Finance and Administration Manager (FMCG)

Finance and Administration Manager
Maidstone, Kent
Full-time, Permanent
Competitive basic salary + attractive benefits package

KHR is currently assisting a leading National FMCG business based near Maidstone who is looking to hire an experienced Finance and Administration Manager.

This position is a fantastic opportunity for a a finance professional with high level administration skills. It will be 30% pure technical accounts work with 70% high level administration requirements.

Responsibilities;
* Preparation of Quarterly management accounts
* Preparation of Year-end accounts and information for external auditors
* Preparation of monthly OP capital expenditure report
* Monitoring of Central Spend expenditure categories
* Preparation of annual budget
* Overseeing the preparation of Quarterly VAT returns
* Monthly monitoring and reporting on Sales Ledger balances
* Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register
* Annual audit of OP funded assets held by members
* Reconciliation and management of EU OP Debtors
* Preparation of Quarterly submissions for government-funded projects
* Undertaking annual supplier detail survey
* Maintenance of accurate company membership records and reporting all changes to the governing body.
* Preparation and submission of Quarterly OP payment requests
* Preparation and submission of Year-end OP report
* Preparation and submission of requests for in-year amendments to OP
* Monitoring of Grower declaration of turnover and sales outside of PO
* Preparation and submission of PO Value of Marketed Production
* Other ad hoc duties as required

Candidate Profile
* Professional Accountant – ACA, ACCA, CIMA
* Experience in a FMCG business is essential
* Well-developed personal and written communication skills
* Good interpersonal skills and well-developed leadership and management skills
* Ability to delegate effectively
* Ability to identify needs and issues and recommend suitable and pragmatic courses of action and solutions, adopting a risk-aware approach
* Good time management, organisational and time management skills
* Willingness to do whatever it takes to meet deadlines
* Good IT Skills with the ability to work with large complex spreadsheets

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Warranty Administrator

We are currently recruiting for a fantastic organisation based on the outskirts of Maidstone seeking an experienced Warranty Administrator to join their team.
The role will require you to be responsible for the daily processing and administration of all warranty claims.

Duties will include:

*Process warranty claims onto the system
*Ensure the Warranty database is maintained and regularly updated
*Able to communicate and discuss warranty rejection reports with confidence to customers
*Highlight any safety-critical or high-cost warranty claims to the Management and investigate as necessary
*Monitor warranty trends and report as necessary
*Support the Aftersales Service Team Manager to review and improve existing warranty functions and processes
*Be the first point of contact for the customer care and sales team for all warranty claim questions
*Correspond to all customers, suppliers, and subsidiaries email enquiries
*Supply warranty statistics

Key skills and experience required:

*Previous background in handling warranty queries in the automotive market is a distinct advantage
*A background in automotive parts
*Exposure to warranty administration from other industries may be considered
*Outstanding customer service skills
*Confident written and verbal communications skills both internally and externally
*Work using own initiative

If you have the stated experience, then please apply now!!

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Warranty Administrator

We are currently recruiting for a fantastic organisation based on the outskirts of Maidstone seeking an experienced Warranty Administrator to join their team.
The role will require you to be responsible for the daily processing and administration of all warranty claims.

Duties will include:

*Process warranty claims onto the system
*Ensure the Warranty database is maintained and regularly updated
*Able to communicate and discuss warranty rejection reports with confidence to customers
*Highlight any safety-critical or high-cost warranty claims to the Management and investigate as necessary
*Monitor warranty trends and report as necessary
*Support the Aftersales Service Team Manager to review and improve existing warranty functions and processes
*Be the first point of contact for the customer care and sales team for all warranty claim questions
*Correspond to all customers, suppliers, and subsidiaries email enquiries
*Supply warranty statistics

Key skills and experience required:

*Previous background in handling warranty queries in the automotive market is a distinct advantage
*Ideally you will have a background in automotive parts
*Exposure to warranty administration from other industries may be considered
*Outstanding customer service skills
*Confident written and verbal communications skills both internally and externally
*Work using own initiative

If you have the stated experience, then please apply now!!

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Sales Support Administrator

We are currently working with a leading fresh produce business based in Maidstone.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Sales Support Administrator to join their team.

