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Here you can see a list of vacancies and opportunities from employers who are seeking to employ Sheffield University Management School students and graduates.

These are just a selection of the opportunities available. To view other opportunities please visit Career Connect via MUSE or on the Careers Service website.

Graduate Consultant at Customs Connect

Where: England - West Midlands

Deadline: June 22, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Finance (incl. accountancy, insurance, pensions and fundraising)

Customs Connect Limited is a consultancy firm specialising in Customs and International Trade advisory.

It was founded in August 2009 to provide high quality Tariff Classification, Duty Suspensions, Planning & Compliance, VAT, Export Controls and Recovery Audit services to industry clients.

About the Role:

An opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Customs Consultant situated at our Worcester office. The successful candidate will take an active role in supporting the following business streams:

  • Customs Classification
  • Planning & Compliance
  • Brexit Modelling
  • Autonomous Duty Suspensions
  • VAT
  • Export Controls
  • Recovery Audit

They will also have the chance to complement this with a professional training qualification, with a degree of flexibility in this choice to meet the candidate’s preferences and career ambition. The position will require travel throughout the UK and abroad as we have offices across much of Europe from Sweden to Poland and as far-a-field as Dubai. Upon submission of a CV, a more comprehensive and technical job specification will be sent.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'N2324'

Purchase Ledger at freuds

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: June 22, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Marketing, advertising and PR

freuds starts every relationship with the truth: an open and honest take on how brands should behave in order to earn their way into people’s lives. Only taking on work once we know we can make a real difference, this truth is based on insight rather than intuition.

We join the dots between this insight, strategy, creativity, measurement – and our sheer love of the work – to build campaigns that create tailored and meaningful impact.

About the Role:

We are excited to be adding a new Purchase Ledger role to our Finance team.

This role will suit a recent graduate with a relevant degree, someone with excellent communication skills and a confident and out-going character. If you’re looking to kick-start an accountancy career this is the perfect opportunity to develop your skills in a vibrant and fast-paced team.

Requirements:

To administer the purchase ledger and ensure that outward payments are made in accordance with payment terms. Responsible for checking invoices for accuracy, organising payments to suppliers in a timely manner, being the first point of contact for purchase ledger queries and maintaining an efficient filing system.

There is scope for the role to develop and duties to be rotated to incorporate tasks such as managing recharges and reconciling petty cash, to eventually bringing in some management account experience, for the right individual who is willing to work hard and is ambitious.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '2DWJ2'

Technical Implementation Consultant at Enable Business Solutions

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: June 22, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: IT

Enable are a software company focusing in the Legal IT sector. Founded in 2013 we are now a well-established brand within Legal IT with a wealth of expertise in the industry.

At Enable we now have a suite of products available. Our Perfect range containing two main products. PitchPerfect: that makes it easier for Marketing and Business Development teams to create documents and LegalPerfect: making it quicker to send out letters by simply changing the template settings for example the Author, Office and Language. There’s also our manager range, again we have two main products under this. RevenueManager – ensuring fee earners keep their time-recording up-to-date and then ContentManager, making the back-end of SharePoint clean, simple and user-friendly.

About the Role:

Overseeing the technical implementation of client facing projects, including analysis of business and technical requirements prior to implementation. Working closely with the software development team to ensure effective integration of products into the client’s IT infrastructure. Implementation responsibilities will include:

  • Creation of demo environments for client trials
  • Creation of SharePoint list structures, setting up permissions and user groups, advising clients on preparing data for migration, data import and synchronisation
  • Configuration of Enable products in the Microsoft environment to meet client needs, using software specific administrator tool
  • Modification to Word and PowerPoint templates
  • System testing prior to user testing

Supporting the Enable Sales team in the demonstration of products during the sales process

Liaising with the Enable Sales team to ensure the accurate costing and scoping of proposals

Liaising with Enable and client project managers/stake holders to ensure the successful roll-out and adoption of Enable products into client sites

Working closely with the Software development team to identify product enhancements based on client feedback or technical advancements

This role provides the opportunity of fast progression with a steep learning curve allowing applicants to develop skills and hold responsibilities above their experience

Requirements:

