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 contributing to the development and improvement of the Financial Service within the public sector.

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

As a Finance officer, you will need to have strong communication, organisation and IT skills with proven analytical and numerical skills and be knowledgeable of Financial systems.

Your function will be to deliver an efficient and effective customer-focused accountancy service to both revenue services and capital accounts. With a strong focus on the processes of budgeting, monitoring, and the preparation of Financial Accounts and Medium term planning.

Benefits include in house and external training towards various recognised qualifications a continued Personal Development Plan.

Holiday entitlement including Bank holidays#

Cycle to work scheme and unlimited access to their Employee Assistance Programme

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Underwriting Assistants & Assistant Underwriters

Assistant Underwriter / Underwriting Assistant – Multiple positions
Kings Hill
£18,000 – £25,000/pa (dep on exp)

Are you an Assistant Underwriter / Underwriting Assistant with experience in Property and looking for career progression?

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-known, national Insurance firm based in Kings Hill, who offer flexible working!

Suitable individuals for the role will be confident and professional when liaising with new and existing customer on the phone.

Role Overview:

* To provide quotations in accordance with Company guidelines and criteria and within
limits of authority
* To underwrite and manage own portfolio of work in accordance with agreed service and
technical standards
* Provide technical assistance and guidance on underwriting matters to the staff
* Refer cases above normal authority levels making recommendations as necessary
* Liaise with claims department to resolve queries
* Perform MTA’s, Renewals and Cancellations when requested

About You:

* Experience in property underwriting/sales
* Proven customer service experience
* GCSE Maths & English (grade C or above, or equivalent academic qualifications)
* Ability to build and maintain internal and external relationships
* Ability to work on a shift pattern basis (including occasional Saturdays)
* FIT Test / Cert CII or progressing towards either would be desirable

On Offer:

In return, you will be offered a competitive salary between £18,000- £25,000/pa (depending on your experience) + benefits including, on-site parking, holiday, progression opportunities.

Hours:

Flexible working hours; Monday to Friday (must undertake 36.25 hours per week within the core working hours)

Please do not hesitate to contact us here at KHR to discuss this opportunity further.

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Finance and Business Analyst

Finance and Business Analyst

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 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
*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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Legal Cashier

Legal Cashier
Medway
Salary depending on experience

We are working with a reputable Solicitors based in the Medway area who pride themselves on high quality service, tailoring each service they offer to their client’s needs.

They are looking for a Legal Cashier with Legal Aid experience to join them on a temporary, on-going basis. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and very well organised, conducting themselves in a professional manner at all times.

Your key responsibilities will be:
*VAT administration and returns
*Process bank transfers
*Processing automatic and manual payment runs
*Assist in month end procedures
*Bank reconciliations
*To ensure all accounts are up to date
*Update accounts and ensure all clients are compliant
*Dealing with enquiries and payments from clients
*Processing of travel and other expenses
*Petty cash

Key requirements for this role:
*Legal aid experience
*Excellent client manner
*Smart appearance
*Ability to prioritise tasks
*Meeting deadlines
*Use of initiative

Your working hours will be Monday – Friday 9am-5pm with 1 hour lunch.

Please get in touch with myself Chloe Scott at KHR Recruitment Specialists for more information.

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

Legal Cashier

Legal Cashier
Medway
Salary depending on experience

We are working with a reputable Solicitors based in the Medway area who pride themselves on high quality service, tailoring each service they offer to their client’s needs.

They are looking for a Legal Cashier to join them on a temporary, on-going basis. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and very well organised, conducting themselves in a professional manner at all times.

Your key responsibilities will be:
*VAT administration and returns
*Process bank transfers
*Processing automatic and manual payment runs
*Assist in month end procedures
*Bank reconciliations
*To ensure all accounts are up to date
*Update accounts and ensure all clients are compliant
*Dealing with enquiries and payments from clients
*Processing of travel and other expenses
*Petty cash

Key requirements for this role:
*Excellent client manner
*Smart appearance
*Ability to prioritise tasks
*Meeting deadlines
*Use of initiative

Your working hours will be Monday – Friday 9am-5pm with 1 hour lunch.

Please get in touch with myself 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 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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Credit Underwriter

Are you an experienced Credit Underwriter with a background in the financial industry? If so our client needs you!

Here at KHR we are working closely with a specialist lender based close to Sevenoaks. The company is steadily growing and they need a switched on Underwriter to join their team.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Underwriter to expand their knowledge. As a Credit Underwriter your responsibilities will be to provide brokers and customers with accurate case updates during all stages in the process. You will be assessing cases from the brokers and direct customers in order to make informed underwriting decisions that comply to company policies as well as carrying out risk assessments on loan applications.