Responsibilities will include:

Support account management team with daily duties and administration
Process customer programs and plans into Business systems
Liaise with supply chain and MRP to ensure delivery of daily and weekly customer plans
Manage product changes both internally and externally with customers and suppliers
Maintain and update internal systems
Manage customer portal updates to ensure all sales/costs/specs/promotions are loaded correctly and in a timely fashion
Support Channel Manager with category plans

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

A solid background in sales administration and supply chain
Previous experience in a fresh produce business would be advantageous
Excellent communication and organisational skills
The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
Excellent knowledge of MS Office

Hours for this role are Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm. Benefits include 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, various insurances, pension scheme and critical illness cover.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Desktop Support

Desktop Support
Maidstone, Kent
Full-time, Permanent
Competitive basic salary + attractive benefits package

KHR is currently assisting a leading National FMCG business based near Maidstone who is looking to hire an experienced Desktop Support to join their small, yet established IT team.

The key requirement of the Desktop Support is to assist the on-site and remote users with all hardware and software issues. Providing solutions as promptly as possible.

Roles and Responsibilities

– Reports to Senior Network Admin
– End-user support for on-site & remote users
– End-user support for supplier base
– Working with the IT Support system to deliver a responsive, quality service to
internal customers
– Desktop support – hardware
– Desktop support – software (OS & applications)
– Telephone system administration
– Any other reasonable duties required

Candidate Profile

– Previous experience in a similar role
– Positive, outgoing & friendly personality
– Problem solver
– Logical & systematic
– Ability to interact with any level of staff with confidence & clarity
– Full, clean driving licence & car
– Ability to work alone, on own initiative or as part of a team as required
– Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines, planning time & priorities

Technical Skills Profile

– Experienced with Microsoft Desktop products:
* Windows 10
* Microsoft Office
– Experienced with simple networks & networking:
* TCP/IP
* Wireless networks
– Confident with using web and mobile technologies

Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm, however you must have a willingness to work occasional unsocial hours when required.

For more information, or to be considered please submit your application for review.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Care Coordinator

KHR Recruitment is currently looking for a Care Coordinator to join a leading care provider in Maidstone.

The Care Coordinator will be responsible for making sure care staff are suitably allocated to provide safe and timely care services to customers in the local community.

The responsibilities of the Care Coordinator will include:
– Using specific IT systems to allocate care assistants on a day by day basis
– Creating and maintaining staff rotas
– Making sure there is sufficient cover at all times
– Accepting and processing new care referrals
– Maintaining and updating electronic and hand-written records
– General ad-hoc administration duties

The Care Coordinator must have staff plan or web roster experience must be able to drive and have their own transport due to the remote location of the business and will have experience in the care industry.

This is an office-based position and the working hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30-5 pm.

You will also be required to take part in the out of hours, emergency on-call rota when required.

In return, you will receive a salary of £18-22,000 per annum + and benefits.

If interested please apply ASAP or get in touch with KHR Recruitment Specialists.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Internal Risk & Audit Officer

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Internal Risk & Audit Officer to join a fast-growing organisation.

Our clients are expert brokers who offer unbiased advice for home-buyer and property developer’s individual property investment needs.

Our Client offers an:

Competitive basic salary
Pension scheme
Private healthcare
Minimum 25 days’ holiday per year, plus bank holidays
Open and modern office spaces
Free weekly fresh fruit delivery
Free on-site parking
Subsidised gym membership

Job Role:

To work with senior management and provide evidence to stakeholders that the business is being managed compliantly with the correct controls in place.

To provide an independent overview of the risk management, governance and control processes of the business.

To work within the business to monitor and evaluate how well risks are being managed and if internal processes are working.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Researching and assessing risk management process
Provide advice and guidance to managers and staff on risk and control processes.
Identifying and proposing any appropriate changes in processes and procedures.
Assessing changes made to ensure rules and regulations are met and appropriate risk controls are in place.
Perform risk assessments on key business activities including ensuring files are checked and are compliant.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Accounts and Administrative Assistant

Accounts and Administrative Assistant

We are working with a leading FMCG business who are seeking an experienced Accounts and Administrative Assistant to join their team.

Based in the rural Kent countryside just South of Maidstone you could join this leading client who have been operational for over 40 years and have a significant market share in the UK.

Reporting to the Finance & Administration Manager you will maintain ledgers and bank on a day-to-day basis liaising with suppliers and offering administrative support on their EU programme.
As well as a very competitive salary the client offers an array of excellent benefits including 25 days holiday, medical and dental cover, travel and life insurance, good pension scheme and a discretionary bonus.

