Permanent

Talent Acquisition Specialist

 

The Role – Talent Acquisition Specialist

Reporting to the Head of Human Resources, as Talent Acquisition Specialist you will be responsible for leading the sourcing, recruiting, and screening of applicants for a variety of positions across the  which encompasses five business units across three UK locations.

You will assist hiring managers to develop clear job profiles and person specifications, and leverage all aspects of candidate sourcing, including job posting, job board mining, internet sourcing, social networking, employee referrals, college programs and networking events.

Your duties will include although will not be limited to:

Evaluating candidate applications and CVs, and selecting candidates for the interview process
Overseeing an efficient and professional hiring process by guiding managers through the procedure and outlining clear expectations and timely updates
Arranging interviews and administering testing
Providing weekly/monthly reports on open requisitions and recruiting activities
Developing and implementing recruiting strategies, including building a candidate pipeline for key positions and maintaining regular contact with possible future applicants
Developing working relationships with colleges and universities to develop future talent pipeline
Acting as our Employer Branding Champion, representing the company at external events such as job fairs and the updating of the careers page
Our Requirements – Talent Acquisition Specialist

Proven experience within a talent acquisition role, including end-to-end recruiting, sourcing, headhunting and evaluating candidates at various levels
Ability to organise skills assessment centre, psychometric tests and/or work samples
IT literate with working knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
Self-motivated with ability to use own initiative, prioritise tasks and work unsupervised
Team player who demonstrates a high level of commitment, adopts a flexible, positive, and proactive approach, is able to demonstrate tenacity and assume accountability
High level of attention to detail
Passionate about personal development of self and others
Strong communication skills both written and verbal
Proven experience of taking the lead in multiple resourcing activities simultaneously
Knowledge of relevant legislation around the recruitment process and awareness of GDPR
Although not essential, a CIPD / HR qualification along with experience of working within an engineering and / or manufacturing environment, would be advantageous.

The Package

As a Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will receive a salary in the region of £30,000 to £36,000 per annum, with the level dependent on experience, and additional benefits to include:

12-month fixed term maternity cover contract, working 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, with option to work 30 hours per week considered for the right candidate
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Company pension
Opportunity to participate in company share option scheme
Free on-site parking

Contact Debbie for more information on 02895219313

Fabricator Welder

Bluestones staffing is working in partnership with a local firm to assist with recruiting Fabrication & Welder, due to continued growth they have a requirement for up to 6 candidates.

Position:  Fabrication & Welder

Duration:  Permanent

Location:   Lisburn

Hours of work:  Day shift (beside train station)

The company 

a successful, innovative engineering and manufacturing business, which specialises in the design and manufacture of a wide range of steel products.  Our 3 specific areas of expertise centre around: Steel moulds for Precast Concert Products, Lazer cutting and sheet metal fabrication work & Precision CNC Machining.  Our client recently received the award of High Growth Business of the year from Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  Our mission is to deliver on our commitment by providing a quality product on time, every time to enable our clients to plan with absolute confidence.

Our continued expansion needs great people at the heart of it.  This is a fantastic opportunity for some-one to join a Growing business.

Job Summary – Responsibilities and Duties

§  Fabrication & Welding Steelworks

§  Able to read engineering drawings

§  Working to deadlines

§  Meeting production targets

§  Ensure Health & Safety Policies are adhered to at all times

Qualifications and Skills

§  Fabrication & Welding – essential

§  Knowledgeable of Health & Safety within a manufacturing environment – preferred

We offer a competitive benefits package along with

§  Over-time rates

§  Evening & night shift additional payments

§  Weekly pay

§  29 Days paid annual leave

§  On-going training & development

§  Close to great transport links

§  On-site Gym

§  Westfield Healthcare package for employee and their dependants

For immediate interview contact Debbie today 02895219313 or email your cv via link below.

BSNI is acting as a recruitment agency

Audit Senior

Bluestones staffing is working with a leading company in the Manchester  area and due to continued growth they require a full time Audit Senior

Location: Manchester

Hours of work: Various

Salary : £30,000

Job Purpose:

You will be part of a team within 25 staff that contributes to £1mln revenue through audit and accounts work for around 200 clients. The main purpose of the role is to carry out audit work on those clients both remotely and occasionally on sites. You will lead the team on nearly all these audits.

