NEW! Management Accountant

Management Accountant

A great opportunity to be part of this innovative finance consultancy that offers tailored outsourced finance solutions for clients.

The aim is to be an outsourced finance department, providing expertise from day to day bookkeeping, up to strategic board level accounting and financial advice, utilising exciting new cloud-based technologies.

Additionally, they offer more traditional accountancy services such as year-end accounts, tax advice and payroll processing.

We are seeking a qualified Management Accountant with sound technical knowledge. Ability to manage their own workload, commercial awareness, good communication. The role will initially include the line management of two Assistant Management accountants.

You will be keen to use technology, especially cloud-based applications (Xero would be desirable but not essential) Advanced Excel skills essential.

Essentially this is likely to suit someone with lots of energy, drive and ability to communicate effectively with a range of interesting clients.

 

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Statutory compliance – annual accounts, taxation and company secretarial
  • Sound knowledge of financial reporting, including experience of working with trial balances, balance sheets etc.
  • Production of management information – management accounts, KPI reporting etc.
  • Business planning, forecasting, and modelling.
  • You will need to have several years’ experience as a management accountant in industry and/or practice.
  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified
  • Keen eye for financial processes within an accounts department and be confident of suggesting more efficient ways of operating.
  • An interest in new technologies and how this interacts in business
  • Experience of preparing management or year-end accounts.
  • Previous experience managing a team would be advantageous

Training will be offered for specific applications and processes.

A comprehensive job spec will be available.

Salary range: £40,000 – £50,000 depending on experience and qualifications. Pension after probation period. IT equipment.

Located in a beautiful area just outside Chippenham. Although office presence will be required there will be the opportunity to work from home. Full time hours.

The client is looking to appoint in July so if you feel you meet the criteria would love to hear from you as soon as possible.

We aim to contact applicants within three working days. If you do not hear from us within this time frame please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Operations Analyst – OFFER ACCEPTED

 Operations Analyst  – FinTech

 This is a new opportunity to join this innovative financial tech company.

Its aim is to achieve building a fantastic team full of ambitious, talented, and creative people who are passionate about applying technology to create great digital solutions and services.  With a positive, open environment that strongly encourages fresh ideas, challenge, experimentation, and learning.

The role

We are looking for an analytical problem solver and a solid team player who is customer and delivery-focused. You will work in the engine room of the business, at the core of operations. You will have the opportunity to work across all areas of our operations, in doing so getting exposure to all areas of the business. You’ll be working closely with the Customer and Operations teams.

Responsibilities include:

  • Taking ownership of key operational processes across multiple areas of the business
  • Identifying and resolving technical issues, including bug fixing and data correction
  • Maintaining ownership of any request until resolution and meeting agreed SLA’s
  • Reviewing and recommending any changes to systems needed to reduce the reliance on the development team, products or services
  • Assisting with process mapping and documentation – we need to have a solid and dynamic understanding of today’s engine in order to build scalably for the engine of tomorrow
  • Assisting with regular business reporting, using a variety of data sources

Requirements

 The most important skill is determination and a desire to solve problems with some exposure to applications support

  • You will be interested in modern data technology and may have played around with basic coding, databases and APIs. You will be excited about how technology can help firms like ours to drive down costs, streamline processes and improve customer outcomes
  • You will need to learn the business domain, so previous experience of financial services or a fintech is desirable but is not essential
  • Strong communication and organisation skills and able to describe to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • A team player who is customer and delivery focussed

Key Rewards include

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working arrangements (hours and remote / homeworking options)
  • Exposure to the latest technology and an opportunity to help shape the future direction
  • Pension & Life Assurance

 

Great career progression!

The client is actively interviewing on a remote basis with a view to recruiting immediately.

The company are excellently located near the main rail station in Bath.

 

It is company policy, as a matter of courtesy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, due to current working constrictions we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained.  

 



Business Operations Analyst

Seeking ambitious and talented individuals who have a passion for technology and making a difference.

We are recruiting for a relatively new, exciting start-up aiming to make a huge impact in investment management. Using ultra-modern technology, their goal is to simplify and reduce costs of the wealth management process.

You would be joining a fun, driven team that is full of ambitious, talented and creative people who are passionate about applying technology to create digital solutions and services.  We are looking for people who want to make a difference by enabling more people to save and invest by using new technology.

Our client offers a positive, open environment that strongly encourages fresh ideas, challenge, experimentation, and learning.  They provide flexible working that focusses on delivery rather than just focusing on hours worked.

The Role:

We are looking for an analytical problem solver and a solid team player who is customer and delivery focused.

You will work at the heart of the business and be passionate about using technology to automate processes, using data at every step to inform and enhance all decisions that are made.

