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My client is looking for a candidate who is at the early stages of there career , ideally someone who has an interest in Maths and Finance , the role will be for 12 months (FTC) and the successful candidate will join a busy Pension's team as a Pension Administrator , paying up to £18000 Pension Administrator - Bedford - up to £18,000 - 12 months FTC This role would suit a candidate who is at the early stages of their career , someone who is ready to take the next step , into a busy and fast paced Pension's team. The role will give exposure to working in a busy Finance team - so ideal for those who are aspiring to study AAT etc... Job Duties: Assisting with all aspects of the day to day administration (including on-line enquiries, scanning of completed case work, call logging & printing of e-mail enquiries) of the pension schemes. Assisting with the calculation and payment of benefits, referring non-standard cases to the Senior Pensions Administrators/Team Leader. Efficient handling of correspondence, email and telephone enquiries Maintaining and developing personal knowledge and skills relevant to the responsibilities of the role. Taking responsibility for the accuracy and quality of your work. Complying with Company procedures and the requirements of the industry regulator. Achieve set targets in line with internal service level agreements. Achieve minimum of call logging targets on a monthly basis. Liaising pro-actively with other team members to ensure clarity and party institutions. Process work in accordance with documented work flow procedures. Who are we looking for ? Pension Administrator : You do not need working knowledge of the above duties but if you do have similar experience, it will be a bonus. Those on a short notice will also hold an advantage Attention to detail and high degree of accuracy IT literate and numerate  Ability to work as part of a team Initiative Strong interpersonal skills Excellent telephone manner No previous pensions experience required
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My client is a highly successful and fast-growing financial services business based in the City and, due to continual success, there is an urgent need to recruit a new HR Business Partner who will be joining a small and high-profile team. The role is initially on a six-month contract but there is a strong possibility that the position will become permanent. Working closely with corporate functions, this is a position for someone who has a command of the full gamut of HR disciplines and who can adapt these skills to an environment where pace and creativity are critical. This is not a job for HR theorists - it requires someone with outstanding relationship management skills and sound judgement along with the ability to be resourceful, influential, creative, focussed, proactive and level-headed. A track record of successful HR delivery in the financial services sector would be an advantage but is by no means essential and interested candidates are asked to send a concise CV, quoting current package details, their availability and reference AQ4103, to Mark Knapper at Astralis
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Business Analyst-Business Improvement projects-Fixed Term Up to 38K (pro rata), 6 month fixed term contract, 37.5 hours/week, Mon-Fri Bury St Edmonds, Suffolk Do you have strong working background as a business analysis with experience of working on business improvement projects, looking for an interesting and varied role? This role is based in our national clients head office and offers excellent work conditions. They are a large and growing utility networks company and are a huge player in the power market. The role is full time initially for 6 months, with possibility for extension/permanency. The role will be office based, working with the Site Services Director influencing the future shape of the business by identifying potential business improvements Tasks will include: Provide analytical support for projects from initiation through to delivery Undertake in depth financial analysis, using spreadsheet modelling Working with the business in relation to business and systems process improvement Create and maintain project plans for delivery. To apply you should have: Ideally graduate level education, ideally in a business related discipline Understanding of Financial processes Project Management experience including familiarity with one or more project methodologies Ability to work at both high and granular levels of detail with large Data volumes The role is working 8.30-5, Monday-Friday. Please email your CV to Nick Smith Close date 27/1/20
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My Client, who manufacture at 9 different sites covering a huge range of products that include coated abrasives, personal safety equipment, adhesive tapes, industrial microbiology products and drug delivery systems, are looking for an experienced Plant Sourcing Lead who will be the primary point of contact both internally to the plant and externally to all stakeholders. They will collaborate within the plant with Manufacturing, R&D, Quality and Supply Chain functions to align the operating plans of the plants to all sourcing activities. Job Responsibilities Logistics Sub Category Lead §Providing support and supplier management for assigned category. §To implement category strategies within the Logistics category of spend and search for solutions within existing/ new partners to improve service flexibility, service disruption risks & value §Manages the category for the North Europe region as assigned and detailed by the Category Lead. §Perform complex contract negotiations for the assigned category Knowledge & Skills You will be able to demonstrate a strong strategic sourcing experience managing direct material spend within a regulated environment and show achievements in delivering best total value across all areas of sourcing. Have the ability to influence and collaborate with others to get the desired results, excellent negotiating skills and a track record in change management. Possess creative and decisive problem-solving skills and the adaptability to meet rapid changing priorities. Ideally you will have a natural ability to sustain continuity of supply and be strong but fair and open when dealing with suppliers. Have strong knowledge of logistics commodity. Qualifications Preferably you will be degree qualified or hold a professional purchasing certification. Lean and six sigma training would be advantageous
