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Accounts Assistant
Up to £22000 per annum

Accounts AssistantNorthamptonWorking Hours: 37.5 per week, flexible working hours£22K 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!

Assistant Accountant
£24000 - £25000 per annum company benefits

Assistant AccountantFull Time / PermanentSalary - £24k - £25kpa (DOE)Central Milton Keynes Our client who is based in Central Milton Keynes is looking for a full time permanent Assistant Accountant to join their team. Our client is a successfully growing company and highly regarded within their industry sector. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is AAT PQ or Qualified to join a fantastic company with free on site parking available too!The role of Assistant Accountant will be to provide direct support and assistance to the Financial Controller and Accounts Manager on a day to day basis. Role responsibilities:Supporting the FC on day to day functions of the accounts departmentAssisting with month end duties Balance sheet reconciliationsDealing with Sales ledger queriesVAT queries and returnsIntrastatsTrial balanceProfit and LossJournalsAccruals and Prepayments Supporting the credit controller when on annual leaveOther ad hoc dutiesKey Requirements:AAT Qualified or Part QualifiedMicrosoft Navision software experience would be an advantage but not essentialA minimum of 3 years experience in a similar roleAble to work in a fast paced and sometimes pressurised environmentA good listener who can take on board instructions wellIntermediate excel skills including V-look ups and Pivot tables

Accounts Assistant
Up to £22000 per annum

Accounts AssistantPermanent£22,000Newport Pagnell We have a great opportunity for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join a busy Finance Team. This role offers you the chance to work in a fast paced, yet fun environment. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Raising of sales invoices and credit notes and distribution customersManaging and resolving customer queriesProcessing of customer direct debit collectionsCredit control activities including chasing of overdue and unpaid debtAged creditor managementProcessing and payment of supplier invoicesSet up of supplier payments for approval by finance managementProvide support in ad hoc processes such as early settlement quotations, customer set up and supplier set upEnsure business compliance with implemented financial control processes and policiesBank reconciliationsSupport the wider finance team in the day to day financial management of the businessIdentify areas for improvement and efficiencies We are looking for someone with: Experience of collections, credit control, cash management, purchase and sales ledgerWorks accurately with great attention to detailProficient in MS Office including strong Excel skillsStrong interpersonal skillsClear and friendly telephone mannerAbility to work on own initiative and manage workload 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.

Accounts Assistant
£18000 - £19000 per annum

Accounts AssistantPermanent£18,000 - £19,000Woburn We have an opportunity for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join a worldwide organisation with offices in Woburn. Working in a small team, we are looking for someone with solid accounting experience that is reliable with a strong work ethic. Due to the location of the business it is essential you have your own transport. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Processing of supplier invoicesReconciliation of supplier statements and resolving queriesManaging purchase ledger and accounts email inboxesMonthly billing in multiple currenciesLiaising with customer service to resolve any queries We are looking for someone with: Works accurately with great attention to detailIntermediate Excel with VLOOUPS and Pivot tables, essentialStrong interpersonal skillsClear and friendly telephone mannerAbility to work on own initiative and manage workloadHolding of working towards an AAT certificate is preferableSAGE experience would be an advantage 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.

Finance Assistant
£35000 - £40000 per annum

Finance AssistantPermanent£35,000 - £40,000Milton Keynes We are pleased to be assisting our client in Buckinghamshire with a great opportunity to join their Finance Team. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Maintaining of financial records in an accurate and presentable form within time limits.Preparation of financial information and reports.Month End - Journals, reconciliations, provisions.Work with Internal and External AuditorsPrepare journals and process financial information, reviewing any unusual items.Ensure the relevant levels of authorisation are strictly adhered to.Prepare VAT returns.Reconcile Balance Sheet Accounts and maintain Fixed Asset records.Control and administer royalties and rebates.Prepare Management Accounts, Year-End and Half-Year accounts, Capital Expenditure reports and other reports as required. Review these with Financial Director prior to publication.Assist in the preparation of annual budget and any associated analysis.Review accuracy of Bought Ledger coding. We are looking for someone with: Who is either qualified by experience or part qualified.At least 5 years accounting experience in a similar roleStrong bookkeeping background gained from working in practice or industryExperience of working with SAPWorks accurately with attention to detailExcellent communication skillsPurposeful analytical skills and strong ExcelKnowledge of audit processesExperience in preparing VAT returns and ensuring VAT compliance 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
£22000 - £25000 per annum

Credit ControllerPermanentUp to £25,000Milton Keynes We are looking for an experienced, confident Credit Controller to join a dynamic organisation in Milton Keynes offering a fantastic work environment and benefits. Salary offered will be dependant on experience. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Day to day collection of outstanding invoicesHandle queries and resolve problems efficientlyOpen items the ledgers such as unallocated cash/credits are identified and cleared promptlyTo build relationships with external customers and internal colleagues to achieve best result for the businessReceive, respond and resolve customer queries in a timely manner that come into the department via email and telephoneMaintaining contact with clients to ensure invoices are clear for payment and paid on due dateEnsuring Collection targets are met each weekly/monthlyAssist with month-end/weekly reporting and reconciliations We are looking for someone with: Minimum of 4 years Credit Control experienceExcellent PC skills including ExcelExcellent time management skillsPolite and confident telephone mannerTake ownership and responsibility tasksA good strong team player who is highly motivated to achieve set objectives/targets.The ability to work in a team as well as individuallySelf-starter who is pro-active and works well with othersSound decision making.Ability to be confident when handling potentially difficult situations and conversationsGood attention to detailThe ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlinesAbility to reconcile complex accountsPrior experience with SAP desirable but not essentialWorking knowledge of legal action on debt recovery and attending court preferred 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.

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