Principal accountabilties :

1.     Prepare year end statutory financial statements for clients

2.     Lead and manage the remote/onsite audit team at companies principally in the automotive sector from planning to completion

3.     Ensure completion of assignments within appropriate budget and timeframes

4.     Report to Audit Manager and /or Audit Director

5.     Be responsible for the development and mentoring of trainees

6.     Assist in developing and maintaining client relationships

7.     Assist or lead a team of Audit Associates to perform a wide variety of assignments, including:

o   due-diligence

o   corporate finance

o   business reviews

o   internal control reviews and;

o   special projects for manufacturers

8.     Identify opportunities to grow the business

9.     You will complete the planning section, deciding on audit risks, materiality, job budget etc.

10. You will direct and review the work of your team

11. You will decide if the client has provided all the necessary information for the audit via Inflow software

12. You will decide which management letter points and potential audit adjustments should be put forward to the client in audit findings report (AFR)

13. You will ensure if all necessary accounts disclosures have been mad

 

Essential Criteria:

·       Be working towards completing your ACA/ CA / ACCA qualification or fully qualified

·       Clean driving licence

·       Be aware of Professional Ethics at all times

·       Strong technical knowledge (predominantly ISAs UK and  FRS102)

·       Investigative skills (e.g. analytical review)

·       Experience of leading a team on audit engagements

·       Good communication skills (verbal and written)

·       Good interpersonal skills

·       Good team player

·       The ability to work on your own initiative

·       Self-motivation

·       Ability to meet deadlines

·       A keen eye for detail

Desirable:

·       Good commercial skills

·       Motor trade knowledge

 

For further information please contact Tina or Debbie on 02895219313 or email a cv to Debbie.mcdermott@bluestones-staffing.co.uk

 

Audit Manager

Bluestones staffing is working with a leading company in the Manchester  area and due to continued growth they require a full time Audit Manager

Location: Manchester

Hours of work: Various

Salary : £40,000

Job Purpose:

Assist the management team in reviewing the work of, and offering technical support and training to, the Audit team in the office and at client sites across the UK where necessary. In addition, the running of ad hoc project work nationally.

You will be part of a team that contributes to revenue through audit and accounts work for around 100 clients. You will work in a team of approximately 23 staff, and take responsibility for the training and development of the more junior members fo the team.

Principal accountabilties :

·        Review audit files, review/prepare draft Audit Findings Reports, and review draft year end statutory financial statements, preferably on site

·        Offer on-site technical support and on the job training to the audit team at companies principally in the automotive sector from planning to completion

·        Report to RI

·        Assist in developing and maintaining client relationships

·        Assist or lead a team to perform a wide variety of assignments, including:

a)     due-diligence

b)     corporate finance

c)      business reviews

d)     internal control reviews and;

e)     special projects for manufacturers

·        Represent the firm at networking events and identify opportunities to grow the business

Manage a client portfolio

Job Description

·        Strong technical knowledge (predominantly ISAs and FRS102).

·        Understand the Motor Trade, the issues it faces, and specific accounting policies (e.g. consignment stock).

·        Understand what services ASE offers the Motor Trade.

·        OMB portfolio management experience within practice.

·        Good communication skills (verbal and written).

·        Good interpersonal skills.

·        The ability to work on your own initiative.

·        You must be well organised.

·        Experience of leading a team on audit engagements.

·        Good commercial skills and an interest in networking and business development.

·        A keen eye for detail.

·        A willingness to travel nationally and (sometimes) internationally.

 

Essential Criteria:

·        Clean driving licence.

·        Have an ACA/ CA / ACCA qualification.

 

For further information please contact Tina or Debbie on 02895219313 or email a cv to Debbie.mcdermott@bluestones-staffing.co.uk

 

Audit Director

Bluestones staffing is working with a leading company in the Manchester  area and due to continued growth they require a full time  Audit director

Location: Manchester

Hours of work: Various

Salary : £75,000- £85,000

Job Purpose

ASE Professional Services operates as an accounting and taxation professional services provider to 100 or more motor car dealerships throughout the UK.

As an Audit Director you will be in charge of a small audit team who deliver the audit reports and statutory accounts for clients. You wil be responsible to sign off audit reports for a number of clients including the more significant clients.

Principle accountabilities:

1.      Manage the audit department / people / clients / workflow

2.      Manage the regulatory responsibilities of the firm in terms of ICAEW (eg annual ethics/independence/fit & proper/money laundering forms, organising annual cold file reviews etc.)

3.      Provide a role model to junior staff setting the highest personal and technical standards

4.      Be the lead advisor to the more significant clients

5.      Be accountable, along with others, for new business development

6.      Educate and encourage junior staff as part of their personal development

7.      Liaise with the Head of Tax to deliver a seamless service to clients

8.      Report to the Head of Professional Services with regard to agreed performance related criteria

Essential Crietia:

1.       The applicant will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA)for at least 5 years

2.       The applicant will already be, or have been within the last 24 months, a “responsible individual” and have a number of years of experience in relation to audit related client engagements.

