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Administration Co-Ordinator (6 month contract)

Based in North Bristol, our client is looking for a candidate to work for a 6 month period to help out in a particularly busy period.  An immediate start is available and the role has the potential to become permanent.


Responsibilities will include: 

  • Creating and developing new and existing business relationships
  • Recording data accurately on client databases
  • Processing sales orders
  • Ensuring all administration is completed to support sales orders and timely order dispatch
  • Advising clients on forthcoming product developments and special promotions
  • Making quick and accurate cost calculations and providing customers with quotations
  • Following up on sales enquiries using appropriate methods

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Be team focused
  • Be highly motivated and driven
  • Be able to work well under pressure
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Enjoy a vibrant working environment

This role is all about attitude and wanting to do well.  Great incentives and a fun working environment! If it sounds like the perfect role for you, apply today!

Reference: 154021




Data Entry Clerk

Our Portbury Client has an immediate ‘temp2perm’ opportunity for a detail conscious individual who is happy to do numerical data entry.  

The role will mainly consist of:

  • Transferring information from printed reports into both Excel and Sage to create purchase orders.
  • Copy and pasting between spreadsheets.
  • Quality checking and sending purchase orders via email.
  • Maintaining spreadsheets.
  • Checking incoming invoices.
  • Digital archiving including scanning. 

Skills required: 

  • An eye for detail.
  • Excellent typing skills (minimum 45 words per minute) with a high level of accuracy.
  • Experience with Excel including an understanding of basic Excel formulas.
  • Experience with Sage is an advantage but not essential as training will be provided.
  • Must be reliable
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Ability to work on own or as part of a team 

Immediate start, offering great opportunities.

Hours of work 8 – 4pm

Reference: 165021




Our Clifton based client has an immediate opportunity for a Purchase Ledger Clerk for an experienced Purchase ledger clerk with a minimum of one year’s experience.

The successful candidate is expected to be a good communicator, self-motivated and have an eye for detail.

Key responsibilities:

  • Receiving all incoming purchase invoices
  • Stamp, code and pass invoices for authorisation
  • Receive authorised invoices and enter on purchase ledger
  • Generate payables reports and batch with relevant invoices
  • Check funding
  • Obtain authorisation for cheque / BACS payment runs
  • Produce computer generated cheques
  • Send out cheques and remittance
  • Deal with all supplier queries & account reconciliations
  • Provide holiday cover for the sales ledger & filing clerk and assist at peak times

Skills and Experience:

  • Good attitude
  • Hard working, reliable, honest, polite, co-operative 
  • Numerate
  • Good attention to detail
  • Accurate
  • Willing to learn
  • Able to work as a part of a team
  • Computer literate (MS programs)

What we can offer you:

  • 20k+
  • Transparent bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Auto enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Flexible benefits including health cash plan and retail discounts
  • Professional Subscription/fees
  • Continuing professional development


Reference: 162021




Filing Clerk (part time)

We are looking for an organised Filing Clerk to undertake file management and maintenance. Based in Clifton you will be working 12.5 hours a week, 4 hours must include a Thursday afternoon until 6.30pm

Duties Include:

  • Prioritise paperwork
  • Digitalise all important documents
  • Protect and update files 
  • Update information and add new data

Skills Required

  • .An understanding of confidentiality and data protection. 
  •  IT literate
  • A fast and accurate data entry speed
  • Team player

Immediate start available.  Hourly rate £9.20. 

Reference: 160021




An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a Civil Engineer to provide as-built drawings and billable data.  This is an exciting role that offers long term career progression.

Duties will include: 

  • Stockpile surveys
  • Setting out
  • Manipulation and interpretation of data using CAD
  • Produce machine control files
  • Production of drawings
  • Record keeping 
  • Purchasing 
  • Environmental and Geo-environmental sampling

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Civil Engineering degree
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience 
  • Numerical, analytical and data experience
  • Drawing production
  • Strong communication skills
  • CAD or Trimble knowledge

Ongoing training and professional development for a candidate with a solid engineering background and a ‘can do attitude’.


Reference: 163021




Project Administrator

Our client has an excellent opportunity for someone with a process driven approach who has worked within engineering, manufacturing or construction.  In addition, you will have a driving licence in order to visit sites and ensure all compliance is being adhered to.
Responsibilities of the job include:
•  Investigating health-related complaints and cases of ill health
•  Carrying out risk assessments and site inspections
•  Ensuring that equipment is installed correctly and safely
•  Identifying potential hazards
•  Determining ways of reducing risks
•  Compiling statistics and reports
•  Running health and safety meeting and training courses
•  Liaising with external health and safety authorities
Keeping up to date and ensuring compliance with current health and safety legislation
Key Skills and Experience
Strong analytical and problem solving skills 
IT literate
Committed to further study
An eye for detail
Good interpersonal skills 
Excellent communication skills
A full driving licence
This is an exciting role that has been created due to expansion.  An immediate start is available


