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Since 2003 Ascendant Recruitment has helped thousands of talented people find permanent, contract and temporary jobs with over 300 of the finest employers in Milton Keynes, Northampton and the surrounding areas.

Our recruitment divisions include:

  • Office Support

  • Sales and Marketing

  • Finance & Accountancy

  • HR

  • Warehousing & Logistics

  • IT Support

Please see below for the contact details for each of the consultants in our Milton Keynes office. You can contact our team in Milton Keynes on 01908 200270.

David Forbes, Operations Manager: david@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

 

Office Support jobs - permanent, contract and temporary

Please contact for roles including administration, reception, customer service, IT support, marketing etc:  

Kelly Charles, Senior Consultant (permanents desk): Kelly@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

James Cooke, Senior Consultant (temporaries desk): james@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

Sascha Ross, Consultant (permanents desk): sascha@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

Natalie Lewis (temporary and permanent recruitment): natalie@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

 

Finance and Accountancy jobs - permanent, contract and temporary

Please contact for non qualified, part-qualified and fully qualified finance roles: 

Izzy Hussain, Consultant: Izzy@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

Sharan Lidder, Consultant: sharan@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

Anisa Ali, Consultant: anisa@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

 

Human Resources jobs - permanent, contract and temporary

Sue Robinson, Consultant: sue@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

 

Sales jobs - permanent, contract and temporary

Laura Beaman-Scott, Consultant: laura@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

 

Warehousing and Logistics jobs - permanent, contract and temporary:

Gemma Jones, Consultant: gemma@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

 

Whether you’re a candidate looking for your next career move or an employer looking for a talented new member for your team, we’d love to hear from you.

Call: 01908 200270 Monday to Friday (8.00am – 6.00pm)

Email: info@ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

Address

Ascendant Recruitment Limited

2 Canon Harnett Court, Warren Park

Stratford Road, Wolverton Mill

Milton Keynes

Buckinghamshire

MK12 5NF

 

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Corporate Financial Accountant
Up to £37.5kpa

An exciting opportunity has become available working for a global client with an office located in central Milton Keynes. Our client is looking for a Financial Accountant to join a very busy team managing one of their larger client accounts on a full time permanent basis. This role would be a great role for a newly qualified or part qualified person who is looking for a hands on challenging role where they can work as part of a close, solid and enthusiastic team. The Role Prepare accurate management accounts, adding value wherever possible (technical, problem solving). Schedule, supervise, and review work to ensure appropriate standards are met. Ensure effective controls are in place to ensure compliance of company policies and procedures. Ensure client deadlines & expectations are met or exceeded (client focus, managing self and others, goal/results focus). High quality service provided to all clients (client focus, attention to detail/quality). Monitor the workloads of assistant team members and provide cover where necessary. Review work undertaken by the assistant team members, providing feedback and development objectives Assist in ensuring the performance of the team is controlled and monitored against set targets and procedures. Conduct an analytical review of the P&L, variance analysis and appropriate commentary. Take responsibility for all balance sheet and payroll reconciliations. VAT returns preparation, EC sales list, P11d’s and intra stat accounts preparation Responsible for the preparation and completion of all relevant CEAPS, engagement letters, under recovery forms and billing. Responsible for identifying early any out of scope/ change management requirements and ensuring these are properly documented Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the management accounts including entries instructed by the client Demonstrate an understanding of the client’s business Train and develop the team on an ongoing basis, identifying individuals’ strengths and development areas. Ensure the team is aware of its priorities and goals, and that team members are working together to achieve these. Completion of Earnings Summaries for client’s private tax accountants to complete returns Tax equalization schedules Assistance with providing tax team information to complete P11D’s/PSA Ensuring adherence to relevant client policies regarding approval for payment of requested items Key Competencies: Ideally you will have SAP experience but this is not essential You will have a minimum of 5 years experience of working within a varied accounts role The ability to take charge and support managers with supervision when required To be Qualified or Part Qualified studying towards an accounting qualification Excellent organisational and communication skills Intermediate Excel skills

Customer Service Advisor
£8 - £9

  Are you passionate about customer service? Are you available immediately? Would you like to work for a prestigious company? Then please read on!   If you’re friendly and positive with great interpersonal skills, we’d love to hear from you. We have some exciting customer service jobs available at a variety of well-established, well-known companies in Milton Keynes. We’re looking for customer-focused, reliable people to provide first class customer support for our clients on a temporary basis. There’s also the possibility that these roles could become permanent jobs for the right people. These positions are available immediately, so if you’ve got the following skills and you’d like to know more about our current opportunities, please contact us today: •             A professional telephone manner •             Excellent administration and customer service skills •             The ability to work well in a team •             Reliable with a great attention to detail   Simply click ‘Apply Now’, complete the easy form and upload your CV!     Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted, we aim to call you within two working days. If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!