3.       It is  essential that the applicant has a thorough and very professional approach to work when dealing with internal and external customers.

4.       To be the Head of the Audit, the applicant will exhibit strong team player credentials including a high level of commitment to colleagues, clients and the company.

5.       The applicant must show that he or she can and has experience of adopting a flexible and positive approach to the role and the issues which will arise

6.       It is essential that the role holder must have the ability to work unsupervised with good time management skills in order to prioritise own workload, meet deadlines, in a fast paced, pressurized and challenging environment and to lead in this regard with respect to colleagues within the audit team.

7.       The applicant will have well developed and mature management / leadership skills.

8.Knowledge of motor trade clients is desirable although not essential as full training will be given.

 

For further information please contact Tina or Debbie on 02895219313 or email a cv to Debbie.mcdermott@bluestones-staffing.co.uk

 

Senior Audit Manager

Bluestones staffing is working with a leading company in the Manchester  area and due to continued growth they require a full time Senior Audit Manager

Location: Manchester

Hours of work: Various

Salary : £50,000

Job Purpose

Assist the management team in reviewing the work of, and offering technical support and training to, the Audit team in the office and at client sites across the UK where necessary. In addition, the running of ad hoc project work nationally.

You will be part of a team that contributes to revenue through audit and accounts work for around 100 clients. You will work in a team of approximately 23 staff, and take responsibility for the training and development of the more junior members fo the team.

Duties:

·        Understand the Motor Trade, the issues it faces, and specific accounting policies (e.g. consignment stock).

·        Understand what services ASE offers the Motor Trade.

·        OMB portfolio management experience within practice.

·        Good communication skills (verbal and written).

·        Good interpersonal skills.

·        The ability to work on your own initiative.

·        You must be well organised.

·        Experience of leading a team on audit engagements.

·        Good commercial skills and an interest in networking and business development.

·        A keen eye for detail.

·        A willingness to travel nationally and (sometimes) internationally.

Principle accountabilities:

1.     Manage a portfolio of predominantly audit clients; managing the audit process and the production of statutory accounts, dealing with day-to-day correspondence, managing WIP and maximising billings

2.     Meeting deadlines

3.     Reviewing audits and accounts either in the office or on-site. Ensuring staff clear your review on a timely basis.

4.     Supporting & training the team

5.     Holding a close meetings with clients on the last day of the assignment to run through our draft findings

6.     You may also run ad hoc projects for your clients or non-clients (e.g. manufacturers)

7.     You will also be a Line Manager to a small number of staff, being responsible for appraisals, illness and holiday approvals.

Essential Criteria:

·        Clear driving licence.

·        Have an ACA/ CA / ACCA qualification.

·        Strong technical knowledge (predominantly ISAs and FRS102).

For further information please contact Tina or Debbie on 02895219313 or email a cv to Debbie.mcdermott@bluestones-staffing.co.uk

 

Language Technical Support Level 1

Bluestones staffing has secured a with an International IT firm in Belfast City Centre, Lightspeed to recruit x 6 Dutch, x 10 French, x 8 German Support Specialists for their Hospitality  customer care team.

About the role:

Our Support Specialists understand that our Customers are the magic ingredient. They make it easier for restaurant owners to run their business while respecting their time. Support Specialists are obsessed with problem-solving and efficiently resolving customer issues. They are highly empathetic and natural educators – understanding the stress restaurateurs encounter.  This is a fast-paced, collaborative environment all working towards common goals.

Reporting to our  Hospitality Team Lead, you will be in contact on a daily basis with our customers via phone, emails and chat.

This position can be fully remote across Northern Ireland in line with our People Experience Policy and flexible working culture and will report into our Belfast Office.

What you’ll be responsible for:

●       Elevating customer satisfaction by providing excellent technical support and personal service to our customers over the phone and via e-mail in both English and your own language(s)

●       Becoming an expert in the field of our Hospitality product;

●       Utilising consistent troubleshooting techniques to quickly and efficiently identify the source of customer issues and provide a prompt and appropriate solution;

●       Communicating with staff members regarding current/ongoing issues;

●       Properly documenting and track customer issues and resolutions;

●       Contributing in a proactive manner to the atmosphere in the team where you assist, coach and motivate team members

Lightspeed provides 24/7/365 support for our customers. This is an evening shift position, working five days a week, including weekends. Regular work hours are from 8am to 8pm  which would include a 1 x 30 min meal break 2 x 10-minute rest breaks. Ideal candidates must be able to accommodate any reasonable schedule fluctuations based on business and operational needs.

