• Independent multi-sector recruitment specialist

Nottinghamshire

Commercial Manager

Major Recruitment are currently recruiting for a permanent Commercial Manager based in Stockton-on-Tees for their client who is a well established group of companies specialising in the supply of commercial assets.

Hours of work – 8.30-5.30pm M-F

Benefits of working for the company include:

  • 24 days holiday + 8 BH
  • Accrual of service entitlement
  • Long Service awards
  • Free parking at every depot
  • Allocation of a turkey at Christmas
  • In house well-being service
  • Employer supported volunteering days
  • Optional purchase schemes (Annual leave, dental, Medical & Life assurance
  • Annual flu vaccinations/vouchers
  • Eye test contribution
  • Life Assurance x2 Annual salary
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contractual discretionary sick pay
  • Family-friendly & work-life balance policies
  • Real living wage employer
  • Company pension scheme
  • Internal promotion pathways
  • Dress down Fridays
  • Birthday holiday
  • BI-Annual group sales person awards
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Annual recognition incentive bonus payments (subject to role & business)

Purpose of Job

Optimise commercial performance of the business through diligent contract management, pricing strategies, innovative contractual arrangements, tendering processes, management of risk and accurate cost control

The ideal profile would be someone from a commercial background or commercial finance background. Therefore, if you are a qualified accountant (such as CIMA) with transferable skills in business partnering, building business cases, financial & commercial analysis, exposure to pricing etc then you will be strongly considered.

  1. Key Features

Pricing

  • Responsible for approving profit margins and deposits on non-standard projects having considered current rental policy, customer status and ‘second life’ of the asset
  • Maintaining the ‘Tariff’ on standard equipment taking into the company Accounting Policy and current business strategy
  • Reviewing contract prices increases allowed within the contractual terms & contracts of hire
  • Maintain strong relationships with clients / customers to agree valuations and complex variations ensuring these are correctly processed, documented and either billed or added to the hire contract

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

  • As part of the Senior Management Team (SMT) working closely with the Managing Director on new products, business ideas and acquisitions
  • Defining new pricing strategies to help retain market relationship, strengthen our customer relationships, and improve the long-term profitability of the business

CONTRACTS

  • Early input and recommendations on whether a proposed project, whether contract or sale, is in the best interests of the business in respect to risk, profitability and current business strategy
  • Resolving any Terms & Conditions queries to ensure a deal ‘happens’ but without exposing the business to any significant losses in terms of cost or reputation
  • Negotiating and implementing JCT design and build contracts with clients and sub-contractors. Ensuring that the agreement is sufficient for the contract being agreed
  • Ensure applications for payments on build projects are submitted and agreed by the client/quantity survey in a timely manner
  • Assist in compiling tender packages
  • Produce project specification documents to support projects being signed

CUSTOMERS

  • First contact with customers in respect of customer issues not limited to but including non-payment of debt, asset performance, stock loss claims
  • OTHER
  • Establish a strong working relationship with Head Office including but not limited too Legal & Tendering.
  • Maintain a positive relationship with all members of the Management & Sales Teams.
  • Perpetually review the performance and efficiency of the Commercial Team.

This role profile is not exhaustive and is subject to review in conjunction with the post-holder and according to the future challenges/developments in the Company.

  1. Person Specification

The below qualities are essential attributes:

  • Capable of becoming the Finance Director within 2 years
  • Qualified to Degree level or equivalent in a commercial or associated discipline relative to the role
  • Experience in JCT Contracts
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrable commercial management experience

Salary will be discussed upon application.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate and not one to be missed!

If this is of interest, please get in touch at daniellekennedy@major-recruitment.com

Finance Business Partner

Major Recruitment are currently recruiting for a permanent Operations Finance Business Partner in Sutton-in-Ashfield for their client who is a well established group of companies specialising in the supply of commercial assets.

