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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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Customer Service Administrator
Up to £17500 per annum

Customer Service AdministratorLocation: DesboroughSalary: £17,500 per annumWorking pattern:Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30am - 5pm. Breakdown below:Monday 8:30am to 5pm including 30 minutes lunch break, Tuesday to Friday 9am to 5pm including 30 minutes lunch break. Our industry leading client is looking to recruit a Customer Service Administrator who will be dealing with export orders. Key areas of the role include liaising with sales management, the market supply team, distribution centres and customers directly. Whilst experience in customer service is desirable, the ideal candidate will be bright, enthusiastic, eager to learn, have common sense and be literate.Recent graduates are welcome to apply.The successful candidate will be given comprehensive training for the role.Key Responsibilities of Customer Service Administrator:Data entry - accurate and timely input of customers' ordersResponding to queries via e-mailQuery resolution and ad-hoc reportingInvoicing orders ready for shipment, and creating associated paperworkKey Skills and Qualifications for Customer Service Administrator:Strong communication, organisational and administrative skillsMust be numerateMust have good written EnglishExcellent attention to detailGood computer skills and efficiency MS Office - Outlook/ Word / Excel / PowerPointIf this sounds like you, 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 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!

Purchase Ledger Clerk
£20000 - £25000 per annum

Purchase Ledger Clerk - must be fluent in both English and FrenchFull time/ PermanentLocation: Northampton, Business ParkSalary: Up to £25,000 PA D.O.E My Client is looking for a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their established team based in Northampton. You will be part of a family run organisation, who regularly reward their employees. Duties of Purchase Ledger Clerk:Processing weekly paperwork received from clientsAssisting in the day to day running of Purchase LedgerStatement ReconciliationsContacting Suppliers with any queriesAssist in Supplier Payment run preparationAssist in preparation of accruals for month end accountsAd hoc accounting duties Essential Skills for Purchase Ledger Clerk:Excellent knowledge of excel as the majority of work is excel basedExcellent communication SkillsExcellent attention to detailThe ability to work to deadlines and be organisedAbility to work as part of a team and on own initiative If you have previous experience in a similar role, please apply today! Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment businesses. We support job seekers in Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, & Finance positions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current temporary, contract and permanent positions please visit, like & follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.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!

Financial Accountant
Up to £39000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits

Financial AccountantPermanent£39,000 plus company bonus & benefitsMilton Keynes Working within the Finance and Controlling Team, you will be responsible for providing support to the financial planning, closing and reporting processes; including the preparation of financial statements and Corporation tax packs ensuring timely and accurate financial closing and reporting. Day to day you will resolve queries from European offices located in Spain and Germany regarding accounting matters. Your main responsibility within this role will be to support the completion of the monthly group financial reporting process, including consolidation of all group entities, GAAP adjustments, inter-company reconciliation and completeness of disclosures, within pre-defined timelines. Other responsibilities Support the preparation of the annual Corporation Tax packs and analysis for the quarterly instalment payments.Prepare monthly reconciliations for balance sheet accounts within direct responsibility, ensuring that all reconciling differences are investigated and resolved in a timely manner.Ensure all documented internal controls in relation to the Finance and Controlling function are understood and adhered to and take responsibility for quarterly testing thereof; escalate any non-compliance to management in a timely manner.Act as a formal delegate for the Accountant and Corporate Controller. Provide accounting support to the Finance Department in general, as required. We are looking for someone with: Experience in a commercial environment and possess strong problem-solving skillsNewly qualified ACA or ACCA with previous financial accounting experience of at least 3 years, in either industry or practiceA natural aptitude for continuous improvements and affinity to seek changeExcellent Excel skills to effectively to analyse large amounts of dataKnowledge of SAP and MIF advantageousYou will have good communication skills and the ability to work with both accounting and non-accounting colleagues. If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 19 June 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Sales Advisor
Up to £20000 per annum plus bonus

Sales AdvisorPermanent£20,000 plus bonusMK43 We have a great opportunity for an organised individual that has administration experience and some sales experience. In addition to offering complete administration support to the sales process, you will also be making calls to warm leads and inactive customers, with the emphasis on asking customers to undertake special product promotions. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: First point of contact for all sales phone calls, enquiries and live chatsCreating quotations and processing orders, ensuring accuracy and efficiencyMaintenance of the company customer databaseDistribution of sales leads within the wider sales departmentCall inactive customers to ignite further interest, approximately 20 calls per dayIdentify and Qualify leads from all new customers and arrange visits for the Field Sales TeamOutbound calls to warm leads provided by Marketing DepartmentCovering the reception function for limited periods (Sickness, Lunch and Holiday) We are looking for someone with: 1 years' proven experience in a sales administration roleExcellent phone manner and customer service skillsCan demonstrate outstanding organisational skillsGood working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.Articulate and able to communicate in a clear, concise styleUnderstanding of fundamental selling skills and techniquesFlexible / adaptable approach to new tasksPositive, enthusiastic, flexible and determined If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 19 June 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Administrator
£10 - £12 per hour plus holiday pay

AdministratorTemporary (to perm)£10.00 - £12.00 per hour plus holiday payMilton Keynes We have a position available for an experienced administrator to provide support to our client. The data that you will be handling underpins the company's working practices and procedures, so working with a high level of accuracy and attention to details is key to this role. If you are successful in this role, there is an opportunity for it to be made permanent offering exciting career development. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Manage the process for updating information in the company's systemsEnsure that all data in the system is correct and up to dateIdentify and implement process improvements that will reduce manual workaroundsProvide reports on fleet data and expired terms to support relationships with clientsLog all requests for manual quotes / reviews and outcomes - new vehicles, highly specified vehicles or simple requests for reviewMonitor and report timeliness of turnaround and any adjustments authorised We are looking for someone with: Experience working in the automotive industry is essentialWork with accuracy and exceptional attention to detailOrganised and logical with excellent time managementA problem solver who will take responsibility for the delivery of solutionsIT literate with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, etc.Excellent communicator with good listening skillsConfident to make decisions when appropriateEnthusiastic with the desire to work in a changing fast-paced environmentKnowledge of financial services, leasing or the vehicle manufacturing industry would be desirable If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 19 June 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Internal Account Manager
Up to £23000 per annum

Internal Account ManagerPermanentcirca £23,000 Milton Keynes As the Internal Account Manager, your job will be to provide a high quality, professional service to our clients and individuals ensuring we are always meeting and exceeding their expectationsYou will maintain a strong relationship with our clients so that you are aware of their needs and able to offer the best possible resolution.This is a fantastic opportunity to join and established successful company that offers not only career progression but great benefits and generous holiday. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Responsible to guide the customer through the order process and life of the leaseRespond efficiently and professionally to incoming calls, emails and administration tasks to provide a one stop resolutionTaking ownership and working within guidelines to resolve customer's and other departments queries. Record all queries and action points on the system.Ensure that the driver and key contacts receive all information requiredWork towards monthly order and delivery targetsOrganise your time to ensure timeframes are always metUpdating systems and checking documentation We are looking for someone with: Minimum of 2 years customer service experience with solid administration skillsExperience with Microsoft packages is essentialEffective telephone and negotiation skillsPrioritise and organise your workloadKeen eye for accuracy and attention to detailInspired by targets and hunger to achieveSelf-motivated with the ability to work within a pressurised environmentAble to take ownership of problems to resolution If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 19th June 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

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