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Credit Control Administrator 

Are you an experienced Credit Controller seeking the next step in your successful career? If so, we may have the ideal role for you!

We have a fantastic opportunity for a detail orientated, process driven and reliable candidate to join our clients professional and thriving company near central Bristol. 

  • Hours: Full time
  • Location: Bristol (free parking)
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: £22,000k - £25,000k

Key Responsibilities:

  • Credit control
  • Liaison with clients
  • Assist with the maintenance of the database
  • Assist with supplier invoice processing, queries and payment allocation against budget reports
  • Provide holiday cover for other members of credit control team and general assist at peak times
  • Assist in the preparation of reports and year end reporting
  • Collate information packs issued to clients 
  • Other ad-hoc administration duties

Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate will have experience in credit control and should also have excellent communication skills, attention to detail, commercial awareness and an enthusiasm to ‘take ownership’ of their role.  The position requires strong IT skills, including Excel and report presentation.

  • A proven track record of credit control
  • A proven track record in administration
  • Good attitude
  • Hard working, reliable, honest, polite, co-operative
  • Numerate
  • Good attention to detail
  • Willing to learn
  • Able to work as a part of a team
  • Advanced IT skills including Outlook and Office products.

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Profit share scheme
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Free parking 
  • Flexible benefits including childcare vouchers, cycle to work, holiday purchase and retail discounts

If you are an experienced administrator with credit control experience this could be the perfect role for you – an opportunity to join a highly successful and supportive organisation in Bristol.


Reference: 180021




Accounts Trainee Role


£18 - £22,000pa 

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an accountancy business based throughout the South and with a growing office in Bristol.  This innovative company places great emphasis on the individuality and strengths of their staff and will provide study support to enable them to flourish and provide the best service possible for their many Clients.  

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • AAT trainee with some office experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of Xero would be beneficial
  • Full study support for AAT offered
  • Study support for ACA once the AAT is completed

Above all my client needs someone with enthusiasm and the desire to achieve within an accountancy practice.


Reference: 175021





My Client close to central Bristol has an opening for a Book Keeper to replace the current job holder who we placed 12 years ago – a lifestyle change has precipitated her move.  The business has looked at their requirements and have revamped the role due to changes and growth within the company.  

This role could potentially be carried out within 4 days but there is the option to work 5 days taking on additional duties.  There is the potential to work from home 2 days per week.

Duties include:

  • • Setting up Sales and Purchase ledger accounts. 
  • • Recording financial transactions 
  • • Handling accounts payable and receivable 
  • • Managing profit and loss statements and balance sheets 
  • • Paying regular bills for the company 
  • • Maintaining company ledgers 
  • • Handling client invoices by recording and approving or denying the payments 
  • • Appropriately coding payables to prepare them for the accountant's input later 
  • • Invoicing deliveries and paying vendors for their goods and services
  • • Filing historical records and retrieving necessary documents as needed for others 
  • • Researching and complying with UK government and local requirements as they pertain to the company's operations and financial activities 
  • • Recording cash receipts and handling bank deposits
  • • Maintaining petty cash
  • • Expenses. 
  • • Preparing information for auditors 
  • • Keeping an annual company budget
  • • Monitoring debt levels and ensuring compliance with debt covenants. 
  • • Providing administrative and clerical support as needed 
  • • Additional bookkeeping duties as designated by management 
  • • Telephone and Email communication 
  • • Maintaining office supplies by keeping an inventory and ordering new supplies as needed 
  • • Preparing purchase orders 

The position requires someone with a good understanding of all IT packages, in addition you will have:

  • AAT 2 or equivalent 
  • A minimum of 4 years experience within an accounting environment
  • Strong organisational, IT and admin skills
  • Experience of working to deadlines

The business continues to evolve so it would be suited to someone who is happy taking on additional responsibilities.

 Salary £22-33k

Reference: 17021





Our centrally based client is currently recruiting for a pro-active, detail conscious candidate to take on this varied vacancy. The role will involve elements of finance, accounts and administration.

Location: Bristol

Contract: Full time, perm

Salary: £23000 - £25,000pa 

Key responsibilities: 

  • Weekly processing of invoices
  • Advise on payments that need to be made weekly and mark as paid
  • Credit control
  • Write weekly report and circulate to Directors
  • Secure foreign currency via brokers
  • Manage and maintain budgets for projects
  • Reconcile expenses
  • Agree and maintain contracts for office (utilities)
  • Managing insurances
  • Maintain stationery, files and inventories
  • Maintain and update databases
  • Reception duties

The ideal candidate: 

  • Strong IT skills, must have experience of Xero
  • Good time management and prioritisation skills
  • Strong communication skills across all mediums
  • Professional, confident, can-do attitude
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Numeracy skills with high levels of accuracy
  • Friendly and personable!

This role is ideally suited to a bright and self-motivated individual who enjoys a busy and varied day. This role will allow the successful candidate to develop the vacancy, improving systems and procedures whilst building on their own skills. Working as part of a friendly and creative organisation, this is a great place to be! Apply today!

Reference: 166021






successful Bristol based client has a position available immediately in their office for an Client Accountant with a minimum of two year’s experience.

The successful candidate is expected to be well presented, numerical, self-motivated and have a good eye for detail.

  • Location: Bristol
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary: Up to £45,000k DOE
  • Start date: ASAP



Key responsibilities:

  • · Ensuring that all client services are delivered to a consistently high standard
  • · Reconciliation of ledgers and payment of funds to clients
  • · Preparation and audit of VAT reports and client statements
  • · Service charge accounts and balance sheets
  • · Ensuring that charges are raised
  • · Variance reporting
  • · Deal with client queries
  • · Reconciliations to date of sale or end of management agreement
  • · Manage void funding
  • · Update on account charges
  • · Produce interest reports and charges
  • · Bank transfers and bank liaison
  • · Review bank reconciliations
  • · Monitoring purchase ledger and sales ledger information to ensure accuracy and completeness

Main Accountabilities:

  • · Be responsible for the accuracy and completeness of client accounting records, including client statements and/or profit and loss and balance sheet reporting, VAT and other tax reporting
  • · Compile, check and deliver regular reports

Skills and Experience:

  • · Previously worked in a Client Accountant role
  • · Good working knowledge of Tramps or Bluebox
  • · Good understanding of the principles of financial and management accounting
  • · Strong Excel skills
  • · Have the ability to analyse financial information
  • · Knowledge of RICS, VAT and NRL guidelines and procedures
  • · Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • · Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • · Numerate, accurate and with impeccable attention to detail
  • · Able to work as a part of a team
  • · Cope well under pressure and able to meet strict deadlines


What we can offer you:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Mobile phone
  • Auto enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible benefits including Health Cash Plan, Holiday purchase and retail discounts
  • Professional Subscription/fees
  • Continuing professional development

If you are seeking the next step in your successful career, please submit your CV today – immediate start available for the right candidate.


Reference: P0402021