end process/budget reviews run smoothly (to include cross-training)Review of monthly accruals and prepayments and cash reconciliations.Support to the Finance Director as required We are looking for someone with: Recognised Accountancy Qualification - ACCA, CIMA or ACAAbility to work on own initiative and in a timely and accurate manner.Good IT skills including advanced ExcelPro-active, positive and flexible attitudeGood team playerExcellent communications skills and ability to interact with senior managementExperience of finance monitoring and control as well as budgeting and year-end disciplines.Flexibility to make changes / improvements to existing reports and methodology.Experience of staff management and development. If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 4 April 2019 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.

Accounts Assistant - Part Time
Up to £15000 per annum

Accounts AssistantNorthamptonWorking Hours: 25 per week, flexible working hours£15K annumAre you an accounts all-rounder that loves the challenge of a fast paced environment?! My industry-leading client is looking for an experienced accounts administrator with a proven track record who has a good working knowledge of general accountancy procedures. Your hard work and experience will be rewarded with an outstanding working environment and exciting career opportunities.ResponsibilitiesPurchase and Sales LedgerManagement support and reportingRaising POs and tracking through approval processInvoicingCredit ControlFinance and accounting supportBank reconciliationsGeneral Office AdministrationProcess staff expenses claims in line with company policyRequirementsExperienced in the use of Word, Excel spreadsheetsHigh attention to detailExperienced in all aspects of ledger and cash accounting entriesExcellent communication and interpersonal skills, self-motivated and proactiveReliable, dependable and trustworthyWork to tight deadlinesWork effectively and collaboratively in a team If this role sounds like you, we would love to hear from you, please apply today.Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 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 - Part Time
Up to £15000 per annum

Accounts AssistantNorthamptonWorking Hours: 25 per week, flexible working hours£15K annumAre you an accounts all-rounder that loves the challenge of a fast paced environment?! My industry-leading client is looking for an experienced accounts administrator with a proven track record who has a good working knowledge of general accountancy procedures. Your hard work and experience will be rewarded with an outstanding working environment and exciting career opportunities.ResponsibilitiesPurchase and Sales LedgerManagement support and reportingRaising POs and tracking through approval processInvoicingCredit ControlFinance and accounting supportBank reconciliationsGeneral Office AdministrationProcess staff expenses claims in line with company policyRequirementsExperienced in the use of Word, Excel spreadsheetsHigh attention to detailExperienced in all aspects of ledger and cash accounting entriesExcellent communication and interpersonal skills, self-motivated and proactiveReliable, dependable and trustworthyWork to tight deadlinesWork effectively and collaboratively in a team If this role sounds like you, we would love to hear from you, please apply today.Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 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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