Hours of work – 8.30-5.30pm M-F

Location – Sutton-in-Ashfield

Benefits of working for the company include:

  • 24 days holiday + 8 BH
  • Accrual of service entitlement
  • Long Service awards
  • Free parking at every depot
  • Allocation of a turkey at Christmas
  • In house well-being service
  • Employer supported volunteering days
  • Optional purchase schemes (Annual leave, dental, Medical & Life assurance
  • Annual flu vaccinations/vouchers
  • Eye test contribution
  • Life Assurance x2 Annual salary
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contractual discretionary sick pay
  • Family-friendly & work-life balance policies
  • Real living wage employer
  • Company pension scheme
  • Internal promotion pathways
  • Dress down Fridays
  • Birthday holiday
  • BI-Annual group sales person awards
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Annual recognition incentive bonus payments (subject to role & business)

Purpose of Job:

To function as the finance business partner to operational managers in delivering financial expertise to enable them to make informed business decisions and drive profitability.

Duties:

  • Participate in regular briefing meetings with stakeholders throughout project build cycles.
  • Regular liaison with stakeholders to discuss and explain financial issues and reports.
  • Develop a user-friendly management information pack pertinent to stakeholder needs which also clearly and effectively communicates key financial trends and issues.
  • Ensure stakeholders are fully aware of corporate financial controls and support them in understanding and implementing them.
  • Coaching colleagues to improve their financial awareness and performance to facilitate effective decision-making.
  • Identify and report financial risks and opportunities as they emerge.
  • Perform trend analysis
  • Investigate and explain variances
  • Undertake month-end and year-end accounting processes including:
    • Posting general ledger journals
    • Balance sheet reconciliations

Person specification:

  • Part qualified ACCA, CIMA (or equivalent) or AAT Qualified
  • Experience in management accounting and month end processes
  • Analytical mindset, with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Self-motivated individual, with a strong desire to challenge the status quo, bringing fresh ideas
  • Ability to work flexibly and under pressure
  • Confident in communicating financial information and controls to non-finance colleagues
  • Able to build and maintain cross-functional relationships, developing trust and credibility across the business

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

For any queries, email priyasachania@major-recruitment.com

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Credit Controller

Temporary Credit Controller
Hamilton Woods Associates are working with a well-established, market leading, multi-national business looking to help support with a backlog in their credit control team.
The Temporary Credit Controller Role:

  • Contacting customers to ensure collection of outstanding payments
  • Providing consistent and professional customer service
  • Managing a set portfolio of accounts
  • Dealing with invoice queries
  • Posting and processing refunds
  • Supporting with business finance efficiency
  • Reviewing and amending credit limits on existing accounts
  • Setting new customer credit limits
  • Supporting the wider team during busier times

The Requirements:

  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Competent on MS Office
  • Ability to multi-task and work to deadlines
  • Ideally have experience in customer service and credit control

In return this Temporary Credit Controller role is offering an hourly rate between £12.00 – 14.00 per hour depending on experience and will be working Monday-Friday in the office based in Nottingham. This is a temporary position and requires and immediate start and will be working on an ongoing basis with the potential to be made permanent.

Service Advisor

We are currently recruiting for a Service Advisor based at our clients Main Dealership in the Nottingham area.

You must have Customer Service Experience but not essential from an Automotive background to apply for this role.

Job Description:

You will be working as a Service Advisor, or Automotive Service Advisor, you are a customer service professional who works at a Car Dealership. You will be liasing between customers and service technicians. Your duties will include greeting customers, scheduling appointments, listening to requests and estimating costs.

Responsibilities:

Welcome customers into the Service Department and explain the services that you can offer them.
Listening and documenting customers’ car problems and passing the information to the mechanics
Consulting with mechanics about repairs and possible alternatives to expensive work
Answering questions about service outcomes (after consulting with the mechanic if necessary)
Liaising with customers and mechanics to schedule car check-ups and service appointments
Advising customers about warranty protections and potential cost savings
Estimating car repair costs and the time it will take for repairs to be completed
Helping customers decide between part exchanging a car and fixing it through the workshop
Resolving possible customer complaints.

Basic Salary:

£25,000 Per Annum (Dependent on Experience)

Working Hours:

8am – 6pm
Saturdays: 8am -1pm

Customer Service/Technical Support – French Speaking

Customer Service/Technical Support (Spanish, French and Romanian Speakers)

Newark – Hybrid/remote working

Full Time – Permanent

£22,000 which will increase to £23,000 after passing probation period

Are you looking for your first step into a hybrid Customer Service role?

Do you want to work for an expanding company?

Would you like to feel part of a warm and friendly team?