Duties
*Maintaining ledgers, spreadsheets to monitor and control EU programme expenditure
*Maintain and reconcile bank accounts
*Coding and processing of purchase invoices and payments
*Prepare and investigate reconciliations for EU claim
*Raise purchase orders including reconciling of pricing and quantity
*Liaison with suppliers, members and personnel of all levels.
*Prepare for grant claims and audits, including assisting in the management of on-site audits
*Respond to queries
*Update fixed asset register on a monthly basis
*Minutes and board document preparation and filing

Requirements
*Experience working in an accounts role previously
*An accounting qualification such as AAT would be preferred
*Exposure to multi-currency accounts is essential, including some foreign exchange knowledge
*Prior experience in an FMCG business required
*Excellent administration and customer service/client management skills is essential
*Keen eye for detail required
*Ability to relate to all personnel at all levels in a professional and credible fashion
*An ability to work with minimum direction using own initiative, with the ability to work under pressure.
*A good working knowledge of Microsoft office
*Good time management skills with the ability to handle a number of tasks at once and meet deadlines
*Very good organisational skills

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Assistant QA Manager – FMCG

Our client is a leading distributor of fresh produce across the UK. Having been established for multiple years, they are showing rapid growth even during the current climate. Due to this success, they are now seeking an experienced Assistant QA Manager to join their team based in Maidstone.

The Assistant QA Manager will lead, engage and develop the quality team including intake, production and distribution. They will also be responsible for ensuring products arriving on site are checked and meet customer quality requirements.

Responsibilities will include:

Effectively and proactively manage and develop the site QC teams ensuring cross functional cover.
Ensure that continuous improvement/best practice as well as effective team working is a priority for all.
Oversee and arrange Quality meetings.
Ensure all products meet food safety, legal, quality and customer requirements.
Ensure that the site meets its Quality Service Level (QSL) targets.
Ensure the site is audit ready at all times.
Have input into creating/reviewing factory based technical procedures.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

HACCP, auditing and food safety qualifications are advantageous.
Experience of managing a team and supporting and developing direct reports.
Knowledge of the fresh produce sector
At least 2 years’ previous experience in a Quality management role (eg. at QA Supervisor level or above).

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a rapidly growing company that can offer ongoing career development coupled with a competitive salary. Hours for this role will be 6am-6pm 4 on 4 off.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Systems Analyst

Systems Analyst
Maidstone, Kent
Full-time, Permanent
Competitive basic salary + attractive benefits package

KHR is currently assisting a leading National FMCG business based near Maidstone who is looking to hire an experienced Systems Analyst to join their small, yet established IT team.

If you are currently working as a Systems Analyst with an understanding of Agile methodologies, some exposure to SAP , Prophet ERP and SQL, then this could be the ideal next step for you.

The key requirements of the Systems Analyst will be to enable to the business to implement and develop systems and processes, work closely with the system development team, use Agile methodologies to support on change and project management, and to provide continuous support to the department.

Roles and Responsibilities

– Ensure the interaction between the business systems and the user community to effectively meet the needs of the business
– Provide support for business systems
– Provide link between the business and external support & development teams
– Identify system modifications to optimise business processes
– Ensure system changes on core business systems are tested and implemented to meet the needs of the business
– Manage implementation and ongoing updates and change requests for 3rd party systems within the business
– Assist with the maintenance of business reporting systems and their administration
– Documentation of business processes & knowledge
– Training of new knowledge and processes to the business, enabling departments to train their own staff
– Maintain relationships with all key personnel from around the business
– Develop ongoing training on all business systems
– Other ad hoc duties as required

Candidate Profile

– Business analyst skills
– Prophet ERP
– Experience of database technologies beneficial – particularly SQL querying
– SAP Crystal reports (desirable)
– SAP Business Objects (desirable)
– Agile methodologies
– Understanding of Microsoft technologies
– Atlassian products (JIRA, Confluence) (desirable)
– Understanding of networking technologies (desirable)
– Excellent communicator – verbally and written
– Logical & systematic
– Ability to interact with any level of staff with confidence & clarity
– Full, clean driving licence

Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm, however you must have a willingness to work occasional unsocial hours when required.

For more information, or to be considered please submit your application for review.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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