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Employer: McAllisters Recovery Ltd
Location:Cobham, Woking, Surrey GU24
Hours: 24 per week, Monday-Friday, between 9am-5pm
Closing date: 28 April 2012
Description: The ideal candidate will have excellent both verbal and written communication skills in dealing with both colleagues, customer and clients. You will also need a thorough understanding of all aspects of Sage Accounts 2012 together with experience of credit control and Bank reconciliation. This position is offered to initially to cover Maternity Leave, however further hours may be available at the end of this period. As part of a small team you will report directly to the financial controller.
How to apply: You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Louise Cooling at McAllisters Recovery Ltd, Building K, A319 Chobham Business Centre, Woking, Surrey, GU24 8JB
Semi Senior Accountant Practice
Employer: Custom Enterprises Limited
Hours: 16 – 24 hours per week over 2 – 3 days.
Location: Hinkley, Leicestershire LE10
Description: Busy, friendly and award winning small family Accountancy and Book-keeping practice based in Hinckley. Candidates with solid experience of an Accountancy Practice should apply. Qual, PQ or QBE. Software knowledge of VT, taxcalc, Excel Word, Sage Line50 would be useful. Highly organized and a quick worker. Preparation of Accounts and Tax Returns for Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies. Liaison with clients and HMRC as needed. Other ad-hoc duties as required. Immediate start for right candidate.
How to apply: You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Glen Patterson at Custom Enterprises Limited, 8 Regent Court, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 0AD
Employer: Selectrical Services Leeds Ltd.
Location: Kippax, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS25
Hours: 37.5 per Week, Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
Description: All aspects of Sage accounting, Admin and Iris Payroll. To take over the running of the accounts department using Sage software, must have experience of the construction industry, other duties includes general admin. Operate the Payroll System and all aspects of processing the payroll and CIS submissions. We are looking for someone who is versatile and will fit in well in this small friendly business. Training will be given on how we run the systems in place.
How to apply: You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Caryl Pye at Selectrical Services Leeds Ltd.
Employer: Life Skills Employability
Location: Hamilton, Lanarkshire ML3
Hours: 37.5 per week. Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
Description: Experience required: Sage 50 Accounts, Sage Payroll. Responsibilities: Serve as a bookkeeper, to handle accounts, to prepare financial documents, profit and loss accounts, plan and manage cash flow, prepare and monitor company budgets and forecasts, prepare and present monthly management accounts and other duties as required. This position is to cover maternity leave.
How to apply: You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Mhairi Brown at Life Skills Employability.
Employer: Hapworth Ltd
Location: London, NW10
Hours: 37.5 hrs Mon to Fri 8.30am to 5pm
Description: Management Account Assistant required to assist the Accountant & Financial Controller in the completion of the monthly management accounts. Applicants should meet the following criteria: previous bookkeeping & credit control experience essential, knowledge of Sage & MS Office is essential, understanding of double entry bookkeeping, excellent organisational skills and ability to work methodically under pressure excellent communication and writing skills, ability to relate well to clients and colleagues in the office, over the phone and via email.
How to apply: You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Alan O’Hara at Hapwroth Ltd, Unit 8, Genesis Business Park, Rainsford Road, London, NW10 7RG or to. Or phone 02089631077 for an application form
Accounts Administrator (Part Time)
Employer: Clarice House Ltd
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk IP29
Hours: 20 per week, Monday – Friday, between 8am – 6pm
Description: Previous experience would be an advantage. Applicants must be proficient in Word and Excel. Must have good numeracy skills. Duties will include daily cash/till reconciliation, bank account reconciliation, paying purchase invoices, raising sales invoices, dealing with any internal and external accounts queries and any other related duties as required.
How to apply: You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Danusia Wheeler at Clarice House Ltd.
Employer: Atlantis Estates Ltd
Location: Reading, Berkshire, RG1
Hours: 37.5 hours Monday – Friday, between 9am and 5.30pm
Description: We are seeking a reliable, committed and honest individual to work within our busy accounts office. The role will involve admin duties, managing client arrears, making payments, dealing with customer enquiries and providing support to the Account Manager. Must be an experienced PC user with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and have a good telephone manner. Accuracy is paramount in this department and you will need to be able to work on your own initiative.
