Accountancy

Accounts Receivable Administrator  

Amplifon Limited

Wythenshawe, Manchester

Permanent

Mid Level

Accountancy

Accounts Receivable Administrator  

Amplifon Limited

As the world’s leading hearing specialist, operating in 22 countries across the world, we have one focus: our customers’ quality of life. Up and down the UK and Ireland, our dedicated front and back-office professionals are constantly working to offer the best and the latest innovations in diagnostic testing, fitting and hearing aid technologies. That’s because, from Hearing Care to Business Support roles, our people are devoted to improving life for people with hearing difficulties. If you share our passion for Hearing Care, clinical excellence, and superior customer service, and if you want to be part of a close-knit global team that offers world-class training and international opportunities, then we have rewarding careers to challenge and develop your skills at Amplifon. What We Can Offer You 25 days holiday Employee Assistance Program Auto enrolment Access to Amplifon Savings Childcare Vouchers - on a salary sacrifice basis We are currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity on a permanent basis to support the Finance Team. Reporting into the Accounts Receivable Team Leader, the role will work alongside both the Accounts Receivable Team Leader and Financial Controller to prepare the books of account for the UK and Ireland to corporate standards, complying with appropriate legal frameworks and accepted accounting practice in a timely and complete manner, with specific responsibilities for client account and bank account reconciliations. The role will focus on the below: Run reports to check completeness of accounting transactions on Accounts Receivable Run reports to check completeness of banking by internal colleagues Investigate and work with Hearing Aid Audiologists, District Managers, Customer Services and Internal Audit to correct or complete open transactions Prepare ledger journals Run bank reconciliation routines daily (all bank accounts), including downloading electronic files and running relevant programs Resolve bank reconciliation differences or initiate action by other departments Prepare and complete monthly bank reconciliations Make electronic bank payments and raise cheques, based on appropriately authorised documentation Prepare and book journals to PeopleSoft (accounting system) as necessary About You: To be successful in this role, you would be expected to be able to demonstrate: The ability to adapt to the variety of tasks that this role would require The ability to develop working relationships with a variety of stakeholders Self-motivation to achieve tasks within the time constraints Ability to plan and prioritise workload and work within the monthly deadlines and demonstrate flexibility Willingness and ability to learn and adapt to change Proactivity in finding solutions to problems It is essential that you demonstrate the following: Experience of working in an Accounts Department with Accounts Receivable, banking and journal knowledge Working knowledge of Excel e.g. Pivots and Vlookups Good grounding in basic accounting principles Demonstrable ability to pick up new skills, in particular, new software The initiative to work and prioritise effectively Ability to establish relationships with a variety of stakeholders It is desirable for you to demonstrate the following: Working knowledge of PeopleSoft / JD Edwards Experience and understanding of retail organisations Experience of bank reconciliation software

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Wythenshawe, Manchester

Permanent

Jobs

Mid Level

Accountancy

Financial Controller  

Cloud Imperium Games

Wilmslow, Manchester

Permanent

Senior Level

Accountancy

Financial Controller  

Cloud Imperium Games

Cloud Imperium Games is a rapidly growing games company and are looking for a Financial Controller operationally and functionally reporting to the CFO. The duties of this role shall be to lead, motivate and manage the operational finance function within CIG Limited and affiliates. Providing professional financial management expertise and support to the business Officers / Directors to achieve CIG’s financial goals, targets and objectives at both operational and strategic levels. In particular to plan, organise and control the finance function following the strategic leadership of CIG’s CFO ensuring that all statutory and legal compliances are met in full and all external financial relationships are maintained to a high standard. Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities: • Preparation & Review of Monthly Management Accounts, including: ? Balance sheet and sub-ledger review & reconciliations (especially sales / collection reconciliations) ? Accruals and general ledger journals and review ? Fixed Asset register and maintenance • Production of Cost Reporting including internal reports and external reports where required. • Production Budget including O/H cost analysis/control including time recording. • Accounts payable and accounts receivable analysis and credit control management. • Regular cash-flow forecasting (inc PO system implementation/development and integration). • Preparation and submission of Sales Tax list reports and other government reports as required. • Assistance in Year-end accounts preparation and analysis and tax computation planning (including tax credit claims). • Assistance in annual budget preparation and quarterly rolling forecasts. • KPI production, management and monitoring, time sheet/labour/cost allocation by function. • Ad-hoc accounts analysis. • Team management and development. • Manage the time related positioning of all related resources to achieve daily/weekly requirements from the finance department. • Analyse production/project finance management. • Determine and implement improvements within the finance team. • Implement strengthened financial control approvals and processes as required. • Monitor and review the performance of staff and organise necessary interventions for improvement. • Ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant CIG departments and Management. The “Financial Controller” must be an authoritative team leader and motivator, while also being an approachable team player. The “Financial Controller” will need to demonstrate exceptional financial, organizational and time management skills. The ability to plan ahead, trouble shoot and pay close attention to detail is vital in this role. The “Financial Controller” must be an excellent communicator, with tact and diplomacy skills, as being able to deal confidentially with business finances in what can be a very pressurised leadership function is essential. The “Financial Controller” must also constantly prioritize tasks. They may be frequently interrupted, therefore the ability to multi-task is crucial. The “Financial Controller” may be required to work the hours required to ‘get the job done’, so a strong commitment to the job is essential. This role can become highly pressurized and stressful, therefore a flexible and positive approach is a key requirement and is highly valued. Key Competencies: • critical thinking and problem solving skills • planning and organising • financial excellence • co-ordination and control • time management • attention to detail • decision-making • world class communication skills • persuasiveness • negotiation • influencing and leading • delegation • team work • conflict management • adaptability & stress tolerance The Financial Controller role within CIG is a leadership position which requires total confidentiality and discretion. The Financial Controller must maintain a strong people centred focus ensuring the team delivers all aspects of Financial Management as required by the business and staff enjoys the process.

