• Independent multi-sector recruitment specialist

Lancashire

Accounts Senior Manager/Director

Backgrounds considered include but are not limited to:

· Accounts Manager, Accounts Director

· Accounts & Business Services, Accounts, Senior Associate

Are you looking to take the next step on your journey? Do you want to be part of an international family whose vision is “To make their services smarter, more effective, and more personal every day”? If yes, then you could be our next investment! While working at our client, you’re in control of your career and with their support this will make us even stronger, together.

The motto when it comes to career development is “Your Journey, Your Voice, Your Success”.

About the company:

Our client are an award winning leading firm of Accountants and Business Advisers operating across the UK, Nordics and the USA. They are a family of over 6,500 employees and work across 100 offices in the UK alone. They have seen dramatic growth in recent years which has made them the 9th largest accountancy firm in the UK, and they are over the moon to have been awarded Accountancy Firm of the Year in the FD Excellence Survey in previous years. As a result of this growth, they are now looking to invest in their skills set even further!

To get the job that you’ll love:

The personal attributes of each of their employees is what makes them authentic in the marketplace. They look for people who can not only collaborate with peers but can also bring their own voice to the table. They are seeking people who are dynamic in their approach and respectful of other people’s opinions. They are looking for someone who wants to join a family of like-minded individuals and be more than just a team member.

As a Senior Manager/Director in the Audit and Accounts departments, working across Preston and Lancaster offices, you will manage a portfolio of clients across a variety of industries.

You will have strong experience of working within practice and have exposure to the essential elements of client service and delivery. You will be responsible for the delivery of the audit plan, alongside the preparation of statutory accounts for companies. You will be a key point of contact for clients during the year, assisting with ad hoc queries. As well as delivering an excellent client service, the role includes providing on-the-job feedback and training to junior team members.

To enhance your own personal development, you will have the opportunity to lead, manage, motivate and coach other members of the team, so solid existing managerial experience is needed. You will be working with a great team of like-minded colleagues all focused on supporting each other to perform at their best, working with Partners in each office to achieve growth targets.

You will be ICAS, ACA or ACCA qualified with at least 5 years post-qualification experience for this role. Existing RI status or Practising Certificate would be an advantage, or you must be willing to work towards one of these. Business development will be essential to this role in order to win work for the region.

Our client will provide you with ongoing mentoring and coaching as you continue to develop personally. The successful appointment will have a collaborative outlook with a dynamic approach to management with a desire to progress to partner at a Top 10 firm.

The successful candidate will be able to analyse complex business situations to identify key issues and priorities and will therefore be either FCA/FCCA and hold a practicing certificate. You will have significant experience in general practice and the ability to manage a large portfolio of clients and interactions with your peers and intermediary network whilst leading a team. Our client are a firm believer in “we are stronger, together”, so you will be a confident communicator and demonstrate the ability to make decisions, solve problems and take appropriate action.

A note from the Hiring Manager:

“We are seeking an ambitious, driven, outgoing individual to join the Audit and Assurance team in the Lancaster office. With a proven track-record in leadership you will be a decision maker and motivator of people and will drive and promote the success of the team, office and firm. As well as being responsible for all aspects of service delivery to your client base you will develop and enhance relationships with intermediaries in the business community and will grow the client base through business development. You will have excellent communication skills and will be a driver of change, leading by example. “

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary of £60,000 – £80,000 + below Benefits
  • 38 days annual leave – inc. bank holidays
  • Birthday Day off
  • Private Medical Cover – Ensuring you are taken care of every step of the way.
  • rongLead Incentive Scheme – offering generous financial rewards for helping the client to grow new client / customer portfolios.
  • Reimbursement of one professional subscription each year
  • Enhanced Parental + Family leave – Our client aim to be a place where you can combine both a career and a family so those going on Maternity Leave can expect 100% pay for 3 months and 50% pay for the next 3 months, those going on Paternity Leave can expect 100% pay for 2 weeks (both subject to eligibility) and an Adoption Leave policy follows the same arrangements.
  • Flexible Working – Our client understand that as with any family, we all work in different ways and need flexibility within our working day and therefore we operate a flexible working policy.
  • Life Assurance – 4 times salary
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Employee Benefits Portal
  • Access to our YuLife wellbeing app – Includes EAP, 24/7 GP access, retail vouchers and discounts, free digital will writing, discounted gym memberships etc.
  • Pension
  • Paid sick leave
  • Career Coaching
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance program – For you and your family.
  • Dress for your day
  • Extensive Learning & Development Opportunities and Study Support

