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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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Business Development Manager
£35,000 - £70,000 OTE

Do you have experience selling a solution?   Are you passionate about technology?   No industry experience required!   Our client based on the outskirts of Milton Keynes are a Managed Networks Solutions company with a focus on emerging technology, providing customers with not only the right mobile solutions for their businesses, but also with a personal touch and exceptionally high SLAs – far beyond what the mobile networks could directly offer.   Following a training period where you'll learn about the industry, products and offerings, you'll be tasked with identifying and driving new business opportunities related to services and applications accessed from, or delivered to, mobile devices. As a multi-award winning provider who strives to take the pain out of their clients business communications strategy, you'll enjoy working with best-of-breed market leading vendors in the mobility space and delivering powerful multi-network mobility solutions to meet the ever increasing demands of your clients business communications strategies.   If you have strong business development skills and now want to work at the leading edge of technology, or if you're skilled in solution-led sales and have a passion for technology, along with high customer service standards, this growing business could be a great opportunity for you.   This is a fantastic opportunity to move away from the aggressive, micromanaged sales environment and into a business who truly value their staff, and can offer the support and training necessary to take your sales career to the next level.   In return you will receive: Competitive basic salary up to £40,000 dependent on experience Car allowance Plus generous and achievable ramp-up commission structure to £70k Plus realistic over-achievement earnings of £100K On-going training and support Opportunity for personal development   Please apply today to find out more!

Customer Service Administrator

Full time, permanent role Salary up to £18,000 Job Purpose To deliver the brand experience and maximise sales and profit by ensuring the highest level of service to  customers. To play an important part in shaping the customer journey and transform their communication into a best in class experience. Through passion for the brand and expert product knowledge provide a personalised experience for customers, using email, telephone and written communication. Use empathy and intuition to anticipate and understand customers’ needs To take ownership of and resolve service or product related issues Ensure that the relevant administration is completed on a daily basis. Providing help and advice to customers on the products offered. Communicate courteously with customers by telephone, email and letter         Handle complaints and difficult situations in a calm manner. Investigate and resolve customer issues and complaints. Enter customer comments on the system ensuring accurate records of any issues/problems   Issue compensation if required or a refund Assist stores as required with admin/queries/issues   About you Excellent communication skills – verbal and written You will be an expert in dealing with customers via phone and email dialogue. Possess a genuine passion for delivering world class service. Ability to multi task across two work streams, call handling and administration support. Friendly and tactful manner Team player Able to work under pressure

Team leader/ Supervisor
£25000 - £30000

Our client is looking for a Team leader to lead a high performing team within a multi-channel 1st class enquiry service based in Milton Keynes. You will be a great motivator, with the ability to train, mentor and develop your team to deliver a positive customer experience. The role: Manage delivery of projects within your team Supervise resolution of enquiries Be a role model Analyse, recommend and implement Motivate your team to achieve targets and goals set Work with key stakeholders within the business Be compliant and adhere to company standards and regulations Key skills: Experience of developing high performance teams Exceptional customer service Resolve complaints Good IT skills Experience of managing multiple projects Excellent communications both written and verbal Experience of multi-channel communications Experience of quality checking Ability to interpret data If this is you then please apply today, you will be rewarded with a great salary and benefit package and the ability to work for a great company that trains, develops and values its staff.

Customer Service Advisor
£20000 - £22000

Our client is looking for an experienced customer service advisor who has proven experience within a high level customer service role and is able to work across a multi channel first line support offering help and advice. The role: inbound 1st line support calls system based using in house programmes communicating with network of department and teams general administration taking payments making outbound calls up-selling where appropriate creating correspondence in a variety of methods Key skills: flexible and multi skilled ability to achieve set goals and targets complaint to company and industry regulations strong motivator exceptional customer service skills good IT skills organisational, planning and administrative excellent communicator both written and verbally ability to prioritise and deliver in a fast paced environment high attention to detail and quality assurance What the role can bring you: A career within a prestigious company based in Milton Keynes, with the opportunity to progress and develop. A eewarding salary and benefit package. If you have the relevant experience and skills then apply today!

Customer Service Advisor - multilingual
£20000 - £25000

Are you a passionate customer service advisor motivated to deliver excellent service? Are you fluent in 2 or more languages? We are looking for a highly experienced Customer care advisor with a proven background within a relevant role who also posses the ability to speak fluently in 2 or more languages; ideally French, English, Dutch and German. If this is you then please apply today, What will you get in return.... The opportunity to work for a prestigious company based in Milton Keynes Excellent salary and benefits A company that cares, offers training and development Please be advised due to high volumes we cannot respond to all applicants but we may keep your details on file for any future roles.

Customer Service Advisor - Northampton
£17000 - £18000

We're looking for a Customer Service Advisor to join our clients team in Northampton. Salary: £17,000 - £18,000 Office hours: Monday - Friday Duties will include: Answering inbound calls with customers - both corporate and private Dealing with day to day queries Outbound calls to corporate customers Liaise with all relevant departments and third parties to resolve issues Log and record all necessary information to the required If the above sounds like you, then please apply today! 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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Haven't seen what you're looking for? 3 out of 10 people we've placed went into jobs that were never advertised. Call us today on 01908 200270 (Milton Keynes) or 01604 439380 (Northampton) to see how we can help you find your perfect role.