Assistant Management Accountant

Assistant Management Accountant

£25,000 – £30,000

Full-time – Permanent

Leicester City Centre

Hamilton Woods Associates are working with a Leicester-based client that is expanding within their broad finance team. The Assistant Management Accountant works across multiple disciplines and functions and therefore suits an all-rounded ACCA or CIMA Studiers. Study Support included.

The Assistant Management Accountant is responsible for producing accurate and timely financial processing, reconciliations and reviews, which form the underlying financial datasets for the business.

The role:

  • Prepare, reconcile and analyze monthly Management Accounts
  • Ensure the maintenance of effective and rigorous controls and overall processes
  • Help to manage the workload of the service
  • Help migrate processes and upskill Accountants
  • Calculate bad debt provisions, accruals and prepayments
  • Process intercompany transactions
  • Calculate bonus/commission provisions
  • Capitalizing assets and running depreciation
  • Perform reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
  • Assist in the production of financial analysis
  • Lead the analysis of ad-hoc problems for the business and the systems
  • Liaise with the Management Accountants on the budgeting and forecasting process

Required skills:

  • Ongoing CIMA or ACCA Student
  • Good communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, internal departments and key contacts
  • Good knowledge and understanding of processes
  • Significant accounting experience in a fast-paced organisation

On Site Recruiter

Are you a passionate and enthusiastic individual who has recruitment, Logistics or managed services experience? Are you a recruiter who no longer wishes to carry out sales? Are you looking to work for a fantastic company with a great career progression pathway? If so, this may be the job for you!

Major Recruitment are currently recruiting for a permanent Recruitment Executive in Lutterworth, Leicestershire for their client who is a vendor managed service provider. The company has an established reputation for exceptional quality, delivery and customer service coupled with the majority backing of one of the UK’s leading growth Private Equity investors. In this regard this opportunity comes at an exciting time in the business’ lifecycle!

Would you like to enjoy the following benefits?

  • Company laptop and mobile phone provided
  • 25 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Online discounts platform for major retailers via Sodexo
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme
  • Discount Gym Membership
  • Air conditioned, well positioned office
  • Break out room with pool table
  • Free onsite parking
  • A strong sense of belonging and a great culture in a work focused environment
  • Opportunities to progress

If so – Then please read on…..

This role will be on-site in Lutterworth, 4 days a week (with some home working possible following successful onboarding) and our Milton Keynes office once a week.

Salary – £29,500p/a


  • Working alongside CSM to prepare for new starter inductions and onboarding within Customer Success team.
  • Providing training and support to new team members to learn processes and systems e.g., Ignite and CR.Net.
  • Provide guidance to CSEs within their team on work related queries, such as rate queries, customer questions and system changes.
  • Take ownership of more complex queries and system changes, ensuring they are completed with accuracy.
  • Attend weekly and monthly customer meetings, providing operational overviews of service delivery performance.
  • Provide training support to customers, to ensure they are using the on house technology effectively and efficiently.
  • Be committed to achieving the right outcomes for your customers – ensuring all key performance targets are met and working with Business Managers to achieve the customer’s commercial targets.
  • Understand customer’s requirements in depth and share this knowledge with the supply chain, to ensure the right quality of candidate is put forward.
  • Ensure that the details of your customer’s vacancies are up to date with the correct levels of detail to attract the right candidates.
  • Ensure timesheets are submitted and approved without queries each week.
  • Answer customer queries via phone, email and live chat in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all candidates put forward for roles are 100% compliant, with the correct documentation.
  • Highlight any commercial anomalies so they can be addressed immediately.
  • Be committed to providing world-class service to your customers – achieving the highest scores in customer satisfaction measures and following up on feedback where necessary.
  • Where necessary, attend the customer’s offices or working locations.
  • Other tasks as required

Person Specification:

* Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written with the ability to listen and interrogate customers to ensure full and proper understanding of their requirements. Love to talk and be excellent at building relationships with people over the phone and face to face.
* Be able to multi-task, proactive, and have experience of dealing with a workload that fluctuates throughout the week.
* Have experience of MS Office and be ‘tech savvy’.
* Have a head for numbers and the ability to understand what the data is telling you.
* Logistics Experience Required & Preferably Recruitment Experience

If this sounds like the prefect role for you, please apply to this job ad ASAP!

Senior Process Technologist

Senior Process Technologist

My client, due to heavy investment and strong growth is seeking a Senior Process Technologist.