Values are their motivation:

Values are at the heart of everything they do. They are looking for people who also believe in these drivers as they work together to achieve success for both colleagues and clients alike. As a business, “we are stronger together”. They share knowledge, ask for help and empower each other to achieve more collectively. They are open-minded and value everyone’s contribution, embracing differences and fostering a culture of trust and inclusion. They look for people who adapt quickly to change, finding smart ways to deliver the best results and remain one step ahead. Does this sound like you?

Why join the family?

The relationship that is built with colleagues is of the upmost importance to the business. Your voice is important to them. Attracting and retaining the right people who will deliver the level of service that clients expect is key to both their and your success.

They offer training and development opportunities to all employees and nurture talent from all backgrounds. This helps to grow their own and bring out the very best in people.

If you have experience in a similar role, feel your skills match and are interested in applying for this position please submit your CV using the “apply now” button below.

Alternatively, if you are interested in registering for future vacancies please complete the following registration form.

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Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £60,000.00-£80,000.00 per year

Automotive Technician

Are you an experienced and talented HGV or Automotive Technician who wants to be part of a great success story? Our client is pioneering alternative fuel technologies for HGV and commercial vehicles to fulfil the needs of the transport industry in lowering carbon emissions.

Their electric vehicles are already in use across the country and our hydrogen vehicles will shortly be in the hands of customers so now is the time to join us as we continue to go from strength to strength and grow our business.

We are recruiting for talented Technicians to join the Produce development and after sales team. This is fantastic opportunity to build on the skill you already have and apply them to the evolution of products and components within the organisation and out in the field supporting test vehicles and other products

Specialist training will be provided. This is an exciting opportunity for you to develop and keep pace with the UK’s rapid EV transition.

What we are looking for:

· Automotive qualification, either from a commercial or passenger vehicle background.

· Class 2 licence preferred but not essential.

· It would be advantageous to have experience in other engineering applications such as hydraulics, electrics, high voltage and alternative fuels

· Understands the importance of and adheres to Health and Safety procedures.

Particulars & Benefits:

· 45 hours per week, Monday to Friday 7.00am – 4.30pm

· 20 days holiday in the first year, 25 thereafter plus all bank holidays

· £35,000 to £40,000 per annum

· Bonus scheme

· Cycle to work Scheme

· Death in service benefits

Interested in this position?

Please submit your CV using the “apply” option – to follow up on your application please call Major Recruitment (Blackburn) on 01254 920800.

Automotive Service Co-Ordinator (eHEV)

Description: Automotive Service Coordinator (eHEV)

Location: Blackburn

Hours: 7.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Salary: TBC – average industry salary: £25,000 to £27,000.

Are you from an Automotive Service Background? Do you have exposure or experience within the eHEV or hybrid markets? Are you looking to advance and take the next stage in your career? We are currently working with an eHEV manufacturer of commercial vehicles based in Blackburn.

Our client has concentrated their efforts to bring to market fully electric vehicles reducing impact in the centre of cities, focusing on the minimalization of the highest environmental impacts. Our client has been nominated for multiple industry rewards and are seeking an Automotive Service Manager to join their team.

The main duties will include:

· Supervising and managing the flow of incoming work – allocating to the mobile Technicians as required with specific emphasis on ensuring SLAs are met.

· Scheduling recall and rework for engineers ensuring the customer is informed all the way through to completion.

· Answering incoming calls, taking messages, and re-directing calls as required

· Nationwide scheduling of rework, recall and warranty work for engineers

· Liaising with Parts Department to ensure parts are in stock before arranging warranty work

· Liaising with Engineers to ensure jobs will be carried out within the time frame

· Contacting customers with expected visit dates

· Previous hands-on experience / knowledge of manufacturing, automotive tools, calibrations and the workshop environment would be advantageous

· Excellent telephone manner

· Organised

· Excellent customer service skills

· Microsoft Office

· An ability to prioritise and balance multiple workloads

· UK Driving licence

Essential Criteria:

· Direct experience as an Automotive Service coordinator (3 years minimum).

