Graduate Finance Assistant
City of London, London
My client is an Engineering and Building consultancy based in the City who have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate to join their team on a permanent basis. Some Finance experience would be useful however more importantly you will: Be a Graduate with a minimum of a 2:1 degree Have a strong ambition to become a Qualified Accountant Have a strong work ethic and attention to detail You will be responsible for providing billing support to the Group ensuring that all invoicing is timely and accurate You will also take ownership of project and tender setup's, staff expenses and timesheet completion for the London office and provide an effective, efficient and professional support service to all internal and external customers. On a day to day basis your duties will include: Billing Produce all draft invoices for all designated areas and distribute to Key Account Holders for review Ensure responses are collated and actioned in a timely manner Liaise with other team members to ensure resolution of all queries Ensure invoices are sent to clients and relevant cut-off deadlines are met. Projects Set-up all projects and tenders in line with Key Account Holder requests within agreed timeframes Ensure all information required for project setup is received and entered into Deltek accurately and in line with expectations Ensure individuals are added to jobs in line with agreed timescales and with appropriate authorisation Other Ensure all timesheets are completed accurately and in a timely fashion Process staff expenses Work with team members to ensure resource plans and forecast costs to completion are up-to-date Assist with accounts payable and accounts receivable duties where required. Assist Project Accountants and the wider finance team on an ad-hoc basis. This role will offer ACCA or CIMA study support and once qualified, you will progress through the business. To apply for this role, please submit your CV asap to this advert.
West Drayton, London
My client based in West Drayton is currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant to jon them on a permanent basis. General duties will involve the following: Reporting & Analysis Development and upkeep of an end to end capital reporting suite for LHMUK (quantitative and qualitative) Creation and analysis of various value-add tools including benchmarking reports and operating models Design of report writing, collation of commentary and preparation of regular and ad hoc presentations to internal and external stakeholders The measuring and supporting of the operation of approved budgets to forecast to actual spend Generation of other reports and tools as required Capital Expenditure Custodian of the Capital Expenditure process: policies, procedure, process and controls, training, implementation and review Owner of the capital budget consolidation process and subsequent reporting on forecasting, spend and cash flow Transactional responsibility for fixed asset additions Supplier invoice capturing of all Capex invoices Supplier statement reconciliations and payments Responsibility for the fixed asset register and support in relation to the preparation of financial statements and audit of fixed assets Business investment support including preparation of detailed feasibility business cases and calculation of discounted cash flows, NPV and IRR when required Support in the review and approval of capital expenditure process Manage capital approval process in accordance with the Delegation of Authority Prepare relevant documentation and lead agenda for weekly FF&E review and approval You will hold Finance or accounting degree (ideally ACA/ACCA) with experience in Financial Performance and/or Analysis. A strong track record of working in a commercial environment and be able to demonstrate excellent commercial acumen. Experience of working in a corporate environment ideally with experience in the hospitality industry demonstrated would be beneficial. Skills Advanced/Expert Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint Highly articulate and analytical - capability to interpret results and in turn support decision making Strong systems ability: can comfortably working with accounting systems, data cubes and/or BI Tools Able to correlate and sift data from a wide variety of sources and develop an understanding of business performance based on this data Good attention to detail Able to work to tight deadlines High work/ transactional volume
City of Westminster, London
My Client is an international recruitment firm who have grown rapidly over the last few years, they are now looking to add a experienced Credit Controller to their Credit team who will report directly to the Credit Manager. This role will be great for someone with 2-3 years experience within Credit Control who is used to working in a challenging but rewarding environment! Working with the credit control team of three people to effectively maximise cash collections from clients via telephone, email and internal /external meetings where needed. Minimise over 60 days debt by effectively managing collection activity and account issues in a targeted and methodical manner. Maintain an up to date AR ledger by ensuring unallocated cash, refunds, write off's and general housekeeping activities are completed. Ensure company systems are kept up to date. Perform Credit Checks on all potential new clients referring any queries to the relevant party. Deal with customer enquiries and liaise with staff to resolve issues in a timely manner. Processing all payment received from customers. Dealing with all Insolvency, Administration and Receivership cases. Weekly report on cash collections. This is an excellent opportunity for a target driven Credit Controller and in order to do so you need to have the following skills: Must always be able to maintain good customer relations Be a team player Sociable personality Look outside the box - Innovative Great Collaboration skills Proven Credit control experience within a sales / recruitment environment Experience of dealing with Litigation of accounts Strong Excel ability with the ability to manipulate data
My client is a Global travel company established for over 20 years who were recently acquired by a PE firm. As a result they are undergoing a business transformation project which will see the implementation of a new CRM system, finance system and reporting and analysis tool. In order to strengthen the Finance function in line with their ambitious growth plans, they are looking for a Management Accountant to join them on a permanent basis. Reporting to the CFO, your role will encompass the following@ Preparation of monthly Management Accounts and financial schedules Preparation of quarterly re-forecasts and budgets Produce monthly reports for budget holders with variance analysis and commentary Develop the use of the new reporting tool Monthly reconciliation of balance sheet control accounts/intercompany balances monthly/Quarterly/Annual reporting to regulatory bodies in both the UK and Canada You will be an experienced Management Accountant who is able to prepare an accurate and insightful monthly reporting pack that demonstrates a firm understanding of the key performance drivers in the business. You will also have strong data analysis and process skills and a good level of understanding of Excel. If this role is of interest, please submit your CV as soon as possible as the client would like to appoint within the next couple if weeks.
