Financial Controller (Mandarin Speaking)Staines Upon Thames A well-established, globally recognised leader are looking to appoint a Financial Controller as a member of the management team. The Finance Controller has a significant role within the organisation, supporting and guiding both the MD and the rest of the management team in understanding the financial status and health of the company. The role demands sound accounting practice and competency and is responsible for the accountancy and record keeping. Additionally, the role requires accuracy, timeliness and attention to rules. The individual will be of analytical mind with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.Roles and responsibilities: -Manage accounts team staff, ensuring standards and milestones are achievedAuthorising all manually entered and automated banking transactions and forwarding to the MD for final approvalReconciling all bank statementsTo ensure constant understanding of bank account balanceTo manage all other day-to-day dealings with the bankTo be the point of contact and to maintain good relations with the bank manager / advisorFinancial System Management - SAGETo ensure all bought and sales ledger entries are made into the system accurately and in a timely mannerAll expenses and credit card statements are recorded / checked and authorised before entry into systemTo compile monthly wages and overtime payments and upon authorisation from the MD, enter them in the system and Bank for paymentTo compile financial management report on business performance (P&L)To compile and report the cash flow position as requiredCreate annual operating plan and quarterly forecastsRecording, evaluating and reporting to the government the VAT figuresRecording, evaluating and reporting to the government all necessary tax figures with necessary authorisationProvide, create, update, manage internal procedures in accordance with accounting standard practicesProvide project cost reports as requiredMaintain and control asset registers suitable for external auditManage and control stock and WIP balances for management accounts and external auditExperience, qualifications and skillsACCA QualifiedExperience operating as a qualified accountantExcellent working knowledge of SAGE accounting systemsExcellent working knowledge of Microsoft packagesSupervisory experienceOrganised with the ability to meet strict deadlinesDecision making, critical thinking and ability to prioritiseChinese Mandarin language skills advantageousConfident and clear communication skills with the ability to discuss financial matters with non-financial managers Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
A customer focused candidate is required for a global leader in bathroom fittings based in Esher (with parking onsite).Customer Service £22,000 - £23,000 depending on skills and experienceSkills required for the role: Ideally from a construction, engineering or bathroom backgroundExceptional Customer service skillsExcellent communication skills (email and over the phone)Good working knowledge of MS Office inc Word and Excel)SAP or similar experienceHighly organised with a great eye for detailDuties of role:Ensure calls are handled in a highly professional mannerDeal with quotes, check stock, process orders and after salesBuild relationships with customers and internal colleaguesKeep up to date with product knowledge to offer adviceParkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Fantastic opportunity to work or a market leading Engineering and Construction organisation based near Staines, immediate start.Assisting the Marketing Manager to ensure that the UK Sales Strategy is met, whilst protecting the best interests of the company and providing good customer service at all times. Principle Duties and Responsibilities: Drive an increase in new equipment specifications Contribute to an increase in company profitability Identify opportunities for an increase in quality project related enquiries Develop meaningful relationships with external clientsProvide support for detailed specifications Assist with development of company presentations Maintain all CRM activities in a timely manner Gather and share any market intelligence so we make the most of any opportunities Increase market awareness and promote the brand Ensuring clear, proper and detailed records are maintained on all projects Review and identify new projects Assist the Marketing Manager on campaigns through email, social media and industry publications Create and develop case studies within the UK market Assist Marketing Manager on all internal and external communication Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:Excellent communication and client management skills Experienced in telemarketing and cold calling PC literate and able to utilise MS Office applications Accustomed to professional use of CRM systems and disciplines Demonstrate a Structured approach Ensure confidentiality is respected and maintained in all matters relating to the company operations Display at all times, a courteous and responsible attitude towards work colleagues and customers Sensory writing skills Special Competencies required: Must be competent with all Microsoft applications Must have a deep understanding and belief in CRM systems Preferably a good understanding of the UK Specification & Construction market TenaciousParkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.