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  • Management Accountant

  • Accounts Assistant

  • Payroll Manager

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We have three star Accountancy and Finance candidates available now.

An experienced Management Accountant with Sage 50, Navision expertise used to preparing management accounts and budgets.

A Payroll manager with experience of managing payrolls for over 400 clients using Xero, QuickBooks and Sage 50.

An experienced Accounts Assistant with credit control expertise who builds strong business partnerships with their clients.

Management Accountant.

  • Salary Expectation: £40K

  • Location: Stoke on Trent

  • Availability: Available within a month

A highly motivated individual with good attention to detail, who enjoys working within a busy environment.  Competent in the use of Sage 50 Accounts, Navision and Excel and has experience with Sage 50 Payroll, together with manual payroll calculations.  In addition to working well as part of a team our candidate possesses the confidence to work on his own initiative and is keen to learn new skills and develop his expertise.

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts for review by the Financial and Company Directors, including:
    • reconciliation of expected gross profit margins to actual achieved margins.
    • Finalising Management Accounts for submission to external parties.
    • Analytical review of overheads to reconcile to budget
  • Preparation of annual budgets and amendments to budget as required
  • Monthly bank reconciliations, both current and invoice finance accounts
  • Monthly intercompany loan account reconciliations and intercompany invoicing
  • Credit control including monthly production of statements for Sales Ledger customers, posting payments received, chasing of overdue accounts, submission of EDI invoices, preparation of consolidated invoices for direct dispatch customers and preparation of credit notes for goods returned, price errors and rebate claims
  • Complete control of weekly payroll for 100+ employees using Sage 50 Payroll, including new starters, leavers, statutory payments, contracts, implementation of RTI procedures and collation of timesheet information.  Helping with monthly payroll processing for 80+ employees
  • Preparation of weekly management reports to analyse employee data using Excel
  • Processing of P11d data and responsibility for the implementation of a PAYE Settlement Agreement for relevant benefits/gifts provided to employees
  • Daily bank reconciliation using Sage 50, including posting of transactions onto system
  • Cover for Purchase Ledger including obtaining authorisation, entry of invoices, matching invoices to delivery notes, and reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Control of accruals and prepayments
  • Assistance with month-end accounts preparation through to analytical review
  • Monthly reconciliation of Control Accounts
  • Submission of quarterly VAT returns and EC Sales Lists
  • Cash-flow updating based on information obtained from various sources
  • Petty cash control and reconciliation
  • Using Excel integrated reporting to produce departmental reports for costing purposes

Contact Jayne 01782 338794, jayne@appointmentspersonnel.co.uk

Payroll Manager.

  • Salary Expectation: £37K

  • Location: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

  • Availability: Available within a month

This candidate is a skilled Payroll Manager, with experience of bureau and in-house payrolls. They are always striving for continuous improvement and excellence through learning and review of processes and procedures.  Currently managing a department with the capabilities of a multi-platform payroll provider, which allows clients the use of Xero, QuickBooks or Sage 50 Cloud Payroll to complement their chosen accounting software.

Here's a summary of their skills and experience:

  • Management of three Payroll Specialists, producing payrolls for 430 accounting clients with varying payroll frequencies
  • Planning and maintaining Excel based Payroll Processing log to ensure deadlines are met and to manage an even workload for team members
  • Continual system and process audit to identify where payroll training within the team is needed and where updates to standard payroll processes are required.
  • Management of staging dates and ongoing three-year cyclical re-enrolment for all clients
  • Management of NHS payrolls
  • Management and processing of CIS submissions
  • Responding to complex client queries and maintaining client relations
  • Mentoring and coaching Payroll Specialists to help improve department and personal performance
  • Implementing detailed payroll processing guides to ensure key payroll instructions are clearly accessed by all team members
  • Collaborate with internal managers to cross sell services to mutual clients
  • Advice and delivery of payroll training on chosen payroll software for accountancy only clients
  • Maintain knowledge of current statutory legislation, communicating changes to the payroll team, wider business and clients
  • Implemented streamlined receipt of client data to generate efficiencies within department process
  • Promptly and proactively established and successfully implemented processes in reaction to the Coronavirus pandemic
  • Retention Scheme to comply with HMRC
  • Formed and managed an additional Furlough Team of two throughout the claims period, co-ordinated the processing of furlough claims, provided guidance and support to clients
  • Currently implementing a revised client pricing structure and review of all client fees
  • Maintenance of quotation tool to ensure standard fees for all potential new clients
  • Production of new client quotation and fee proposals
  • Undertake Payroll Specialist appraisals
  • Maintain working relationships with HMRC, Pension Regulator and numerous pension providers
  • Responsible for ad-hoc billing, new client engagement letters and anti-money laundering forms
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills

Contact Jayne 01782 338794, jayne@appointmentspersonnel.co.uk

Accounts Assistant.

  • Salary Expectation: £25K

  • Location: Stoke on Trent

  • Available NOW


This candidate is an experienced and competent Accounts Assistant with credit control experience and expertise in the management of a diverse selection of customers and suppliers ranging from sole traders to multi-million-pound organisations. Our candidate has excellent communication skills which enables her to build and maintain strong business partnerships with clients and colleagues. She is available immediately and is looking for a new opportunity.

Her experience includes:

  • Being a purchase ledger clerk for international suppliers based in the Far East
  • Making deposit and balance payments in US Dollars via Bankline
  • Processing invoices from international suppliers
  • Updating and maintaining an Excel payment log for all payment requests from purchasing detailing amounts and scheduled payment dates
  • Logging payments on to Navision against the correct purchase orders and keeping an accurate record of financial data
  • Posting payments against the correct vendors
  • Filing invoices with the correct delivery notes and documentation
  • Keeping a comprehensive record of all payments made in a monthly file, with corresponding paperwork from the bank
  • Liaising with suppliers in China via email, sending over remittances and advising impending payments
  • Processing of employee expenses monthly, correctly coding invoices to the general ledger
  • GBP Statement reconciliation, ensuring all invoices have been received, and requesting copies
  • Sole credit controller for the company, dealing with 150 live accounts
  • Posting all cash receipts using Sage 50
  • Credit checking new customers and advising the recruitment consultants as necessary
  • Preparation of a weekly cash flow forecast, analysing payment patterns, checking remittance advice and response from customers when chasing payments
  • Liaising with the payroll department when resolving queries

Contact Jayne 01782 338794, jayne@appointmentspersonnel.co.uk

Jayne Clarence, Recruitment Specialist 

I specialise in recruiting Accountancy and Finance candidates in and around Staffordshire and Cheshire.

With 6 years’ experience in recruitment, I'm keen to build lasting relationships with companies and candidates. Understanding your business and what you need is key to a successful partnership. So give me a call to find out how we can work together to find the right Accountancy and Finance candidates for you.

If you're interested in any of our star candidates contact me now for all the details. 01782 338794  jayne@appointmentspersonnel.co.uk

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