Daniel Block


Daniel Block

Associate - Part-Qualified & Transactional Finance


Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

A growing insurance company based in Hertfordshire are currently recruiting for a Financial Controller/Company Accountant to join their team in small offices based in West hertfordshire. The role is a newly created position due to the company growth and will see a large portion of the accounting process brought in house. The role would suit a Qualified by Experience individual or a late stage studier who is happy to work in an SME environment. Duties ·General responsibility of the accounts team and working within a compliant environment ·Will be responsible for the production of the company's annual budget and budget monitoring. ·Will be required to produce a full set of monthly management accounts for the directors of the business and be able to report this back to them ·Production of Monthly Management information ·Preparation of monthly client money calculations ensuring compliance with the FCA client money rules. ·Will be responsible for company credit control when necessary ·Preparation of monthly reconciliation's · Responsible for the completion of the six monthly returns to the FCA ·Working closely with the external accountant to ensure the smooth day to day running of the businesses account function ·Overseeing payments to suppliers including insurers ·Overall responsibility for the maintenance of the company bank accounts Requirements ·Enthusiastic to work within a small team in an SME company ·Motivation to deliver consistently and to high standards ·Innovation, which allows you to have a considered yet forward thinking approach on how the business can improve their processes ·Previous experience working within an SME accounts function with experience in managing a small team (desirable) ·Previous experience of producing a full set of monthly management accounts ·Previous insurance sector experience would be advantageous

Accounts Payable Coordinator

Bradford, West Yorkshire

A multinational construction firm head quartered in London are seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Coordinator to join their shared services centre in Bradford. The role would suit someone with around 5 years Accounts Payable experience who is looking to progress their career in a dynamic environment. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Accounts Payable Assistant to further their skills in a fast paced, forward thinking and friendly environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for processing supplier invoices & credit notes; working with the business to gain approval of the invoices to enable timely payment to maintain relationships with suppliers. A Successful candidate will have great literary skills and be able to liaise with external suppliers as well as other key members of the business. Duties to include ·Coding of invoices and credit notes from suppliers within your own category; ·Obtaining approval of invoices & credit notes whilst adhering to the company schedule of authority; ·Chasing approval when required to ensure payments are made when due; ·Set up and maintain supplier records; ·Supplier statement reconciliations; ·Working closely with Management accounts and Property to ensure that rent payments are made in a timely manner; ·Working closely with external advisors to manage the processing of service charge, rates and utility invoices; ·Providing support to management accounts and property teams; ·Assistance with month-end and year-end as required; ·Ensuring communications with colleagues and suppliers are provided to a high and professional standard Core Competencies ·Attention to detail ·Ability to prioritise a varied workload ·Professional communication skills ·Good Excel skills ·Computer Literate ·A can-do attitude ·Previous purchase ledger experience within a large department ·Previous experience of working in a business with a large property base / a landlord ·Workday & sage systems experience ·Ascend (or similar invoice scanning) system experience


London, England

A financial services business based in West London are searching for a highly commercial and technically minded management accountant preferably at finalist level to join them on a permanent basis to provide ongoing support to the Head of FP & A. The main purpose of the role is to run the month end processes, produce all company month end financial reporting including commentary on results. Consolidate and run company forecasts, annual budgets and Five year plans. Duties as follows ·Ensure provision of robust and timely monthly Management accounts and Board presentations. ·Produce accurate P&L estimates on a weekly basis, forecasts on a quarterly basis and budgets and five year plans annually. ·Produce monthly departmental accounts including variance analysis and commentary ·Manage accruals to ensure monthly financials are in line with expectations Manage Marketing costs including payments to PO and monthly accruals. ·Run the management accounts month end process. ·Manage monthly accruals including analysis and journal entry ·Produce all financial reports including board packs, management accounts packs and departmental accounts packs. ·Produce quarterly cost centre forecasts, consolidate together with Product forecasts from business partners and produce required company forecast packs. ·Produce annual cost centre budgets, consolidate together with Product budgets from business partners and produce required company budget packs. ·Analyse sales performance and produce weekly P&L estimate. ·Analyse marketing spend reports, produce monthly accruals management payments to PO. ·Analyse and produce channel profitability report. ·Assist implementation of finance system enhancements. ·Proactively support Head of FP&A and other finance colleagues in achieving departmental objectives. Requirements ·Analysis: Ability to analyse large amounts of data and derive key drivers. ·Planning & Organising: Organise and plan time to meet deadlines. ·Communication skills: Good communication and interpersonal skills with ability to build relationships with and challenge cost centre managers ·Detail Oriented: Rigorous in taking analysis down to required level of detail, and presenting analysis in clear and concise manner. ·Team Player: Ability to work effectively with all parts of the business, challenge when appropriate and organise resources to meet function tasks and requirements