Junior Finance Consultant – Surrey

Junior Finance Consultant

Full time
Salary is dependent on experience
Study support offered if required
Must be flexible to travel to clients and have own transport – predominantly across Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Middlesex and London Border.

The company
Our client is an established consultancy company working in the education finance sector now in their 9th year of trading.

They have many new projects on the horizon, so although they need someone to add support during this growth period, they are looking for you to continue your career with them long after you gain your qualification(s).

They are a friendly team and have a positive, upbeat, happy culture. They pride themselves on being flexible and provide a good work life balance, but in return they want and expect commitment, passion and hard work.

This role will be based at your home address and will require regular travel to clients’ premises. Mileage will be reimbursed to you at the HMRC rate.

The Role
As an employee you will gain fantastic insight and experience into the education finance sector. The breadth of the support they offer their clients gives great exposure and ensures that there is never a dull day!

You will be supported through your training with the firm; shadowing consultants on site to start with and then providing finance assistant/officer cover to clients; working your way up to autonomous consultancy as you gain experience and confidence.

Some days will require home working therefore a high level of self-motivation is required.
They also run a Helpdesk, a hosting platform and have designed various software packages; so, if you like IT as well as finance then you will never be bored with them!

Person Specification
Although an Accountancy qualification and/or relevant experience is desirable (AAT3 and upwards), it is not essential. They are strong believers of employing for attitude and training necessary skills.

They pride themselves on going that extra mile for their clients and want their staff to have that same can-do attitude.

They aim to ensure all client requests are fulfilled; managing all expectations to ensure that they always remain happy with the service that they receive.

As a member of the team you will be expected to present a professional image of yourself and the company at all times.

You will need a clean driving licence and access to a vehicle. You will also need a clean enhanced DBS check which will be initiated by the firm at the time of employment.

Potential Client Duties
Some duties that may be expected of you when on site include but are not limited to the following;

General
Ensure that all transactions are actioned in line with the client’s financial policies, DfE guidance and within statutory financial regulations.

Duties possibly expected by the client are listed below but they are not limited to the below as they can cover other tasks deemed appropriate to the role.

Purchase ledger
*Posting the below documents to the clients accounting software in a timely manner with great accuracy
oPurchase Requisition
oPurchase Orders
oGoods Received Notes
oPurchase Invoices
*Create new suppliers and perform relevant checks
*Create BACS/Cheque payment runs
*Ensure that all expenditure is recorded against the relevant nominal code and cost centre, and that the correct VAT code is used
*Receive and check statements from suppliers
*Investigate and action any issues that arise with regards to creditors

Sales ledger
*Raise sales invoices as requested by the client on the system in a timely manner
*Ensure that all income is recorded against the relevant nominal code and cost centre, and that the correct VAT code is used
*Ensure that all requests for sales invoices are processed and sent promptly
*Ensure that all invoices are monitored and chased to ensure prompt payment

Bank account:
*Ensure that the bank accounts are controlled and monitored
*Ensure that paying in slips/ remittances are received and processed on the accounting system in a timely manner
*Ensure that the bank accounts are reconciled on a weekly basis and that any outstanding items are dealt with promptly
*Reconcile the bank accounts monthly ensuring that all unreconciled items on the bank statement are investigated.

Other balance sheet items:
*Ensure that petty cash returns are received and processed on the accounting system in a timely manner and that a month end reconciliation is undertaken to ensure that actual funds held balance to the ledger
*Ensure that credit card returns are received and processed on the accounting system in a timely manner
*Ensure that all adjustments for prepayments, accruals, accrued and deferred income are processed on a monthly basis
*Ensure that all balance sheet control accounts are completed on a monthly basis as part of the month end process

Payroll:
*Working with the client to ensure that the monthly payroll costs are posted and reconciled against the finance system
*Provide financial support and advice to assist budget holders within Academies in maintaining their budgets

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Customer Service Executive (Logistics/Transport)

Client / Customer Service Executive (Logistics/Transport)

Our client is a fast-growing manufacturing business who deliver their bespoke solutions to an expanding global market. Spearheaded by a forward-thinking, innovative MD, they looking to hire individuals with a similar ethos.

We are looking for a person that is highly motivated to provide the best possible experience for clients globally. This is specifically to take responsibility for orders once they have been processed and facilitate a seamless process that gives an exceptional experience for the client at every touchpoint.