Our client who the one of the UK’s leading technology providers of specialist equipment. They have over 30 year’s experience working with some of the top brands out there in their industry. They have a huge product range, available online or on the phone. Their clients’ needs range from large technology refreshes to small ad-hoc requirements. They are looking to add to their successful First Line Incident Management Team with someone who is hard working, eager to learn and passionate.

What you will be doing:

  • Providing 1st line technical support for a range of clients
  • Logging all incidents on relevant CRM and software systems
  • Diagnosing technical faults and providing over the phone solutions
  • Escalating technical queries to 2nd line support
  • Providing excellent levels of customer service and support
  • Monitor group emails, ensuring all queries received a response.

Skills / Experience needed:

  • Clear telephone manner
  • Driven to deliver high levels of Customer Service
  • Problem solving and keen attention to detail
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Experience of working within a Technical Help Desk / Service Desk environment would be an advantage, but full training will be given.

Benefits:

  • 40 hrs a week, across 5 x 8hr shifts. Shift pattern is 06:00-22:00 Monday-Sunday. Weekend work is only 1 weekend shift every 3 weeks.
  • The rota is scheduled 4-6 weeks in advance, and it tends to be 1 week of early starts, couple of weeks of mid-shifts, the 1 week of lates, per month.
  • Hybrid working availableSalary: £22,000 a year going up to £23,000 after probation (£22,500 from the start if you speak 2 languages)
  • Full training given
  • Progression opportunities

This role can be remote working if you live outside of the area.

“Major Recruitment act as an Employment Agency for permanent roles and an Employment Business for temporary opportunities”

Customer Service/Technical Support – Spanish Speaking

Customer Service/Technical Support (Spanish, French and Romanian Speakers)

Newark – Hybrid/remote working

Full Time – Permanent

£22,000 which will increase to £23,000 after passing probation period

Are you looking for your first step into a hybrid Customer Service role?

Do you want to work for an expanding company?

Would you like to feel part of a warm and friendly team?

Our client who the one of the UK’s leading technology providers of specialist equipment. They have over 30 year’s experience working with some of the top brands out there in their industry. They have a huge product range, available online or on the phone. Their clients’ needs range from large technology refreshes to small ad-hoc requirements. They are looking to add to their successful First Line Incident Management Team with someone who is hard working, eager to learn and passionate.

What you will be doing:

  • Providing 1st line technical support for a range of clients
  • Logging all incidents on relevant CRM and software systems
  • Diagnosing technical faults and providing over the phone solutions
  • Escalating technical queries to 2nd line support
  • Providing excellent levels of customer service and support
  • Monitor group emails, ensuring all queries received a response.

Skills / Experience needed:

  • Clear telephone manner
  • Driven to deliver high levels of Customer Service
  • Problem solving and keen attention to detail
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Experience of working within a Technical Help Desk / Service Desk environment would be an advantage, but full training will be given.

Benefits:

  • 40 hrs a week, across 5 x 8hr shifts. Shift pattern is 06:00-22:00 Monday-Sunday. Weekend work is only 1 weekend shift every 3 weeks.
  • The rota is scheduled 4-6 weeks in advance, and it tends to be 1 week of early starts, couple of weeks of mid-shifts, the 1 week of lates, per month.
  • Hybrid working available
  • Salary: £22,000 a year going up to £23,000 after probation (£22,500 from the start if you speak 2 languages)
  • Full training given
  • Progression opportunities

This role can be remote working if you live outside of the area.

“Major Recruitment act as an Employment Agency for permanent roles and an Employment Business for temporary opportunities”

Temporary Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

£10.00-£14.00 p/h / can base it off salary

Temporary – on going / possible temp to perm

Nottingham – West Bridgford area

Full Time – 9am-5:30pm

Key Responsibilities:

Sales Ledger

  • Creating and issuing, renewal quotations and sales invoices to customer
  • Maintaining and updating customer information and files
  • Calculating costs and creating payment schedules for customers

Credit control

  • Monitoring of outstanding debts
  • Contacting customers to obtain expected payment dates

Purchase ledger

  • Entering purchase invoices on to SAGE
  • Paying suppliers
  • Reconciliation of company credit cards and bank accounts
  • Evaulating current and new suppliers following the company’s Supplier Management process/procedures

