Finance and Administration Manager (FMCG)

Finance and Administration Manager
Maidstone, Kent
Full-time, Permanent
Competitive basic salary + attractive benefits package

KHR is currently assisting a leading National FMCG business based near Maidstone who is looking to hire an experienced Finance and Administration Manager.

This position is a fantastic opportunity for a a finance professional with high level administration skills. It will be 30% pure technical accounts work with 70% high level administration requirements.

Responsibilities;
* Preparation of Quarterly management accounts
* Preparation of Year-end accounts and information for external auditors
* Preparation of monthly OP capital expenditure report
* Monitoring of Central Spend expenditure categories
* Preparation of annual budget
* Overseeing the preparation of Quarterly VAT returns
* Monthly monitoring and reporting on Sales Ledger balances
* Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register
* Annual audit of OP funded assets held by members
* Reconciliation and management of EU OP Debtors
* Preparation of Quarterly submissions for government-funded projects
* Undertaking annual supplier detail survey
* Maintenance of accurate company membership records and reporting all changes to the governing body.
* Preparation and submission of Quarterly OP payment requests
* Preparation and submission of Year-end OP report
* Preparation and submission of requests for in-year amendments to OP
* Monitoring of Grower declaration of turnover and sales outside of PO
* Preparation and submission of PO Value of Marketed Production
* Other ad hoc duties as required

Candidate Profile
* Professional Accountant – ACA, ACCA, CIMA
* Experience in a FMCG business is essential
* Well-developed personal and written communication skills
* Good interpersonal skills and well-developed leadership and management skills
* Ability to delegate effectively
* Ability to identify needs and issues and recommend suitable and pragmatic courses of action and solutions, adopting a risk-aware approach
* Good time management, organisational and time management skills
* Willingness to do whatever it takes to meet deadlines
* Good IT Skills with the ability to work with large complex spreadsheets

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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Purchase Ledger Clerk

The Company

Our client is a contractor with offices across the South East. They are looking for a full-time Purchase Ledger Clerk with experience of Sage to join their office near Maidstone.

You will be working within a small group accounts team reporting to the Accounts Manager.
The individual must have prior experience in this role to be able to take on all duties immediately with limited training required.

This is a full-time role, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm and they would like someone to join them ASAP.

The Role

As Purchase Ledger Clerk you would be responsible for the whole purchase ledger process from purchase orders through to invoices and reconciliation. You would be required to provide a professional and efficient service providing accurate information to the Accounts Manager and internal stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:
– Maintaining the Purchase Ledger using SAGE Accounting Software
– Process invoices, reconciling delivery notes to invoices received and purchase orders
– Ensuring that bank account reconciliations are carried out accurately and in a timely manner.
– Set up new supplier accounts and maintain existing account details within the purchase ledger.
– Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements
– Process employee expense receipts
– Reconciling and processing Company credit card statements
– Maintain document filing system.
– Being the first point of contact for all relevant enquiries
– Liaise with correct line managers for invoice authorisation where required
– Maintaining strong relationships with customers and suppliers

Skills:
– Previous experience in a stand-alone purchase ledger role.
– Experience in a manufacturing, engineering, construction business would be beneficial
– Excellent working knowledge of SAGE is essential
– Excellent verbal communication skills with a good telephone manner and professional attitude
– Highly computer literate – competence in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel
– Knowledge of Joblogic would be preferred, but training will be given
– AAT qualified or equivalent
– Good written skills
– Ability to deliver high quality work under pressure and to tight deadlines with accuracy and efficiency when required
– Ability to work without direct supervision and to prioritise workload effectively and also to work as part of a team
– Excellent organisational skills with good attention to detail

Please send your CV to be considered for the role

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Internal Risk & Audit Officer

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Internal Risk & Audit Officer to join a fast-growing organisation.

Our clients are expert brokers who offer unbiased advice for home-buyer and property developer’s individual property investment needs.

Our Client offers an:

Competitive basic salary
Pension scheme
Private healthcare
Minimum 25 days’ holiday per year, plus bank holidays
Open and modern office spaces
Free weekly fresh fruit delivery
Free on-site parking
Subsidised gym membership

Job Role:

To work with senior management and provide evidence to stakeholders that the business is being managed compliantly with the correct controls in place.

To provide an independent overview of the risk management, governance and control processes of the business.

To work within the business to monitor and evaluate how well risks are being managed and if internal processes are working.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Researching and assessing risk management process
Provide advice and guidance to managers and staff on risk and control processes.
Identifying and proposing any appropriate changes in processes and procedures.
Assessing changes made to ensure rules and regulations are met and appropriate risk controls are in place.
Perform risk assessments on key business activities including ensuring files are checked and are compliant.

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Accounts and Administrative Assistant

Accounts and Administrative Assistant

We are working with a leading FMCG business who are seeking an experienced Accounts and Administrative Assistant to join their team.

