Daniel Block


Daniel Block

Associate - Part-Qualified & Transactional Finance

Accounts Assistant

Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

My client is a growing, fast-paced finance team looking for an experienced Accounts Payable Associate to join us on a permanent position and take full responsibility for the day-to-day running of the accounts payable. My client are looking for candidates who have previous experience in working within a fast paced, B2B environment who are looking to add value to the business function. Additionally, it is crucial that the Accounts Assistant has had practical exposure to the P&L, Balance Sheet and multi-currency experience. Duties to include: * Coding all supplier invoices correctly as per budget * Ensuring all expenditures comply with company policies and procedures, and follow up with individual staff members to ensure compliance with policies. * Ensuring expense claims comply with company policies * Ensuring correct VAT treatment of all purchase ledger transactions. * Preparing supplier and payment reconciliation's as required. * Performing ad hoc analysis and assisting Management Accountant as required. * Resolving queries from suppliers and assisting with year-end global audit * Chasing approvals of invoices in timely manner and effectively dealing with invoice queries In addition to these duties, the Accounts Assistant will also provide some support in providing back up to the Finance team at month end; additionally, there will be some ad hoc administrative responsibilities, including opening the post, answering the phone and assisting with general queries. In addition to a friendly, flexible and fun working environment, we provide a range of other benefits, including extensive health insurance, income protection, life assurance, subsidised gym membership, leisure travel insurance, pension contribution and a Cycle2Work scheme, as well as 25 days' holiday allowance. Must have skills/experience: * At least 3 years' experience in a similar role * Exposure of multi-currency * Clear and diplomatic communicator * Self-starter with ability to use own initiative to tackle problems and improve procedures * Experience with dealing with expenses, preferably use of Concur system but not essential * Good excel skills and excellent eye for detail * Enthusiastic and self-motivated * Well organised * Working towards a professional qualification i.e. AAT/CIMA/ACCA

Finance Business Partner

London, England

A large housing company based in Greater London are actively seeking a finance business partner to join their FP&A function. My client are a welcoming and family focussed business who provide a friendly place to work with ample opportunity to progress your career. The Finance Partner will be a key part of the finance partnering team, providing financial analysis and decision making tools to support the organisation's objectives. They will provide an excellent customer service to the Development, Asset Management and Sales teams, providing on-going financial performance measurement and reporting of specific investment projects within the Group's development and maintenance programmes. ·· Provide a high quality, customer focussed finance partnering service to the Development, Asset Management and Sales teams for all property related activity. · ·Provide comprehensive financial information and reporting for all property related activities · Support with financial decision making in particular financial oversight of development and capital projects · · Provide insightful and intelligent analysis on the key drivers impacting business performance and suggesting solutions to drive improvements in financial performance. · ·SUpporting the budgeting and forecasting process, ensuring targets are realistic and in line with long term business plans. · ·Ensure income and expenditure is accurately represented, and project budgets/forecasts are closely monitored. ·· Maintain a strong and operationally suitable set of financial controls and instil a culture of compliance and control as part of the wider Finance team. · · · Fully embrace a culture of collaborative working and continuous improvement, taking responsibility for ensuring quality of work is of an expected standard. · · Work collaboratively with other members of the Finance team to achieve the overall aims of the directorate, ensuring workloads are covered and skills shared. Experience needed ·· Proven experience of development finance and investment appraisal techniques. · ·Proven experience of capital accounting and associated accounting standards/principles. · ·Housing sector experience or a strong ability to adapt to a complex and regulated sector. ·Ability to add value through business focused financial advice · ·Proven experience and ability to deliver excellent customer service. · ·Proven time management and prioritisation skills. · ·Proven attention to detail and ability to work on a variety of tasks simultaneously. · What is in it for you? ·A competitive salary for this sector ·Great career progression opportunities ·Top benefits package ·Flexible working