We love recruiting for this company, as there is a real family feel with everyone supporting each other. In essence, we are looking for someone who has Purchase Ledger experience and is also ok with doing some general admin for the office, with the split being approximately 70/30.
You will be someone who has a natural eye for detail, great communicator and someone who wants to contribute to the company’s continued growth.
What will your role as Purchase Ledger Assistant include:
Creating and updating supplier information
Raising Purchase Orders
Check and match delivery notes, against P/os, and invoices
Enter invoices and credit notes onto the system
Preparing and running payments
Processing staff expenses and ensure that all receipts have been collected and entered
Reconciling the purchase ledger
As mentioned above, around 30% of your time will also be general admin:
Managing office supplies and the ordering to replenish
Franking of post
Checking meeting rooms are ready and arranging any required refreshments
Helping to enter goods in and out
Helping out with reception duties and answering the phone.
What are we looking for?
Previous accounts experience – including purchase ledger
Positive “can do” approach
Great organisation skills
Detail orientated and accurate typing skills
Ability to organise workload and adhere to deadlines
AAT Level 2 (desirable)
Stock administering (desirable).
The company offer a great benefits package including 30 days holiday (inc bank holiday) which increases to a max of 33 days, gym membership, healthcare and much more!
We are working exclusively with our award-winning client, who is looking for an Operations Manager to head up the office in East Devon. The company has had continued growth and is certainly, partly, due to their positive culture. You will be someone who will thrive working in a supportive, results driven and collaboratively working environment.
You will be involved in anything from working on and setting the targets for the office, providing financial information, leading the team (of 6), providing excellent customer service, helping to set budgets, having an input to marketing campaigns, and ultimately help grow the business. Your days will be varied, with no day being the same.
Whilst there is certainly a sales aspect to this role, it is very much your passion, energy and warmth to customers, that will take the lead. The role will mainly be office based, but due to going out on visits you will need to have a full driving licence.
Your role as Operations Manager will include:
Agree and ensuring you and the team achieve the stated KPIs
Creating operational budgets
Responsible of the spending of the budgets to achieve business growth
Monitor and review performance and address any issues
Carry out staff appraisals
Coach, train and support the team
Ensure timely financial information is completed and accurate
Carry out competitor research
Share your ideas with the marketing team
Proactively build upon existing relationships with customers as well as growing the business.
What are the skills and experience we are looking in an Operations Manager?
2 years’ experience of managing a team
Drive to deliver excellent customer service skills
Ability to motivate team members
Confident negotiation skills
Proven sales analysis skills
Helping to set budgets would be an advantage
Fully IT literate
Full driving licence.
The role has a £30k – £33k basic salary, along with a car/ allowance as well as 22 days holiday (plus bank holidays) which increases over time, day off for your birthday.
The hours are 9am – 5pm, with the need for you to work on a Saturday, on a rota basis. Occasionally, you will be required to attend trade shows.
We have this great part time role (12 – 15 hours/ week) as a Finance Officer, working in the lovely town of Totnes. The hours and days that you will work are flexible, but of course you will need to be available/ have processed the accounts for month end. This is a varied role that will see you preparing up to monthly management accounts, so experience in this is essential. You will also be involved in preparing the payroll and staff expenses, so again previous working knowledge of this is required.
You will receive full support from the team and the role certainly has the room for you to grow and take on more of the leadership duties such as looking at supplier contracts. The accounting system used is TASBooks so previous experience of this would be great, but we are also interested in hearing from you if you have used Sage, or Quickbooks. Along with this, you will also have strong Excel skills.
What will the role of Finance Officer include?
Preparing and creating monthly management accounts
Create and process payroll, ready for payment
Record and make PAYE payments to HMRC
Administer the pensions – inc enrolment and update joiners and leavers – and make necessary payments
Process bank recs for sign off
Review and enter expenditure and expenses, and allocate any charges to relevant projects
Monitor and ensure any expected income has been received
Create VAT return for MTD
Agree journals, record and make any cross charges, accruals and deferred income
Carry out quarterly accounts and review any variances including explanations
Deal with gift aid claims
Close off annual accounts and prepare schedules for external accountants
In addition, from time to time you will be asked to carry out analysis, this is where your great Excel skills will be required.
The skills and experience that we are looking for in a Finance Officer:
AAT level 3 (minimum) with experience of preparing monthly management accounts
TASBooks or Sage/ Quickbooks – including payroll and MTD
Excellent Excel skills – V-Lookup and pivot tables
Attention to detail
Great communication skills
Ability to manage own time and work to deadlines
Carrying out analysis and making commentary.
As well as your salary of £23k – £24.5k (pro rata) and pension there is also an enhanced benefits package – additional days for the Christmas and New Year holiday, long term service leave and Employee Assistance Programme.
If you’re interested and want to know more, please get in touch with Lisa. Alternatively take a look at the other jobs she’s working on or connect with Lisa on LinkedIn.