• Independent multi-sector recruitment specialist

West Midlands

IT Business Analyst

The Role

This role will hold overall responsibility and accountability for the delivery of IT strategic projects, focusing on business process, application architecture and system functions as well as supporting existing systems and their users.

The remit of the role includes ensuring that processes are well defined and communicated, identifying skills that people require to successfully fulfil their role, identifying and addressing change requirements that ensure there is a supportive management approach, ensuring systems address business requirements and supply the relevant information needed to run the organisation. It also includes providing technical support to ensure the timely resolution of support issues in the live systems environment.

What You’ll Need

  • 2 + years’ experience working as a Business Analyst or similar role(s)
  • Excellent Communication skills, both written and verbal as well as interpersonal, organisational and Presentation skills.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with key business stakeholders
  • Ability to influence peers and senior stakeholders
  • Analytical skills & critical thinking
  • Confident, self-motivated and be able to work unsupervised.
  • Business Systems & Process Modelling.
  • Data Modelling.
  • Managing Business Change.
  • Customer and delivery focused with a problem-solving approach.
  • IT principles and technical understanding.
  • Ability to simplify and standardise solutions.
  • Takes ownership, personal responsibility and leads from the front.
  • Motivates others and performs well in pressurised and stressful situations.
  • Ability to travel and work in locations across UK and Continental Europe.

VAT Tax Senior / Manager

VAT Tax Senior / Manager (Top 10 Practice)
£50,000 – £55,000 plus excellent benefits
Central Birmingham

A leading, highly successful and growing Top 10 accountancy practice, based in Central Birmingham is looking to bolster their teams with the addition of a qualified ATT/CTA VAT Tax Senior / Manager in a role offering excellent progression potential and career advancement prospects.

Client Details:

This leading Top 10 Birmingham Firm provides a full suite of services to a wide-ranging client base across corporates, professional practices, non-profit organisations and private clients. The firm provides a range of assurance and business services to a diverse client base, ranging from small businesses and start-ups to substantial international groups. Their client portfolio includes businesses from a variety of different industry sectors, both private and publicly listed businesses with a focus in the East & West Midlands, primarily on mid to large corporates. With on-going growth and positive developments in the firm, you will have opportunity to progress in your career.

Description:

The Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for their own portfolio of clients including all compliance matters, administration and VAT planning. Ensure that clients’ VAT affairs comply with statutory time limits, and to manage compliance work efficiently. Experience of a wide set of UK VAT advisory situations for clients, sufficient technical knowledge to be able to find your way around UK VAT law, recent case law precedent and HMRC guidance. Ability to deal directly with clients. Genuine enthusiasm/passion to help clients and colleagues to resolve complex VAT issues.

The position will involve training and reviewing the work of junior staff within the group. Reporting will mainly be to the group’s team leaders and, in many cases, directly to the partners. Individuals will also be required to assist the team leaders with the management of the group and have direct staff responsibilities.

Profile:

You will be ATT/CTA qualified, with a strong background in VAT, with demonstrable VAT experience gained within a recognisable professional services firm, based environment as a VAT Senior / Executive etc. Your experience will have been gained in any of Top Tier/Mid Tier/Top 50 or large/medium independent firm background. You will be able to demonstrate strong communication skills, both internally and directly with clients, experience of supervising others and delegation of work, along with organisational skills.

To be considered for this exciting role, please apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing JR-HWA-PS096.

Due to the exceptionally high level of applications if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days, It is regrettable that we cannot reply to everyone with feedback directly and please consider your application unsuccessful.

Transaction Services Assistant Manager

Working for a firm that is part of a global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, made up of some 58,000 people in over 135 countries, they are a team of independent thinkers who put quality, inclusion and integrity first, the Top 10 firms are looking for a Transaction Services Assistant Manager in Birmingham and Manchester.

Overall job purpose
To assist in the execution of financial due diligence assignments on both buy side and sell side transactions and support the team in new business generation.