· Technical knowledge and experience around the hybrid or eHEV market would be an advantage

· Proven track record of implementing efficient aftersales / service processes within an automotive / vehicle retail operation..

· Experience of dealing with industry suppliers / lead times on components and stock.

· Confidence of managing a team of mobile / remote automotive technicians.

We offer:

· 20 days holiday in the first year, 25 thereafter plus all bank holidays

· Auto enrolment.

· Employee Referral Bonus.

· Discretionary Annual Bonus.

· Cycle to Work Scheme.

· Death In service.

Interested in this position?

Please submit your CV using the “apply” option – to follow up on your application please call Major Recruitment (Blackburn) on 01254 920800

FLT Driving (Counterbalance)

Major Recruitment are currently recruiting a FLT Counterbalance driver for our client based in Blackburn.

This role will be a mixture of FLT Driving (Counterbalance) and General warehouse duties as required. Please note that this role is within a food production facility (raw materials).

Only applicants with an in date RTITB or ITTSAR FLT Counterbalance licence will be considered for this role.

General duties of the FLT Counterbalance / Warehouse Operative will be;

  • Loading & unloading vehicles
  • Placing of goods in Racking
  • Checking & Counting of incoming and outgoing goods
  • General Warehouse duties

The role of FLT Counterbalance / Warehouse operative is with one of our most prestigious clients. Onsite facilities include a modern canteen, free secure parking, and is ongoing work, with the potential of a permanent contract for the right candidates.

Working times: Monday to Friday 2pm – 10pm (No rotating shifts although a potential to cover shifts with notice if required for holidays or absences).

If this is of interest please call Major Recruitment on 01254 920800 or text “FLT” and Blackburn to

Alternatively to register your interest for future vacancies via Major Recruitment please complete the following registration form and select “Blackburn” as the branch.

https://www.major-recruitment.com/candidates/temporary-worker-registration/

Upholsterer (Skilled or Semi-Skilled)

Upholsterer (Skilled or Semi-Skilled)

We are currently recruiting for semi-skilled or skilled Upholsterer for a prestigious public house and restaurant furniture trade supplier who offer a vast range of new and refurbished products in a variety of finishes, specific to each individual client’s needs.

The role commences at £11.00 per hour with review depending on experience

– Working hours 8am – 4.30pm Mon-Fri with options of overtime as / when required.

General responsibilities of the role:

– Study work orders to determine the amount and type of materials required to cover work pieces

– Follow sketches, patterns or blueprints to indicate cutting lines on fabrics using chalks, pencils or paint

– Measure and cut materials using manual or automated cutting instruments

– Examine furniture frames to identify defects

– Apply knowledge of upholstery to build or repair upholstered furniture using a variety of hand or power tools

– Ensure projects are completed and delivered before set deadline

– Secure work pieces and materials onto production equipment

Benefits include:

· Good working hours

· Opportunity to join expanding company and really make a difference

· Retail discounts

If you have experience in a similar role, feel your skills match and are interested in applying for this position please call on 01254 920800.

Alternatively if you are interested in registering for future vacancies please complete the following registration form.

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Technical Writer

Description: Technical Writer

Location: Blackburn

Hours: 7.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Salary: £38,000.00

  • Collaborate with Design, Research and Development, Production and other stakeholders to obtain an in-depth understanding of the process and the documentation requirements.
  • Circulate technical information in easy-to-understand language for a non-technical audience.
  • Become familiar with technology architecture, design, and implementation requirements.
  • Create software documentation after a thorough collaboration with subject matter specialists and technical staff.
  • Help other writers in creating documentation.
  • Ability to take existing and potential content and improve it.
  • Convert complex documentation to easy language for multiple audiences.
  • Create product manuals with screenshots and tutorials.
  • Communicate complex ideas in a concise manner.