Credit Controller - Part-time
South East London, London
My client is a global business who are the the leading provider of next generation advertising sales technology to the world's major media brands. They are currently looking for a Credit Controller to join their dynamic and growing organisation on a permanent basis. This is a Part-Time role which can be worked 3/4 days per week or 5 days per week over shorter hours. You will be responsible for reducing the debtor days through pro-active statements and chasing and ensuring that future cash collections are forecasted accurately and in a timely fashion. You will also work with the Management Accountant and sales teams to raise invoices promptly, check contracts to ensure invoices are correct and assist the Financial Controller with month end journals and balance sheet reconciliations. On a day to day basis your duties will include the following: Credit control Raising invoices Cashflow forecasting on debtor receipts Pro-active statements and chasing Contract reviews and working with account managers on invoicing if needs be Month end duties: Posting expense accrual journal and reconcile balance sheet accounts Fixed asset register management Inter-company postings and reconciliations Ad-hoc postings from Financial Controller Balance sheet reconciliations UK payroll posting and reconciliation This role will suit someone who is looking to progress their career as the company is growing and there will be future opportunities for development for the right candidate. The package for this role will be £35k pro-rata with 25 days holiday plus study package following probation. If this role is of interested, please submit your CV asap.
Accounts Payable Assistant
My client who is based in Teddington currently has a vacancy available for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis. You will be responsible for the accounts payable function associated with the payment of external supplier invoices, staff expenses and any other day to day tasks. Ensuring that the ledgers are always up to date and suppliers are paid on time, you will work closely with the other Finance team members to ensure robust financial controls are in place and followed to manage risk and ensure procedures are in line with company policy. On a day to day basis your duties will encompass the following: Matching received invoices to POs/timesheets or supporting information. Following up for PO receipts and missing POs Obtaining Manager sign off for all invoices Processing invoices for approval on internal extranet site Coding and entering invoices in batch on ACCESS and posting to ledgers when approved. Processing invoices for approval on internal extranet site Reconciling supplier accounts with supplier statements Identifying invoices for payment, and sending list of suggested payments to FD Creating payment batches and submission to AP Supervisor for approval Allocating cash payments against purchase invoices when paid. Checking expenses against supporting receipts Obtaining Line Manager sign off of receipts summary Coding and entering expenses in ACCESS Identifying expenses for payment, setting payment up online Allocating payments against expense accounts Periodic reconciliation of employee expense accounts Follow up on any discrepancies Distribute monthly statements to cardholders Collect in expense summaries and receipts to support Barclaycard spend, along with Manager approval Code and enter the Barclaycard spend in batch in ACCESS Allocate Barclaycard direct debits against the Barclaycard spend Reconcile the Barclaycard account monthly Identify areas for process improvement, especially where risks have been identified Assist with month-end close and accruals Produce adhoc reports as requested Any other finance related tasks GDPR for new starters The client is happy to look at this role on either a full or a part-time basis dependant on the candidate requirements and they will be looking to interview for the position this week and next. If the role is of interest, please submit your CV ASAP for consideration.