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Our client a well-known charity are currently recruiting for a Senior Accounts Payable to support the administration of charitable grants and payments to Professionals and to provide administrative support in processing expenditure items in an efficient and controller manner as and when required. Location: Vauxhall, London Pay: £16.72 per hour Type: Temporary Start date: ASAP Duration: Until 31/07/2020 Hours: 34.5 hours per week, Monday-FridayMain Responsibilities: Lead the processing of the organisations indirect post grants in funding- This includes: Monthly mailing of our grants in funding to confirm service (cca 1200 letters) Generate and dispatch Confirmation of Service letters (COS letters) Detailed spot check of all letters prior to dispatching Involve service support colleagues in the regions if errors are identified Process all authorised returned COS letters for payment in the system Respond to all queries raised and act as a key point of contact with regional administrators in dealing and actioning them. Run twice the weekly payment report and carry out the accuracy checks Ensure that all processed payments are properly filed and archived Administrative support of refunds and changes on grants in the system Support the development of standardized procedure notes and flowcharts, including: supplier reconciliations, credit note and refund management and purchase to pay compliance. Provide support on year-end process and assist with audit queries Complete ad-hoc tasks as required where commensurate with the roleTo do this role, you will have… Strong attention to detail Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload appropriately and independently Good understanding of Accounts Payable processes and Purchase to Pay Previous experience in developing procedure notes in Accounts Payable Good system and technical skills (Unit 4 Agresso/AP software, Microsoft Office) Strong communication skills Good problem-solving skillsOnly shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Adecco is an equal opportunities provider. Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer. By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Adecco. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information - please copy and paste the following link in to your browser
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Finance Manager £60,000PA Pro Rata 3 – 5 months contract start February 2020   We are recruiting for a Finance Manager who will have full oversight for the finances of a political election campaign, managing revenue and expenditure of a large budget. You will provide insight and analysis of the Campaign's financial position by developing reports which provide the core Campaign team  with quality data and information. As the campaign grows, the role will likely have management responsibility for a small team. There will also be a requirement to ensure  compliance with Electoral Commission rules on fundraising and campaign expenditure. The role will make broad strategic contributions, and requires both strong control of detail and the  ability to anticipate challenges and shifts in activity.   Responsibilities: Establish and maintain finance procedures and bookkeeping processes Budgeting and revenue with direction from campaign management Prepare regular and ad hoc finance reports, management accounts, and cash flow statements Oversee petty cash and an expenses procedures Advise and lead on establishment of bank accounts as required Maintain auditable records or donations and expenditure Prepare accounts in line with statutory filing requirements Ensure value for money, probity, and efficiency in all campaign spend Communicate policies, procedures, and key information clearly and quickly to the campaign team Proactively keep senior campaign managers updated on financial risks and opportunities Contribute actively to strategic management discussions Advise on financial aspects of campaign recruitment, including potential tax, national insurance, pension, or other obligations Work with broader operations team to ensure smooth procurement and expenditure procedures. Qualifications: Experience: 3+ years of financial management experience, including the use of accounting software Qualification: professional accounting qualification Other desirable: political campaign, public sector, political party or NGO experience What you need to do now:   If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.   Magpie Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job, you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at (url removed)
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Senior Accountant – Basildon Salary: £17.00ph Umbrella Full-Time (37 hours) Job Profile This role is within the Management Accounting Team which is responsible for the preparation and regular budget monitoring of the General Fund budgets, including the annual Council Tax setting process.  The Team also supports the corporate transformation agenda in particular with regard to accounting and monitoring efficiency targets as well as providing innovative professional accountancy support to a range of front-line and support services. Responsibilities This role is within the Management Accounting Team which is responsible for the preparation and regular budget monitoring of the General Fund budgets, including the annual Council Tax setting process.  The Team also supports the corporate transformation agenda in particular with regard to accounting and monitoring efficiency targets as well as providing innovative professional accountancy support to a range of front-line and support services. Main duties of the Management Accounting Team include:  Development of the Council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy. Development and preparation of the Financial forward forecast modelling. Preparation of the Council’s annual budget for the General Fund for Council Tax setting. Preparation of information for the completion of the annual statutory final accounts for the General Fund in accordance with accounting practices. Providing Members and Officers of all directorates with appropriate guidance and training on financial issues. Preparation of regular budgetary control reports for presentation to the Senior Management Team, Members and Scrutiny Committees in support of the Section 151 responsibilities. The provision of a business advisory role and guidance on financial matters and support to cost centre managers. Maintenance of corporate financial management systems (FMS) including General Ledger and Purchase Ordering. Support the organisation in the delivery of the Corporate Transformation Agenda, including monitoring achievement of targets. Main Duties And Responsibilities Preparation of the annual General Fund budget estimates to agreed guidance and deadlines to feed into the overall Council Tax and budget setting process. Assist in the collation of data for the annual review of fees and charges. To regularly review the Transformation database, ensuring efficiencies are processed in a timely manner and budget pressures are highlighted as appropriate for decision making. To assist in the collation of data and regularly review the Policy Based Budgeting database as appropriate Regular budgetary control and reporting to senior management and relevant business managers.  