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Title: Wood Machinist
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum

My client is a well established company that has over 90 years experience manufacturing interior building designs.

They have an immediate requirement for a wood machine operator/ solid surface fabricator who has experience working with Corian.

The ideal candidate will be;
Time served (although this is not essential)
Have panel based background (although operators with a timber based background should also apply),
Have experience working Corian ect.

To apply, please forward CV's for immediate short listing!

Posted: 27/10/2014
RefNo: 141459

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ASA's client based in Bridge of Don, are currently on the lookout for a Purchase Ledger Administrator to join their expanding team.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Purchase Ledger looking to take the next step in their career.

Reporting directly to the Finance Manager duties include;

- Receiving and organising high volume invoices by post and e-mail.
- Arrange for authorisation of purchase invoices.
- Accurate coding and entry onto the company database.
- Reconciliation of supplier statements.
- Resolve invoice queries.
- Regular contact with suppliers via telephone and e-mail.
Candidates must have at least 1+ years experience in a Purchase Ledger.
If interested in this role, please call Teri on 01224 652 620 for more information or email your CV to

Posted: 24/10/2014
RefNo: 141596

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Role: Receptionist
Location: Aberdeen
Salary: £8.00p/h

ASA Recruitment are currently recruiting for a temporary part time receptionist to join a very well established oil and gas company based in Aberdeen. The role will be from 09.00am - 13.00pm Monday to Friday. There is the possibility of the role becoming permanent after 2 to 3 months.

Role Requirements:

A good work ethic.
An excellent telephone manner.
Be very computer literate.
Have excellent written skills.
Past reception experience.

For more information on this excellent opportunity call our recruitment team who will meet all enquiries in a professional & enthusiastic manner. We kindly ask candidates who reply online to attach an up to date CV.

Posted: 24/10/2014
RefNo: 141594

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Digital Design Engineer, Graduate, HTML, Drupal, Wordpress, Graduate, £22 - £25K, Edinburgh City. Immediate Start

ASA Recruitments Client have an immediate vacancy for a Digital Media Engineer who can produce fully structured and accessible HTML content for web solutions and develop content for mobile and tablet devices.

Ideal candidate will be at Graduate Level or with 1-2 years experience and looking for an opportunity to advance there career.

This role is within a growing and highly regarded Digital Studio Environment in Central Edinburgh with great career progression opportunities and on the job advanced level training.

Location: Edinburgh.

Salary : £20000 - £25000 DOE

There will also be opportunities to be involved with all web development aspects of a project from scope to completion.

Technical experience and attributes:


- A graduate in a relevant discipline
- Self-motivated team player with a keen eye for detail
- Familiarity of W3C accessibility standards
- Proven technical skills with HTML/XHTML/XML now ready to undertake further training
- Experience of Open Source CMS web development environments, (Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla)
- Understands responsive and accessible design methodologies
- Good communication skills and commercial awareness
- Ability to work quickly and accurately to tight deadlines

Preferred but not Essential

- Knowledge of CSS and web optimisation of images
- Conversant with Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office suite
- Experience of working in a similar role within content editor, web development, IT or UX
- Familiarity with Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, an advantage

Suitable candidates should apply to or call 0141 221 4166 for a confidential chat

Posted: 24/10/2014
RefNo: 141595

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ASA's client based in Altens are currently on the lookout for a Payroll Administrator to join their expanding team.

Salary: £18k-25k

The main responsibilities would be to ensure accurate and timely processing of the Company's weekly and monthly payrolls and related activities, contribute with Company compensation and benefits Administration by liaising regularly with HR as well as maintaining leave, sickness and overtime reports.

Candidates MUST have min of 3 years experience within Payroll as well as 1+ years experience of end to end payroll processing experience.

Key Responsibilities:

• Manage the department workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely every payroll cycle
• Preparation of the Company payroll via the OpenPay system, ensuring employees are suitably paid and in compliance with statutory requirements and company policies and procedures
• Prepare, code and process information for the payrolls and produce reports and journals and file
• Manual input and checking of weekly timesheets
• Printing and distribution of payslips for all employees
• Liaise with staff and management on payroll related queries in a timely and professional manner
• Termination and redundancy calculations as required. Co-ordination of retirement contributions ensuring company meets statutory requirements
• Processing increases and calculation of back pays, and all third party payments, e.g. CSA
• Understand the taxation of employer paid benefits and allowances, etc.
• Reconciliation of all payroll related accounts
• Assist in year-end activities related to processing and tax filings. Provide support in the year end process and/or audits
• Undertaking required reporting, both internal and statutory reporting
• Document and update payroll and payroll accounting procedures and identify and propose new ways to improve and streamline the payroll process
• On-going maintenance of payroll system and leave planning system
• Update and maintain employee payroll information and records

If interested, please call Teri on 01224 652 620 for more information, or send your CV to

Posted: 23/10/2014
RefNo: 141576

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ASA's client, a utilities company based in Glasgow have an excellent opportunity for a Procurement Specialist on a permanent basis.

