Financial Accountant

We are currently working with a leading UK based Insurance business who, due to ongoing growth, are seeking a Financial Accountant to join their team based in Kings Hill.

The Financial Accountant will be responsible for supporting the wider team in Account Management and IT on new business opportunities, to understand the financial flows and information that is required to be able to process the business correctly. They will also support the processing team when that business comes in, to understand how it works and fits on the business systems. The Financial Accountant will also be involved in forecasting and undertaking financial reviews on product performance, as well as supporting various audit processes. This is a varied role which will facilitate working with a wide range of people within the business.

Responsibilities will include:

· Supporting both the processing and financial reporting teams to ensure business is processed appropriately and all financial reporting requirements are met.

· Understand the structure of contracts for reinsurance and any other 3rd party arrangements and work within the reporting team to ensure that they are reported correctly.

· Help to establish financial monitoring processes to support the leadership team in the regular analysis of product performance.

· Support the financial appraisal of development opportunities and the ongoing management of related financial arrangements such as profit share calculations.

· Work closely with the Account Management team during new business implementation to ensure client requirements are understood and interpreted correctly, then translated into workable business practices.

· Work with the leadership team to support the forecasting process.

· Work with the wider projection team to support completion of any regulatory returns or information requests, understanding requirements and interpreting these to ensure the correct information is provided.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

· Experience of working in a financial role within the insurance industry would be advantageous.

· Degree level and hold, or making progress towards a recognised professional qualification.

· Experience working in financial or management accounting.

· Strong communication skills with all levels of internal and external stakeholders.

· The ability to think and act strategically, but equally to operate tactically when required.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a dynamic team and growing business that can offer a competitive salary and benefits package along with a great work life balance.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Reconciliation Officer

Reconciliations Officer -Temp

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Reconciliation Officer to join a well known company based in the Thurrock area on a temporary basis. For the right candidate there is potential of a fixed term contract.

Job Specification:

*Experience of reconciling bank statements
*Understanding of the banking process which includes banking cheques, issuing cheques
*To follow internal policies and procedures and adhere to deadlines
*Ability to work in a team environment
*Experience of the insurer reconciliation – Desirable

You will be joining a friendly, hard-working team and be a valued/ key member of staff.

This is a Monday – Friday Role.

Please get in touch with me, Chloe Scott at KHR Recruitment Specialists for more information

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Reconciliations Officer

Reconciliations Officer – Temp

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Reconciliation Officer to join a well known company based in the Kings Hill area on a temporary basis. For the right candidate there is potential of a fixed term contract.

Job Specification:
*Reconciliation experience / an understanding is necessary
*To follow all internal policies and procedures and adhere to deadlines
*To follow terms of credit imposed by external sources
*Must have the ability to work in a team environment

Desired Experience:
*Experience of the Acturis system
*An understanding of the Bordereau preparation process
*Experience of the insurer reconciliation

This is a Monday – Friday Role.

Please get in touch with me, Chloe Scott at KHR Recruitment Specialists for more information

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Accounts Assistant – Property sector

Accounts Assistant (Property/Business Rates)

An exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced, busy, team as an Accounts Assistant processing business rates demands for clients – ensuring payments are made efficiently and correctly. Experience in the property sector and knowledge of business rates is beneficial to be able to fulfil this role.

Main responsibilities
* Processing business rates demands into the bespoke software.
* Verifying that the balance charged matches the expected value
* Resolving queries with councils
* Actively chasing monies due back to clients from councils
* Reconciling refunds received against payments made
* Ensuring that clients only pay the balances due when due.

Skills and qualifications
* Experience in the property space and a solid understanding of business rates.
* Accounts Payable experience essential
* Must be numerate and have an eye for detail
* Good communication skills, both in writing and on the telephone
* Experience of using computer-based accounting systems
* Good spreadsheet (Excel) and IT skills
* A total commitment to client service
* Part-qualification e.g. AAT is desirable
* Ability to work with large volumes, and working to deadlines.
* Knowledge of Business Rates an advantage, a willingness to learn is essential

Key attributes
* Well organised, methodical and conscientious; capable of using initiative and common sense.
* Strong attention to detail
* Works well under pressure and to deadlines
* Capable of working in a small team
* Able to deal with people at all levels with tact and diplomacy

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Junior Tax Assistant

Junior Tax Assistant
Permanent
Ashford
Competitive Salary and Benefits

Are you looking to forge a long-term career in the Accounts/Tax industry?