  • Skills:
    • Essential:
      • Technical problem solving
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to explain complex requirements in a clear and concise manner to both technical and non-technical audiences.
      • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Word and PowerPoint)
      • Understanding of data management and storage
    • Desirable:
      • Understanding or experience of software development, preferably C# or VBA
      • Some experience of project management techniques, and use of Microsoft Project
  • Qualifications:
    • Essential:
      • Degree level education (preferably 2:1) or equivalent
    • Desirable:
      • Stages towards Microsoft Certification
      • Technology related subject

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'OXL6X'

Reprint Sales Coordinator (STM Journals) at Sage Publishing

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: June 22, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Media, journalism and publishing

Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE is a leading international provider of innovative, high-quality content publishing more than 1000 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Melbourne.

About the Role:

  • Actively review and research published, online first and submitted articles, and match with client products in pursuit of New Business /reprint sales for journals in your allocated portfolio
  • Monitor associated drug pipelines for journals in your portfolio and identify suitable/ relevant articles to pitch to identified clients
  • Apply pricing as per the reprint sales price grid, negotiate and pitch article reprint quotes via telephone/ email to identified clients
  • Maintain current business and proactively drive new business efforts on allocated journal portfolio.
  • Utilize and develop industry contact database to increase the level of proactive outreach to industry clients via methodical email touts and the use of linked in sales navigator, Clearslide tools and the Lime Tree database.
  • Liaise and share results of lead generation with UK account managers, US special sales and India and APAC reprint sales colleagues.
  • Utilize SMART/ SAGE Track in order to assist with timely email/ telephone touts of key articles and immediacy of article touts as soon as they are published online first
  • Work with Commercial sales administrator to ensure effective management of the logistics of reprint processing/ production, mailing and invoicing of orders you have confirmed.
  • Update and cleaning magazine manager contacts and transitioning to the new CRM system when available with qualified leads and notes
  • Utilize EPICOR- to assist the commercial sales administrator with invoicing of article reprints sold
  • Provide regular reports and updates on sales activity to your direct manager
  • Work with marketing and account managers to create and implement supporting materials for effective email blasts and reprints sales touts.
  • Attend of Commercial sales, STM editorial or other team meetings as required

Requirements:

Are you:

  • An accomplished multitasker able to demonstrate strong skills in managing deadlines and expectations?
  • A good team player willing to get stuck in and support the team in achieving our collective goals?
  • Results orientated with a desire to see direct impact from your efforts
  • A confident and effective communicator?
  • Customer orientated with an innate sense of urgency to provide a good service and solve problems?
  • Detail-oriented and able to proofread and accurately assess information quickly and effectively?
  • Skilled with Microsoft Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint) and good at picking up new software and in-house systems?

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '36DLD'

Graduate Roles - Actuarial at PwC

Where: UK - multiple

Deadline: June 22, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Finance (incl. accountancy, insurance, pensions and fundraising) - Professional Services organisation

About the Role:

Our graduate training programme is underpinned by a development framework that broadens and deepens your knowledge. You'll learn from hands-on coaching and an outstanding variety of work, picking up business, personal and technical skills you can use across the network, and throughout your career.

Using complex financial and statistical theories to calculate the likelihood of events - anything from a natural disaster to a wholesale IT system failure - you'll work out what that means financially for clients. It's highly technical work and it's made all the more challenging by the fact that you'll have to present your complex findings in simple, easy to understand ways.

Requirements:

  • You'll need to have or be on course for a 2.1 degree and 320 UCAS tariff* (or equivalent); or
  • You'll need to have or be on course for a 1st class degree and 240 UCAS tariff* (or equivalent)
  • Grade B or above in A Level Mathematics (or equivalent); and
  • Grade C or above in GCSE English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent)

* from up to three A Levels (excluding General Studies) or equivalent, taken in the same academic year and achieved at first sitting. Must include B or above in A Level Mathematics or equivalent

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'DNLJG'

Temporary Financial Assistant Analyst (12 month FTC) at Sage Publishing

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: June 22, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Media, journalism and publishing

Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE is a leading international provider of innovative, high-quality content publishing more than 1000 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Melbourne.