Main purpose of the role

o Day-to-day operation of Procurement system(s) and process(es) to deliver efficient operation
o Responsive user support and planned outputs
o Collection and analysis of data to inform various initiatives across all procurement functions
o Undertaking procurement initiatives under the guidance of line manager
o Influencing stakeholders and negotiating with suppliers to deliver cost savings and other benefits and to achieve Procurement’s business plan targets

Desirable skills/knowledge

· MCIPS qualification (or studying for MCIPS) or equivalent, technical knowledge of a market sector applicable to the organization and experience in systems administration.
· Experience of conducting different types of procurements.
· Numerate with a working knowledge of Excel spreadsheet analysis.
· Basic report writing capability.
· Commercial mindset (ability to negotiate, understanding of finance, deal maker)

Salary £25k - £33k depending on experience

Apply today by attaching your CV for consideration

Posted: 23/10/2014
RefNo: 141580

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Following a contract award, ASA Recruitment have immediate opportunities for Qualified Social Workers with experience in children and families social work across numerous locations in Scotland.

It is essential that you have relevant UK post graduate experience in children and families social work.

You must possess a relevant qualification in Social Work and be registered with SSSC or equivalent.

Successful applicants will need to undergo a PVG (Disclosure) and reference check.

Posted: 23/10/2014
RefNo: 141579

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Role: Receptionist
Location: Aberdeen
Salary: £15 912

ASA Recruitment have a fantastic new opportunity for a permanent part time receptionist in the Aberdeen area. The working hours will be 10.00am - 19.00pm Thursday, 07.00am - 19.00pm Friday.

Main duties:

Handle all telephone enquiries at main switchboard
Provide a high standard of customer care, welcome all visitors at reception
To record messages accurately and professional manner
Distribute incoming mail and prepare outgoing mail orders
Process all Po's for company using Opera system
Order stationery and ensure stationery cupboard and reception area is kept tidy
Carry out a range of administration tasks as required to support all functions of the sales team.

Strong interpersonal, communication and organisational skills. Good telephone manner and experience of working a switchboard is essential. Must be PC literate in Word, Excel, and Access.

For more information on these excellent opportunities call our recruitment team who will meet all enquiries in a professional & enthusiastic manner. We kindly ask candidates who reply online to attach an up to date CV.

Posted: 23/10/2014
RefNo: 141586

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ASA are currently working on an exciting opportunity with an organisation in Glasgow. Fantastic career progression opportunities exist for the successful candidate. We seek excellent organisational skills, strong technical competency and ability to work independently are all key requirements for this role.

Key Duties:
Preparation of complex statutory accounts including ensuring timely completion within internal and external deadlines.
Evaluate journal entries for completeness and accuracy. Prepare, enter and review other team members journal entries.
Perform month-end account analysis, researching and correcting account discrepancies.
Liaising colleagues, internal and external auditors and advisors.
Completion of entity balance sheet reconciliations and also review of other entity reconciliations to ensure accuracy and compliance with SOX and internal accounting standards.
Perform variance analysis including current-to-prior year fluctuations.
Generate general ledger and financial reports from the accounting system and review for accuracy.
Assists in maintenance of documentation of policies, procedures and controls.
Indirect supervision of other team members.
Completing special projects as requested.
ICAS accredited employer.

Required Skills / Experience:
Solid Corporate Accounting experience with a large multinational employer / audit experience of similar. Applicants must be strong in the preparation of statutory accounts.
Must be highly motivated and detail oriented.
Excellent communication skills.
Some knowledge of US GAAP/ SOX.
A quick learner with strong problem solving capabilities, strong analytically and able to multitask.
Self-starter / able to work with limited guidance and work within time constraints.
Able to develop creative solutions to complex issues.
Proficient in the use of Excel and other Microsoft packages.
Education / Qualifications:

Qualified Accountant (CA preferred but ACCA and CIMA considered with relevant experience)

Preferred Qualifications :
SAP / E1 systems experience.
A second European language (not essential)

Posted: 22/10/2014
RefNo: 141570

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Our client, a leading firm of Chartered Accountants are looking for a Qualified Audit Senior to join their respected team.

The skill sets required are as detailed below:

Brief description

If you looking for a senior audit role ie. newly qualified up to assistant manager - then we have an opening. We are looking for someone with the required experience who can come in and immediately provide support to the managers and partners whilst also having the confidence to have junior members below them, training and mentoring experience also would be useful.

Must be ACA or ACCA qualified

Salary range: £35000 - £40000

Posted: 22/10/2014
RefNo: 141565

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Electrical Fitter- Aberdeen


The successful candidate must have gained extensive knowledge in the repair, overhaul and testing on all types of AC/DC motors and generators.
An ability to read manufactures technical drawings and the use of verniers and micrometers to confirm sizes would also be beneficial.
Practical hands on experience and understanding of EX motors and the protection principles involved in the repair of Exd, Exn, Exe and Exp motors along with a working knowledge and understanding of the revelant repair standards used.
Knowledge in the dismantling,repair and assembly of all sizes of Elmagco brake units would also be preferred.