Responsibilities

  • Leading smaller engagement processes reporting direct to partners/directors
  • Performing financial analysis on target businesses for inclusion in due diligence reports
  • Liaising with clients, target businesses and other professional advisors during execution of transactions
  • Reviewing and analyzing financial models
  • Due diligence report writing (in Microsoft PowerPoint)
  • Researching, preparing and supporting presentations / sales pitches for new business
  • Relationship building with potential clients and intermediaries (private equity houses, banks and corporates
  • Requirements for the role
  • Genuine interest in, and enthusiasm for, understanding how businesses generate profits and cash
  • High intelligence, evidenced by strong academics
  • Self -starter with energy to work long, flexible hours and to tight deadlines
  • Displays high level of accuracy, diligence and integrity
  • Commercially minded and a critical thinker
  • Able to form relationships with wide range of people and strong team player

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Lucy Tanner, Divisional Manager – Professional Services at Hamilton Woods Associates on 01509 276158 or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing LT-HWA-PS216

Due to the exceptionally high level of applications if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days, It is regrettable that we cannot reply to everyone with feedback directly and please consider your application unsuccessful.

Warehouse Operatives / Loaders

Major Recruitment are currently recruiting for Warehouse Parcel Sorters / Loaders on a temporary ongoing basis for our client based in Coventry.

Daily Duties and Responsibilities:-

  • This is a varied role that includes unloading mail from vans, using trolleys, manually sorting and loading vans ready for our team of delivery drivers.
  • The mail centre operates a fast and efficient system that will require you to work as part of a team with efficiency and commitment to complete your work and maintain business targets.
  • This role would suit well organised individuals who thrive on keeping busy.
  • You will need to have a positive and enthusiastic attitude as the Warehouse gets extremely busy.
  • You will need to be physically fit as some parcels can weigh up to 30kg.

Working hours and pay rate:-

  • You MUST be able to work Monday to Friday
  • Day Shift: 07:00-15:00 paid at £9.50 per hour
  • Night Shift: 23:00-07:00 paid at £10.50 per hour

Please click to apply

Legal Secretary – Float

Are you looking for a Legal Secretary role?
Would you like a great benefits package?
Does feeling part of a strong forward thinking team appeal to you?

We are looking for an experienced Float Legal Secretary to work across several departments as a secretary.

What’s in it for you –

  • £22,000 – £28,000 DOE
  • 23 days holiday + 1 day off at Christmas (Excluding Bank holidays)
  • Personal Pension
  • Private Health Care
  • Summer/Christmas Events
  • Fruit delivered to every office
  • Free parking in most offices
  • Buy extra / Sell unused Holiday

What you will be doing –

  • Provide the office with operational, typing, secretarial and administrative support.
  • Work responsibly to support the needs of the office – prioritise own workload effectively, delivering a quality service.

What skills we are looking for –

  • Experience as a legal secretary/secretary, including the use of a digital dictation tool.
  • Experience of working in an internal, customer-facing role.
  • Computer literacy, with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • A typing speed of at least 65 wpm/90% accuracy
  • Experience of working in a organisation with the ability to demonstrate a basic knowledge of fee-earners’ work.

To apply for this role or any other legal roles get in touch

“Major Recruitment act as an Employment Agency for permanent roles and an

Employment Business for temporary opportunities”

Chocolate Production Operatives (Weekends)

Major Recruitment are currently recruiting for experienced food production operatives to work for our new client Walkers Chocolates – a Birmingham based independent family chocolate makers who have been established since 1963. Based in Yardley (B25 8HE) our client are suppliers of filled chocolates, truffles, bars, easter eggs and much more – supplying major supermarkets and discount stores.

Due to continued growth and success within the business, we are urgently recruiting for experienced production operatives to join their team across all areas of production within the factory, on an ongoing temporary basis (permanent opportunities will be offered to hardworking reliable workers with a professional and flexible attitude) with an asap start date.

Full training will be given, however previous experience as a production operative / food operative is essential to be successful within your application.

Working hours, pay rates and benefits:

  • Friday to Sunday Day Shift (06:00-18:00) £10.50 p/h
  • 40 minute break per day
  • £10.50 per hour (11.5 hours paid work per shift)
  • Free parking available
  • Major Recruitment provide all staff with free 24/7 access to our exclusive app, so when the time comes – you can view your payslip, take advantage of exclusive discounts, have access to an online GP/Wellbeing/health services and view pensions and documents all in one place. As well as having an on-site team at Walkers Chocolates so you have direct help and support should you need it.