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Wilmslow, Manchester

Permanent

Jobs

Senior Level

Accountancy

Assistant Financial Controller  

The Principal Company

Manchester M60

Permanent

Senior Level

Accountancy

Assistant Financial Controller  

The Principal Company

Originally built as the headquarters of the Refuge Assurance Company, The Principal Manchester is now a Grade-II listed 270 bed hotel with the largest, most spectacular hotel events space in the North of England. The hotel has undergone a stunning £20+ million transformation which has positioned it as the lifestyle, events and food and drink destination in the North West. What is the main purpose of the role? By assisting the property’s Financial Controller, you will be responsible for establishing and maintaining accounting controls so as to ensure the smooth running of the accounts department. You’ll need a great attention to detail in order to identify and resolve any queries regarding food and liquor gross profits, as well as for meeting all accounting deadlines and completely all necessary reports accurately and on time. Alongside the Financial Controller, General Manager and other Heads of Department you will be involved in the production of the hotel annual budget as well as producing the weekly forecast with the General Manager as and when necessary. The Ideal Candidate We are looking for an Assistant Financial Controller who has previous experience in a generalist finance role which has involved purchase ledger work. Preferably this experience would have been gained within the hotel industry to give you the knowledge and understanding of payroll/productivity for the hotel industry, and of wet and dry stocks however, this is not essential. You will need to be highly numerate, analytical and have an exceptional attention to detail to be successful, as well as being highly proficient in all Microsoft Office packages. It would also be beneficial if you had a HOSPA qualification. A competitive salary 31 days holiday each year, including bank holidays (this increases annually up to a maximum of 33 days) Hotel based incentive and recognition schemes Access to our Exclusively Yours, Voluntary Benefits portal, which includes discounts on some travel, leisure time activities, health, retail and motoring Discounted accommodation with competitive colleague rates at our other hotels Long service awards which increase with length of service Excellent training and development opportunities within the hotel, the Company and our online e-learning portal Financial rewards for delivering sensational service Free meals on duty

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Manchester M60

Permanent

Jobs

Senior Level

Accountancy

Credit Controller (Full Time)  

Quickco - Pendragon PLC

Trafford Park Manchester

Permanent

Mid Level

Accountancy

Credit Controller (Full Time)  

Quickco - Pendragon PLC

Credit Controller (Full Time) Pendragon PLC, the UK’s largest car retailer, has a fantastic opportunity for a Credit Controller to work within the Quickco division. Quickco is the leading independent genuine parts wholesale business in the UK. The business distributes both genuine manufacturer labelled parts and matching quality parts sourced from the original manufacturers. Quickco has a national business with a fleet of 100 vans making 60,000 deliveries per month on a next day or same day basis, making it a fast-moving operation. Working from Quickco’s Head Office in Manchester, the successful candidate will work in conjunction with the accounts department to ensure the efficient administration and management of outstanding balances due. You will be required to chase debt by phone and letter, resolve a variety of queries and undertake the posting and allocation of payments. You will identify changes in payment patterns and maintain accurate records of all chasing activity. In addition, you will be required to produce management information and reports monthly. Ideally, you will have a minimum of two years recent credit control experience, however we will consider applicants with general office experience wanting to move in to a credit control position. We offer a flexible working environment and may be able to accommodate part time hours if required. To join our team, you must be highly organised with a strong attention to detail and the ability to meet strict deadlines. You will have experience of using computer systems for both data input and reporting purposes and be comfortable with liaising with people over the phone. You will also be a team player with good interpersonal and communication skills, and have the ability to work on your own initiative. Part of Pendragon Plc, the leading automotive online retailer, we are driven, successful and powered by the skill, loyalty, and potential of our people. That’s why we recognise and reward your hard work, loyalty and achievements with excellent benefits, incentives, training, and career development opportunities.