Reference: 158021



A fantastic opportunity for a Marketing Exec who has worked within a similar role.  The position is exceptionally varied and needs someone who enjoys multi- tasking and working to deadlines.  This is a maternity cover role and commitment to the 6/12 month contract is essential.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Working with Commercial Team and Director, planning, developing and implementing comprehensive marketing strategies to support business growth and deliver effective communications.
  • Brand management
  • Content development and copy writing to include: the development of newsletters internally and externally, writing press releases, brochures, profiles, articles, ad hoc projects delivered within short time frames
  • Digital media managing and developing social media accounts Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Linked In, You Tube. Google Business management. Mail Chimp. Website management (Drupal, WordPress, Google analytics).
  • Internal communications - organise events
  • Liaising with third party organisations;
  • Co-ordinate photo and video opportunities.
  • Organise commercial exhibitions and events (including accommodation/travel)
  • Ad hoc research.
  • Supporting recruitment function with advertising of roles on social media.


Skills and Experience Required:

  • Degree level education (or equivalent) preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role
  • Marketing experience
  • Excellent written communication skills to include copy writing
  • Tech savvie with an understanding and working knowledge of digital media
  • Event management
  • Strong relationship building, networking and negotiating skills

Immediate start available.


Reference: 157021



Lettings Negotiator (Trainee Opportunity)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a driven individual to join our client’s award winning, energetic and experienced lettings team in Bristol as a Lettings Negotiator.

Duties Include (but are not limited to):

· Generate, arrange and carry out viewings of properties to let

· Build and maintain long term relationships with Landlords

· Ensure all office systems/service standards are adhered to

The right candidate will be:

· Able to learn quickly, take responsibility and strive for success

· A dynamic, fun individual who thrives in a team and takes ownership of their own projects

· Someone who can build relationships with clients whilst also exploring new opportunities

We are offering:

· Basic salary of £18 -19,000K with a realistic OTE £24,000k

· Own car required with mileage paid – there will also be access to a company pool car

· 25 Days annual leave + bank holidays

· Great company culture and values

· Plenty of first-class training and development resources

· The opportunity to learn from a lively, highly skilled team

The right candidate does not need years and years of experience - with a can-do attitude, ability to close a deal, great attention to detail, and eagerness to learn...our client can teach the rest!

· Working Hours: Monday to Friday 8.45am-6.30pm & alternate Saturday’s 9am-4pm (with lieu day in the week).

· Office: Bristol

· Car and valid UK driving licence – Essential

This is a fantastic opportunity to start a successful career within the property industry while working for a highly successful company.


Reference: 145021



Lettings Valuer

Our client, a major player within the property industry, is looking for a Lettings Valuer to join their busy team. Based in Bristol, the suitable candidate will be an experienced and driven individual who is looking to hit the ground running in this challenging role.

Key responsibilities will include:

· Value and take instructions on properties to let

· Ensure all office systems and service standards are adhered to

· Maintain challenging workloads

· Work to targets

· Relationship building

· Research and adhere to the latest lettings legislation

If you have experience of the lettings industry, are a quick thinker and have a passion for working towards targets this could be the role for you! Starting salary will be £25k realistic OTE £35k.

Offering a great working atmosphere with motivated staff, this is a fun, fast and furious environment!


Reference: 146021




successful Bristol based client has a position available immediately in their office for an Client Accountant with a minimum of two year’s experience.

The successful candidate is expected to be well presented, numerical, self-motivated and have a good eye for detail.

  • Location: Bristol
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary: Up to £45,000k DOE
  • Start date: ASAP



Key responsibilities:

  • · Ensuring that all client services are delivered to a consistently high standard
  • · Reconciliation of ledgers and payment of funds to clients
  • · Preparation and audit of VAT reports and client statements
  • · Service charge accounts and balance sheets
  • · Ensuring that charges are raised
  • · Variance reporting
  • · Deal with client queries
  • · Reconciliations to date of sale or end of management agreement
  • · Manage void funding
  • · Update on account charges
  • · Produce interest reports and charges
  • · Bank transfers and bank liaison
  • · Review bank reconciliations
  • · Monitoring purchase ledger and sales ledger information to ensure accuracy and completeness

Main Accountabilities:

  • · Be responsible for the accuracy and completeness of client accounting records, including client statements and/or profit and loss and balance sheet reporting, VAT and other tax reporting
  • · Compile, check and deliver regular reports

Skills and Experience:

  • · Previously worked in a Client Accountant role
  • · Good working knowledge of Tramps or Bluebox
  • · Good understanding of the principles of financial and management accounting
  • · Strong Excel skills
  • · Have the ability to analyse financial information
  • · Knowledge of RICS, VAT and NRL guidelines and procedures
  • · Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • · Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • · Numerate, accurate and with impeccable attention to detail
  • · Able to work as a part of a team
  • · Cope well under pressure and able to meet strict deadlines


What we can offer you:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Mobile phone
  • Auto enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible benefits including Health Cash Plan, Holiday purchase and retail discounts
  • Professional Subscription/fees
  • Continuing professional development

If you are seeking the next step in your successful career, please submit your CV today – immediate start available for the right candidate.


Reference: P0402021