Finding the right office support staff isn’t always easy, especially when you have an ever growing to-do list. At Ascendant Recruitment, we have been specialising in office support recruitment since 2003 and know the market inside-out. We’ll take the stress out of your recruitment process so you can focus on other things.
We’ve built a reputation across Milton Keynes and Northampton for finding our clients talented office support staff and we’re proud to work with many of the best employers in the region. We realise each company is unique and ensure we take a tailored approach to suit your business.
Whether you need a receptionist, customer service assistant, administrator, PA, secretary, analyst and everything in between, we can help you find both permanent and temporary solutions.
So the next time you are recruiting and you want nothing short of a new office superstar, please get in touch. We’ll guarantee you an excellent service and introductions to some of the best office workers in Milton Keynes, Northampton and the surrounding areas, who you will not find using the traditional methods of downloading CVs from the internet.
Thank you for taking your time to click on our job advertisement. I am currently recruiting for an Office Supervisor for my Client based in Milton Keynes. Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5pm up to £25,000 A growing business looking for an office manager within their internal sales team and help assist with the sales force. Daily administration duties will be required to ensure customer demands are met and always to provide the best customer service to their customers. Please see below the list of Office Administration duties required; Supervising the internal sales team Make sure office is running smoothly at all times Using SAP to monitor all orders are processed & closed by w/h uploads daily Using SAP to monitor all deliveries are invoiced weekly Handle all queries and logging all customer complaints & resolutions Monitor staff workloads to ensure their working environment is correct according to HR Make sure first aid box is constantly checked and topped up with supplies Making sure kitchen is neat & tidy at all times Making sure we have the necessary kitchen supplies at all times Ordering adequate stationary for company and making sure we never run out of essentials eg. paper, labels, ribbon, printed envelopes, toners, etc Monitor the costs for stationary and couriers at all times – most competitive prices Managing the water cooler in the office - making sure it is regularly service and order water bottles & cups when needed Managing the franking machine and ordering supplies and topping up credit Managing the milk runs Booking adhoc international parcels Diary management Help organise company events / employee rewards Daily Stock Checks Handle Customer Queries Provide Support to the Sales Managers Carry out any ad hoc Administrative Duties Handle incoming sales calls Comply with ISO protocols Comply with company protocols Update Admin Trackers Manage Back Orders Manage POD’s Key Account Management Process Returns Handling Export Sales Providing cover to colleagues Directly reporting to the commercial director. Please apply for this position for more information and Gemma will call you back as soon as possible to discuss in more detail. 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
Ascendant Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking for part time work only! Our client who is based within the financial services sector is looking to recruit a part time bookkeeper on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will have experience of working with various accounting software packages and have a minimum of 3 years in a bookkeeping role or similar. The Role Purchase ledger Sales ledger Bank Reconciliations Journals Profit / Loss Accruals / Prepayments VAT Returns Payroll Month end accounts Year end accounts submission
Ascendant Recruitment are working closely with a company based in Milton Keynes who are on the look out for an experienced part qualified / QBE accountant to join their team on a permanent basis. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to take the next step in their career and gain some fantastic exposure into both the commercial and statutory side of accounting. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years experience working in a similar role. With a competitive salary and a great company to work for this role is fantastic! The Role: Commercial Finance Produce routine project finance reports with particular emphasis on revenue and margin performance. Assist in the review and analysis of project finances to identify areas of risk and opportunities to improve both revenue and profit. Undertake a comprehensive review of monthly sales invoices to ensure these are completed to a high level of accuracy. Build core reports (Operational Activity Spreadsheets) for new projects to ensure project finances can be tracked from the outset. Update these as required. Assist in the setting and review of project revenue and margin forecasts. Develop new and ad hoc reporting as appropriate including from SAGE data and the exploitation of Analytics. From a finance perspective develop and maintain a broad knowledge of the Clinical Trial project portfolio in order to add value to decision making. Build strong and effective relationships with Project Teams particularly with Project Managers. Statutory Accounts Annual statutory accounts preparation for all group companies including overseas subsidiaries and non-trading entity. Support annual audit. Undertake monthly balance sheet FX revaluations. Produce all intercompany invoices. Maintain and develop dividend calculation process. P11D tracking and submissions. Minority shareholder rebate tracking. Support the development of corporation tax forecasting and reporting. Carry out quarterly tax returns including VAT, GST (Australia) and CT 61. Work closely with management accountant ensuring statutory and management accounts are materially consistent.
Ascendant Recruitment are delighted to be working with a fantastic client based in Milton Keynes. Our client is a based in central Milton Keynes which is 5 minutes from the train station. Our client is looking to recruit an experienced Credit Controller for a full time permanent opportunity within their business offering a salary of £23kpa. The successful candidate must have a minimum of 2 years recent credit control experience. Role Responsibilities: End to end management of an assigned ledger – Key Accounts Checking and sending out invoices via post and email Monitoring customer payments to achieve cash and debtor day targets set each month. Maintaining customer accounts to make sure they do not exceed their credit facilities. Chase overdue invoices by phone, letter or email and issuing 7 day letters before we take legal action. Liaising with customers via phone or email to resolve invoicing queries/disputes Woking with internal departments, service, sales and contracts. Clearing payments on account and customer refunds. Taking credit card payments Court Claims Key Competencies: A minimum of 2 years recent credit control experience Confident with excellent communication skills A team player and happy to help their peers
Ascendant Recruitment are recruiting for a Sales Administrator based in Milton Keynes. £18,000 - £19,000 Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm Main duties will include; Raise sales quotations Process sales orders Daily stock checks Providing customer service at a high standard Dealing with customer queries Handle postage Archive daily Support to sales manager Carry out as hoc administrative roles Handle incoming calls Telesales Manager back orders Process orders Key account management Handling export sales Meet and greet Providing cover to colleagues You will be responsible for dealing with incoming sales enquiries and assisting the sales force with daily sales administration activities ensuring the customer demands are met and the best customer service is given at all times. Please call or email 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!
Ascendant recruitment is recruiting for a production operative in Olney on a temporary ongoing basis. ** Immediate start available ** Monday to Friday 8am - 4.30pm £7.90 per hour - plus holiday pay Temporary on going Main duties; Operating hand tools Following specification Assisting on production line Quality control Skill required; Able to use own initiative Operating hand tools Physically fit Strong team player For more information please call Gemma for more information 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!