How to apply: You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Becky Garnell at Atlantis Estates Ltd.
Location: Southampton, SO14
Closing date: 25 April 2012
Description: We are seeking an experienced Accounts Assistant.In liaison with the outsourced financial management, to provide the day to day accounting functions of sonus. Main duties and responsibilities include production of all sales invoices, Recording of data onto Sage Line 50, responsible for running of the sales ledger, purchase ledger, bank accounts and nominal ledger. Preparation of bank reconciliation s, Credit control, Timely preparation of month end schedules, Preparation of month end journals, Creation of spread sheets using excel and general administration, as required. In return, we offer a Contributory Pension Scheme, Occupational Health Scheme, Childcare vouchers, Death in Service Benefit, and much more subject to satisfactory completion of probationary period. email@example.com
How to apply: You can apply for this job by obtaining the employer’s application form by telephoning 02380 220225 ext 0 and asking for Sue Gallagher or alternatively by email.
Employer: Kings Head (The)
Location: Swansea, West Glamorgan SA3
Hours: 40 hours per week over 5 days.
Description: The duties will include: monthly pay roles, purchase and sales ledger, administrative tasks and reception duties. Previous experience in SAGE and SAGE pay role required. Excellent customer service. Needs own transport because of location.
How to apply: You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Lara Stevens at Kings Head (The), Llangennith, Swansea, SA3 1HX or to
Employer: Crux Management Services Ltd
Location: Whitehaven, Cumbria CA28
Hours: 40 Per week, Monday-Friday, between 8.30am-5pm
Description: We require an enthusiastic, dedicated Accounts Clerk. Duties include invoicing, purchase ledger, accounts, data entry, and sales administration. The successful candidate must have a confident telephone manner and be adept at dealing with customers and suppliers both over the telephone and in person, demonstrating excellent communication and organisational skills. This is a responsible position and applicants must be able to work on their own initiative and manage their own workload. The applicant must have demonstrable experience in using computer software Microsoft Word, Excel and spreadsheets and a working knowledge of office based systems. An accounts based qualification would be an advantage.
How to apply: You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Susan Crooks at Crux Management Services Ltd, 27 Lowther Street, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7DN
Assistant Finance Officer
Employer: Southwest One Limited
Location: Portishead BS20
Hours: 37 per week. Monday – Friday. Days
Closing date: 20 April 2012
Description: You will assist the Finance team with a range of accounting activities including annual budget preparation, interim monitoring, closing of accounts, outturn reporting and exchequer functions. You will also co-ordinate and guide the work of the Finance Assistant within the team. You must have experience of budgets (preparation and monitoring) and work experience within a finance environment. Experience of providing advice/ guidance to colleagues is also essential. Previous experience of coordinating / supervising the workload of others and detailed knowledge of SAP accounting is advantageous. A professional Accounting Technician qualification such as AAT or equivalent is also desirable. This post involves providing a service to Avon and Somerset Constabulary, therefore a police vetting check is required.).
How to apply: You can apply for this job by visiting the employer’s website. Alternatively, please call 01275 816046 (answer phone)
Employer: Community Care Solutions
Location: St. Neots, Cambridgeshire PE19
Hours: 9.00 – 5.30
Description: Full Time Corporate Appointee and Advocate for Service Users. Monitor income and expenditure maintain bank accounts 2 days per week and General Accounts Assistant role SL/PL/GL/Credit control for 3 days. Suitable for someone with all round accounts experience
How to apply: You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Jayne Harvey at Community Care Solutions, 13 Brook Street, ST. Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 2BP.
Finance & Administration Assistant
Employer: Oxford Brookes University
Location: Wheatley, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX33
Hours: 37.5 hours, to be arranged
Closing date: 23 April 2012
Description: Responsible for project payments, using the University’s finance system, recording and monitoring payments and reporting monthly to the project management meeting; issuing purchase orders and invoicing instructions in liaison with university and department finance officers; assisting the Directorate’s Finance Manager with the day-to-day management of finances; and providing administrative support on projects as and when required. You should have: GCSE Maths and English at grade C or equivalent. AAT or similar is desirable; office experience; organised and structured approach to work; good written and spoken communication skills; and very good numeracy skills and experience in using spreadsheets to enter income and expenditure.