To include day-to-day liaison on budget and service issues and financial controls. Provision of other financial information to senior management and business managers, as and when appropriate. To provide a business advisory role and guidance on financial matters and support to cost centre managers. There is a requirement to ensure resources are used effectively to deliver key priorities and that any budget performance issues are identified and addressed. Provide prompt advice and guidance as appropriate to all staff and managers, and to deal with difficult and/or complex enquiries arising, for example from members of the public and external agencies. To contribute to the preparation of the Council’s Annual Financial Report (AFR) to the agreed timetable. To assist in the accurate completion and despatch of all appropriate grant claims and returns (including government returns) by the due date. To ensure that all monies the team is responsible for that are due to the Council are claimed to maximise resources. To ensure that relevant internal controls are adhered to and continue to be effective. Including the implementation of internal and external audit recommendations as appropriate. To provide effective relevant training to both the Service and the organisation when required. Have an up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation, professional practices and developments. Enforce the Financial Regulations and other specific policies to ensure compliance including regular review of the Financial Procedures Notes. Have an awareness of overall Council policies, aims and management initiatives and ensure that all new developments by the team are in accordance with any corporate protocols or guidance. Be committed to the aims and objectives of Corporate Finance and to be aware of the service’s responsibilities in achieving these aims.  Effectively promote and support a team approach to achieve this. To promote positive communication across the organisation, encourage constructive relationships, including with the Council’s key partner agencies. Be part of multi-disciplinary teams as required to deliver corporate projects, involving working with other managers from other services and partner organisations. You must cooperate in all matters relating to Health and Safety and implement all procedures for your job role. The identification of Health and Safety related risks within the working environment must be highlighted to your management. Any other duties appropriate to the post: These other duties must be equivalent to or below the salary and status of the role and, where appropriate, under the Equality Act 2010, due consideration must be given to any employees with a “protected characteristic”. Undertake all the duties within the framework of Equal Opportunities. We offer: 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer. To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Max Catherall (phone number removed)
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JOB DESCRIPTION   JOB TITLE:                   Senior Accountant DEPARTMENT:               Finance   Akton Recruitment are searching for a Senior Accountant for a client in the Basildon Area.   JOB PURPOSE Corporate Finance plays a major role in supporting effective management of the Clients finances and secure stewardship of their funds.  This is achieved by providing financial advice on all corporate and service developments in order to support corporate decision making arrangements.  The Service is responsible for development of the Client’s medium term financial strategy and the annual budget setting process to ensure effective delivery of the Corporate Plan.  The Service also has to be flexible to meet the demands of legislative changes and is required to be reactive to client needs and external influences. This role is within the Management Accounting Team which is responsible for the preparation and regular budget monitoring of the General Fund budgets, including the annual Council Tax setting process.   Requirements: Experience of liaison with budget managers and senior staff. A professional and motivated self starter with the ability to work well both as an individual and as part of a team. Excellent IT skills including strong technical experience of financial management systems and desk top analytical tools. AAT qualified (or higher) Numerate with the ability to handle complex statistical and financial data and the ability to interpret such data accordingly.  For further information contact Matt on: (phone number removed)
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My client, a leading, blue chip Insurer currently seek a claims handler to join their friendly head office team. The role will involve fielding calls from policy holders regarding their travel insurance and duties will include: * Handle incoming calls from policy holders regarding potential claims, enter all relevant information and dispatch claims forms as appropriate * Respond to e-mail enquiries * Assess a range of new claims including Travel/Missed Event/Collision Damage Waiver excess in accordance with policy terms and conditions * Handle any resulting administration duties relating to the claims * Ensure that all relevant data is collated and entered accurately onto the system in a timely manner. * Identify and initiate potential recoveries from 3rd parties * Handle customer escalations in a positive way Applicants must possess some form of claims experience along with excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with policy holders who may be in stressful situations. You must possess strong decision making and date entry skills along with a keen eye for detail in order to identify fraudulent claims. This is a good opportunity to work with a major blue chip company offering a generous bonus on completion of the 12 month contract and the possibility of the role continuing
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Portfolio Credit Control are pleased to be recruiting for one of our leading Travel clients based in Central London. My client, a giant in the industry is looking for a proficient French speaking Senior Credit & Collections Controller on a 4 month FTC starting in February. Job Specification You will be responsible for the collection on UK, French ledgers. Managing the credit and collection of the Company's accounts receivable balance for the European operations You will process all debit/ credit claims inputting data into a customer debit note database, checking the database regularly and processing associated credit notes Provide quarterly reports including DSO Review and allow credit for potential clients and where applicable request prepayments (credit checks) Provide three monthly bad debt provision and write offs Ideal Specification Must be fluent in French & English - will work on French Ledgers You will have a minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar role Ideally CICM qualified Oracle experience preferred, very strong on excel You will have fantastic time management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks based on urgency You will be able to successfully communicate both internally and externally The ideal candidate will have previous exposure to the media market and be available for interview ASAP. INDCC
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