Hunts Accountants – Book-keeper and business support executive

We are a progressive firm of accountants, who have enjoyed continued expansion over our 20 years in business. We are a professional company with a strong reputation, offering a high quality service tailor, made to our clients’ needs. We believe that the future of accountancy will look very different and, as a result, we have heavily invested in the latest cloud technologies to enable us to best support our varied portfolio of clients.

We are now looking for someone with strong book-keeping experience to join our team. This new role will enable the successful candidate to work with a variety of clients, ensuring diversity and regular fresh challenges.

Your responsibilities will include (but are not limited to);

  • Inputting client records to relevant programmes
  • Reconciling client sales, expenses and bank statements
  • Completing and submitting VAT returns
  • Handling telephone inquiries, as appropriate

As a dynamic business we are looking for like- minded individuals to join our team of 14, to help take Hunts Accountants through the next stage of growth. The ideal candidate will have;

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a book keeping role
  • Working knowledge of Sage, Xero and Quickbooks
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to prioritise own work load and work independently
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good attention to detail whilst also being able to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work well as part of a team player
  • Payroll/CIS and VAT experience will be an advantage
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Oliver’s Coffee House – Part Time

We are a very busy independent coffee shop in the heart of Sherborne serving a wide range of customers of all ages, backgrounds and nationalities. We’ve been here for over 30 years so we have a lot of regular customers whom we cherish whilst also nurturing new customers who we hope will become regulars of the future. Chatting to customers whilst making their coffee is all part of the job!

We have a vacancy 4 days a week which could be split between 2 people. Some flexibility on days is available for the right candidate. Please state which day(s) you are available when you apply or your application will be automatically rejected.

Ideally you’ll have hospitality experience but the right attitude is just as important so training will be given where necessary. This is a permanent position and you must be able to work well in to the new year.

All staff receive meals and drinks whilst at work, free parking and holiday pay. You will be contracted to work a set number of hours per week but overtime could be available. Salary dependent on age and experience.

Please email your CV and a covering letter to [email protected]

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Waitrose Sherborne – Recruiting Now

Everyone who works here is a co-owner of the business, driving forward- and sharing in- our success. To find out more and to apply, please ask inside the store, or got to www.jlpjobs.com (link below).

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Sales executive, Trinity Mirror, Somerset

Trinity Mirror, which owns the Western Gazette and SomersetLive.co.uk, is a business that publishes more than 150 newspaper titles across the UK & Ireland, including the Daily Mirror.

Our network of more than 100 websites provide 24/7 coverage of the news, sport and showbiz stories that matter to more than 120m unique browsers every month. Commercially we provide creative response driven marketing solutions to both national and local clients that not only utilise our own publications and websites but also some of the world’s best marketing platforms. Through a consultative and creative sales approach you will be tasked with driving new business into the BGSD (Bristol I Gloucestershire I Somerset I Dorset) region of Trinity Mirror PLC. Through truly understanding our potential customer’s needs you will utilise both offline and online marketing tools to deliver a creative response driven solution that positively starts BGSD’s working relationship with that customer.

You will:

 Have exceptional time management, organisational and interpersonal skills to support the overall customer sales journey.

 Take a methodical approach to pre-sales preparation and customer research in-order to maximise the impact provided at each stage of the sales process.

 Use existing CRM and marketing data to form a comprehensive sales pipeline from our former, lapsed and prospect customer data base..

 Research and identify new business leads through a variety of means.

 Use existing and learned sales skills to convert cold calls into fixed meaningful appointments.

 On appointments take a consultative approach to needs analysis, finding the core business needs and opportunities in order to build effective marketing solutions that deliver on the customers’ needs.

 Utilise relevant sales-tools to support all customer appointments.

 Take on-board customers’ needs and comments in-order to create multi-media marketing solutions that demonstrate a return on investment at all times.

 Create solution presentations that demonstrate our knowledge of the customer, their industry and of their sales cycle. Whilst pin-pointing how our products will fix the customers problems / create opportunities.

 Use provided technology and products to enhance the experience the customer receives through a presentation.

For more information email [email protected]

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