  • Champion products from concept to launch and being the owner and contact for retailer projects
  • Manage post-trial outputs to include; initiation of BOM’s, completion of product specific documentation, organisation of samples for microbiological & chemical testing, customer samples and organoleptic testing
  • Manage post-trial meetings, capturing actions and ensuring close out of actions
  • Engage and build positive relationships with our customers both internally and externally
  • Collaboratively work with manufacturing teams to identify process improvement opportunities with the business and lead initiatives
  • Be an active member of the site HACCP team to ensure robust controls are identified and changes communicated to the wider business.
  • Coach and develop a team of technologists
  • Working collaboratively with the wider business to provide support in process matters
  • Maintain high technical and quality standards in line with the businesses policies and procedures

Skills and experience:

  • Working knowledge of Food Manufacturing practices, ideally FMCG
  • Good working knowledge of customer concept to launch protocols
  • Collaborative team worker and able to work on own initiative
  • Experience of managing a small team
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Driving license
  • HND/BSc, preferably Food Science (desirable)
  • Minimum of 12 months working experience within high risk food manufacturing
  • Understanding of HACCP application and considerations
  • Understanding of allergen controls within a manufacturing area


  • Salary – DOE
  • Hours – 8:30am-5pm
  • Days – Monday to Friday
  • Strong benefits package including Life Cover, Pension Contributions and Health Cover

Process Technologist

Process Technologist

My client, due to heavy investment and strong growth is seeking a Process Technologist.


  • Working alongside Concept colleagues to maintain awareness of ongoing Concept projects
  • Play an active part within the team ensuring tight management of critical paths on proposed concepts, managing them throughout the trialing process up to product launch and post launch review.
  • Attend bakery pre-production and product launches and assist the production team to ensure a smooth transition
  • Arrange and conduct bakery trials by liaising with the relevant areas ensuring that any existing and new raw materials and packaging are obtained, and the relevant paperwork and procedures are in place in advance of the trial.
  • Conduct factory trials and organise post-trial outputs
  • Through collaborative and cross functional working ensure all technical and food safety and legality data is in place and signed off for each product prior to launch.
  • Ensure that new products and processes meet the anticipated margin requirements for the business

Skills and experience:

  • Working knowledge of Food Manufacturing practices, ideally FMCG
  • Understanding of HACCP application and considerations as well as GMP and hygiene systems (desirable)
  • Basic understanding of microbiology and nutrition
  • Understanding of customer concept to launch protocols
  • HND/BSc, preferably Food Science (desirable)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills at all levels
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and able to work well under pressure
  • Accurate, detailed and thorough approach
  • Hands on can do approach whilst being able to problem on the spot by thinking outside the box
  • Strong organisational, planning and time management skills


  • Salary – DOE
  • Hours – 8:30am-5pm
  • Days – Monday to Friday
  • Strong benefits package including Life Cover, Pension Contributions and Health Cover

Technical Administrator

Technical Administrator

We are currently recruiting for a Technical Administrator to help deliver exellent customer service, provide knowledge and a good understanding of products safety, standards and HACCP.

Working part of a team responsible for:

  • Customer complaints: logging, issuing investigations and sending complaints
  • Completeing KPI data
  • Completeing customer reports
  • Weekly & monthly technical summary reports
  • Administration of QSM including procedures, risk assesments, schedules
  • Interal audits
  • Maintenances of site pest control documentation
  • PO’s


  • quality systems, procedures and protocols within a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • PC skills in Microsoft office and business systems
  • Attention to detail


  • Salary DOE
  • Monday to Friday
  • 8:30 to 17:00
  • Permanent role
  • Pension
  • Life Cover
  • Development and progression within the Group

Children’s Residential House Manager

Major Recruitment are currently recruiting for a permanent Children’s Residential House Manager in Leicester for their client who is a Children’s services provider in the UK. Our client is on a mission to make a lasting and lifelong difference to children’s lives. They aim to provide a positive childhood for every young person in their care.

Through their fostering, residential, and educational placements, the child-centred approach empowers children and families to access a safe and fulfilling future. Attention to detail, outstanding therapeutic programmes, and specialist training for carers and staff support the aim of improving self-esteem, confidence, life chances, achievements, and placement stability of every young person in their care


To be responsible for effective day to day running of the residential home, to be responsible for a team of staff and work allocations, as well as undertaking direct work with children in the residential home when necessary. To be responsible for all aspects of the residential premises.