We have a client that can offer you the tools and opportunity to thrive as a Junior Tax Assistant.

Due to growth within their business and workload, our client are currently looking for a Junior Tax Assistant to work alongside the tax department, assisting the Senior members Tax and Payroll team. The position of Junior Tax Assistant offers great exposure across both personal and corporate tax clients.

Our client is a reputable and well-established firm, and they are looking for an individual to join their team that is recently ATT or working towards becoming ATT qualified. Having previous experience working in a tax environment or within a practice is highly advantageous.

You will be responsible for delivering tax services, liaising with clients for tax compliance issues, ensuring compliance with statutory requirements and assisting with the delivery of projects.

If this opportunity sounds of interest and you would like to be considered, please apply or call our office and ask to speak to Jane.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Part Time Finance & Business Analyst (SQL)

Part Time Finance & Business Analyst (SQL)

Our client is a fast paced wholesaler supplying a fantastic range of product in to retailers and direct to consumers. The business started nearly 35 years ago and has grown into a multinational operation supplying to over 40 countries around the world.

They have doubled in size in the last 4 years with plans for further growth. Aside from good career opportunities and the chance to work with a growing international organisation, there is also an array of excellent benefits that the company offers.

They require an ambitious part time Finance and Business Analyst to join them and work with the Financial Controller and Operations Director providing that essential business partnering link between Finance and Operations.

Duties and Responsibilities:
*To manage and manipulate financial and operational data to provide insightful management information to enable the board to fully understand the business and make key strategic decisions.
*Developing a suite of meaningful KPI reports, evolving them continuously as the need to understand the business is ever changing.
*Maintaining and creating SQL queries and functions.
*Ownership of the operational accounting of the business (Stock, revenue, costs of sales, commissions, rebates, pricing)
*Reconciliations, forecasting and budgeting
*Exporting and compiling of product data from Sage 200
*Analytical review against history/expectations
*Ensure integrity and accuracy of the underlying data in Sage 200 by reviewing, developing and implementing robust and effective policies and processes.
*EU VAT data analysis and reporting
*Ad hoc reporting requests

Requirements
*SQL skills must be of a high level and you will be tested on this. You will need to understand and use with confidence JOINS, UNIONS, CTE’s, CAST, HAVING functions as well as being able to understand database structures.
*A recognised accountancy qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ACA) or studying towards
*Strong IT literacy – understanding of databases, advanced excel & SQL skills
*Sage 200 experience would be beneficial
*Strong numerical skills and ability to handle large amounts of data
*A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
*Having worked in a manufacturing, wholesale or product based business would be advantageous.
*International exposure would be beneficial (EU VAT etc)
*The ability to confidently communicate with the directors and management

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Finance Manager

Finance Manager
Are you a qualified accountant looking for that next opportunity to really become a part of a growing organisation? Do you have experience both managing personnel and financial aspects on a managerial level?

Our client, who have been established over 30 years are looking for a Finance Manager to join their growing, diverse team. In this role, you will have a key role in managing the day to day finances of the business as well as supporting the growth strategy with business case appraisals and scenario modelling. You would be a decision maker in the business and would be responsible for the day to day responsibility for the financials thus ensuring the future success of the business.

Ideally, you would have a background in Food or Fresh Produce, but you must be a ‘hands-on’ and commercial astute Finance Manager…. This must be proven in your experience. We are keen to speak with candidates with a committed attitude and can really become a part of the organisation.