What you’ll be bringing to the team:

Above all else, Lightspeed employees are united in our shared optimism, passion, and enthusiasm for the customers we support through our innovative product.

We Are Looking For:

●       1 or more years of customer service experience;

●       Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English and  Dutch, French or German language

●       Strong attention to detail with an emphasis on customer service and tech support;

●       Strong multitasking skills and the ability to balance multiple areas of responsibility as well as requests from multiple sources;

●       Proven troubleshooting skills, especially when dealing with new or complex issues;

●       Self-starter who also works well in a team environment.

●       A passion for technology

Who are we

Lightspeed powers small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world with its cloud-based commerce platform. Its smart, scalable, and dependable all-in-one Point of Sale software system helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. Founded in 2005 with offices in Canada, USA, Europe and Australia, Lightspeed recently completed its initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD).

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is trusted by favourite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine. Lightspeed has offices in Canada, USA, Europe, and Australia.

We’re passionate about enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out what you can do!

For initial interview please contact Debbie on 02895219313 or email cv via link below.

BSNI is acting as a recruitment agency

 

Dutch Customer advisor

Bluestones staffing has secured a with an International IT firm in Belfast City Centre, Lightspeed to recruit x 6 Dutch Support Specialists for their Hospitality  customer care team.

About the role:

Our Support Specialists understand that our Customers are the magic ingredient. They make it easier for restaurant owners to run their business while respecting their time. Support Specialists are obsessed with problem-solving and efficiently resolving customer issues. They are highly empathetic and natural educators – understanding the stress restaurateurs encounter.  This is a fast-paced, collaborative environment all working towards common goals.

Reporting to our  Hospitality Team Lead, you will be in contact on a daily basis with our customers via phone, emails and chat.

This position can be fully remote across Northern Ireland in line with our People Experience Policy and flexible working culture and will report into our Belfast Office.

What you’ll be responsible for:

●       Elevating customer satisfaction by providing excellent technical support and personal service to our customers over the phone and via e-mail in both English and your own language(s)

●       Becoming an expert in the field of our Hospitality product;

●       Utilising consistent troubleshooting techniques to quickly and efficiently identify the source of customer issues and provide a prompt and appropriate solution;

●       Communicating with staff members regarding current/ongoing issues;

●       Properly documenting and track customer issues and resolutions;

●       Contributing in a proactive manner to the atmosphere in the team where you assist, coach and motivate team members

Lightspeed provides 24/7/365 support for our customers. This is an evening shift position, working five days a week, including weekends. Regular work hours are from 8am to 8pm  which would include a 1 x 30 min meal break 2 x 10-minute rest breaks. Ideal candidates must be able to accommodate any reasonable schedule fluctuations based on business and operational needs.

What you’ll be bringing to the team:

Above all else, Lightspeed employees are united in our shared optimism, passion, and enthusiasm for the customers we support through our innovative product.

We Are Looking For:

●       1 or more years of customer service experience;

●       Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English and  Dutch language

●       Strong attention to detail with an emphasis on customer service and tech support;

●       Strong multitasking skills and the ability to balance multiple areas of responsibility as well as requests from multiple sources;

●       Proven troubleshooting skills, especially when dealing with new or complex issues;

●       Self-starter who also works well in a team environment.

●       A passion for technology

Who are we

Lightspeed powers small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world with its cloud-based commerce platform. Its smart, scalable, and dependable all-in-one Point of Sale software system helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. Founded in 2005 with offices in Canada, USA, Europe and Australia, Lightspeed recently completed its initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD).

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is trusted by favourite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine. Lightspeed has offices in Canada, USA, Europe, and Australia.

We’re passionate about enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out what you can do!

For initial interview please contact Debbie on 02895219313 or email cv via link below.

BSNI is acting as a recruitment agency

 

French Customer advisor

Bluestones staffing has secured a with an International IT firm in Belfast City Centre, Lightspeed to recruit x 10 French Support Specialists for their Hospitality  customer care team.

About the role:

Our Support Specialists understand that our Customers are the magic ingredient. They make it easier for restaurant owners to run their business while respecting their time. Support Specialists are obsessed with problem-solving and efficiently resolving customer issues. They are highly empathetic and natural educators – understanding the stress restaurateurs encounter.  This is a fast-paced, collaborative environment all working towards common goals.

Reporting to our  Hospitality Team Lead, you will be in contact on a daily basis with our customers via phone, emails and chat.

This position can be fully remote across Northern Ireland in line with our People Experience Policy and flexible working culture and will report into our Belfast Office.