As well as having the right skills for the team, we are looking for someone with a positive, upbeat, hard-working attitude who prides themselves on delivering to a high standard.

Duties
*Ensure the client knows they have a personal contact and support for the order.
*Ensure all correct details for delivery and correct delivery contacts for every order.
*Find out from the client what they would like in the way of updates and go above and beyond.
*Follow the process right through until the delivery is complete, ensuring full client satisfaction.
*Customer service calls regarding live or completed orders – not prospecting.
*Take customer calls and providing a comprehensively satisfying experience, every time.
*Provide solutions for customer complaints, take pride in turning them into positive experiences.
*Ensure everything is up to date on the CRM system.
*Keep on top of all delivery dates, to ensure realistic accuracy.
*Be a central point of communication for sales, purchasing, operations, despatch etc.
*Work with despatch to book in the deliveries with the correct contacts.

Requirements
*Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
*Wealth of experience in demanding customer service environments
*Knowledge of logistics/transport
*Knowledge of various communications channels – phone, webchat, email, MS Teams, Zoom etc
*B2B customer experience would be ideal
*Innovative and proactive
*Experience working with global clients would be beneficial
*Good grasp of working with processing and CRM systems
*Sound Excel knowledge and experience
*Good understanding of business principles, both for sales and operations

Monday-Friday 8.00 – 4.30pm
Full time on site
Parking available on-site & public transport options available

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Category Manager

Category Manager
Remote & Office Based (South Kent)
Full Time, Monday-Friday

We are working with a leading and growing business on the South Kent Coast that is going through an interesting period of change and development in the world of eCommerce.

This role is playing a leading role in the development of the product offering, supplier relationships and increasing the sales and profitability of the business. A key part of the role will be to network and build strong relationships both internally and externally.

Working closely with the commercial and purchasing teams you will be embracing digital tools and new ways of working to increase efficiency within the consumer purchase decision-making process and ultimately generate sustainable and profitable growth.

Duties
*Responsible for category ranging, pricing and promotions across the channels
*Developing strong working relationships with external suppliers, key vendors and internal marketing teams to improve pricing and quality of services
*Negotiating with suppliers to improve trading terms, and secure central income and merchandising support
*Seek out new product opportunities with existing and new suppliers
*Responsibility for the integrity of the product catalogue, new line process and sign offs
*Responsibility for product lifecycle management
*Developing an exit strategy for unsuccessful products
*Work with commercial, finance and operations teams to ensure a common category message and strategy is understood and implemented
*Reviewing and supporting industry and consumer category insights produced by the purchasing team to develop strategy
*Include what motivates the shopper, what trends there are in the category, what competitors are up to, what strategies are the retailers implementing etc.
*Ensure we have the right products in the right place with the right space’
*Creating and developing a strategic long-term plan for the development of the category
*Work with the purchasing team on demand management and seasonality
*Supporting purchasing team with demand planning to ensure the sustainability of inventory
*Managing budget development and revenue for the category

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Bakery Assistant / Decorator

Bakery Assistant/ Decorator
London NW10
Monday to Friday – 08.00am to 17.00pm

Are you obsessed with all things sweet? Are you an expert with a piping bag?

We have a rare opportunity for an experienced Bakery Assistant / Decorator to join a highly sought after and exciting high-end food producer that is taking the world by storm.

Responsibilities:

*Decorating cookies and brownies to a high standard
*Working with meringue, buttercream and ganache
*Producing orders on time to a tight deadline
*Working closely with the team to create designs
*Adhering to all cleaning and food safety standards

Candidate Profile:

*Previous cake decorating experience
*Experience working for a fast-paced food producer
*Have a creative and artistic flair
*Ability to write and speak fluently in English
*Level 2 in Food Safety preferred
*Willing to support and be part of the team when needed

To be considered please apply; alternatively for more information please contact David Cotton at KHR Recruitment.

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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Bakery Production Team Leader

Bakery Production Team Leader
London NW10
Monday to Friday
0800 to 1700
£Neg + Bens

Are you an experienced production operative looking for a step up into a team leader role? Are you a natural leader with initiative and judgement?

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a leading bakery that sells a range of products online and in stores.