Experience/ Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, or other related disciplines.
  • Experience in automotive production would be advantageous .
  • 4+ years of proven experience in writing technical documentation.
  • Understand and explain complex technical concepts.
  • Ability to undertake multiple projects and deliver on tight deadlines.
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Good time management, organisational, and decision-making skills.

We offer:

  • 20 days holiday in the first year, 25 thereafter plus all bank holidays
  • Auto enrolment
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Death In service

If you are interested in this vacancy please “apply” below.

To follow up on your application call Major Recruitment on 01254 920800.

Production Operative

Manufacturers to the building industry are looking to recruit a Production Operative to join their operation in Hapton, Burnley.

The role of Production Operative will involve:

· Production of various building product applications

· Measuring

· Packing & palletising

· Some heavy lifting required.

Ideal candidates will have:

· Previous experience in a manufacturing capacity

· Live local and able to travel to Hapton, Network 65 business Park.

· Be reliable and looking for long term position.

Hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.

If you are interested in this position, please apply here or call 01254 920800 or text your name and Hapton to 07872 383757

Production Operative

Manufacturers to the building industry are looking to recruit a Production Operative to join their operation in Hapton, Burnley.

The role of Production Operative will involve:

· Production of various building product applications

· Measuring

· Packing & palletising

· Some heavy lifting required.

Ideal candidates will have:

· Previous experience in a manufacturing capacity

· Live local and able to travel to Hapton, Network 65 business Park.

· Be reliable and looking for long term position.

Hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.

If you are interested in this position, please apply here or call 01254 920800 or text your name and Hapton to 07872 383757

Warehouse Operative/FLT Driver

Warehouse/FLT Driver

Walton Summit, Preston

Permanent position from day 1

£21,500 per annum, on-site parking, employee benefits scheme.

Global manufacturing company based in Walton Summit, Preston are looking for a warehouse and FLT driver to join their team.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Warehouse Operative with an FLT Driver licence looking to work for a well organised, and friendly company, who care about their employees and offer employee wellness scheme.

Details of the FLT Driver role: –

  • £21,500 per annum working 38 hours per week. 08:30am – 5pm Monday-Friday
  • Order picking and stock management.
  • General warehouse duties
  • Sorting products into a machine – Loading and unloading – 75% Warehouse 25% FLT

The role of the Warehouse Operative offers:

Great on-site facilities for employees, easy to travel to, good transport links and free on-site parking. This company is a firm believer in employee wellness and takes care of their employee’s.

If you are interested in the role please call or text your name and Preston to 07414288479

warehouse operative

We are currently recruiting for a manufacturing and distribution company providing a range of bakery products such as pies, sausage rolls, pasties, quiches, fresh cakes and sandwiches to numerous outlets across the North west.

Clients for this company including Booths supermarkets and football clubs such as Preston North End, Liverpool and Everton.

Please note that the role below have finish times which are not set. The roles can finish either prior to or after the below finish times (based on completion or required production / orders).

Details of the day shift:

· Working days: Sunday to Friday with 1 other day off in the week

· Working hours: 6am – 2pm (38 hours a week)

· Rate of pay: £9.50

· Location: Huncoat, Accrington, BB5

Details of the night shift:

· Working days: Saturday to Thursday plus 1 day off in the week

· Working hours: 9.30pm-5.30am

· Rate of pay: £10.26 an hour

Responsibilities include:

· Making and baking bread – putting dough on to machines/catching dough off machines

· Handling baking trays and racks / weighing ingredients / using ovens

· Completing paperwork for entry on to computer systems

· Weighing / lifting flour bags and dough

· Manual handling, glazing breads and packing products

· General cleaning of work areas and adhoc general warehouse duties

Requirements for applicants:

· Be able to commute to Huncoat for a 6am start on the day shift (due to limited public transport options)

· Be able to work on bank holidays due to year round operation

· A good level of English (both spoken and written)

Benefits for applicants:

· Discount of 20% on all products

· Training offered to degree level by the company after 12 weeks

· Opportunities to progress to Line Leader based on performance

· Weekly pay every Friday for previous weeks hours

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION PLEASE CALL 01254 920800. Alternatively if you are interested in registering for future vacancies please complete the following registration form.

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