going the extra mile

Annette Alchin FIRP, MD tries to meet every client personally, bringing you 25 years of experience at recruitment consultant level. Call us and book an appointment with Annette today.

Our range of staffing and requirements are quite diverse and Annette has an excellent understanding of our business to the extent of me being able to call her with pretty much just a job title at times and she knows exactly what is required, having placed multiple people in that role previously. This obviously saves me a lot of time. Above all, Annette is a really honest recruiter who responds very quickly with quality candidates

Latest Vacancies

Commercial Finance Manager

Commercial Finance Manager

Are you a commercially focused Finance Manager with extensive experience in large scale projects?
Yes! Then get in touch asap, you could secure this role and be working from home asap.

YOU MUST be a technically astute accountant to be able to provide invaluable support and information to aid board-level decision making, external investing parties and varied stakeholders across all commercial projects and viability.

An understanding of transaction board papers relating to new development projects, acquisitions or divestments and any related contracts is paramount.

You will provide financial due diligence including analysis, as well as being the key accounting lead for setting up the accounting function and coordinating tax and treasury matters of the projects, whilst ensuring the integration into normal business processes.

To succeed in post, you will be a fully qualified with ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent with proven experience gained ideally from a large organisation and strong technical accounting including interpreting and applying IFRS.

This is an exceptional opportunity with salary and benefits package to match.


£60k to £65k p/a

Swindon - Permanent Contract
 


...or call for further information on 01249 653898


Office Manager/PA

Miles Recruitment are pleased to be recruiting an interesting and varied temporary role with a very real possibility of being taken on permanently, for an Office Manager and PA.

This is a PART TIME – 3 days per week, flexible on the successful incumbents situation.

As Office Manager and PA to 3 Directors, this is a great opportunity to utilise your skills and experience coordinating and ensuring the smooth running of the office administration in a client focused environment.

Your main responsibilities will include:
- Taking dictation/ audio typing of consultant documentation
- Manage office stock and equipment maintenance
- Answering telephone calls and general incoming emails
- Incoming and outgoing post
- Managing consultant diaries including booking of appointments
- Preparing and filing of documents
- Collating digital and hard copy client presentation folders
- Resolving queries

We are looking for an immediately available, experienced individual with the following essential requirements:
- Audio typing/transcription experience
- Minimum 4 year administration experience
- Competent user of Microsoft Office, Powerpoint and Onedrive
- Adaptable and able to use initiative
- Excellent communication
- Well organised

Please note that due to the rural location, being a car driver and having access to a vehicle is essential. There is car parking on site.
Send your up to date CV asap and get in touch to discuss this opportunity in more detail.

£10ph

Chippenham - Temporary Contract
 


...or call for further information on 01249 653898


Finance Administrator

Finance Administrator - on a 6 to 12 months fixed term contract with the full prospect of a permanent position.

This is a great opportunity to join a busy and thriving organisation as they implement change to see them into the future.
Your position of Finance Administrator will predominantly include being the finance lead on the purchase ledger, but will require you to support across Sales ledger and payroll at particularly busy periods and holiday coverage for example.

Coordinating the timely and accurate accounts payable processing including authorisation signatures are sought, coding is correct and that the invoices are matched to the orders, with VAT and discounts checked for correct calculations.

Running and maintaining the payment runs including being aware of credit terms, and managing both new and existing supplier accounts.

You will handle all invoice enquiries and statement reconciliations.

Ideally you will be working towards full AAT qualification and be a numerate individual with the ability to spot errors quickly, ensuring the accuracy of the ledger and supporting elements.

You will have experience of working to deadlines and within busy and changing organisations.

Your approach to work must be one of a team player, that will support where required and assist colleagues when necessary.

Apply now to secure and interview and an immediate start.



£25,000 p/a

Swindon - Permanent Contract
 


...or call for further information on 01249 653898


Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant – Swindon – c.£30k p/a

This entrepreneurial business, now requires an additional Accounts Assistant due to increase in workload and multiple entities.

It is a great time to join the business as they strengthen the finance team in readiness to expand again next year.

Within your role, you will handle all things relating to both the sales and purchase ledger invoicing, all reconciliations around the sales, petty cash & the bank reconciliations.

Experience gained from within a similar role or an accountancy practice will be hugely advantageous to your application.

Whilst an accountancy qualification is not necessary, you do need to have strong double entry knowledge of your debits and credits and understanding of accounting up to TB level and AAT will still be advantageous to your application.

You must also have full working knowledge and experience of Sage, this is prerequisite and no exceptions can be made on this occasion.

For more information and to discuss the full job description and your suitability for the position, please get in touch at;


£30,000 p/a

Swindon - Permanent Contract
 


...or call for further information on 01249 653898


Management Accountant

Management Accountant required for this innovative South Bristol based client on a permanent basis.


