Purchasing and Stock Administrator Exeter £22,000 – £24,000
My client continues to go from strength to strength and are looking for a Purchasing and Stock Administrator to join their team, on the outskirts of Exeter.
Your attention to detail will come to the forefront as you will be responsible for the daily logging of all purchases onto the ERP system. You will be dealing with all departments so great communications skills will be needed, along the ability to work in a fast paced environment. Dealing with queries will also be part of your role and you will therefore have lots of contact with suppliers and enjoy being the one that sorts out the problem.
What will the role of Purchasing and Stock Administrator involve?
Processing all transactions in a timely and accurate manner
Raising queries where appropriate and ensuring resolutions are applied
Organizing and maintaining Purchasing and Stock files and information
Accurate transactional input, data maintenance, and record keeping
Adhering to procedures and workflows ensuring that the Purchasing function is meeting the company’s requirements
Liaising with suppliers to ensure orders are delivered on time and at the prices quoted.
The skills and experience that we are looking for in a Purchasing and Stock Administrator?
Meticulous eye for detail
Great planning / organisational skills
Excellent communication skills
Comprehensive maths skills
Understanding of accounting processes (desirable).
If you are looking for a role in a company that is forward thinking, supportive and will give you the chance to learn this could be the role for you! Contact Lisa for more info.
My client is looking for a Credit Controller to join the team in their Torquay office. The company offer professional services to a wide range of companies and of course you having positive relationships with the customers will be of benefit when contacting them to ensure payments are settled.
You will be someone that is comfortable with talking to people at all levels, always working to a solution to clear the payment. Sometimes, you will need to investigate and research to ensure that you have the full and correct picture and be methodical in your approach.
Your role as Credit Controller will include:
Communicating with clients regarding outstanding client debts and assisting them in settling amounts owed in a timely manner
Liaise with partners and fee earners regarding individual debts, advising them of the best course of action to take to control working capital and ensure that matters are dealt with within a reasonable timescale
Identify slow moving accounts and escalate for case management where appropriate
Ensure an accurate record of progress is maintained
Assist clients in paying amounts due by processing credit card payments, setting up direct debit payment plans or facilitating alternative payment arrangements
Support the identification of receipts to invoices and credit notes so that debtor balances are accurate
Help set credit limits to manage client exposure
To provide a professional and effective service to internal and external customers meeting customer expectations in terms of quality and timelines
Provide assistance to other areas of the central finance team as required to ensure the smooth running of the department.
Qualifications and experience that we are looking for in a Credit Controller:
Experience of working in a credit control environment
Strong negotiation skills
Excellent communication skills, telephone manner and interpersonal skills
The ability to assess issues and be assertive / firm with clients as required
Good general administration, planning, organising and time management skills
A working knowledge of debt collection escalation procedures
Competence of Word and Outlook
Able to build positive relationships
Investigating, responding to and progressing issues and queries to a successful conclusion within a reasonable timescale.
The company offers an excellent package as well as training. For more information, contact Lisa!
I am recruiting for a well established accountancy firm who are looking for an ACA part or fully qualified accountant. The firm are renowned for the support and training they give to their employees, as well as a great benefits package.
Many of their employees have been with them for a number of years and have really been rewarded with a career, as they do look after their staff and regularly recruit internally.
With regards to your accounting experience, this will range from accounts preparation for partnerships, limited companies completing VAT returns and completion of subcontractor returns (including CIS). Other areas will see you completing self-assessment tax returns and of course dealing with any matters that may arise with HMRC.
You will also be the lead to ensure that practices are in line and comply with Solicitors Accounts Rules and that audit processes are adhered to.
As this is a senior role, you will be a mentor to team members helping to train them and support them in their learning.
If you are wanting a role that will give you responsibility for both your clients, processes and team members, get in touch with Lisa!
We are looking for someone who wants to be hands on as you will have your own clients, but also has experience, or you want the next step, as a Payroll Team Leader to support the manager.
Due to the size of client’s payroll, we are looking for someone who has worked in a payroll bureau or a minimum of 5 years running payroll complex and / or large payrolls. You will also have up to date practical knowledge of pensions and CIS.
Part of your role is to meet prospective new clients to build up a positive relationship, find out exactly what they are looking for and talk through any questions they may have and help them with the on-boarding process.
What will the role as Payroll Team Leader involve?
Help with queries from both clients and the team
Carry out timely payroll on a weekly, bi-weekly and monthly basis
Administration of pensions with multiple providers
Processing of CIS payments
Build strong client relationships
Help team members with training regarding technical and software knowledge
Support the manager in helping to grow the business.
The skills and experience that we are looking for in a Payroll Team Leader:
Experience in payroll from either a bureau background or complex internal payroll
Knowledge of pensions and CIS payments
Strong attention to detail
Great communication skills
Ability to organise your own and others work load
Excel skills to V-Lookup standard.
The company has a great benefits package that include an annual bonus, day off on your birthday, supported training, life assurance and enhanced pension. For more info, or to apply contact Lisa – firstname.lastname@example.org or 01392 873 813.