Based in the rural Kent countryside just South of Maidstone you could join this leading client who have been operational for over 40 years and have a significant market share in the UK.

Reporting to the Finance & Administration Manager you will maintain ledgers and bank on a day-to-day basis liaising with suppliers and offering administrative support on their EU programme.
As well as a very competitive salary the client offers an array of excellent benefits including 25 days holiday, medical and dental cover, travel and life insurance, good pension scheme and a discretionary bonus.

Duties
*Maintaining ledgers, spreadsheets to monitor and control EU programme expenditure
*Maintain and reconcile bank accounts
*Coding and processing of purchase invoices and payments
*Prepare and investigate reconciliations for EU claim
*Raise purchase orders including reconciling of pricing and quantity
*Liaison with suppliers, members and personnel of all levels.
*Prepare for grant claims and audits, including assisting in the management of on-site audits
*Respond to queries
*Update fixed asset register on a monthly basis
*Minutes and board document preparation and filing

Requirements
*Experience working in an accounts role previously
*An accounting qualification such as AAT would be preferred
*Exposure to multi-currency accounts is essential, including some foreign exchange knowledge
*Prior experience in an FMCG business required
*Excellent administration and customer service/client management skills is essential
*Keen eye for detail required
*Ability to relate to all personnel at all levels in a professional and credible fashion
*An ability to work with minimum direction using own initiative, with the ability to work under pressure.
*A good working knowledge of Microsoft office
*Good time management skills with the ability to handle a number of tasks at once and meet deadlines
*Very good organisational skills

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Practice Accountant (PT or FT) – Bookkeeping and Payroll

Practice Accountant (PT or FT) – Bookkeeping and Payroll
West Malling

Excellent salary, good pension, 25 days holiday + bank holidays, memberships and continuous personal development covered, and opportunities to earn additional bonuses.

We are working with an independent tax planning and consultancy practice based in Mid Kent. Their client base can compete with that of the big 4 practices.

Their success in maintaining and growing their exciting client base has been their focus on quality service and expectation of high standards. They understand the importance of work-life balance and offer flexibility in working patterns to ensure they have a happy, productive and successful workforce.

The role will include:
*Payroll management
*Bookkeeping services
*Producing End of Year Accounts (sole trader, partnership, LLP and Limited)
*Tax Returns (Self-Assessment, Partnership and Corporation Tax)
*Assist in preparation of Quarterly VAT Returns should the need arise

Experience required
*Previous experience in a practice or bureau is essential
*Knowledge of Iris
*ACCA part-qualified or AAT qualified would be preferred
*Experience managing end-to-end payroll
*Accounts preparation
*Business and personal tax knowledge advantageous
*Must be a problem solver and be experienced to assist clients with any financial based enquiries

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AAT Practice Accountant

AAT Practice Accountant

We have exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, bright, motivated and hard-working individual to join a growing practice in Tunbridge Wells.

The role will include accounts preparation and drafting of business tax computations and also with the opportunity to carry out some personal tax work.

Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills, work well within a team environment and have the drive and determination to succeed.

In return for hard work and dedication to the company you will receive a competitive salary, excellent pension scheme and 25 days holiday + bank holidays.

Experience:
*Previous experience in a practice
*AAT qualified would be preferred
*Accounts preparation experience essential
*Business and personal tax knowledge advantageous
*IRIS knowledge would be preferred
*Exposure to Sage, Xero and Quickbooks would be beneficial

Working hours are Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.

There is limited parking on site. There are locations near the office you can park if there is no space available at the office, so living locally to travel by public transport may be easier for the individual but not essential.

Due to the pandemic this will initially be working from home, but they are looking to revert back to being office based full time within a month or 2.

Send your details to express interest in this role.

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Practice Accountant (PQ ACCA)

Practice Accountant (AAT or PQ ACCA)

Maidstone
9.00am – 5.30pm

An exciting opportunity has become available for an ACCA Part Qualified Accountant to join an Accountancy Practice.

This is a general practice with an interesting and varied client base from large organisations and groups of companies through to SME clients and offers a real chance to build on the experience gained so far and work with a genuinely committed and forward-looking team as they move the business into its next phase.

Would you like to work for a forward thinking and innovative accountancy practice in Maidstone?

Role Benefits:
*£20-28K (depending on experience)
*20 days + Bank holidays rising to 25 days plus bank holidays after 5 years and 30 days after 10 years
*Social events including an annual event in July
*Pension

The role will include:
*Producing End of Year Accounts (sole trader, partnership, LLP and Limited)
*Tax Returns (Self-Assessment, Partnership and Corporation Tax)
*Assist in preparation of Quarterly VAT Returns should the need arise

Experience required
*Previous experience in a practice
*ACCA part-qualified or ATT qualified looking to further studies
*Accounts preparation & finalisation experience essential
*Business and personal tax knowledge advantageous
*Must be used to managing client accounts end-to-end
*Must be a problem solver and be experienced to assist clients with any financial based enquiries

Please note there is no parking on site so we would need someone who is happy to travel my public transport but there are excellent transport routes (bus and train) near the office.

