Project Administrator/Business Research

20August 2020

Project Administrator/Business Research (436)


£30,000 - £30,000/annum + excellent benefits

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17 July 2020
    A superb new opportunity has arisen to work for a highly commercial and profitable pharmaceutical company based in Oxford. You will be either a graduate or graduate calibre and be extremely articulate, conscientious and self-motivated. You will join the analytical team / project support team and work closely with the senior analysts and management team. Main duties will include:
    • Business research, investigating new opportunities for the organisation via thorough on and offline research
    • Studying in depth industry relevant literature and publications
    • Ensuring any latest recent industry specific information is highlighted to the management team
    • Preparing presentations and reports and delivering findings to the leadership team
    • Providing on-going administrative support to the Project Management team
    • Working towards common goals and meeting tight deadlines
    The successful candidate will have;
    • Excellent writing and spoken English skills
    • Super command of the Microsoft Office suite, including word, excel and powerpoint
    • The ability the present to a C-suite executives
    • The confidence to challenge and answers questions on subject matters
    • Energy and passion
    Alongside a competitive salary and genuine opportunities for professional development and progression, the organisation offers a range of excellent benefits. To apply or for a confidential discussion about the role please contact Zoe Ellis at Brellis Recruitment asap.
29July 2020

Finance Manager

Job Location

- United Kingdom -- England -- West Midlands -- Warwickshire -- Warwick


£48,000 - £48,000/annum


28/07/2020 09:46



A brilliant opportunity in Leamington Spa for a qualified ACCA/CIMA Finance Manager to take full ownership of this stand alone essential role in the business. Our client seeks a hands on and motivated Finance Manager with recent experience in the manufacturing sector to report directly to the MD in their technically advanced family owned business, that values its employees and customers in equal measure.

The Finance Manager will look after all aspects of the company's finances, from payroll, statutory returns and payments up to monthly management accounts and stock check responsibility.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving SME. You will be responsible for managing all accountancy aspects of the business, including maintaining awareness and keeping up to date with any changes that might affect the company


Take overall control of the company's day to day accounting, including processing supplier payments

Produce and interpret monthly management accounts, analysis of stock, work in progress and other financial information as and when required

Responsibility for stock checking - monthly and year end. Coordinate month-end checks including stock control and its value

Ensure that regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met including, but not limited to, HMRC, Companies House and The Pensions Regulator

Provide financial information to the Managing Director and Management Team to assist with strategic decision making

Maintain financial procedures and controls across the business to ensure that all systems are fit for purpose and support the growth of the business

Responsible for year-end audit preparation and liaise with insurers and auditors including annual R&D, Capital Allowance and salary reporting

Produce costings for customer pricing and standard price lists.

Payroll processing and PAYE / Pensions reporting and related issues

Prepare and submit compliance reports e.g. VAT Returns, EC Sales Lists, Intrastat Reports, Annual Confirmation statements, Annual employee share reporting

Cover all financial aspects for 2 other group companies which have minimal transactions but include posting invoices, bank reconciliations, statutory reporting, annual accounts filing and quarterly management accounts

Ad hoc project work when required e.g. implementation of financial and legislative updates e.g. MTD

Complete monthly accounts procedures e.g. month end accruals and prepayments, posting journals, bank reconciliations, performing month end tasks

Maintaining Fixed Asset Register

Calculating and processing commission payments

Ad hoc accountancy related queries from the sales office or senior management

Provide interim Corporation Tax calculations

Run petty cash system

The successful candidate will be:-

A qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA)

Experienced Excel user and proficient in other MS office products

Hold relevant Financial Management experience in a comparable organisation, ideally within the manufacturing industry.

Be strong on systems use. The successful candidate will be using Access Supply Chain on a daily basis so must be proficient. They will also be using Xero and Sage Payroll on a monthly basis so must be competent in these packages. Candidates with systems implementation experience would also have an advantage.

Salary of £48,000 for 38 hours per week; Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm; Friday 8.30am -3pm

22 days annual holiday + statutory holidays

31March 2020
As the reality of the lockdown continues to unfold our thoughts are with all our amazing candidates, clients and their families whilst we will continue to support you wherever possible during these turbulent times. We remain committed to keep things running as smoothly and safely as possible. Like everyone we are following recommendations, adapting where necessary and remain happy to meet (remotely for now) new lovely candidates looking for their next role. If you would like to arrange a video interview please contact Matthew or Zoe or send your C.V. to [email protected]
31March 2020
One of the positives of the fight with Covid19 is the heart-warming widespread collaboration occurring globally. From pharmaceutical giants working together to create a vaccine to automotive competitors working together with scientists to create much needed medical equipment. At Brellis Recruitment we wanted to do our bit too so this weekend we donated one of our laptops and two monitors to the N.H.S. to help support frontline N.H.S workers. Technology has been integral to our lives for years and never more so than during these current times connecting both people and data. In a bid to live up to our motto BeYourBest both Zoe and Nicole are proud to part of the GoodSAM team too.
22May 2019

Brellis Recruitment are celebrating their first year and it’s been a whirlwind for the husband and wife team.

For a small fledgling start-up, they certainly punch above their weight, recruiting for SMEs, several household names and £billion turnover global organisations. Both directors previously held senior positions for a medium sized recruitment business, working their way up from ground level and playing integral parts in that business’ growth from a few million-pound turnover to over £60 million.

In 2018 they took a leap of faith and decided to setup their own business, just outside Leamington in their home village of Bishops Itchington - Zoe focusing on HR, Finance/Accountancy and Business Support and Matthew on Supply Chain, Customer Service, Sales and Management level hires.

As Matthew says “We had several family members and friends warning us it was a massive gamble (they were right!), we had a mortgage and a young family to support and going from secure roles with guaranteed salaries to having to rely on savings for several months was tough.”

They were both confident though. This was not unchartered territory for team Brellis.  Matthew had opened several recruitment offices and completely new divisions from scratch and Zoe was one of the top performing permanent consultants in the previous business, while still managing to oversee multiple offices. Matthew and Zoe had been very ‘safe’ in their roles so you may ask why make that leap?

“We had both become disillusioned with how the recruitment industry had begun to evolve into a CV race and working for a larger organisation it was difficult for us to influence the processes and procedures. As well, the further up the pecking order we went, the less we were involved with the actual part of the job we both loved -meeting candidates and pairing them with great companies.  We wanted to offer the experience we had gained through years of hard work and work in our own way, taking ownership of projects and being accountable for the client/candidate/consultant journey.” reports Zoe.

Brellis clearly pride themselves on thoroughly understanding the organisations and businesses they are dealing with and take time to meet shortlisted candidates in person, understanding their needs, ambitions and personalities to ensure they fit the jobs we represent perfectly.

65 days on, neither Zoe nor Matthew have any regrets. To date they have made over 70 permanent placements, recruited their first employee, Nicole, launched a successful temporary division and opened a third division to service Oxfordshire as well as Warwickshire and Staffordshire.

The future is bright for Brellis as they continue to follow their own strapline of ‘BE YOUR BEST’  

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