Training: the best investment opportunity we have.

Attend a Job Fair at a College or University and you’ll wait a long time before you meet a student who wants to pursue a career in Recruitment! It’s a Cinderella sector, graduates will consider high profile sectors like Marketing or Fashion, Accountancy or Law but Recruitment is not on the radar. Yet, according to the ONS, the Recruitment sector is twice as large as Marketing and only fractionally smaller than the Legal and Accounting sectors combined! As an industry we need to work extra hard to attract the best and brightest people. One of the ways to do that is to offer a comprehensive and professional training programme.

For over 35 years Just Recruitment have been actively training recruitment professionals. Both through in-house programmes and by supporting consultants achieve their professional qualifications with the REC. Many of those trainees are still with us, indeed Emma, our Operations Director, joined as a trainee. Recently we have completely re-designed the training programme, partly to incorporate the latest technology that we have been investing in but primarily to meet the requirements created by years of sustained growth.

The training has been designed by our founder, Jenny Wrightson, and is being delivered by both in-house experienced staff and Subject Matter Experts from our partner companies. The programme covers every aspect of the recruitment process and continues beyond initial training. Just has always believed in Continuous Professional Development and, since we became an Employee Owned Company, is now ingrained in our culture.

If the UK economy is to prosper in a post Brexit world then companies will need to hire and develop the best talent. We firmly believe that professional Recruitment Consultancies have a major role to play which is why we are investing time, money and effort to develop our people.

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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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Junior/Trainee Designer
Sector: Creative Arts and Design
Salary: £18,000 - £23,000 Depending on Experience
Location: Halstead
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908227
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Junior/Trainee Designer on behalf of a well-established market leading manufacturer of Building Products based in Essex.

The main aim of the role is to support the Design team with the day to day administration duties. The progression opportunities within this role are extensive and if you prove yourself, the long-term career prospects are endless. 

Experience: 

  • A working knowledge of CAD would be desirable
  • An understanding of technical drawings 
  • Administration experience 
  • IT Literate- knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook 365

Monday – Friday 
8am – 5pm 
Salary - Depending on experience

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