Role Summary:
Prepares and bake all bakery items for in-store and online following standardised Kitchen recipes.
Estimates baking needs, requisitions adequate supplies, inventories supplies and keeps records of products made and used.
Ensures bakery and equipment are maintained according to proper health and safety standards.
Teach and enforce safety regulations.
Manage quality control on all dough production.
Hands-on production of the dough
Manage all ingredient, equipment and kitchen related ordering and returns.
Completes regular stock take and review pricing with suppliers.
Works well as part of a small team.
Can lift heavy loads and operate commercial-sized mixers and equipment

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Finance Apprentice – Surrey

Apprentice – Finance Consultant (Education sector)

37 hours per week (to include release time for college / studying / exams)
£6.50ph (£12,500 pa) + client travel and study costs

Must be flexible to travel to clients and have own transport – predominantly across Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Middlesex and London.

The company
Our client is an established consultancy company working in the education finance sector. Now in their 9th year of trading they are looking to grow the team.

They have many new projects on the horizon, so although they need someone to add support during this growth period, they are looking for you to continue your career with them. Therefore, although this is an Apprenticeship role, they are looking for the successful candidate to remain with them long after you gain your qualification(s).

They are a friendly team and have a positive, upbeat, happy culture. They pride themselves on being flexible and provide a good work life balance, but in return they want and expect commitment, passion and hard work.

This role will be based at your home address and will require regular travel to clients’ premises. Mileage will be reimbursed to you at the HMRC rate.

The Role
As an Apprentice you will gain fantastic insight and experience into the education finance sector whilst they support you to become AAT qualified.

The AAT qualification is one of the most recognised in the Finance industry and could lead to you studying for your ACCA or equivalent through them if you so wish.

You will be supported through your training with the firm; shadowing consultants on site to start with and then being able to assist us with finance assistant roles; working your way up to consultancy days as you gain experience.
Some days will require home working, therefore a high level of self-motivation is required.

They also run a Helpdesk and have designed various software packages; so, if you like IT as well as finance then you will never be bored with this company!

The Person
Due to this being an apprentice role there isn’t a list of skills that you are required to have, but any finance, mathematics or business-related studies would be beneficial.

They are looking for someone with a great work ethic who is confident in face to face situations and wants to build a career in finance. They must have strong communication skills both oral and written.

There is great satisfaction from their work, and they pride themselves on delivering the best possible service to all of their clients – so this must be important to you also.

As a member of the team you will be expected to present a professional image of yourself and the company at all times.

You will need a clean driving licence and access to a vehicle. You will also need a clean enhanced DBS check which will be initiated by the company at the time of employment.

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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Finance Apprentice – Kent or Essex

Apprentice – Finance Consultant (Education sector)

37 hours per week (to include release time for college / studying / exams)
£6.50ph (£12,500 pa) + client travel and study costs

Must be flexible to travel to clients and have own transport – predominantly across Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Essex and London.

The company
Our client is an established consultancy company working in the education finance sector. Now in their 9th year of trading they are looking to grow the team.

They have many new projects on the horizon, so although they need someone to add support during this growth period, they are looking for you to continue your career with them. Therefore, although this is an Apprenticeship role, they are looking for the successful candidate to remain with them long after you gain your qualification(s).

They are a friendly team and have a positive, upbeat, happy culture. They pride themselves on being flexible and provide a good work life balance, but in return they want and expect commitment, passion and hard work.

This role will be based at your home address and will require regular travel to clients’ premises. Mileage will be reimbursed to you at the HMRC rate.

The Role
As an Apprentice you will gain fantastic insight and experience into the education finance sector whilst they support you to become AAT qualified.

The AAT qualification is one of the most recognised in the Finance industry and could lead to you studying for your ACCA or equivalent through them if you so wish.

You will be supported through your training with the firm; shadowing consultants on site to start with and then being able to assist us with finance assistant roles; working your way up to consultancy days as you gain experience.
Some days will require home working, therefore a high level of self-motivation is required.

They also run a Helpdesk and have designed various software packages; so, if you like IT as well as finance then you will never be bored with this company!

The Person
Due to this being an apprentice role there isn’t a list of skills that you are required to have, but any finance, mathematics or business-related studies would be beneficial.

They are looking for someone with a great work ethic who is confident in face to face situations and wants to build a career in finance. They must have strong communication skills both oral and written.