To set you up for success, with the tools and skills you need to deliver in the role, you will be supported and encouraged to get stuck into developing your JavaScript and MongoDB general data & analytics skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • Owning key operational tasks – for example cash reconciliations, money movements, client on-boarding tasks etc. and be part of automating every possible process and task as soon as possible
  • Identifying and resolving technical issues, including bug fixing and data correction
  • Maintaining ownership of any request until the resolution and meeting agreed SLA’s
  • Reviewing and recommending any changes to systems needed to reduce the reliance on the development team, products or services
  • Assisting with process mapping, documentation and visualisations
  • Assisting with regular business reporting, using a variety of data sources and analytical techniques
  • Identifying, implementing and monitoring of productions systems
  • Supporting with ad-hoc BizOps projects across the business – always with an eye on process automation

Skills & Experience:

  • A determination and a desire to solve problems
  • Ability to understand business requirements and turn this into efficient, scalable solutions.
  • Desire to learn the business domain
  • An interest in developing JavaScript and MongoDB skills –
  • A willingness to learn and use Python and SQL too!
  • You will have a basic understanding of JSON and REST APIs, and you’ll be excited to learn more and to begin to play around with the technology we are building
  • Strong communication and organisation skills and is able to describe to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • A team player who is customer and delivery focussed

 

£ Competitive salary + pension & life assurance

Flexible working arrangements

Exposure to the latest technology and an opportunity to help shape the future direction

25 days’ holiday and a day off for your birthday

It is Appoint’s policy, as a matter of courtesy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future.

 



NEW! Applications Support/Data Operations

 Applications Support/Data Operations

We are seeking ambitious and talented individuals who have a passion for technology and making a difference. This is likely to be of interest to recent graduates.

We are recruiting for a relatively new, exciting start-up aiming to make a huge impact in investment management. Using ultra-modern technology, their goal is to simplify and reduce costs of the wealth management process.

You would be joining a fun, driven team that is full of ambitious, talented and creative people who are passionate about applying technology to create digital solutions and services.  We are looking for people who want to make a difference by enabling more people to save and invest by using new technology.

Our client offers a positive, open environment that strongly encourages fresh ideas, challenge, experimentation, and learning.  They provide flexible working that focusses on delivery rather than just focusing on hours worked.

 The role

We are looking for an analytical problem solver and a solid team player who is customer and delivery focused. You will work in the engine room of the business and be passionate about using technology to automate processes, using data at every step to inform and enhance all decisions we make. There will be manual work, requiring you to roll up sleeves and get stuck into the ‘day-to-day,’ but, ultimately, your role will be to work out how to automate everything.

To set you up for success, with the tools and skills you need to deliver in the role, you will be supported and encouraged to develop & hone your JavaScript, MongoDB and general data & analytics skills.

You will be responsible for:

  • Identifying and resolving technical issues, including bug fixing and data correction
  • Maintaining ownership of any request until resolution and meeting agreed SLA’s
  • Reviewing and recommending any changes to systems needed to reduce the reliance on the development team, products or services
  • Assisting with process mapping, documentation and visualisations
  • Assisting with regular business reporting, using a variety of data sources and analytical techniques
  • Identifying, implementing and monitoring of productions systems
  • Supporting with ad-hoc Bizops projects across the business – always with an eye on process automation

Requirements

  • The most important skill is determination and a desire to solve problems with some exposure to applications support
  • You will be interested in modern data technology and will already have some experience of coding and have a deep interest in developing JavaScript and MongoDB skills. You’ll also likely be interested in other languages and technologies
  • Ability to understand business requirements and turn this into efficient, scalable solutions.
  • You will need to learn the business domain, so previous experience or an interest in financial services or a fintech is desirable
  • You will have a basic understanding of JSON and REST APIs, and you’ll be excited to learn more and to begin to play around with the tech we are building
  • Strong communication and organisation skills and able to describe to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • A team player who is customer and delivery focussed

Key Rewards include

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Exposure to the latest technology and an opportunity to help shape the future direction
  • Pension & Life Assurance

 



Senior Business Development Manager – On Hold –

Senior Business Development Manager

We are seeking a dynamic Senior Business Development Manager to help achieve ambitious revenue growth objectives, working alongside the sales, marketing and product teams and supporting the junior business development team.

You will be comfortable making many calls a day, prospecting and building a qualified pipeline, whilst motivating the team and exceeding individual and tea goals.

