Just Recruitment's guide to the future

In the 35 plus years that Just Recruitment has been finding people work we have seen some massive changes. New legislation and the advent of new technologies, such as the web and Smart phones, have revolutionised the way we work. What is more notable is that the pace of change is accelerating. So what changes can we expect in the future? We have pulled together a small collection of articles from some of our regular contributors that look at what changes are on, or just over, the horizon.

4 articles that explore some of the exciting and possibly worrying changes that could impact recruitment in the future. From the impact of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data to the advent of new job roles. Whether you are just interested in reading about futurology or you are seriously looking at your future career you’ll find something here.

What will the world of work look like in a generation’s time? Sarah Patten explores the careers of the future – Published: 6 December 2018 ...read more

Artificial Intelligence is the next big thing in the world of technology. But how can it be used to sharpen recruitment practices? – Published: 27 March 2019 ...read more

A changing employment landscape means recruitment consultants have to show their value to clients and candidates, reports Tim Gibson. – Published: 6 December 2018 ...read more

In an era of ever more sophisticated data analysis, it’s possible to gain important insights into business performance. Tim Gibson explores the implications for the recruitment industry. – Published: 6 December 2018 ...read more

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Management Accountant
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £30,000 - £38,000
Location: Haverhill
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 906965
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group have a superb opportunity for an experienced Management Accountant to join our client on a fulltime, permanent basis working near to Haverhill.

Reporting directly to the CEO of this fast growing successful company. The business is currently growing at 20% per annum and is at a pivotal moment in its development. New premises have been purchased and new sales and accounting systems are due to be installed in the coming 6 months. This role will be part of the senior management team and involved in key decision making for the business going forward.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the whole of the accounts department and production of the monthly management report and KPIs.
  • Managing the accounts assistant who has primary responsibility for the purchase ledger.
  • Managing UK and overseas payments, controlling deposits and advance payments.
  • Cash management including weekly forecasting of cash and credit control.
  • Running all aspects of payroll.
  • Management of Royal London pension scheme.
  • Responsibility of all company insurances and utility suppliers.
  • Working with the Operations Manager, analysing profit and cost variances to budget.
  • Implementation of new accounting system, which will free up purchase ledger clerk to take some of the more administrative elements of this role.
  • Job and departmental profit analysis.
  • Monthly VAT returns and Bank reconciliations.
  • Ad-hoc tasks necessary for the for Senior Managers and Directors.
  • Management of personnel files.
  • Administration and other duties relevant to the role.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Experience working in a fast moving busy office environment.
  • Ability to work to deadlines, quickly and accurately under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritise.
  • Discretion required due to nature of the role.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Confident in using Microsoft Excel.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualifications are desirable but not essential.

 

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Technical Sales Support Officer
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £21,000 - £23,000 per annum
Location: Lavenham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908402
About the role

Just Recruitment Group is delighted to be recruiting for a Technical Sales Support Officer on behalf of a lovely family owned company which is currently based on the outskirts of Sudbury.

You will have a technical background in the plumbing industry, either in the installation process or in technical sales.

This is a stand-alone position, working closely with the general manager, to grow and develop the business building clientele and maximising sales.

This is a really exciting role, attending trade shows and taking the occasional trip overseas from time to time.

Salary dependent on experience. (between £21,000 and £23,000) plus annual bonus, Company pension scheme and private health care plan along with 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays will be offered after successful completion of 3-month probation period.

If you are up for the challenge or this role looks like something you could see yourself doing, then we would love to hear from you.

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Tax Senior
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: Competitive
Location: Holt
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908397
About the role

Just Recruitment is thrilled to be recruiting for one of the UK’s top 40 Accountancy Firms.

They are looking for an experienced accountant to join their Business and Private Enterprise Department. You will predominately be managing a portfolio of personal tax clients, providing excellent advice that exceeds our clients’ expectations. You will be a born-leader who is firm but compassionate.

This is a tremendous opportunity to join a company that truly regards its staff as its number one asset.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a large portfolio of Self-Assessment personal tax returns and reviewing those submitted by junior staff
  • Providing ad-hoc tax advice
  • Working within set budgets
  • Ensuring the efficient use of software packages
  • Maintaining a first-rate knowledge of clients’ business and personal affairs
  • Developing good working relationships with clients
  • Taking an active role in business development
  • Contacting clients and liaising with HMRC
  • Achieving deadlines
  • Adhering to the firms Risk Management policies

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An ATT, CTA, ACA or ACCA qualification or be working towards this
  • A wealth of knowledge and understanding of Personal Tax
  • Experience of working with an external client base
  • Experience of preparation of personal tax returns
  • Experience of working with Microsoft and other computerised packages

In return our client will provide an excellent salary. But they recognise that life is about more than just money.

Our client believes a healthy work-life balance is pivotal to good performance, so flexible working options are usually available. In addition they offer excellent health benefits, social events, an award-winning wellbeing programme, and more besides.

For an informal chat about this role please apply now with your up to date CV.

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