Finance Officer

This is a fantastic opportunity for a part qualified or AAT qualified Financial Officer to join a professional and friendly team and play a significant role in the delivery of efficient customer focused finance function.

Centrally located in the Thames Gateway, our client is within easy reach of the main train station and the A2.

Job summary:

Under the supervision of the Principal Accountant, the post holder will contribute to the provision of an effective and efficient customer-focused finance function relating to housing services. The post holder will assist in delivering timely financial advice to budget managers, with a focus on the key financial processes of budgeting, monitoring and supporting the preparation of final accounts. The post holder will also undertake daily treasury management activities and associated treasury activities.

Main responsibilities:

– Assist with the preparation of the revenue estimates for the Housing Revenue Account and general fund housing activities.
– Contribute to the preparation of monthly budget monitoring information for budget managers and Management Team.
– Continuously monitor actual revenue expenditure against estimates. To support budget managers through the provision of financial advice and recommendation on any action required to be taken to manage budgets.
– Take a role in monthly meetings with budget managers, challenging forecasts and variances in accordance with the budget monitoring framework.
– Assist in the preparation of quarterly budget monitoring reports to Members.
– Perform regular reconciliations of key areas of financial activity.
– Undertake daily treasury management activities on a rota basis.
– Facilitate the maintenance of the Treasury Management System.
– Perform regular reconciliations of key areas of treasury activity.
– Assist in the production of financial information for inclusion in Treasury Management reports for Management Team and Member Committees.
– Assist in the final accounts process by undertaking tasks to support the preparation of the Annual Statement of Accounts in accordance with the annual timetable.
– Housing Revenue Account Business Plan
– Assist Senior Officers in the team with the maintenance of the Housing Revenue Account Business Plan.
– Promote best financial practice and compliance with the relevant accounting, statutory, external grant funding, financial regulations and procedures, including those for external reporting, medium term financial planning and the sound financial governance of public funds.
– Promote financial accounting systems and contribute to the training of system users.
– Assist in the production of financial information as a contribution to the development of strategies, work programmes and business cases to help deliver financial plans and strategies and facilitate decision-making.
– Liaise with client departments as is necessary to carry out the functions of Financial Services.
– Contribute to the preparation and submission of claims and statistical returns
– Assist other members of Financial Services as required.
– Attend as necessary, relevant meetings, both internal and external, as a representative for Financial Services.

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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Interim Senior Financial Accountant

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced “Senior Finance Manager” ideally with SAP R/3 finance experience to join a growing company.

My client is looking for someone who could commit for a duration of 3 months.

Hours: 8.30 – 5.30pm

Daily rate: £250 – £300

Requirements of the role:

*Drive the month-end closing process (managing the reporting timetable, posting journals, liaising with other departments, consolidating group results, producing analysis to demonstrate the accuracy of results).

*Act as a key liaison point for Group companies including coordinating returns from subsidiaries.

*Produce UK statutory accounts personally and manage the production of overseas subsidiaries statutory accounts, assisted by outsourced providers as necessary, ensuring deadlines met.

*Prepare Tax and other statutory returns

*Lead the finance aspects of the annual planning process, including coordinating data inputs and submissions to Cognos controller

*Manage intercompany charges and balances (reconciling regularly and ensuring intercompany charges are invoiced)

*Ensure compliance with IFRS, UK GAAP, legal and corporate reporting requirements, including company secretarial activities.

*Participate in general monthly accounting activities (balance sheet reconciliations and account clearing, cost analysis, SOX compliance reports etc.)

*Support auditors by preparing the PBC list and providing information and explanations and co-ordinating with colleagues in other departments.

*Act as a subject matter expert on accounting and tax, including maintaining policies and procedures and communicating these across the group.

*Prepare company scorecard on a monthly basis, reconciling to underlying data and verifying with Group

*Understanding and improving accounting processes

*Reconciling financial and management reporting

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

Account Administrator

My client is seeking a temporary, professional “Accounts Administrator” to assistant with the support of all financial administrative duties.

This is a great opportunity for an Accounts Generalist to work alongside a friendly, hard working team.

As a “Accounts Generalist, you will be required to cover “Accounts receivable, Accounts Payable and Expense administration”.

You will also be required to:

Process high volumes of invoices, cross checking for errors and claiming credits
Bank reconciliations
General administration
Ensuring any disputes are resolved in a timely manner

The Accounts Administrator will be also required to demonstrate the following abilities:

Good knowledge or MS packages including Word and Excel
Strong attention to detail
A can do attitude
Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise own workloads
A Strong team player

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

Legal Secretary

Are you an experienced legal secretary with excellent typing skills? Are you looking for a new challenge with a well known firm outside of London?

We are recruiting for an organised and dedicated Legal Secretary to work within a busy conveyancing team for a law firm based in Gravesend.

Duties of the role include:
-Providing full secretarial support
-Diary management
-Meeting and greeting clients
-Audio transcription
-Submitting searches and handling telephone queries from clients and/or third parties
-General typing/correspondence and document work
-Preparing legal forms where required.

This is a busy role therefore individuals must be able to work proactively, coupled with a good client manner and technical competence.

Knowledge of Land Registry Portal, BigHand, Oyez Forms, Searchflow and/or Partner 4 Windows would be advantageous.

We are looking for individuals with exemplary organisational skills, great attention to detail and a high typing speed.

If this sounds like you, please send your CV to Ellie or call the office for more info.

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.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market…