You will have a background in technical/data solutions or similar

Responsibilities include:

  • Research accounts, key verticals, identify key players and generate interest
  • Leverage an understanding of customer needs and requirements to prospect and qualify potential buyers
  • Build and develop relationships with prospects to nurture leads through to sale
  • Develop and execute quarterly and annual sales plans
  • Confidently perform effective demos to prospects
  • Work closely with Sales Operations to ensure real-time updates of leads and opportunities in Salesforce.
  • Manage or route qualified opportunities to account directors for further development and closure
  • Encourage BDR team to create new sales opportunities through inbound lead follow-up and outbound cold calls and emails
  • Track and report on individual key performance indicators
  • Proactively report to management on individual and BDR team performance and market perspectives.

Experience:

  • Strong qualitive skills to manage, measure and optimise activity and productivity
  • Proven track record in building and scaling new business sales development in a fast paced, software sales environment.
  • Genuine enthusiasm for working directly with customers
  • Excellent verbal, written and customer facing communication skills, with the ability to host webinars, deliver demos and create formal communications.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and CRM (Salesforce knowledge is a preference)
  • Driven inspirational individual with a desire to work towards a career in management
  • You must have the natural ability to instil enthusiasm and curiosity in your team, keeping them motivated

Salary: Attractive basic salary and excellent commission. The client offer attractive working conditions.

The post is based in Bath.

It is company policy, as a matter of courtesy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future.

 

 



**Offer Accepted**Financial Services Administrator

A great opportunity has arisen for an individual who is seeking a career within financial services. 

This dynamic company are keen to attract individuals who are happy to contribute to this in developing and evolving business processes and procedures

As the company grows there will be a genuine opportunity to undertake more technical aspects of advice planning and delivery process.

To facilitate this the successful candidate will be willing to develop technical skills and take CII exams. The company are also prepared to support to diploma level.

  • The role will involve supporting all aspects of the financial services practice.
  • Provide administrative support to the team and clients.
  • Deliver high standards of service and communication
  • Assist in preparing client facing documents including new business documentation and client annual reviews e.g.: pension illustrations and client portfolio valuations.
  • Assist adviser business submissions on the company back-office system ensuring a high level of accuracy and in line company compliance
  • Process post, scan documents, filing
  • Communicate with providers, insurers and other relevant parties
  • Update and maintain data accuracy

Skills & Experience:

The successful candidate will ideally possess financial services industry knowledge, great communication and analytical skills and a desire to embark on a progressive career from start to finish.

  • Financial services – industry knowledge
  • High degree of accuracy
  • Client focused.
  • Strong IT skills
  • Focused on quality and detail
  • Strong team player.

Central Bath

Salary: £Dep on experience.

Benefits: extensive training, enrolment funding and support regarding career progression and qualification studies

It is company policy, as a matter of courtesy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future.

 

 



*** Offer Accepted***Financial Analyst – Contract

Financial Analyst – Contract

 

Duties/Responsibilities include:

  • Analyse and verify debtors and stock values
  • Review loans and the accounting treatment to establish outstanding amounts
  • Establish fixed asset values
  • Review VAT accounting and identify errors to correct
  • Ensure complete and up-to-date financial records
  • Work to deadlines and provide timely, quality financial data and information
  • Assist with forecasting and financial planning
  • Present financial data in clear reports with analysis
  • Help implement improvements in systems and processes
  • Identify opportunities for consolidation and /or cost savings
  • Support wider finance tasks

The Person

  • You will have experience of working in a similar role within finance
  • Ideally you will be part or fully qualified.
  • Ideally you will have worked with forecasts
  • Experience of full balance sheet reconciliation
  • You will be able to identify and quantify financial risks and issues and communicate them clearly to managers
  • You will possess an understanding of organisational policies, procedures and controls
  • Evidence of well-developed written and oral communication skills, alongside a good team working ethic are essential for the role
  • You will have experience of managing data and producing quality management information and contributing to the production of financial reports
  • Due diligence experience would be an advantage
  • Ideally you will have some knowledge of Quickbooks accounting software or Xero

 

The position is to start as soon as possible.

Based in a rural location near Frome. Free parking

It is Company policy, as a matter of courtesy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future.

 

 



BizOps Analyst

Seeking ambitious and talented individuals who have a passion for technology and making a difference.

We are recruiting for a relatively new, exciting start-up aiming to make a huge impact in investment management. Using ultra-modern technology, their goal is to simplify and reduce costs of the wealth management process.

You would be joining a fun, driven team that is full of ambitious, talented and creative people who are passionate about applying technology to create digital solutions and services.  We are looking for people who want to make a difference by enabling more people to save and invest by using new technology.

Our client offers a positive, open environment that strongly encourages fresh ideas, challenge, experimentation, and learning.  They provide flexible working that focusses on delivery rather than just focusing on hours worked.