Please click to apply if you have the relevant food production operative experience required

INDLS

Field Service Engineer

A qualified HGV mechanic is needed to work as a Field Service Engineer for a well-known National Fleet Engineering company

As a Field Service Engineer you will carry out fault diagnosis, repair, routine maintenance and provide technical support and advice on tankers and HGVs to internal engineering staff, customers and other third party engineering personnel where required. You will also assist the Technical and Sales teams with equipment technical specifications and guidance for the preparation of hire quotations and new vehicle preparation for hires. You will develop relationships with customers to identify opportunities for further service, hire & training revenue and where appropriate identifying new third party repair agents and ensuring they operate to company standards and procedures.

In addition to this you will also field and handle telephone calls from hire fleet customers ensuring that breakdown repairs, and other work conducted at a customer’s request, is carried out safely, minimising both customer inconvenience and asset downtime, use the CMMS to log and schedule servicing and repair work, issuing repair orders to third party repair agents within established rate agreements, maintaining tight expenditure controls on such work. Monitoring orders issued and progressing to a speedy and cost-efficient conclusion and ensure that hard copy and computerised maintenance records of all repair work undertaken, are accurate and complete

The successful Field Service Engineer will be an experienced Field Service Engineer and ideally have worked on HGVs, Tankers & Trailers and be a qualified mechanic. You will need a full driving licence, be computer literate and able to work on your own initiative. Good customer facing skills are essential

The Field Service Engineer position comes with a generous benefits package, good career opportunities and the security of working for a national company that puts emphasis on a strong team environment and employee wellbeing

If you would like to work for an innovative and progressive engineering company please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV

Administrator

Major Recruitment Oldbury are delighted to be exclusively recruiting for a national truck and trailer organisation who are urgently seeking an Administrator to join their Oldbury office.

Duties and tasks are as follows:

  • Acting as a receptionist for visiting Company personnel, drivers and customers while attending to visitors promptly
  • Opening, sorting and distributing all post/emails received by the Branch and preparing and sending outgoing post
  • Drafting reports, letters and emails and compiling other information (credit check information or driver documentation queries) for the GMS
  • Completing rental agreements and raising invoices to customers
  • Creating and maintaining appropriate filing systems in line with the requirements of the Branch Procedures Manual and ensuring that the Branch is adequately stocked with stationery
  • Performing regular audits on filing systems to ensure that rental documentation is complete and customers’ insurance documentation is valid and up to date
  • Assisting with the check‑out/in of vehicles as directed by the GMS or Rental Controller and passing back any damage details for action
  • Maintaining a record of Branch ‘turn downs’ and passing on leads/enquiries to the relevant sales contact
  • Keeping the Branch office clean and tidy
  • Maintaining a high standard of administration in a department staffed by sales or operations orientated people who do not readily adapt to administrative routines

Candidates welcome to apply for the role will have the following:

  • Administration
  • Team player
  • Able to work on their own initiative

Hours of work are Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm.

Parking is available

INDLS

Chocolate Production Operatives

Major Recruitment are currently recruiting for experienced food production operatives to work for our new client Walkers Chocolates – a Birmingham based independent family chocolate makers who have been established since 1963. Based in Yardley (B25 8HE) our client are suppliers of filled chocolates, truffles, bars, easter eggs and much more – supplying major supermarkets and discount stores.

Due to continued growth and success within the business, we are urgently recruiting for experienced production operatives to join their team across all areas of production within the factory, on an ongoing temporary basis (permanent opportunities will be offered to hardworking reliable workers with a professional and flexible attitude) with an asap start date.

Full training will be given, however previous experience as a production operative / food operative is essential to be successful within your application.

Working hours, pay rates and benefits:

  • Monday to Thursday Day Shift (07:00-19:00) £9.50 p/h
  • Monday to Thursday Night Shift (19:00-07:00) £10.50 p/h
  • 40 minute break per day
  • £9.50 per hour (11.5 hours paid work per shift)
  • Free parking available
  • Major Recruitment provide all staff with free 24/7 access to our exclusive app, so when the time comes – you can view your payslip, take advantage of exclusive discounts, have access to an online GP/Wellbeing/health services and view pensions and documents all in one place. As well as having an on-site team at Walkers Chocolates so you have direct help and support should you need it.

Please click to apply if you have the relevant food production operative experience required

INDLS

Experienced Vehicle Technician

We are looking for a experienced technician for our Independent service centre in Wednesbury

You will need to have a level 2 OR 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.

In return we offer a salary of between £25000 and £28000 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.

THE BUSINESS IS OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK AND SATURDAY IS A WORKING DAY WITH A DAY OFF IN THE WEEK. 5 DAY WEEK

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