Assist with ad-hoc financial information and analysis as required
Assist the Admin team when required

Other Responsibilities

  • Keeping up to date and compliant with all relevant legislation and Company policies and procedures, with particular attention to the requirements of ‘Information Security’ and ‘Quality’ practice
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested from time to time

Skills & Experience

  • Ideally qualified or working towards AAT Level 2 or 3
  • Proven experience working within a finance role of a similar level
  • Experience using SAGE 50
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An enthusiastic team player with the ability to foster good working relationships
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Drive, self-motivation and ability to work well using own initiative
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen
  • A flexible approach to work

There will be a 1 stage informal interview with the hope for that person to then start as soon as possible. Please contact Zoe Bellenger for more information.

Major Recruitment act as an Employment Agency for permanent roles and an Employment Business for temporary opportunities.

Temporary Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

£10.00-£14.00 p/h / can base it off salary

Temporary – on going / possible temp to perm

Nottingham – West Bridgford area

Full Time – 9am-5:30pm

Key Responsibilities:

Sales Ledger

  • Creating and issuing, renewal quotations and sales invoices to customer
  • Maintaining and updating customer information and files
  • Calculating costs and creating payment schedules for customers

Credit control

  • Monitoring of outstanding debts
  • Contacting customers to obtain expected payment dates

Purchase ledger

  • Entering purchase invoices on to SAGE
  • Paying suppliers
  • Reconciliation of company credit cards and bank accounts
  • Evaulating current and new suppliers following the company’s Supplier Management process/procedures

Assist with ad-hoc financial information and analysis as required
Assist the Admin team when required

Other Responsibilities

  • Keeping up to date and compliant with all relevant legislation and Company policies and procedures, with particular attention to the requirements of ‘Information Security’ and ‘Quality’ practice
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested from time to time

Skills & Experience

  • Ideally qualified or working towards AAT Level 2 or 3
  • Proven experience working within a finance role of a similar level
  • Experience using SAGE 50
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An enthusiastic team player with the ability to foster good working relationships
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Drive, self-motivation and ability to work well using own initiative
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen
  • A flexible approach to work

There will be a 1 stage informal interview with the hope for that person to then start as soon as possible. Please contact Zoe Bellenger for more information.

Major Recruitment act as an Employment Agency for permanent roles and an Employment Business for temporary opportunities.

Finance Business Partner

A large client of ours are currently looking for a finance business partner to partner with our operational managers in delivering financial expertise to enable them to make informed business decisions and drive profitability.

The role will see you collaborate with operational stakeholders to understand the factors that impact their financial and operational performance, Participate in regular briefing meetings with stakeholders throughout project build cycles, engage in regular liaison with stakeholders to discuss and explain financial issues and reporting. You will also help to develop a user-friendly management information pack pertinent to stakeholder needs which also clearly and effectively communicates key financial trends and issues whilst ensuring stakeholders are fully aware of corporate financial controls and support them in understanding and implementing them.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • part qualified ACCA, CIMA (or equivalent) or AAT Qualified
  • Experience in management accounting and month end processes
  • Analytical mindset, with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Self-motivated individual, with a strong desire to challenge the status quo, bringing fresh ideas
  • Ability to work flexibly and under pressure
  • Confident in communicating financial information and controls to non-finance colleagues
  • Able to build and maintain cross-functional relationships, developing trust and credibility across the business

As an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the continuous improvement and satisfaction of our employees. As such, training and ongoing development are readily available, as well as a competitive wage and an excellent benefits package.

This is a full time permanent role with a salary in the region of £28 – £35k per annum

Experienced Vehicle Technician

We are looking for a experienced motor trade technician for our Newark Branch

You will need to have a level 3 or equivalent certification. Full Uk driving licence preferably clean but definitely with no previous bans. Own tools.

You will have Local service centre / privately owned garage or main dealer experience. Experience of replacing clutches and cambelts a good all rounder and must be a team player.

Able to work on own initiative but not afraid to ask for help.

5 DAY WEEK INCLUDING SATURDAYS WITH A DAY OFF IN THE WEEK

In return we offer a salary upto £30000 depending on experience and are always willing to mentor and train candidates who show potential. We want you to be the best you can be.

Looking for a new role? Fed up of the main dealer network? Send over your cv and lets have a chat