As a Credit Underwriter you will also be responsible for but not limited to the following duties:
* Drafting policies documents
* To provide excellent customer service at all times
* To minimise risks with a strong focus on fraud avoidance
* General admin and data entry tasks

Skills & Experience

* At least 3 years credit underwriting experience within a financial institution
* Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Fluent in English

Additional formation:
* Salary between £28,000- £45,000 (depending on experience)
* Based in Kent

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Finance Controller

Our client is an award-winning manufacturer of innovative, high-specification, products for use in critical environments. Starting from humble beginnings they are now an established and a significant part of the supply chain for a variety of exciting industries
The role:
* Support the Finance Director to manage all finance and accounting operations across the company
* Report to the Finance Director with timely monthly financial statements
* Assist the Finance Director in presenting reports to management team and board

The responsibilities of the Finance Controller will include:

* Ensure all accounting operations including Invoicing, Credit Control, Supplier Invoicing and Supplier Payments are kept to an agreed schedule.
* Performance monitoring and reporting (both financial and non-financial metrics)
* Assist in the development of financial policies, systems, processes and controls,
* Assist in the management of the forecasting and business planning processes
* Improving cost centre analysis, reporting and control processes. Carrying out ad hoc reviews, identification of cost reduction opportunities and recommendations for implementation of reduction programmes
* Support the Finance Director in the management of cash, working capital and optimisation of operational cash flow
* Assisting with the managing and negotiating contracts with key suppliers (this will include wider procurement management and monitoring responsibilities), including insurance brokers
* Assisting in optimising activity cost structures in the organisation
* Driving efficiencies in the organisation while meeting stakeholder requirements. The efficiencies will not be limited to financials but will be expected to ultimately benefit service and product delivery.

Skills

* Strong IT skills (Excel, ERP Accounting Systems
* Accounts to Trial Balance, P&L and Balance Sheet
* Be able to effectively contribute across a wide range of disciplines to support future success
* Excellent communication skills and with the ability to various communication styles, comfortable in dealing with people at all levels within and outside the business
* A strong team player

Qualifications

* Will ideally be working towards The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), or The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) or have equivalent experience.

Experience

* 5 years plus of overall combined accounting and finance experience
* A wide knowledge of the manufacturing industry
* Being a key member of a team that drives change/improvements

Personal attributes

* Calm, but an authoritative team player
* Ability to act impartially and win the confidence of the people worked with
* A self-motivated and independent thinker
* Outgoing and influential disposition
* A strong commercial and operational background is also highly desirable

Additional qualifications in a relevant area are desirable but not essential

Hours of Work:8am to 5pm, Mon-Thurs. 8am to 4pm Fri.

Training will be given as part of continuing professional development (CPD) (CIMA)

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Bookkeeper – AAT Level 4 (temp to perm)

Bookkeeper – AAT Level 4 (temp to perm)

We have a great opportunity for a Level 4 AAT Bookkeeper to join a global business on a temporary to permanent basis reporting to the Group Financial Controller.

This is a temporary role, initially part time to cover sickness. It could go permanent and full time or become a job share if the job holder decides to return on reduced hours, so we need someone with an element of flexibility.

Key Accountabilities
*To be responsible for period end, the preparation of reports for Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger, and General Ledger, and to file away securely for two UK companies.
*Responsible for the reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts on a timely basis for two UK companies.
*To be responsible for Sales Ledger, including both invoicing and credit control and general departmental supervision.
*To be responsible for Purchase Ledger, including dealing with supplier queries in relation to invoices and payments as well as general departmental supervision.
*To assist the Financial Controller in the preparation of the accounts for overseas subsidiaries where required.
*To assist the Financial Controller with the day to day cash management of the group.
*To provide departmental management cover when the Financial Controller is unavailable.
*To assist the Financial Controller in the achievement of the function’s strategic objectives.
*To account for all Revenue & Customs returns.
*To work to the company’s quality standards and performance criteria.
*To ensure health and safety standards are adhered to.
*To carry out any other duties that may be required from time to time.
*To comply with the company’s Information Security policy at all times.

Required Qualifications/Experience
*AAT level 4 qualified or equivalent
*Accounting experience

This is a temporary role, initially part time to cover sickness. It could go permanent and full time or become a job share if the job holder decides to return on reduced hours, so we need someone with an element of flexibility.

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Mortgage Underwriter

KHR is extremely excited to be working with a fast growing multi award winning Mortgage Company. To put this in perspective this is your opportunity as a Mortgage Underwriter to work with a company for that has won multiple awards every year for the last 10 years.
As the Mortgage Underwriter your responsibilities will see you taking ownership of case files, submitting full mortgage applications, building and maintaining effective relationships with all new and existing clients, liaising with mortgage consultants, keeping them up to date on the progress of specific mortgage cases and seeking to resolve any queries as the arise.
Person specification:
*Able to cope with changing circumstances and acting in a manner that facilitates the change process
*Recognises the need for change and makes recommendations accordingly.
*The experiences of dealing with brokers and third parties
*Excellent communication skills
*Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
*A minimum of 3 years manual underwriting experience within the buy to let, residential or commercial mortgage market
*Analytically minded with high attention to detail
*Redirects efforts proactively applying and understanding of the reasons to support colleagues
*Strong planning and problem solving skill

Additional information:
*Based in Kings Hill (Kent)
*Up to £30,000 (depending on experience)
*25 days holiday
*Contribution to gym membership

PLEASE DON’T HESITATE TO GET IN TOUCH WITH US HERE AT KHR AS WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU AND YOUR INTEREST IN OUR ROLE.

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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