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Since 2003, Ascendant Recruitment has become a trusted Human Resources recruitment partner for many of the best employers in Milton Keynes, Northampton and the surrounding areas.

We help businesses across the region to find talented HR generalists and specialists. Our HR consultants are experts in their field and know their market inside and out. Using their knowledge and expertise, they are able to offer flexible resourcing solutions for permanent, contract and temporary HR roles.

Roles we recruit for include HR Administrators, HR Assistants, HR Officers, HR Advisors, HR Business Partners, HR Managers and HR Directors as well as roles in Learning & Development, Compensation & Benefits and Internal Recruitment.

If you want to work with an experienced agency who will take the time to understand exactly what you are looking for and has access to a large network of talented HR professionals throughout the region, we’d love to hear from you!

 

 

 

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Customer Service Administrator
Up to £17000 per annum

Customer Services Administrator37.5 Hours per week.£17,000paNorthamptonKey responsibilities will include but are not limited to:To drive call performance for outbound and inbound lines.To become the liaison for customers and stakeholders for your designated area.Meet daily, weekly and monthly KPIs provided.Support compliance activities and follow the company policies.To perform ad-hoc tasks.Identify process improvements and promoting continuous improvements in order to drive quality for customer services.Skills and Abilities:Good Attention to detailGood IT skills - particularly Microsoft OfficeEffective communicatorAbility to work on your own initiativeAbility to work under pressureGood team member with a positive attitudeDesire to support continuous improvement 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!

Payroll Administrator - Central Milton Keynes
£24000 - £27000 per annum

Payroll AdministratorPermanent, Full TimeUp to £27,000pa dependent on experienceMilton Keynes We are delighted to be working with a fantastic prestigious corporate client based in the centre of Milton Keynes. Due to a growing demand in their business and their busy workload it's now time to expand the team even further. We are looking for an experienced payroll administrator who is confident in all aspects of payroll.This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an excellent company who believe in giving back to their employees. With lots of opportunities for growth and progression our client also offers study support too! They are located 5 minutes away from the train station and has excellent links to all bus routes too! This is a permanent full time role offering a very competitive salary of up to £25kpa for the right person!!The Role:Responsible for the day to day administration of medium to large sized multiple client payrolls with no supervision; including administer RTI submissions and process end of year forms P60;Processing of pay scale & allowance uplifts, incremental rises and contractual changes as and when requiredUse PAYRITE payroll software efficiently, including import/exports and report writingTo process all types of manual payroll calculations, including salary sacrifice schemesTo have an extensive knowledge of PAYE/NIC and statutory payments eg redundancy, SMP/SAP, SPP and SSP when running client payrolls;Pro-actively develop and keep up to date with new payroll legislation and compliance;Pro-actively carry out payroll reconciliations and analysis with no supervision;Pro-actively liaise with HMRC and assist with more technical enquiries when they arise;To use own initiative to resolve issues and to assist the team where possible, by providing a range of solutions and seeking advice where necessary;Develops and maintain relationships with internal and external contacts at all levels;To work with other departments and understand the services that are being provided to clients (and not just payroll);Proactively communicate the full range of services offered by the national payroll team to clients.To have an extensive knowledge of pension schemes, including AE process and pension upload to pension providers website;To send BACS payments;Assist with small client setups and project work;Person Specification:Good IT skills, intermediate level of Excel is essential;Previous payroll processing experience is essentialMUST be able to work out manual payroll calculations to feedback to clients upon requestDemonstrates up to date knowledge of current payroll legislation and is confident in using payroll softwareExcellent communication skills (both written and oral) with clients and staff;Organises own work and prioritises own tasks;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!

Junior Finance Assistant
£9 - £10 per hour

Temporary Junior Finance Assistant£9.50 - £10phMilton Keynes Our client in Milton Keynes is looking for a junior finance assistant on a temporary ongoing basis. The ideal candidate will have had some exposure into an accounting role previously and have the ability to pick things up quickly.This role would be a great opportunity for an AAT Studier or a Finance Graduate looking to get into an entry level role.Role ResponsibilitiesProcessing invoicesSupporting the financial accountant with some year end accountsProcessing BACS PaymentsDealing with queriesCreating sales invoicesAssisting with management accounts roles

Warehouse Operative
£8 - £9 per hour

Warehouse Operative Temporary up to £9/ph Leighton Buzzard Start date of Monday 27th August working 7.30am - 4.30pm Ascendant Recruitment are recruiting for a warehouse operative on a temporary basis in Leighton Buzzard. This role does have the potential to go permanent, but nothing is guaranteed at this stage. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:General warehouse dutiesUnloading and loadingPicking and packingStock allocation We are looking for someone with: Attention to detail is absolutely keyStrong written and verbal communicationCompletion of any documentation that may be requiredFlt certificate and experience ideal but not essential Please call Gemma for more information 01908 200270 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. If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! 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.

Legal Assistant
Up to £17400 per annum

Legal Assistant6 month contract£17,400WatfordNo legal experience necessary!Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Support Paralegals in all aspects of their workFile documents and maintain the filing systems, including the timely and efficient archiving and retrieval of filesTo ensure the confidentiality and security of all practice and client documentation and informationTo process new instructions using the case management system and generate formal demands and default noticesTo carry out searches and issue court proceedings using case management systemTo book agents to attend court hearings and to notify all partiesTo prepare witness statements and instruct agents to attend court hearingsTo set up evictions using case management systemTo maintain diary entries and status notes on the case management systemOther administration duties as required No legal experience is required but we require the following skills along with a person able to work shifts between the hours of 7am - 8pm. Have a willingness to learnGood IT skills (Word, Outlook)Enthusiastic and professional approach to workAble to pick up processes quicklyWant to progress but understand that this is an administrative roleHave a fantastic work ethicUnderstand the importance of confidentialityExcellent communication skills; empathetic and professionalApplies a great amount of attention to detail 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!

Development Wirer
Up to £12 per hour plus overtime

Development WirerPermanent£12/ph - £12.50/phMilton Keynes We are looking for an experienced Panel Wirer to work in the Systems Engineering Department, developing first-off electrical enclosures and wiring looms.Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Manufacture prototype electrical enclosures and wiring looms from draft drawingsManufacture electrical enclosures and wiring looms to validate signed-off drawings before series productionFit electrical assemblies and looms to prototype machinesAssist with machine debugging and commissioningOther duties as required to support the team We are looking for someone with: Apprenticeship, HNC or HND in an Electrical discipline (not domestic)Minimum 3 years' industry experience in an electrical assembly roleProven team worker with attention to detailProactive and able to work without supervisionFlexible approach to working hoursDue to the nature of the workflow, local candidates are preferred Working hours are Monday to Friday 08.00-16.30. This role will require some overtime, which is paid at 1.5/2 hourly rate. A generous 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays. A healthcare and pension scheme will be available after 3 months. If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! 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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