About the Role:

Group reporting support, which may include:

  • Reporting of revenue flash and provision of relevant analysis on a monthly basis
  • Reporting of monthly consolidated and divisional P&Ls to the US parent company
  • Monthly review of expenses versus budget and forecast
  • Analysis of expenses during the budgeting and forecasting periods
  • Accurately maintain revenue and sales databases, enabling timely and precise analysis


Stock management and analysis, which may include:

  • Manage, review and improve the inter-company books ordering and returning process, ensuring stock levels are optimised.
  • Reporting and analysis of stock movement to ensure the most efficient use of warehouse space, carriage cost and availability to our customers.
  • Provide stock information for inclusion within the Stock Dashboard within agreed timeline.
  • Answer ad hoc queries related to stock

Requirements:

Are you:

  • A proactive and self-motivated team player with a 2.1 degree (or equivalent)?
  • Strongly interested in accounting and committed to develop a career in professional accounting?
  • Already studying for professional accounting qualification (ACCA or CIMA or equivalent)?
  • Currently working in a finance department and have at least one year’s experience in reporting, data analysis or other finance functions?
  • Good skills in Excel?
  • Attentive, meticulous and careful about the quality of the work you do?
  • Able to work towards tight deadlines?
  • Able to prioritize your workload depending on the needs of the stakeholders?
  • Able to work as part of a team where others’ works will affect your works and likewise the quality and timeliness of your work will also affect others?

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'XXO3J'

Accounts Assistant at Shorts Chartered Accountants

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: June 22, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Finance (incl. accountancy, insurance, pensions and fundraising)

Shorts was founded in 1890 by Samuel Edward Short and throughout our long history we have led the way in providing quality advice in an approachable manner, whilst maintaining our core values of honesty and integrity. The depth of our senior team is unrivalled within the local marketplace, and our experience and commitment to professional development ensures we provide the very best advice and service.

About the Role:

We have two very exciting opportunities for ambitious and enthusiastic individuals to join our Accounts Department in our offices in Chesterfield and Sheffield. We are very proud of our existing team, they are a talented bunch! We are looking to complement the team with these pivotal appointments.

The tasks our Accounts Team undertake are core to our business and are key to providing our clients with the excellence that they know they will receive when working with Shorts. Your day will enjoy variety, the opportunity to work with outstanding individuals to develop your skills and to work with teams within other departments gaining knowledge to support our aims. We are are growing firm and promote from within, we offer a supportive environment in which to progress.

The role will involve accounts preparation, using a number of different tools, across a wide variety of clients. Your presentation and IT skills should be exceptional, with a real desire to communicate with clients, whom you will have contact with. You'll be supporting other members of the Accounts Team to ensure that our clients receive exceptional service and are given relevant and beneficial advice.

Requirements:

We are a numbers business and so a good understanding of the type of transactions we undertake is essential, as is predicted success in completing your studies. There are boundaries in which we need to operate but you should feel very comfortable to express your creativity and bring fresh ideas.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'A9KQ6'

Fundraising executive at Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Where: England - East Midlands

Deadline: June 22, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Health, social and child care (incl. community)

Age UK Notts is committed to our Mission Statement which is to “enhance the quality of life and promote the health and well-being of all older people in Nottingham & Nottinghamshire”. This is why the charity exists and all staff and volunteers, no matter what their role is, contribute to the fulfillment of this mission.

About the Role:

We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our Fundraising and Communications Team (FACT) at Age UK Notts.

The Fundraising Executive will play a vital role within the team, assisting the Fundraising Director to raise charity funds and awareness across the 3 fundraising levels: individuals, communities and corporates. The purpose of fundraising is to ensure Age UK Notts can continue to provide services for local older people.

Requirements:

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt their communication style for different people and situations. You will be able to identify organisations to discuss possible fundraising opportunities with, and attend meetings alongside the Fundraising Director, as well as using Social Media as a promotional tool.

The successful candidate will also have an organised and flexible working style. Experience in business, marketing or fundraising would be advantageous but not compulsory.

If you have a passion for fundraising and a creative flair, this is an exciting opportunity for you to work within a well renowned, local Charity!

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '36B7V'