Business Recovery Administrator Exeter £18,000 – £22,000
Are you looking to take your career to the next step with a company that pride themselves in the training and support given to their employees? For example, for the role of Business Recovery Administrator, it is not essential that you have the ICAEW Certificate in Insolvency, but you will be given the opportunity to gain this.
You will be an integral part in providing accounting and business support for both solvent and insolvent company liquidations. Ideally, we are looking for someone who is AAT qualified, but would also like to hear from you if you are part-qualified.
What will the role of Business Recovery Administrator include?
Assisting and supporting the Insolvency Practitioners in the department in a range of administrative tasks
Providing bookkeeping services, including the recording of income and expenditure, matching transactions to bank statements, summarising expenditure types
Preparing reports and returns, including recording information for VAT and business tax returns and assistance with the preparation of annual reports to shareholders and creditors
Recording financial transactions
Being the point of contact for shareholders, creditors and other associated parties.
Knowledge, skills and attributes that we are looking for in a Business Recovery Administrator:
Applicants will ideally be fully AAT (or similar) qualified but part-qualified candidates will be considered
Applicants must be confident at speaking on the telephone
Able to multitask, prioritise workloads and meet deadlines
Good written and oral communication skills
Confident, professional and team orientated in approach
Able to work independently and demonstrate initiative in delivering an excellent service to stakeholders
Proficient in MS Office
Some work experience in business or an accountancy practice is desirable, but an aptitude to the work and an enthusiasm for knowledge is more important.
The role is offered on a full time or part time basis. As well as your salary, the company offers enhanced holiday, life assurance, pension as well as other flexible benefits.
My client, who is a well-established accountancy firm based in the city centre of Exeter, are looking for a Bookkeeper to join their team. The company fully supports study and maintaining CPD is expected. This will ensure you give a 1st class service, to your wide range of clients. This will see you working with a company in the building trade dealing with CIS and complicated VAT returns, SME’s, sole traders through to those that have an international presence and of course be confident in dealing with the intricacies of accounting and associated laws and regulations.
Your role of Bookkeeper will include:
Carry out weekly, monthly and quarterly bookkeeping
Calculating and submission of VAT returns
Prepare financial management reports
Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close processes
Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures
Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities
Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations and integrity of financial data.
What are we looking for in a Bookkeeper?
2 years + accounting experience
Working knowledge of accounting principles and practices
Up to date knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations
Sage Line 50 essential
Ability to switch from client to client
Implementation of Making Tax Digital – desirable.
The company will consider part time or full time hours, but what is important is that you can hit the ground running to carry out the tasks above. The company has a great benefits package that include an annual bonus, day off on your birthday, supported training, life assurance and enhanced pension. For more info, or to apply contact Lisa – email@example.com or 01392 873 813.
Do you want to work in practice, but one that has a fresh take on accounting and the service that is given to your customers? I have a Chartered Accountants firm in central Exeter who are looking a new member to join the team.
As the Client Accountant, the role will see you doing an element of bookkeeping and the preparation of accounts. However, the main focus of your work will be much more than that. What do we mean? Well, you be involved in the completion of accounts, completing tax (corporate and personal) returns, VAT returns, dealing with issues, carrying out business evaluations. You will also be proactive in giving advice to clients on how their day to day running as a business could be improved, this might be looking at their processes, how they calculate their costs, or advising a better way to plan for their taxes.
The level, and extent, of advice will be dependent on your experience but the company will fully support your CPD to allow you to grow your knowledge and expertise. You will be someone that is self-sufficient and be comfortable with client visits.
You might be AAT, ACCA qualified but experience, working in practice, is far more important that the qualification. Also, the client is interested in part time hours, but their preference is for a full time role – as they are so busy!
As you would expect from working in a practice, clients use a number of systems themselves including Sage, Quickbooks and Xero. Along with these, you will also be proficient is Word and Excel.
To find out more about this great job, don’t delay and send your CV to Lisa!
Finance Assistant – Part time Exeter Up to £25,000 (pro rata)
Are you looking for a varied finance / accounts role in a lively, award winning company? Do you have a broad accounting knowledge? If your answer to these 2 questions is yes, read on…
The company is based in the centre of Exeter and have a wonderful working culture. You will be supporting the management team and MD in the reporting and analysis side as well as the purchase ledger, sales ledger and a small amount of credit control.
The role is on a part time basis, this could be 3 full days, or shorter working hours spread over 5 days.
What will the role of Finance Assistant include?
Accounts receivable and chasing overdue invoices
Budget preparation for board
Preparing (monthly) payroll & timesheets monthly, liaising with payroll company, checking payroll reports and paying wages
Commission calculations for sales teams
Financial input (i.e. spot issues or anomalies)
Financial reporting to MD – weekly bank and cashflow
Assisting with preparing and maintaining individual departmental budget reports.
What skills/ experience are we looking for in a Finance Assistant?
First class finance/ book keeping and administrative skills
Strong organisational skills
Analytical experience, along with a real eye for detail
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly strong Excel knowledge
Excellent powers of communication
Excellent time management skills
Positive attitude and a desire to learn
An enthusiastic team spirit and willingness to help others
Ability to multi-task and remain calm under pressure
Diplomatic and discrete with confidential information