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Finance Business Partner

Finance Business Partner

£36,000 – £41,000 p/a

Northampton

Full time, Permanent

Hamilton Woods Associates are working with a college based in Northampton that are currently recruiting for a Finance Business Partner.

The Finance Business Partner will be responsible for the production of monthly management accounts, forecasting and budgeting and managing relationships with budget holders and stakeholders.

The role:

  • Monitoring budgets closely; forecasting income, expenditure, and salaries for the college.
  • Managing relationships with stakeholders, partnering with budget holders and managers, setting up proposals for approval where required.
  • Conducting monthly budget review meetings with budget holders and implementing action steps to increase cost-efficiency
  • To lead and oversee the month end closedown process, ensuring the production of timely, accurate and reliable financial information in line with month and year end timetables.
  • Assisting with year end closedown processes, such as production of year end reports and producing paperwork for external audits.
  • To ensure financial month end is closed on an accrual’s basis, producing financial reports and analysing variances, identifying pressures and support the realisation of identified savings.
  • Support with the production of the monthly group finance report.
  • To be responsible for the completion of management accounting financial returns, grant claims, statistical returns and reconciliations.
  • Attending meetings and courses that will benefit the business and your growth as an individual.

Required skills:

  • QBE or part qualified CCAB qualification (CIMA, ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, CIPFA)
  • An understanding of Public Sector Financial Regulations and Policies and an understanding of wider accounting regulations and principles
  • An understanding of business change principles including a working knowledge of how to effectively manage change and effectively realise benefits.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, internal departments and key contacts.

If you would like to apply for this Finance Business Partner role, please get in contact with your CV attached to ross@hamilton-woods.com

Assistant Management Accountant

Assistant Management Accountant

Northampton

£25,000 – £30,000 p/a

Full time – Permanent

Hamilton Woods Associates are working with an exclusive client based in Northampton that are expanding within their broad finance team. The Assistant Management Accountant works across multiple disciplines and functions and therefore suits an all-rounded AAT student/Finance Graduate.

The Assistant Management Accountant is responsible for producing accurate and timely financial processing, reconciliations and reviews, which form the underlying financial datasets for the business.

The role:

  • Prepare, reconcile and analyse monthly Management Accounts
  • Ensure the maintenance of effective and rigorous controls overall processes
  • Help to manage the workload of the service
  • Help migrate processes and upskill Accountants
  • Calculate bad debt provisions, accruals and prepayments
  • Process intercompany transactions
  • Calculate bonus/commission provisions
  • Capitalising assets and running depreciation
  • Perform reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
  • Assist in the production of financial analysis
  • Lead the analysis of ad-hoc problems for the business and the systems
  • Liaise with the Management Accountants on the budgeting and forecasting process

Required skills:

  • Ongoing AAT Student (Preferably AAT L4 qualified) or a Finance Graduate with 2+ years of industry experience
  • Good communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, internal departments and key contacts
  • Good knowledge and understanding of processes
  • Significant accounting experience in a fast-paced organisation

If you would like to apply for this Assistant Management Accountant role, please get in contact with your CV attached to ross@hamilton-woods.com

Assistant Management Accountant

Assistant Management Accountant

Leicester

£25,000 – £30,000 p/a

Full time – Permanent

Hamilton Woods Associates are working with an exclusive client based in Leicester that are expanding within their broad finance team. The Assistant Management Accountant works across multiple disciplines and functions and therefore suits an all-rounded AAT student/Finance Graduate.

The Assistant Management Accountant is responsible for producing accurate and timely financial processing, reconciliations and reviews, which form the underlying financial datasets for the business.

The role:

  • Prepare, reconcile and analyse monthly Management Accounts
  • Ensure the maintenance of effective and rigorous controls overall processes
  • Help to manage the workload of the service
  • Help migrate processes and upskill Accountants
  • Calculate bad debt provisions, accruals and prepayments
  • Process intercompany transactions
  • Calculate bonus/commission provisions
  • Capitalising assets and running depreciation
  • Perform reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
  • Assist in the production of financial analysis
  • Lead the analysis of ad-hoc problems for the business and the systems
  • Liaise with the Management Accountants on the budgeting and forecasting process

Required skills:

  • Ongoing AAT Student (Preferably AAT L4 qualified) or a Finance Graduate with 2+ years of industry experience
  • Good communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, internal departments and key contacts
  • Good knowledge and understanding of processes
  • Significant accounting experience in a fast-paced organisation

If you would like to apply for this Assistant Management Accountant role, please get in contact with your CV attached to ross@hamilton-woods.com

Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

Home Based (1 day in the office, Crick)

£40,000 – £45,000 (DOE)

Full time, Permanent

Hamilton Woods Associates are working with a private equity backed client that need a Qualified Financial Accountant.

As Financial Accountant you will be working as part of a dynamic and experienced finance team and responsible for key site operations and reporting for the UK into a US group business

RESPOSIBILIITIES:

  • Preparation/review of balance sheet reconciliations for the UK.
  • Review performance of UK business and understand variances to budget/forecast.
  • General ledger work on different divisions of the business
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliation work.
  • Manage and develop designated areas of Financial Accounting, ensuring tasks critical to these areas are covered daily, weekly, quarterly and on an ad hoc basis as required, and that any relevant reports are produced.
  • Own and develop group policies for the relevant areas and ensure these are adhered to.
  • Ensure any relevant SOX controls are being completed as required and that the business is compliant for designated areas.
  • Work with sites to ensuring that the accountabilities are met.
  • Fixed Asset work including depreciation.

PROFILE:

  • Part qualified or intending to become qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Ideally a practice Audit background (first- or second-time mover)
  • High level of accuracy, attention to detail and good presentation skills
  • Be team orientated.
  • Have an excellent technical knowledge of accounts processes.

If you would like to apply for this Financial Accountant role, please get in contact with your CV and current package details to ross@hamilton-woods.com