Let us not forget the importance of our administrative support staff within an organisation. Secretaries, General Administrators and Office Managers are often the people that make the first impression of your organisation and play a vital part in the day to day operation of any business.

Good administrative staff who are reliable, accurate, conscientious, committed and who have great organisational skills can be as scarce as the most qualified industry specialist you have ever recruited. Proficient staff with the right attitude often become some of our most important and trusted employees.

We are committed to finding the right individuals that will make a difference to you whether you have a short term, temporary or full time requirement.

If you would like a confidential discussion surrounding strategic hiring for your organisation or your own career path we would be delighted to hear from you to determine how our services can assist you in finding the right solution so please call us on  0121 321 4000

 

The Role:

This business is a leading provider of vehicle adaptations. As part of their ambitious growth strategy, they have an excellent opportunity for a dynamic self-starting Branch Manager / Service Manager to develop their newly acquired business. 

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a successful track record of growing a business within a similar role and have strong leadership and people development skills which will be used to lead your team to deliver excellent customer service.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver excellent customer satisfaction levels
  • Ensure Health and Safety standards and practices are maintained
  • Grow the business through the development of relationships with existing customers, Car dealerships and Partners
  • Lead, mentor and manage the branch team
  • Provide product demonstrations to customers
  • Ensure company values, processes and procedures are adhered to

Person Specification:

  • 3 Years + as a Branch Manager / Service Manager
  • Any experience with vehicle adaptions / mobility equipment or Automotive would be highly advantageous
  • IT literate and competent in using the MS Office Suite
  • Commercially astute, results driven & customer service focussed
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Skilled at building and maintaining effective working relationships with customers, suppliers and colleagues
  • Possess a logical approach to problem solving
  • Experienced in dealing with the general public
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • A natural leader with the ability to manage and mentor staff to achieve targets

Package and Hours:

  • Salary £30,000 - £35,000, OTE circa £40,000
  • Hours - 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday - Friday
  • Benefits - Auto Enrol Pension Scheme, 23 days holiday plus statutory

Commutable from Oxford, Banbury, Aylesbury, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Leamington Spa.

 

This Senior Purchase Ledger Officer is a Temporary to Permanent position, it offers a great basic salary plus a great benefits package incl; Bonus paid twice per year - based on company performance, Half day on Fridays! 31 days holiday (incl 8 Bank hols) raising after 3 years, Contributory Pension Scheme, Cash Healthcare Plan, Subsidised Canteen, Free Parking! 

As the Senior Purchase Ledger Officer - you will be working for a Global Manufacturing Company whose product has an outstanding reputation for its quality and performance.  They have maintained this reputation for over 75 years!

As the  Senior Purchase Ledger Officer, your duties will include:

  • To ensure supplier invoices are processed (logging / matching / entering) and paid in accordance with the agreed terms for that supplier
  • To make sure all correspondence from suppliers and colleagues are dealt with in a professional and efficient manner
  • To make sure Invoice Queries are issued and processed in a timely manner
  • To make sure supplier statement reconciliation is carried out in accordance with agreed timetables
  • To ensure debit notes are raised in accordance with agreed timetables
  • Preparation of accounts payable statistics, and attendance at monthly meetings to discuss any issues arising, and plan action
  • To carry out monthly payment runs are accurately
  • Other ad-hoc tasks as requested by the Finance Manager
  • To supervise one junior member of staff

I would be very excited to speak with you if you have:

  • Previous experience as a Senior Purchase Ledger Officer
  • GCSE (Grade C or above) or equivalent in Maths and English
  • Sage 200 Accounting System - experience required
  • Experience with Pegasus Opera 2 - preferred
  • Previous experience of Purchase Ledger
  • Supervisory experience
  • IT Literate
  • Experience AS400 system preferred
  • Effective and confident communicator
  • Self-motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Adaptable

Benefits package for the Senior Purchase Ledger Officer:

  • Bonus paid twice per year - based on company performance
  • Half day on Fridays!
  • 31 days holiday (incl 8 Bank hols) raising to 33 after 3 years
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Cash Healthcare Plan
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Free Parking

To find out more about this fabulous opportunity, please send your CV ASAP.

 

This Accounts Supervisor role offers: an Excellent Salary plus Incentive Bonus Scheme (Up to 5% of salary!), Plus Private Healthcare and Life Cover, Plus 33 days holiday, Plus Pension Scheme! And a stable career with a world leader in their market! A Dynamic business where no 2 days are the same!  What’s not to like!