The Role:

We are looking for an analytical problem solver and a solid team player who is customer and delivery focused.

You will work at the heart of the business and be passionate about using technology to automate processes, using data at every step to inform and enhance all decisions that are made.

To set you up for success, with the tools and skills you need to deliver in the role, you will be supported and encouraged to get stuck into developing your JavaScript and MongoDB general data & analytics skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • Owning key operational tasks – for example cash reconciliations, money movements, client on-boarding tasks etc. and be part of automating every possible process and task as soon as possible
  • Identifying and resolving technical issues, including bug fixing and data correction
  • Maintaining ownership of any request until the resolution and meeting agreed SLA’s
  • Reviewing and recommending any changes to systems needed to reduce the reliance on the development team, products or services
  • Assisting with process mapping, documentation and visualisations
  • Assisting with regular business reporting, using a variety of data sources and analytical techniques
  • Identifying, implementing and monitoring of productions systems
  • Supporting with ad-hoc BizOps projects across the business – always with an eye on process automation

Skills & Experience:

  • A determination and a desire to solve problems
  • Ability to understand business requirements and turn this into efficient, scalable solutions.
  • Desire to learn the business domain
  • An interest in developing JavaScript and MongoDB skills –
  • A willingness to learn and use Python and SQL too!
  • You will have a basic understanding of JSON and REST APIs, and you’ll be excited to learn more and to begin to play around with the technology we are building
  • Strong communication and organisation skills and is able to describe to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • A team player who is customer and delivery focussed

 

£ Competitive salary + pension & life assurance

Flexible working arrangements

Exposure to the latest technology and an opportunity to help shape the future direction

25 days’ holiday and a day off for your birthday

It is Appoint’s policy, as a matter of courtesy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future.

 



**Offer Accepted**Events Manager – Sports & Fitness

A fantastic opportunity for an events management professional, ideally with a personal enthusiasm for fitness, to join an entrepreneurial, high-energy business in growth mode.

You will be overseeing all end-to-end aspects of the operational event management of the organisation’s event portfolio.  This role will require dedicated attention-to-detail and a genuine passion for overseeing world-class events.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Event project planning for whole-life event management (promotion, qualification process and final delivery weekend)
  • Plan and oversee event floorplans
  • Event budgeting
  • Supplier/contractor engagement, negotiation and management (e.g. structural, power, equipment, medical, hospitality, media, comperes etc)
  • Voluntary workforce coordination
  • Contract management of partner agreements (event sponsors)
  • Risk assessments and event risk management
  • Event insurance administration
  • Oversight of company’s compliance with event health and safety regulation
  • Oversight of vendor and sponsor shipments (promotional materials, stands, clothing etc)
  • Invoicing of corporate partners and debt chasing
  • Purchase control – managing payments for event suppliers
  • Cashflow forecasting and management

Skills & Experience:

  • Event management background (minimum two years’ experience, ideally sports/festival)
  • Team player
  • Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Great interpersonal skills – able to positively influence and motivate others
  • Strong IT skills

 

It is Company policy, as a matter of courtesy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future.

 

 



URGENT Account Manager – 12 month contract – On Hold

We are seeking an experienced Account Manager with strong customer and service delivery skills.  You will be responsible for providing account oversight and ensuring that all services are being delivered as contracted.  In addition, you will ensure all program and service-related projects are on-boarded into the business in line with customer expectation and contractual agreement.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Understand customer requirements and business opportunities, supporting the sales team to identify, guide, and close deals to the business plan and in-line with account strategy.
  • Take responsibility for and manage service quality, improvement and development of service into customer base.
  • Ensure positive customer satisfaction and customer relationship is maintained to the highest standard.
  • Manage, develop and take leadership with third party provider relationships to compliment the customer facing services.
  • Participate in the response to RFQ’s on behalf of the Service Management Team
  • Provide account and service leadership and coordinate crisis management.
  • Be the customer’s focal point for key aspects concerning overall service delivery
  • Provide project management on a select number of accounts / projects.
  • Manage customer projects within the scope of Service Management.
  • Take ownership of customer requirements and deliverables

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Proven hands on experience of customer service and service, preferably in a service/outsource environment.
  • Proactive, self-accountable, assertive and self-motivated with the ability to perform within tight time constraints
  • Understanding of the key drivers to increase customer satisfaction – both in terms of quality and on time delivery.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially telephone manner and email writing ability.
  • Excellent team player with the ability to work independently under minimum supervision
  • Computer literate and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office specifically Excel
  • Good interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships with people at all levels

Salary £DOE

 

It is Company policy, as a matter of courtesy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future.