HR Advisor
£11.00 - £11.00

HR Advisor £11 per hour + holiday pay Milton Keynes An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and professional HR Advisor to assist a busy team at their head office in Milton Keynes. This role is offered on a six week temporary basis and will involve assisting with the effective recruitment and onboarding of new staff members. Your key responsibilities will include: Advising managers during the end-to-end recruitment process Assisting with job evaluation panels Posting job adverts using the Applicant Tracking System Keeping applicants updated with progress reports whilst ensuring a good candidate experience Ensuring job files have all the required paperwork and comply with legislation Capturing and analysing data and creating reports Knowledge of HR policies, procedures and processes is essential, whilst a part-CIPD qualification and a working knowledge of Employment Law are desirable. So if you’re a well organised and proactive HR Advisor with great interpersonal and IT skills and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines, get in touch today because you could be the person we’re looking for!

Sales Support Executive.
£8.00 - £10

Ascendant Recruitment are recruiting for a Sales Support Executive. Responsibilities include; Efficiently resolve and customer queries Delivery high standards of customer service Ensuring you communicate regularly and correctly to other members of the team Manage and complete order through the hand over process Liaising with converters, retailers and customers Ensuring all orders are placed Resolve all invoicing queries efficiently Carry out price protection in line with agreed Group policies Ensure all on going brand campaigns are managed and communicated effectively Be responsible for on-going projects that develop and services to the internal and external fleet customers. Desired skills; Attention to detail Communication Organised Self-motivated Able to challenge Strong team player Able to use own initiative Customer service experience Works well under pressure Flexible according to business needs Experience in group fleet systems Knowledge within a fleet business Must have proven customer service experience To be able to demonstrate an understanding of the Group and brands business objectives

Personal Assistant
£26000 - £29000

Personal Assistant Temporary to permanent £26000-£29000 Milton Keynes  Immediate Start   Are you a team player with experience as a Personal Assistant? Have you got great attention to detail? Are you available immediately? You could be just the person we’re looking for! Our client is looking for a Personal Assistant in Milton Keynes. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Scheduling and organisation of internal and external meetings Extensive diary management Travel arrangements including flights, trains, car parking, car hire, taxis, accommodation, itineraries and visas Travel arrangements for overseas staff visiting the UK office – hotels, taxi and visa letters Organise offsite meetings in the UK and Europe Support director’s direct reports when necessary Support year start and mid-year events Monthly Barclaycard reconciliation Other administration tasks including developing/preparation of monthly reports, documents and presentations Undertake specific project work as required to meet the changing needs of the business   Knowledge and experience:   •Previous experience of working as a Personal Assistant •Substantial experience of using IT systems e.g. Microsoft Office suite •Experience of working in a fast paced commercial environment •Proven track record of working with senior teams, ideally with a global reach   Skills and Abilities   •Outstanding organisational and prioritisation skills •Engaging communicator, able to convey clear messages and interact across all levels of the business •Demonstrates a real understanding of customer care principles •IT competent •Excellent problem solving skills •Project management skills (Desirable)   Qualifications •Minimum of 5 GSCEs including Math and English, or equivalent   If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we’d love to hear from you!   Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days. If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!    

Accounts Assistant
£22000 - £22000

Accounts Assistant £22000 Permanent Full-time Bedford Are you AAT qualified or have the equivalent experience? Our client is looking for an Accounts Assistant based in Bedford. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:   Credit Card Statement – Receipts/VAT/Code/Input into SAGE Expenses – Code/Input into SAGE Suppliers Invoices – Check/Stamp/Code/Input into SAGE/File Produce CIS Statements Action Roadways Invoices – Raise PO/Cross check/Input into SAGE Check Suppliers Statements for Payment Raise Invoices/Applications for Payment Process Credit Card Payments Update Stock Figures and the Office board Analysis 6 contracts per month Produce Estimating Sheets Check and reply to e-mails and assist with account queries. Assist with General Admin / Office Duties as and when required In Surface Dressing Season produce excel spreadsheets for the separate contracts. Provide holiday cover for the Accounts Department CMR Credit Checks   Personal Skills: 2 to 3 years in a similar role Driver AAT qualified or equivalent experience Administration/office experience   If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we’d love to hear from you! Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days. If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!    

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