As the Accounts Supervisor - you will be working for one of the most Creative, Organisations in their field with an outstanding reputation with a Global Client base!  Established for approx. 25 years they are not a “new starter” – they know who they are and what they do and they do it well!  They are a growing business who have a very “team Spirited” ethos!

As the Accounts Supervisor, your duties will include:

  • Supporting the FD in defining and improving the finance internal procedures, giving regular feedback on issues, proposing solutions and improvements
  • Assist the FD with the closure of accounts month end ensuring all reporting to trial balance is valid, accurate and produced to schedule
  • Manage the invoicing and accounts payable email accounts, allocate work to team members and ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner in line with company KPIs and targets
  • Review and submission of all invoices, payables and receivables ensuring allocation to correct cost centres and projects, whilst identifying prepayment and accrual invoices
  • Ensure proper application of VAT applicable to the service industry functioning within the EU and Worldwide (to include an understanding of TOMS)
  • Supporting our niche Venue finding department in processing disbursement invoices and reconciliation of projects resulting the in the timely production and distribution of VAT packs (full training will be given in this area)
  • Prepare and schedule all payments in the accounts system applying the correct terms and carry out final pay run checks ready for submission to the bank; international and within the UK
  • Review and reconcile supplier and customer statements, proactively identify problem accounts, follow up exceptions and ensure clean, accurate, up to date ledgers
  • Maintaining accuracy of work in progress reports by liaising with account managers to ensure consistent and accurate project budget tracking

I would be very excited to speak with you if you have:

  • Previous experience in a similar role as an Accounts Supervisor or similar
  • Ability to think outside the box
  • Able to juggle tasks effectively and multi task!
  • Experience within a Fast Paced environment
  • Have sound knowledge and ability in double entry and reconciliations,
  • AAT qualified/part qualified or qualified by experience – Totally flexible!
  • Good working knowledge of Sage accounting system
  • Good knowledge of the service industry and the UK, EU and International VAT systems that apply
  • Knowledge of management systems for all accounting functions including purchase ledger, sales ledger, payroll, cash and banking, nominal ledger
  • Excellent communication (both oral and written and excellent interpersonal skills)
  • Ability to be proactive and use your initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access)
  • Ability to lead and develop team members
  • Ability to prioritise responsibilities under pressure and deliver to deadlines
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills - ensuring internal and external deadlines are met and to the required standard
  • Analytical thinking / Problem solving

This role would be perfect for an experienced Office Manager with an Accounts bias

Benefits package for the Accounts Supervisor:

  • Incentive scheme - could potentially earn an additional 5% of salary!
  • 25 days holiday, increasing to 26 after 4 years, Christmas Eve closed day
  • Employee assistance programme with access to helplines/counselling
  • Autoenrollment pension
  • After completing 6-month probationary period - private healthcare & life cover

To find out more about this fabulous opportunity, please contact send your CV ASAP.

 

This Office Manager with Accounts role offers: an Excellent Salary plus Incentive Bonus Scheme (Up to 5% of salary!), Plus Private Healthcare and Life Cover, Plus 33 days holiday, Plus Pension Scheme! And a stable career with a world leader in their market! A Dynamic business where no 2 days are the same!  What’s not to like!

As the Office Manager with Accounts  - you will be working for one of the most Creative, Organisations in their field with an outstanding reputation with a Global Client base!  Established for approx. 25 years they are not a “new starter” – they know who they are and what they do and they do it well!  They are a growing business who have a very “team Spirited” ethos!

As the Office Manager with Accounts, your duties will include:

  • Supporting the FD in defining and improving the finance internal procedures, giving regular feedback on issues, proposing solutions and improvements
  • Assist the FD with the closure of accounts month end ensuring all reporting to trial balance is valid, accurate and produced to schedule
  • Manage the invoicing and accounts payable email accounts, allocate work to team members and ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner in line with company KPIs and targets
  • Review and submission of all invoices, payables and receivables ensuring allocation to correct cost centres and projects, whilst identifying prepayment and accrual invoices
  • Ensure proper application of VAT applicable to the service industry functioning within the EU and Worldwide (to include an understanding of TOMS)
  • Supporting our niche Venue finding department in processing disbursement invoices and reconciliation of projects resulting the in the timely production and distribution of VAT packs (full training will be given in this area)
  • Prepare and schedule all payments in the accounts system applying the correct terms and carry out final pay run checks ready for submission to the bank; international and within the UK
  • Review and reconcile supplier and customer statements, proactively identify problem accounts, follow up exceptions and ensure clean, accurate, up to date ledgers
  • Maintaining accuracy of work in progress reports by liaising with account managers to ensure consistent and accurate project budget tracking