  1. Day to day running of the residential home:
  2. To ensure the home provides and maintains the highest levels of care and service in accordance with the home’s statement of purpose, company’s vision, policies and procedures.
  3. To be responsible for allocation of roles and tasks within the home and to maintain its effective operation at all times while maximising available resources.
  4. To ensure all required standards are met, and when audit and inspections identify improvements, that these are actioned accordingly within the advised timeframes.
  5. To be involved in the recruitment and appointment of staff at the home within the Compass Community recruitment policy and procedure.
  6. To provide written reports as required.
  7. To provide your line manager with regular reports commenting on the service provided.
  8. To be involved in meetings when required, to create and develop policy and strategy.
  9. To ensure that all work undertaken is within the legislative framework and regulations, including Company handbooks and policies.
  10. To liaise with any other managers within the company for advice and guidance where necessary.
  11. To participate in the ‘On Call’ system.


To attend meetings and training as required.

To share the responsibility for creating a pleasant working environment.

To be flexible in hours of work in order to meet tasks required.

To be aware of Health and Safety regulations, particularly related to the upkeep of the office building and its surroundings.

To undertake any other duties that may be reasonably requested by your line manager.

To have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and be aware of relevant policies and procedures.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organization

If you are interested in thie role, please apply to this job ad asap!

Many thanks, The Major Recruitment team


Quality Assurance Supervisor

QA Supervisor

Permanent Role

If you are an ambitious QA team leader / supervisor who currently works in food or any FMCG environment and wants to develop, learn and grow their career with a business focused on its people – this is a role for you!

A ‘can do’ attitude is what we are looking for, positively, drive and the energy to be a part of something great!

Nice environment of work, strong culture – you will be surrounded by hard-working people, motivated and capable.

* Lead, train, coach and motivate the QA team and drive a culture that promotes the continuous improvement of both product quality and factory standards.
* To ensure that the traceability system is complete and challenged regularly to ensure compliance highlighting any deficiencies with the QA Manager.
* To investigate factory non-conformances and ensure that the necessary corrective actions are taken.
* To ensure that both swabbing schedules and product testing schedules are adhered to.
* To ensure that the QA audits relating to GMP, HACCP, quality and hygiene systems are audited at the agreed frequency with audit findings effectively communicated and issues followed up.
* To participate in ensuring that the bakery is ‘audit ready’ in the event of either scheduled or unannounced technical audits/visits.
* To ensure that complaint and micro investigations are carried out by the Operations/ QA team in a timely manner with root cause being identified where possible. Complaint investigation details are to be passed to the Technical Administrator for customer responses to be prepared.
* Ensure all equipment used in the manufacture of product are calibrated by appropriately trained personnel and at an appropriate frequency. In addition, ensure any calibration / CCP verification equipment requiring repair is done so, in conjunction with Engineering Manager, in a timely manner.

Shift: Monday – Friday
Hours of work: 6am – 2:30pm or 1:30pm – 10pm

BPSS acts as an agency for these perm role

Feeding Pulp Operator

Major Recruitment

Major Recruitment are looking to hire skilled Paper Mill Uppender for our client based in Leicester.

As a Paper Mill Uppender, you will oversee the first part of the papermill. You will need to be competent with the machinery and FLT driving experience is desirable but not essential. Ideally for this role we would like to see people predominately from FMCG backgrounds with experience operating CNC type machinery, Brewers, or Chemical plants or a similar environment.

Job Expectations:

  • Overall seeing of the first stage Paper Mill
  • Must have FLT driving licence
  • Problem solving and providing solutions during operation.
  • Daily set up and running of the computer system and start up.
  • Filling in and completing paperwork as required
  • Interview process
  • Occasional housekeeping duties

Desirable key skills and Requirements:

  • Quick-thinking problem-solving skills.
  • Computer and machine knowledge
  • FLT licence is desirable but not essential as full training is given.
  • Confident to work alone or within a team.
  • Show clear understanding of instructions.
  • Competent clocking in and out
  • Experience In CNC, Brewery, Concrete, Chemical or similar industries is desirable.
  • All piercings must be removed on shift.
  • Must wear a hair net and ear protectors.
  • Able to work in a loud and warm environment
  • Flexible to train on day shifts for 1 week whilst training

Schedule and Pay

  • X2 DAY X2 NIGHT x4 OFF Shift Pattern
  • DAYS-06:00-18:00 / NIGHTS-18:00-06:00 / 4 DAYS OFF
  • 4 ON 4 OFF ROTA
  • £10.80 Per hour – 25% Shift allowance £13.50

Company Benefits:

  • Extensive learning and training opportunities leading to company development and progression opportunities.
  • Chance to progress and trained in maintenance, electrical and team leading roles.
  • Onsite kitchenette facilities
  • FLT Training
  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Bus routes available
  • PPE Provided (must have own safety boots)
  • Temp-Perm from day 1
  • Shift Allowance available
  • Discount shop onsite