You role will be to support the finance team in the production of financial and management accounting including internal reporting, handling multiple cost centres and business complexities.


This is a hand’s on role including preparing journals and completing reconciliations as part of the month end process and as part of this varied role, you will also assist with the year-end statutory accounts and VAT returns.


Having partnered with this company recently on a senior appointment, it is a pleasure to be hiring this additional resource for their finance team.


The company is vibrant and interesting. The finance department as a whole, are well led and supported by an experienced and knowledgeable leadership team who are highly approachable and work open plan with everybody else. No ivory towers here.

As well as having previous management accounting experience, you will have strong communication skills and proven stakeholder management, which will allow you to be a true business partner in this position.



To secure an interview and succeed in this post, you will be CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified, a passed finalist or a have just a few exams remaining at the very least.

In return, you will receive a decent benefits package and on site discounts. The use of a gym, canteen and there is free car parking.



£38,000 p/a

Bristol - Permanent Contract
 


...or call for further information on 01249 653898


Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant required for my South Bristol based client on a Fixed Term Contract 12 months basis.

This is an immediate requirement to support the finance team in the production of management accounts and internal reporting, handling multiple cost centres and business complexities.

This is a hand’s on role including preparing journals and completing reconciliations as part of the month end process and as part of this varied role, you will also assist with the year-end statutory accounts and VAT returns.

Having partnered with this company recently on a senior appointment, it is a pleasure to be supporting them again with the hiring of this additional resource for their finance team.

The company is vibrant, interesting and always looking to innovate across their product lines. The finance department as a whole, are well led and supported by an experienced and knowledgeable leadership team who are highly approachable and work open plan with everybody else. No ivory towers here.

As well as having previous financial and management accounting experience, you will have strong communication skills and proven stakeholder management, which will allow you to be a true business partner in this position.

To secure an interview and succeed in this post, you will be CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified, a passed finalist or a have just a few exams remaining at the very least.

This is a superb opportunity which includes good company benefits and discounts on site.


38000

Bristol - Fixed Term Contract
 


...or call for further information on 01249 653898


Bookkeeper

If you are an experienced solid bookkeeper looking to enhance and build on your current accounting career and you would like to join a company that offers you ongoing professional training and will support your personal development, then we would love to hear from you!

Our client are a well established and rapidly expanding business so you would be joining them at a very exciting time!

Although based in our client's Calne office, you may be required to travel to other branches and you will get out and about visiting clients onsite so you must have your own transport for work.

Your role will be responsible for the preparation of bookkeeping records and management accounts for a variety of clients including VAT and CIS returns.

Ideally you will: -

* Hold a professional qualification such as an accountancy degree or part AAT qualification.

* Have experience gained from a chartered accountancy background.

* Have recent experience of looking after your own client base or experience of working on multiple accounts.

* Practice accountancy experience is an advantage, but not essential.

* Excellent verbal and interpersonal and written communication skills are vital as you will be speaking, writing to and meeting clients.

* Proficiency in the use of Sage Line 50, Xero and Microsoft Office suite (particularly Excel).

* Knowledge of understanding personal and business tax.

* Recent knowledge of VAT and CIS legislation will be highly advantageous.

For a more detailed job description and to discuss this role further, please get in touch.


Dependent on experience

Calne - Permanent Contract
 


...or call for further information on 01249 653898


Customer Service

We are passionate about recruitment and our customer service reflects this with clients and candidates.

Candidate Friendly

You're not just a number on a piece of paper, you're valued as a person and treated respectfully.

Experience

We bring over 25 years of experience in the recruitment industry to deliver exceptional results.

Modern Technologies

We use the latest technologies to get your vacancy advertised and seen by the right candidates.

Annette really helped me by placing me with a company who have now taken me on permanently. She took time in evaluating my skills and work personality to find me the right match. I am very grateful and love my work and I intend to stay here for years!

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About Us

Annette Alchin FIRP, MDIt's simple really... to be a good recruiter you have to have key components. Knowledge, passion, determination, honesty and you have to go the extra mile (excuse the pun).

The good news is that now Miles is back and already placing people in temporary and permanent positions. We have been particularly busy on the permanent side and have not lost our touch.

We have years and years of knowledge, experience and expertise to offer you and we choose a consultative, partnering and tailor made solution based approach. Our clients will vouch for us!

Annette Alchin FIRP, MD

Annette always looked after me and kept me going with work over a long period of time going right back to 1993. She mentored and helped me and the fact that we are still in contact now is testament of the fact that she cared and is a true 'people person'. I wasn't just a number. I would definitely recommend her.