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Finance & Accountancy recruitment


As specialists in finance and accountancy recruitment, we place talented finance staff to support companies on a transactional level, part-qualified and qualified level.

We work with a variety of companies across Milton Keynes, Northampton and the surrounding areas who have come to rely on us to meet their temporary and permanent finance recruitment needs quickly and effectively.

Our clients include companies in commerce, industry, practice, public sector and third sector organisations.

Non-qualified roles & part-qualified roles we recruit for include:

• Purchase ledger clerks
• Sales ledger clerks
• Credit controllers
• Finance administrators
• Accounts assistants
• Assistant accountants
• Part-qualified accountants

Qualified roles we recruit for include:

• Financial and data analysts
• Treasury assistants and managers
• Reporting analysts
• Management accountants
• Financial accountants
• Payroll officers and managers
• Bookkeepers
• Financial controllers
• Financial directors

Clients choose to work with Ascendant Recruitment, not just because we have access to some of the best finance professionals in the region, but also because of the thoroughness of our processes and our passion for making sure we get it right. So the next time you are looking to strengthen your finance team, please call us so we can help you in your search for that perfect candidate.


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Warehouse Operative Willington
£7.50 - £7.50

Ascendant Recruitment are recruiting for 3 warehouse operatives for a temporary assignment until October. The position is based in Willington. Monday to Friday   8am – 5pm £7.50 per hour   Job Role; Picking and packing Stock taking Allocating stock to location Data inputting Unloading and loading of lorries Breaking down palettes Replenishing stock Cleaning as you go   Desirable skills; Previous warehouse experience Stock taking knowledge Excellent communication skills Good numeracy skills Able to commit to the 4 month assignment possibly longer   For more information please call or email Gemma for more information.

£15000 - £15000

Office Administrator This is mainly an administrative role but sometimes you will be on reception, so your ability to deal with people in a friendly and helpful manner is imperative. Main Functions Answering incoming calls and taking messages/redirecting these calls Scanning new customer files Dealing with incoming and outgoing post Ordering office stationery Dealing with monthly fuel spreadsheet Other general admin functions Supporting the sales team with the following; Answering the phones Printing of contracts / appointment record sheets and other documents the sales team use Making sure the photocopier has paper and we have paper stock up stairs Skills required Good telephone manner, positive, friendly approach Basic Excel skills        

Sales Office Administrator

Reporting directly to the Administration Manager, the successful candidate for the role of Sales Administrator will focus on, but not limited to, the following duties and responsibilities: ADMINISTRATION Sales orders, quotation and trial sample management, preparing commercial offers. Support our Sales engineer when they are on the road. Incoming phone call handling. Sub cover for travel arrangements.  ANALYSIS (Reporting) Preparation of sales statistics on the data provided by the company (this requires optimum use of computer media such as excel and access). LOGISTICS Order management, registration, billing and shipping products. Evaluates, develops, and improves training programs to enhance organizational understanding and performance Maintains data and record keeping for all business units in an efficient and effective manner In order to be considered for this role, you will have gained the following skills and experience: Degree level of education or equivalent Active listening skill Good ability to communicate with internal & external sources and negotiation skills. Analytical skill to identify the underlying principles, motivations, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts Proficient business writing and oral communication skills Excellent communication skills are essential. IT skills are also essential, particularly in MS Office. The successful candidate must be: well presented, clear, concise, confident and very well organized. Other key characteristics are results orientated, flexible and capable under pressure. In return our client will offer a stimulating environment in a modern and professional organisation with a competitive salary on offer plus benefits. They have phenomenal opportunities for their employees and hard work, flexibility, and innovative thinking are rewarded with increasing responsibility and opportunity.

£18500 - £18500

Administrator Our client is seeking a great administrator who’ll be able to deal with all of our clients interoffice transactions to the highest standard. The role requires diligence towards each and every activity and to follow procedures. The role holder will work as part of an administration team and fulfil a specific administration role which will be task oriented, carrying out clearly defined activities. You will be responsible for their individual performance targets and contribution to team performance targets. KEY RESULT AREAS Work in conjunction with the team to ensure all work is carried out to the highest quality, and within the service levels laid down. Provide support to the line manager to ensure the overall team objectives are met. Take responsibility for individual tasks, and action them within the required timescales. Escalate any problems, mistakes, backlogs, or issues immediately to line manager. Maintain good business relationships with internal and external customers. Maintain and develop good business relationships with internal and external customers. Our client requires a candidate who can bring the following skills: Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and Excel. Good organisation skills and able to prioritise < > Good interpersonal and relationship management skills Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities Attention to detail Team player

Warehouse Administrator
£16500 - £16500

Ascendant Recruitment are recruiting for a Warehouse Administrator in Milton Keynes. Monday to Friday Permanent position paying £16,500 Position available immediately. Job Role; General warehouse duties Picking and packing Unloading and loading of lorries Data entry Stock control Building relationships with customers Communication with customers and other departments Skills required; Warehouse experience Good computer skills Good numerical skills Excellent organisation Strong communication skills Self-motivated Able to work well under pressure For more information please call Gemma for more information If you are looking for an opportunity to grow in a company where hard work is rewarded and where there is potential to grow, then we would like to hear from you! 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 short-listed 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!

Sales consultant
24,000 plus commission

Are you an enthusiastic salesperson? Are you looking to build a career within an expanding company? Do you like the sound of uncapped commission with a competitive basic? Our Client, a growing and well established company within Milton Keynes are looking for an enthusiastic and driven salesperson to join their expanding team. If you like the sound of being a key player and feel you have the ambition to drive the business forward, then we would like to hear from you! You will be the company’s representative both over the telephone and face to face. The role will involve you speaking to existing customers, calling prospective customers and meeting potential customers face to face whilst attending their exclusive events. Skill set needed; Tenacity - cold calling prospective clients Rapport building - engaging with customers on a face to face bases Knowledge - the ability to learn products Problem solving - listening to the customer’s needs and selling the most appropriate solution to help them progress We are looking for a salesperson with passion, persistence and who genuinely cares for their customers. Competitive basic salary, uncapped commission and excellent career development opportunities!   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 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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