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 and Administration Manager

Finance and Administration Manager
Maidstone, Kent
Full-time, Permanent
Competitive basic salary + attractive benefits package

KHR is currently assisting a leading National FMCG business based near Maidstone who is looking to hire an experienced Finance and Administration Manager.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ACCA/ACA/CIMA certified Finance professional to join a reputable and growing national leader in their chosen sector.

The Finance and Administration Manager will be responsible for the day to day management of all aspects of the PO’s EU Operational Programme (OP) to include liaising with company members and the RPA to ensure that all tasks are completed and
achieved to scheme deadlines. Ensure all company accounting records are accurately managed and maintained, and be responsible for the effective day-to-day management of line staff.

The roles and responsibilities of the Finance and Administrations Manager will include;

* Preparation of Quarterly management accounts
* Preparation of Year-end accounts and information for external auditors
* Preparation of monthly OP capital expenditure report
* On-going monitoring of Central Spend expenditure categories
* Preparation of annual budget
* Overseeing the preparation of Quarterly VAT returns
* Monthly monitoring and reporting on Sales Ledger balances
* Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register
* Undertaking an annual audit of OP funded assets held by members
* Reconciliation and management of EU OP Debtors
* Preparation of Quarterly submissions for government-funded projects
* Undertaking annual Grower cropping detail survey
* Maintenance of accurate company membership records and reporting all changes to the RPA
* Preparation and submission of Quarterly OP payment requests
* Preparation and submission of Year-end OP report
* Preparation and submission of Annual OP
* Preparation and submission of requests for in-year amendments to OP
* Monitoring of Grower declaration of turnover and sales outside of PO
* Preparation and submission of PO Value of Marketed Production
* Other ad hoc duties as required

Candidate Profile

* Professional Accountant – ACA, ACCA, CIMA
* Strong appreciation of the business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to the challenges
* Ability to relate to all persons, whether internal or external in a professional and credible manner
* Well-developed personal and written communication skills
* Good interpersonal skills and well-developed leadership and management skills
* Ability to delegate effectively and to follow-up as appropriate
* Ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional and operational boundaries
* Proactive approach and prompt responses to all service requests
* Ability to identify needs and issues and recommend suitable and pragmatic courses of action and solutions, adopting a risk-aware approach
* Good time management, organisational and time management skills
* Willingness to do whatever it takes to meet deadlines
* Good IT Skills with the ability to work with large complex spreadsheets

To be considered for this opportunity please submit your application for review.

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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Tax Accountant (Practice)

Tax Accountant

Excellent salary, good pension, 25 days holiday + bank holidays, memberships and continuous personal development covered, and opportunities to earn additional bonuses.

Would you like to work for a firm with excellent progression opportunities and manage a diverse and interesting range of HNW clients.

We are working with an independent tax planning and consultancy practice based in Mid Kent. Their client base can compete with that of the big 4 practices.

Their success in maintaining and growing their exciting client base has been their focus on quality service and expectation of high standards. They understand the importance of work-life balance and offer flexibility in working patterns to ensure they have a happy, productive and successful workforce.

The key responsibilities of the role are as follows:
* Plan and supervise the preparation of all personal returns together with managing all aspects of personal tax compliance for a portfolio of clients
* Manage client portfolio to ensure quality service is given to clients
* To research detailed technical matters and report
* Manage, motivate and supervise support staff
* Handle client billing arrangements and meeting targets
* Liaise with professional bodies
* Ad hoc non-compliance work
* Maintain time records and monitor performance against budget and proposed fees
* Prepare and conduct presentations/proposals and advice letters to clients

The ideal candidate will be:
* Highly motivated self-starter who wants to succeed personally and in business
* Able to work independently and manage your own clients and diary
* Must be part or fully qualified
* A solid background within a practice
* Have a significant part of their career focused on tax
* Developed up through grassroots and be hands-on
* Confident with a diverse group of clients
* Capable of providing consultancy and value-added advice to clients
* Help build the business from new and existing relationships
* Familiar with IRIS
* Must drive and have access to a vehicle

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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Apprenticeship – Accounts Office Junior

We are currently working with a specialist organisation that provide a niche service to a number of businesses across the UK.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently looking to take on an Apprentice to join them in an Accounts Office Junior role.

The company will offer the opportunity to gain AAT qualifications through training for the successful candidate which can be obtained through either a day release at college or online. This will offer the successful candidate the option of continuing their self-improvement, not only for the duration of their employment with the business but also for their future career.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, be proactive and have good IT skills coupled with the desire to study for an accounts qualification. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to start their career with an established business that can offer ongoing progression and career development.

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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