How to apply: You can apply for this job by obtaining the employer’s application form from the employer’s website and returning it to, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Finance & Payroll Administrator
Employer: Cartrefi Cymru
Location: Cardiff, CF10
Hours: Monday to Friday
Closing date: 30 April 2012
How to apply: You can apply for this job by obtaining the employer’s application form by telephoning 029 20642286 ext and asking for Recruitment Hotline or alternatively by emailing the employer.
Purchase Ledger Clerk
Employer: Samways Fish Merchants and International Transport
Location: Bradpole, Bridport, Dorset DT6
Hours: 20 – 37.5 per week 9am-5pm Monday Friday
Description: Previous experience is essential. Duties include inputting purchase invoices, agreeing and authorising invoices for payment, making weekly/monthy payment runs, bank reconciliations and preparing VAT returns.
How to apply: You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Catherine Robinson at Samways Fish Merchants and International Transport.
Accounts Clerk (Part Time)
Employer: Fisher Industrial Rubber ltd
Location: Swansea, West Glamorgan SA7
Hours: 22.5 per week 3 days between Monday – Friday . 8:30am-5pm
Description: Must have previous experience, be computer literate and experience in the daily use of sage 50 financial accounts. Duties include processing sales and purchases using Sage preparing and inputting bacs/cheques payments, and all other general office duties such as answering calls, emailing and filing as required.
How to apply: You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Fred Griffiths at Fisher Industrial Rubber ltd, Unit 2, Mannesman Close, Swansea Enterprise Park, Swansea, SA7 9AH.
Senior Finance Officer (Part Time)
Employer: Voluntary Action Rutland
Location: Oakham, Rutland, LE15
Hours: 20 per week. 9am – 1.30 pm
Closing date: 20 April 2012
Description: Financial qualification: Knowledge of accountancy software, preferably Sage, Knowledge of grant monitoring in voluntary organisations. Experience of: payroll management, double entry book keeping, working in a finance department and of using the internet for emailing, banking and research. Highly organised and able to work without direct supervision. Effective written and oral skills. Keen eye for detail. Able to work as a positive member of a small team
How to apply: You can apply for this job by obtaining the employer’s application form from and returning it to Carole Brown at Voluntary Action Rutland.
Employer: Tech-People Ltd
Location: London, SW6
Hours: 40 per week Monday-Friday 8.00am-5.00 pm
Description: A fast growing AV company have a key requirement for a book keeper. The role will include sales ledger, purchase ledger and bank reconciliations and preferably will have Quick Books Accountancy package experience. Applicants can apply as below or by telephoning 01628 567043
How to apply: You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Jo Brown at Tech-People Ltd.
Part Time Accountant
Employer: Outdoor World
Location: Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G4
Hours: 16 – 20 hours per week. Monday to Friday, between 9am – 5.30 pm
Description: A qualified/part qualified Accountant is required to prepare accounts to a profit and loss and trial balance stage along with the preparation of bank reports and cash flow analysis.
How to apply: You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Sandra Gill at Outdoor World,
Employer: Arden Woodshavings Ltd
Location: Balsall Common, Solihull, B92
Hours: 24 per week. 3 days from 5. 9am – 5 pm
Closing date: 02 May 2012
Description: Previous experience in a similar role would be advantageous. Duties to include accounts processing, sales and purchase invoices, audit inputting, answering telephone, and general office administration. Due to location( Balsall Common) of business successful candidate would need own transport.
How to apply: You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Miss Nicola Facchino at Arden Woodshavings Ltd.
Employer: Power Health Products Ltd
Location: Pockington, York, YO42
Hours: 37.5 per week. Monday to Friday between 9am – 5pm
Description: A knowledge of SAGE 200 preferable as is excel would be an advantage and general bookkeeping skills. Previous experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential as full training will be given. Duties to include sales order processing, credit control and general accounting duties. Excellent verbal and communication skills essential as is working as part of a team. Will also need to use own initiative as will be working alone on occasions. Need to have own transport due to locality as public transport to area is very limited.
How to apply: You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Gail Morgan at Power Health Products Ltd.