The Financial Manager will be expected to do the following: –

– Ownership of the day-to-day finances, including full responsibility for AP/AR/CC as well as VAT and corporation tax returns;
– Delivery of monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting with additional commentary to provide
business insight and support revenue growth and cost control;
Taking a proactive approach to the development and design of the board packs to provide
performance analysis internally;
– Continually improving systems and processes to ensure accurate reporting in a timely manner;
– Preparation of the budgeting and forecasting process;
– Assisting with analysis of new revenue streams and modelling business cases to support the
business growth;
– Shareholder reporting and analysis as required.
– Set-up internal controls / corporate governance and safeguard the shareholders
– Management of the Administration team
– Establish a robust KPI and metrics to manage the business
– Manage the working capital and cash flow.
– Manage the external audit
Competencies & Qualifications:-
– You would be qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
– Have a demonstrable background in a similar position
– Possess all-round finance skills, including financial reporting & management reporting at month end
– Have a strong attention to detail and the ability to notice errors and investigate where appropriate
– Be able to easily ascertain ways in which to implement savings for the business
– Be comfortable working across all areas of finance
– Show a proactive approach to working in a changing environment and developing processes where necessary
– Have a background and interest in the fruit industry with a strong commercial understanding of how the industry operates (This is not essential)
– Demonstrate strong modelling skills with a background in business case appraisal work
– Possess excellent communication skills and a proven track record of working within a team and with senior management.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Management Accountant

Our client are a key, South East event venue with several destination dining offers and numerous bars. The business is both B2B and B2C.

Job Purpose:
You will be analytical and diligent, someone who thrives in a fast moving environment, has
strong organisational skills and attention to detail. This role isn’t just about producing the
numbers – it is about analysing the performance of the business and using that analysis to
help drive the key decisions in the business and, ultimately, the future success of the business.
You must have accounting knowledge and experience of working in the leisure sector would
be an advantage, but having a positive attitude and the personality to fit in with the current culture.

Role and Responsibilities:
Accounting
Responsibility for all accounting transactions including:
* Income recognition
* Banking transactions and reconciliations
* All journal posting (GL corrections, month end and payroll)
* Maintenance of the fixed asset schedule
* Prepayments and accruals Balance sheet reconciliations
* Preparation of the payment runs
* Handling & reconciliation of Petty Cash
* Raising sales invoices for group bookings
*
Reporting and analysis
* Production of the daily/weekly/monthly reporting of yields and spends per head
* Delivery of financial analysis relating to key events
* Interpretation of financial/KPI reporting and analysis to drive the optimum business
decisions
* Preparation of VAT returns
* Overseeing the Purchase Ledger Administrator and supporting as required.
* Maintenance of Chart of Accounts
* Processing of customer refunds
* Ad hoc project work

Person Specification Essential
* Experience of working in a similar role
* Great attention to detail
* Able to communicate financial information to the broader business in an engaging way,
driving action
* Tenacious and intuitive
* Experience in working in high profile, high-pressure commercial environment
* Can demonstrate the ability to prioritise workloads efficiently
* Experience of a recognised accounting package
* Use of Microsoft Excel at a competent level (eg. Intermediate – Pivot Tables &
VLookups).
* Ability to communicate accurately and effectively in verbal or written English.
* Absolute discretion with sensitive financial information.
* Organised, methodical and able to work to deadlines and targets.
* Strong self-motivation and drive with demonstrable initiative.
* Prepared to work outside of office hours when necessary.
Desirable
* An interest in leisure/culture/arts sectors
* Experience of working in a similar sector
* Experience of Sage 50
* Practice trained

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Part Time Financial Controller – FMCG (Contract)

Part Time Financial Controller – FMCG

A leading FMCG business in North Kent require a Financial Controller to join them initially on a 6 month contract. This could potentially go permanent thereafter.

The company have an international presence with a turnover of circa £20M.

You will be working directly with the MD and leading a team of 2 junior individuals overseeing all aspects of accounts.

Main duties will include:
* Oversight and management of the finance function
* Development of the finance team
* Review of monthly accounts and provision of regular reporting and analysis
* Balance sheet review to ensure all accounts are reconciled monthly and good accounting practices are adhered to
* Daily review of cash position and advising the FD accordingly
* Monthly forecasting of P&L, balance sheet and cash flow and monitoring of cash in particular throughout the month
* Variance analysis and commentary to explain monthly results v forecast / budget / prior year and provide early warning on deviations
* Lead annual budget process and maintain all supporting spreadsheets
* Manage external relationship with auditors
* Seek opportunities to improve profitability and / or cash flow and provide regular advice in this regard

Requirements
* A qualified accountant; ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent, but could consider QBE.
* Familiar with working in a similar FMCG environment with a resilient approach
* Multi-currency exposure required
* Experience on managing junior individuals is essential
* Someone with excellent Excel skills
* A value driven, ethical leader, with the ability to lead, motivate and influence key stakeholders

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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