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We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic people to join our team and help to deliver the best possible service to our ever-growing customer base. If you can see yourself being part of our success story, please get in touch.

Financial Administrator & Credit Controller

The Role:
Working as a financial administrator and credit controller, you will play a key role in maximising profitability through effective and timely management of our incoming finance, whilst minimising the risk of non-payment and aged debt.

You will be responsible for the financial management for our portfolio of national account customers, building professional and efficient relationships whilst providing excellent standards of customer service.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Manage and be responsible for the financial management of all our national account customers
  • Develop commercial relationships with national account customers and internal stakeholders, escalating issues via the appropriate channels and relevant applications (e.g. CRM)
  • Work within the agreed credit control structure and processes, ensuring profitability through efficient and effective credit control
  • Manage invoices, aged debt and cash collection in line with set targets
  • Manage and resolve invoice queries
  • Chase customer’s purchase orders
  • Manage and maintain customer dashboards
  • Other allocated administrative duties
  • Challenge working processes and suggest improvements

Requirements:

  • Working experience within a financial department
  • Sage accounts experience or similar
  • Able to organise, prioritise and take ownership of your workload and ledger
  • A natural problem solver, and confident in tackling difficult situations
  • A working understanding of cash collection processes and Accounts Receivable
  • A working understanding of aged debt, with the ability to manage and minimise its impact

Training and Development:

Full training on our processes, system and the company/product will be provided.

Key Details:

Salary: £21,000 – £24,000 + bonus potential
Location: Rooksbridge, Somerset
Job Type: Full-time
Duration: Permanent

 

 

 

 

 

Experienced Interior Plant Contracts Manager - Reading

Are you an organised person with a passion for plants and excellent  customer service skills? Do you have a “can do, will do, do do” attitude? Do you have sufficient commercial nous and relationship management skills to exceed customers’ expectations?

Our regional Reading office is now looking to appoint a highly capable Interior Plant Contract Manager to help us manage 12 local technicians and the local installations team to provide service to over 700 customers along the M4 corridor, South Wales and down to the south coast.

To succeed as Contract Manager, you will already have a strong track record in customer service and know how to handle people at all levels in business. Your flexible, collaborative style will mark you out from the crowd as you search for innovative solutions to problems. You will be accountable to the local business owner for a range of activities including managing customers and the current staff of 15 people to deliver our maintenance service, installations and Christmas service to offices, hotels, restaurants, shopping centres and visitor attractions. You will join our senior management team as a key influencer to the future direction of the company. If you are ambitious, then progression opportunities exist.

 

 

 

 

 

Plant Maintenance Technician - Liverpool & Cheshire

The position is based our North west office but will involve travelling around visiting customer sites in Liverpool and Cheshire.

The Plant Maintenance Technician will be responsible for:

  • cleaning, watering and feeding the plant displays, ensuring that the monthly schedule is followed:
  • pruning as necessary to maintain shape and/or promote new growth;
  • checking for pests and diseases, and treating within set guidelines;
  • changing plants as necessary;
  • completing maintenance dockets accurately, obtaining customer signatures;
  • completing time sheets and ensuring that all paperwork is submitted promptly;
  • complying with all relevant health and safety requirements;
  • undertaking any other duties required by Management within the job holder’s competence.

Horticultural experience would be an advantage but is not essential. Full training will be given. The successful candidate will:

  • be enthusiastic, conscientious, and able to communicate easily at all levels;
  • have a keen interest in horticulture and tropical/sub-tropical plants
  • hold a full and clean driving licence;
  • be happy to undertake physical tasks, such as installing and moving plant displays
  • be able to work individually, and as part of a team, and be able to manage their own schedule.

Job Type: Full-time

 

 

 

 

 

Exterior Grounds Operative Apprentice - Matlock Office, Derbyshire

We currently require horticulturalists to join our expanding grounds teams within the midlands and the north.  Applicants must have a keen interest and passion for horticulture.  This will be very much a ‘hands on’ roll, with candidates expected to be working towards a horticultural qualification. as well as more practical based skills such as PA1 and PA6.

The Exterior Grounds Operative Apprentice will be expected to –

  • To carry out grounds maintenance tasks to include mowing, strimming, pruning and weed killing;
  • To work on landscaping projects;
  • To complete maintenance dockets accurately and obtain customer signatures;
  • To complete time sheets and to ensure all paperwork is handed in promptly;
  • To ensure all maintenance is carried out on a regular basis;
  • To always act as a representative of the company, and to ensure that the customer is completely satisfied;
  • To comply with all relevant health and safety requirements;
  • To undertake any other duties required by Management within the job holder’s competence.

Experience Required

Essential

  • Ability to communicate easily at all levels.

Special Characteristics of the job

  • A large amount of travel is involved;
  • Dealing with members of the public.

To apply, please complete the application form at the foot of this page.

 

 

 

 

 

Exterior Grounds Operative - Matlock Office, Derbyshire

We currently require horticulturalists to join our expanding grounds teams within the midlands and the north.  Applicants must have a keen interest and passion for horticulture.  This will be very much a ‘hands on’ roll, with candidates expected to have qualifications such as Level 2 or 3 in horticulture as well as more practical based skills such as PA1 and PA6.

The Exterior Grounds Operative will be expected to –

  • To carry out grounds maintenance tasks to include mowing, strimming, pruning and weed killing;
  • To work on landscaping projects;
  • To complete maintenance dockets accurately and obtain customer signatures;
  • To complete time sheets and to ensure all paperwork is handed in promptly;
  • To ensure all maintenance is carried out on a regular basis;
  • To always act as a representative of the company, and to ensure that the customer is completely satisfied;
  • To inform the General Manager of anything that may be useful in securing sales, including any information of use in the securing of additional maintenance contracts;
  • To initiate suggestions and report customer comments for improvement to the company’s performance;
  • To comply with all relevant health and safety requirements;
  • To undertake any other duties required by Management within the job holder’s competence.

Experience Required

Essential

  • Experience of grounds maintenance machinery;
  • Horticultural qualifications;
  • Ability to communicate easily at all levels;
  • Current full driving licence.

Special Characteristics of the job

  • A large amount of travel is involved;
  • Dealing with members of the public.

To apply, please complete the application form at the foot of this page.

 

 

 

 

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