What you’ll be responsible for:

●       Elevating customer satisfaction by providing excellent technical support and personal service to our customers over the phone and via e-mail in both English and your own language(s)

●       Becoming an expert in the field of our Hospitality product;

●       Utilising consistent troubleshooting techniques to quickly and efficiently identify the source of customer issues and provide a prompt and appropriate solution;

●       Communicating with staff members regarding current/ongoing issues;

●       Properly documenting and track customer issues and resolutions;

●       Contributing in a proactive manner to the atmosphere in the team where you assist, coach and motivate team members

Lightspeed provides 24/7/365 support for our customers. This is an evening shift position, working five days a week, including weekends. Regular work hours are from 8am to 8pm  which would include a 1 x 30 min meal break 2 x 10-minute rest breaks. Ideal candidates must be able to accommodate any reasonable schedule fluctuations based on business and operational needs.

What you’ll be bringing to the team:

Above all else, Lightspeed employees are united in our shared optimism, passion, and enthusiasm for the customers we support through our innovative product.

We Are Looking For:

●       1 or more years of customer service experience;

●       Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English and Fluent French language

●       Strong attention to detail with an emphasis on customer service and tech support;

●       Strong multitasking skills and the ability to balance multiple areas of responsibility as well as requests from multiple sources;

●       Proven troubleshooting skills, especially when dealing with new or complex issues;

●       Self-starter who also works well in a team environment.

●       A passion for technology

Who are we

Lightspeed powers small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world with its cloud-based commerce platform. Its smart, scalable, and dependable all-in-one Point of Sale software system helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. Founded in 2005 with offices in Canada, USA, Europe and Australia, Lightspeed recently completed its initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD).

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is trusted by favourite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine. Lightspeed has offices in Canada, USA, Europe, and Australia.

We’re passionate about enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out what you can do!

For initial interview please contact Debbie on 02895219313 or email cv via link below.

BSNI is acting as a recruitment agency

 

German Customer advisor

Bluestones staffing has secured a with an International IT firm in Belfast City Centre, Lightspeed to recruit x 8 German Support Specialists for their Hospitality  customer care team.

About the role:

Our Support Specialists understand that our Customers are the magic ingredient. They make it easier for restaurant owners to run their business while respecting their time. Support Specialists are obsessed with problem-solving and efficiently resolving customer issues. They are highly empathetic and natural educators – understanding the stress restaurateurs encounter.  This is a fast-paced, collaborative environment all working towards common goals.

Reporting to our  Hospitality Team Lead, you will be in contact on a daily basis with our customers via phone, emails and chat.

This position can be fully remote across Northern Ireland in line with our People Experience Policy and flexible working culture and will report into our Belfast Office.

What you’ll be responsible for:

●       Elevating customer satisfaction by providing excellent technical support and personal service to our customers over the phone and via e-mail in both English and your own language(s)

●       Becoming an expert in the field of our Hospitality product;

●       Utilising consistent troubleshooting techniques to quickly and efficiently identify the source of customer issues and provide a prompt and appropriate solution;

●       Communicating with staff members regarding current/ongoing issues;

●       Properly documenting and track customer issues and resolutions;

●       Contributing in a proactive manner to the atmosphere in the team where you assist, coach and motivate team members

Lightspeed provides 24/7/365 support for our customers. This is an evening shift position, working five days a week, including weekends. Regular work hours are from 8am to 8pm  which would include a 1 x 30 min meal break 2 x 10-minute rest breaks. Ideal candidates must be able to accommodate any reasonable schedule fluctuations based on business and operational needs.

What you’ll be bringing to the team:

Above all else, Lightspeed employees are united in our shared optimism, passion, and enthusiasm for the customers we support through our innovative product.

We Are Looking For:

●       1 or more years of customer service experience;

●       Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English and Fluent German language

●       Strong attention to detail with an emphasis on customer service and tech support;

●       Strong multitasking skills and the ability to balance multiple areas of responsibility as well as requests from multiple sources;

●       Proven troubleshooting skills, especially when dealing with new or complex issues;

●       Self-starter who also works well in a team environment.

●       A passion for technology

Who are we

Lightspeed powers small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world with its cloud-based commerce platform. Its smart, scalable, and dependable all-in-one Point of Sale software system helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. Founded in 2005 with offices in Canada, USA, Europe and Australia, Lightspeed recently completed its initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD).

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is trusted by favourite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine. Lightspeed has offices in Canada, USA, Europe, and Australia.

We’re passionate about enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out what you can do!

For initial interview please contact Debbie on 02895219313 or email cv via link below.

BSNI is acting as a recruitment agency