I would be very excited to speak with you if you have:

  • Previous experience in a similar role as an Accounts Supervisor or similar
  • Ability to think outside the box
  • Able to juggle tasks effectively and multi task!
  • Experience within a Fast Paced environment
  • Have sound knowledge and ability in double entry and reconciliations,
  • AAT qualified/part qualified or qualified by experience – Totally flexible!
  • Good working knowledge of Sage accounting system
  • Good knowledge of the service industry and the UK, EU and International VAT systems that apply
  • Knowledge of management systems for all accounting functions including purchase ledger, sales ledger, payroll, cash and banking, nominal ledger
  • Excellent communication (both oral and written and excellent interpersonal skills)
  • Ability to be proactive and use your initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access)
  • Ability to lead and develop team members
  • Ability to prioritise responsibilities under pressure and deliver to deadlines
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills - ensuring internal and external deadlines are met and to the required standard
  • Analytical thinking / Problem solving

This role would be perfect for an experienced Office Manager with an Accounts bias

Benefits package for the Office Manager with Accounts:

  • Incentive scheme - could potentially earn an additional 5% of salary!
  • 25 days holiday, increasing to 26 after 4 years, Christmas Eve closed day
  • Employee assistance programme with access to helplines/counselling
  • Autoenrollment pension
  • After completing 6-month probationary period - private healthcare & life cover

To find out more about this fabulous opportunity, please contact send your CV ASAP.

 

BUSINESS SYSTEMS ENGINEER – IT

Are you looking for your next career move?  Would do you like the security of working with an established friendly, manufacturing organisation.

Their product range is vast and varied, and they are now looking for a Business Systems Engineer within their IT, to strengthen their IT Department.

You will be given full responsibility for management of all hardware and core information systems at this site.

Duties:

  • Ensure established levels of systems availability and reliability are maintained
  • Responsibility for the administration and documentation of all computer operations relating to systems and procedures
  • Undertake computer activities
  • Provide hardware, network, applications and systems support
  • Computer programming and implementation of activities in providing sound business solutions in information systems
  • Selection, recruitment and induction of new employees
  • Staff appraisal, motivation, training and development and discipline of existing employees
  • Observe systems security for both hardware and software

Requirements:

  • A Degree or IT related qualification
  • You will have relevant experience, gained from within a warehouse environment
  • Hands-on experience of working on warehouse systems
  • Happy to develop and train to use their specific Warehouse Management System
  • EDI and ASN knowledge
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft and Linux based operating systems
  • To have previously held responsibility for management of hardware systems
  • To have previously lead a project team (no direct reports)
  • Self- starter and highly motivated
  • Full clean driving licence

Benefits:

Salary : £38,000

Pension

Bonus

Life Assurance

Generous Holidays

Staff Discount

Permanent

Location : Sutton Coldfield

Environment : Manufacturing

This is a wonderful opportunity to make an impact, and join a highly reputable, well known manufacturing organisation.

What are you waiting for?  Send your CV ASAP.

 

Market leading company is looking for a 1st Line IT Support Technician to join their IT team in Sutton Coldfield.

Key responsibilities:

To work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with an agile and flexible approach, providing 1st line contact technical support to customers and third party contractors, whilst ensuring high standards of customer service and accurate notes are intact. Contact will be via email, telephone and live chat and there is use of the internal ticketing system. Issues will need to be prioritised and dealt with quickly and appropriately with initiative.

Key skills required:

  • Proven software support experience or experience within a busy call centre environment.
  • The ability to work in a pressured environment dealing with challenging customers at times, taking on large amounts of information such as bespoke software, and multi-task with high workloads and moving targets.
  • The ability to troubleshoot, think laterally and question situations before escalating or delegating issues.
  • Be an excellent communicator (written and verbal), with a flexible working style and attention to detail, and the ability to work with initiative.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise effectively in a professional manner.
  • Flexible approach with excellent time management, planning and organisational skills.

This is a great opportunity to join an established organisation during an exciting period of development. The salary on offer for this position is £18,000-£19,000.