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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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Service Advisor
£23000 - £26000

Service Advisor £23000 -£26000 Permanent Sheffield Monday to Friday 06:00 to 18:30 and every other Saturday 06:00 to 12:00 Are you passionate about customer service? Have you got great administrative skills teamed with excellent organisational abilities? Yes? You could be just the person we’re looking for! Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Work in progress (WIP) control for workshop Deal with customer needs face-to-face and over the phone with a professional and friendly approach MOT and service scheduling Updating customers with vehicle progress Clarify for the customer and workshop the basis for repair – Retail | Warranty | Contract.  Check account detail and level of credit left, obtain authorisation and obtain order numbers from customers Inform customer of outstanding campaigns and arrange for work to be completed. Take responsibility to ensure customer reception area is maintained to a professional standard at all times.  Assist with other duties as and when required Key requirements for the role: Excellent customer service skills Proven organisational skills Proven administrative skills Excellent interpersonal, verbal & written communication skills Ability to work as a part of a team Computer literate Able to work on own initiative and under pressure Good working knowledge of Microsoft systems (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Knowledge of the automotive industry and of the Autoline computer system would be desirable 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!    

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!    

Sales Executive
£20000 - £25000

Sales Executive £20,000 - £25,000  + bonus OTE £40,000 Permanent Milton Keynes Do you have customer service experience? Are you passionate about sales? You could be just the person we’re looking for! Purpose of the role: Investigate the customers’ needs in order to sell products and services via outbound telephone contact. Identify new contacts to grow business avenues. What you'll need to succeed: You will need to be self-motivated A  positive attitude Experienced in customer liaison specifically in a sales capacity Confident in using a CRM database to log activity Experienced in a B2B sales environment Happy to work in a target orientated environment What you'll get in return: A great working environment, Excellent bonus incentives Free parking Fantastic training Progression opportunities. 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!    

Customer Service Advisor
£17000 - £18000

Customer Service Advisor £17000 - £18000 Permanent 8:30am – 5:30pm Full time Kettering Are you passionate about customer service? Do you have sales experience? You could be just the person we’re looking for! If you’re approachable and positive with great interpersonal skills, we’d love to hear from you. Our nationwide client is looking for a Customer Service Advisor in Kettering. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Inbound and outbound calling Liaising with 3rd party companies Tracing customer orders Using bespoke systems Customer queries on orders Passing problems to the transport teams Speaking with partners in order to outsource for the client Personal Skills: A professional telephone manner Excellent customer service skills Confident with answering phones Experience with B2B sales 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!    

Senior HR Advisor
£45000 - £45000

Senior HR Advisor Up to £45000 Permanent Corby Have you got experience as a Senior HR Advisor? Are you an excellent communicator with good knowledge of working law? Yes? You could be just the person we’re looking for! Our client is looking is for a Senior HR Advisor in Corby who will provide specialist and commercial HR advice, support business change and build line manager capability around people processes.   Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: •Effectively manage a wide range of HR issues such as business change, performance management, capability, investigations, disciplinaries and grievances applying specialist technical knowledge and experience to inform people manager decision making in a seamless way •Coach the UK HR Advisors in complex cases and be a point of escalation •Lead the programme to provide personalised coaching to line managers to foster and support high performing teams and support them in HR processes to equip them to handle issues in a commercial and fair manner. •Continually improve and streamline policies and processes ensuring they are progressive and aligned to the HR strategy whilst adopting best practice and facilitating the sharing of good practice across the team •Actively support projects as required that enable the HR function and market to drive forward •Responsible for the collation and accurate reporting of cases and using insight to identify opportunities for improvements •Develop personal and professional skills through continuous professional development and keep up-to-date with local legislation.   Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications Required To be successful in the role you will have: •Proven generalist experience in a Senior HR Advisor role or similar showing strong business alignment, ideally within customer lead and high performance culture business •Ability to manage difficult and complex cases •Excellent communication skills and a customer centric approach •Deep working knowledge of UK employment law and HR best practice approaches •Ability to develop effective relationships and managing expectations of multiple stakeholders •Experienced in developing policy and processes that fulfil the needs of the business and our legal   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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