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Trafford Park Manchester

Permanent

Jobs

Mid Level

Accountancy

Financial Accountant  

Balfour Beatty

Worsley, Manchester

Permanent

Executive

Accountancy

Financial Accountant  

Balfour Beatty

About the role Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join our Gas & Water business unit to work in Worsley. What you'll be doing As a Financial Accountant, you will: Work with finance colleagues within GDSP to ensure all Group accounting requirements are satisfied in a timely manner. This includes: month end reporting, forecasts, budgets, order book and other ad hoc information. Provide analysis around financial performance and trends across the business and work with colleagues at all levels to help maintain robust reporting of sales and margins. Work closely with finance and commercial colleagues to provide detailed cash flow forecasts. Support any commercial and financial audits (by Clients, BB internal audit or external auditors). Ensure compliant reporting and ‘Quality of Earnings’, identifying to the Finance Manager at the earliest opportunity, any risks or opportunities within the P & L, balance sheet or cash flow. Who we're looking for You will have: Previous relevant experience in a Finance team role Good financial & commercial acumen Knowledge and experience of risk management The ability to analyse complex data with accuracy Strong IT skills and knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Word etc Why work for us Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on. About us Balfour Beatty’s Gas & Water teams work in the UK and internationally, providing expertise and experience to support a stable and safe supply of these vital services. Working on long-term, large-scale contracts, we build close, collaborative relationships with our clients. Our teams bring technical knowledge and in-depth industry experience to projects, provide exceptional customer service and introduce innovative approaches to minimise disruption to local residents, businesses and the environment. Our water operations cover the whole lifecycle of networks, including clean and waste water mains, metering, treatment facilities and other essential infrastructure. Working closely with the supply chain, we employ industry-leading approaches like BIM and offsite construction to bring cost and time efficiencies to projects. In the gas sector, we work to expand and renew underground mains, often in busy and high-impact residential and commercial areas. We work closely with clients to manage and plan work intelligently in these areas, minimising the impact this essential work has on local communities. We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation. Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life. Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

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Worsley, Manchester

Permanent

Jobs

Executive

Accountancy

Accounts Payable Supervisor  

Clinical Professionals

Manchester

Permanent

Senior Level

Accountancy

Accounts Payable Supervisor  

Clinical Professionals

An outstanding opportunity at a global, dynamic and highly respected life sciences organisation, active in over 30 countries and the leader in several fields. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the Accounts Payable team in the provision of timely, accurate and compliant purchase to pay services whilst seeking out opportunities for process alignment and improvement. Location: Manchester, suitable for someone living in Manchester and surrounding areas, very close to train links Salary: £35,000 plus bonus and benefits package (negotiable for exceptional candidates) Role Summary • Line manage 10 direct reports • Provide timely, accurate and compliant accounts payable services • Act as first point of contact for Global Process Owner and for investigation and initiation of queries with suppliers and internal purchasing departments • Create work plans, ownership of KPIs, to define team priorities and coordinate team to ensure completion and inputs into performance evaluations for the team members and manage unresolved queries in the team • Supervise, improve and streamline AP process including automation • Providing other ad-hoc reporting and financial analysis to line managers and stakeholders Experience required: • A proven track record, strong understanding and working knowledge of reconciling accounts, particularly supplier accounts and the importance of maintaining strict internal controls ideally within shared services • Experience of managing team within periods of substantial change • Experience of leading migration projects and continuous improvement projects • Good working knowledge of SAP and Excel and OCR • Proven ability to work as a member of leadership team and influence senior management

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Manchester

Permanent

Jobs

Senior Level

Accountancy

Accounts Receivable Clerk  

Lonza

Manchester M16

Permanent

Mid Level

Accountancy

Accounts Receivable Clerk  

Lonza

At Lonza, we invest in great people. We encourage our employees to challenge themselves and we offer an environment that fosters creativity and success. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, we operate production, R&D, and business sites around the world, including Europe, North America, and Asia. Our vision: We strive to be the leading supplier using science and technology to improve the quality of life. Our mission: We work with passion, using advanced technologies, to transform life science into new possibilities for our customers. Do you want to help us as we shape the future of this great organization? Job Description Summary The Accounts Receivable Clerk is responsible for providing effective, efficient financial and administrative operations for all accounts receivable services, managing daily bank receipts and allocation of cash and ensure customers pay to terms and resolve overdue payments Job Description Managing daily bank receipts and allocation of cash Ensuring customers pay to terms and resolution of overdue payments Develop effective working relationships with both internal departments and customers Investigate and initiate queries with vendors in a timely manner Support other areas of the business as and when required. This could include providing project support to R2R/AP functions.

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Manchester M16

Permanent

Jobs

Mid Level