Recognised electrical or mechanical apprenticeship preferred
Experience in Ex equipment repair and overhaul to Operative level.
Revelant Ex motor repair and overhaul training.
Proven experience ,if not fully qualified would certainly be considered i.e. semi skilled
Offshore certs etc beneficial but not essential

If you are interested Email your CV to

Posted: 22/10/2014
RefNo: 141566

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Role: Operations Support Manager
Salary: £35 000 (negotiable)
Location: Aberdeen

ASA's client currently have a fantastic opportunity for an Operations Support Manager. The main purpose of the role is to support the business process manager and overall business in all administration and accounting functions whilst supervising daily operations of busy ops support and ops support scan team ensuring fair distribution of department workload whilst resolving any client or vendor issues.

Main Responsibilities Include:

Maintaining a monthly review and highlighting training needs to the business process manager.
Generate and analyse CASS and Missed opportunity Findings to Business Process Manager fortnightly
Accountable for monthly maintenance of airline buying rates, fuel surcharges and other airline ancillary charges.
Responsible for ensuring monthly internal export customs audit checks.
Tender assistance including gathering rates and shipping information and data input, when required
Aiding business process manager with development of internal training workshops.
Ensure sales invoices are uploaded onto client billing portals, and all PO numbers are followed up on by the Ops Support Team
Coordinate the collation of Proof of Export records for specific clients
Chair monthly department meeting to ensure information is shares, gathered and cascaded.
Carry out performance management

The right candidate will have a:

Broad experience in freight forwarding/ logistics
Proven track record in customer service
Supervisory experience including mentoring and motivating team members
Excellent IT and computer skills
Excellent oral and written skills
Strong organisational skills
Ability to form good relationships with colleagues , clients and vendors
A diplomatic approach with a positive flexible attitude.

For more information on this excellent opportunity call our recruitment team who will meet all enquiries in a professional & enthusiastic manner. We kindly ask candidates who reply online to attach an up to date CV with 2 working references

Posted: 22/10/2014
RefNo: 141569

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The successful candidate will be comfortable working and delivering in an extremely service driven, customer focused environment across a diverse region, with multiple language, entity and currency requirements.

Interaction with several cross functional teams will also be required - IT, Procurement, Accounting & Reporting, Customer Services, Sales, Marketing, F P & A and Internal Audit.

Essential functions:
• Responsible for management of specific Life Tech entities’AP ledgers.
• Produce weekly status report for management review.
• Responsible for AP month end closing process to strict deadlines.
• Business partnering across all entities.
• Responsible for ensuring first class service in line with all SLAs.
• Responsible for weekly staff 1-1s and quarterly appraisals.
• Ongoing review and update of policies, processes and procedures to ensure best practice - This includes suggesting potential new projects to management.
• Responsible for performance management and development of staff.
• Support business partners throughout the region by establishing and maintaining first class service in line with established SLAs.
• Responsible for driving ongoing performance improvements.
• Ongoing support and guidance to direct reports.
• Ensure all SOX and Audit compliance requirements are met.

Skills required:

• Strong Communication - Persuasive and confident combined with assertiveness, tact and diplomacy
• Risk & control awareness with inherent guardianship skills
• Ability to engage people from other teams/departments, provide guidance and keep them motivated throughout the project
• Key competencies should include pro-activeness with a drive for results.
• Languages would be an advantage
• Experience in international accounting environment with large multi-national.
• Clear understanding of accounting standards and guidelines.
• Profound knowledge of accounts payable processes and process improvement methodologies.
• Strong analytical and conceptual skills.
• Ability to work in a team as well as independently.
• Proven high service orientation.
• Excellent people skills.
• Solid knowledge and experience of SAP and E1 preferred.
• Proven ability to deliver to strict deadlines

Posted: 21/10/2014
RefNo: 141561

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Our Client is looking for a competent C.N.C. programmer/setter/operator with a minimum of 2 years experience on Mazatrol programming. The successful Candidate will have Experience on Integrex 400-IVs Matrix or 640MT Pro control with 5-axis capability. The successful candidate must have good understanding of machining practices and be able to work to engineering drawings with 0.02mm tolerances on aluminium/316 stainless steel & carbon steel and be willing to work a day/night shift system if required.

Posted: 21/10/2014
RefNo: 141556

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Salary on Experience

A leading document management company is currently recruiting for an experienced Proofreader.

Duties and responsibilities of the role include working with the printed proof and information content to ensure:-
The text matches the original
Spelling and style are correct and consistent
Page numbers, headings and captions are correct

Candidate Profile:

It is essential that the candidate is scrupulous about detail
Highly skilled in written English
Comfortable adhering to pre-defined checklists/quality standards
Ability to work to tight production deadlines is essential
Good IT skills
You must have prior proof reading experience / have worked in a similar

If you believe you meet the above criteria, please apply now with your CV to be considered.

Posted: 21/10/2014
RefNo: 141557

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