There is great satisfaction from their work, and they pride themselves on delivering the best possible service to all of their clients – so this must be important to you also.

As a member of the team you will be expected to present a professional image of yourself and the company at all times.

You will need a clean driving licence and access to a vehicle. You will also need a clean enhanced DBS check which will be initiated by the company at the time of employment.

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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Regional Quality Manager – Fresh Produce – Midlands

We are currently working with a leading National FMCG business.

Due to ongoing growth and success, they are currently looking to recruit a Regional Quality Manager to work remotely and cover the Midlands as a territory.

The Regional Quality Manager will be responsible for both QA management and product quality compliance.

Responsibilities will include:

Ensure compliance of product quality standards
Ensure customer specifications are being adhered to
Ensure continued QA systems compliance
Assist the technical team in completion of reports and Quality Management Systems
Accompany customers on site visits
Participate in training courses

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Previous experience working in a quality management or assurance role within a fresh produce environment
Ability to relate to all personnel, both internal and external
Good interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional, operational and cultural boundaries
Good time management skills
Excellent IT skills including Word and Excel

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business that can offer ongoing development and career progression. This role will involve working remotely with regular site/client visits involved across your designated territory, so flexibility to travel is essential. Hours are Monday to Friday, 40 hours a week. Benefits include a company car, 15% annual performance related bonus, 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), Travel Insurance, Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover, Private Medical Insurance and Pension Scheme.

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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Regional Quality Manager – Fresh Produce – South East

Regional Quality Manager
Covering the South East of England
Salary £Neg
Benefits: include a company car, 15% annual performance-related bonus, 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), Travel Insurance, Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover, Private Medical Insurance and Pension Scheme.

We are currently working with a leading National FMCG business.

Due to ongoing growth and success, they are currently looking to recruit a Regional Quality Manager to work remotely and cover the South East of England as a territory.

The Regional Quality Manager will be responsible for both QA management and product quality compliance.

Responsibilities will include:

Ensure compliance of product quality standards
Ensure customer specifications are being adhered to
Ensure continued QA systems compliance
Assist the technical team in completion of reports and Quality Management Systems
Accompany customers on site visits
Participate in training courses

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Previous experience working in a quality management or assurance role within a fresh produce environment
Ability to relate to all personnel, both internal and external
Good interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional, operational and cultural boundaries
Good time management skills
Excellent IT skills including Word and Excel

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business that can offer ongoing development and career progression. This role will involve working remotely with regular site/client visits involved across your designated territory, so flexibility to travel is essential. Hours are Monday to Friday, 40 hours a week. Benefits include a company car, 15% annual performance-related bonus, 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), Travel Insurance, Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover, Private Medical Insurance and Pension Scheme.

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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Quality Controllers – Fresh Produce – Day/Night Shifts

Are you an experienced Quality Controller looking for a new challenge? We are working with one of the UK’s leading fresh produce distribution centres who work with both national and global growers and supply to some of the biggest retailers in the UK. Due to huge growth, they are seeking experienced Quality Controllers to join their teams based near Sittingbourne and Maidstone.

The Quality Controllers will be responsible for:

Ensuring all products arriving on site are checked against customer requirements and reported accurately.
Ensuring that any temperature abuse or other issues that can seriously affect product quality are immediately reported to the customer.
Effectively communicate to customers where necessary.
To work safely and report any hazards or near misses to a Key Operative or Production Support Manager.
To work efficiently and effectively ensuring that you contribute to the daily Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) of the department as set by the Intake & Ripening Manager and the needs of the business.
To maintain high levels of hygiene and housekeeping through the clean as you go policy.
To clearly communicate between all colleagues in your team and your Line Manager in a timely manner.

The ideal candidate will have:

Quality control experience
Fresh produce knowledge
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work to challenging deadlines in a pressurised environment
Good planning and organisational skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Results focused
Excellent Team working
Flexibility in thinking and approach
Driving for excellence
Customer understanding
Thoroughness/attention to detail
Analytical thinking
Measure of Performance/Key Deliverables:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing business that can offer ongoing training and progression. Hours for this role are offered on either day or nights shifts on a 4 on 4 off pattern. Benefits include company pension scheme, 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays), free onsite parking.

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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