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Careers


Would you like to work for an energetic expanding market leading company? Drive, passion and ambition are the key elements needed to join a great team.


SCCI Alphatrack specialise in Security, Life Safety & TV Media solutions working for some of the largest names in Social Landlords, Home Builders, Government, Hospitality and Broadcasters in the UK



Finance Manager


Location: Head Office location Harlow, Essex (potential for some Regional travel)


Salary: Salary & Benefits upon application



Main Purpose:

  • Oversee defined financial functions for SCCIA and ASL teams:

  • Ensure finance functions within remit have the right calibre of personnel, level of training, motivation and leadership to support the business operations through timely and accurate finance processes;

  • Deputise for the Group Head of Finance in their absence;

  • First point of contact for swift resolution of finance matters arising


  • Ensure financial performance of business areas within role’s remit:

  • Ownership and delivery of end to end monthly management account processes, within defined timelines and with a consistently high level of accuracy;

  • Reviewing and submitting ‘Applications for Payment’ (AFPs) on a timely basis in line with the clients agreed format and date schedule;

  • Liaising with Contract Managers to ensure AFPs accurately reflect pricing and works schedules;

  • Checking and challenging quality of data received from business unit prior to making AFPs;

  • Providing and reviewing monthly MI pack with internal customers;

  • Actively engage with credit control function to ensure timely invoice payment, payment certificates are received for all AFPs in a timely manner and invoiced accordingly; reviewing credit limits; outstanding AFPs; ensure correct customer details are maintained;

  • Assist with the negotiation and settlement of problematic accounts/projects;

  • Follow up and resolve all queries raised by the client on AFPs;

  • Monitor and report profitability at Contract level on a monthly basis;

  • Investigate and resolve budgeted vs. actual profit variances;

  • Liaise with sales team to assist in tender and pricing applications;

  • Contact Subcontractors and suppliers to ensure all costs are received within the specified time limits and applied to the correct Contracts / Jobs;

  • Utilise and maintain the in the house systems for project records/progress, Tesseract and X-Drive, where necessary;

  • Identify and recommend system or process improvements where possible;

  • Attendance at Client meetings or sites;

  • Providing any other ad hoc information requests as and when required.


  • Support delivery of accurate and timely financial reporting to the Group function:

  • Is comfortable in delivering reporting and analysis of financial data to a Group function, consistently operating within compliance parameters.


  • Share financial expertise across the Division:

  • Engage with Contract Managers on a monthly basis to review individual Contract P&L;

  • Share financial knowledge to influence positive change measurable by the financial performance of defined business area.


  • Continuously develop commercial awareness:

  • Develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of our business;

  • Understand the Business Strategy and Vision in relation to financial deliverables;

  • Establish, build and retain relationships with Clients across the Contract Client portfolio


Key Skills/Knowledge:

  • Previous finance leadership role essential

  • Fully qualified (or QBE) accountant with industry experience;

  • Sage 200 knowledge an advantage

  • Tesseract Knowledge an advantage

  • Applications for payments and retentions

  • A previous Finance role from a similar service industry preferred

  • Excellent analytical skills, confidence with large amounts of complex data;

  • Excellent IT skills particularly Excel and financial databases;

  • Experience of dealing with social and private sector Clients preferred but not essential.

  • Communication (verbal & written): Able to adapt style to suit the audience and exchange information in a clear, concise and articulate manner. Is a tenacious influencer generating commitment to goals.

  • Relationship building: Team orientated with the ability to build strong working relationships with internal colleagues. Proactively establishes rapport with colleagues and external contacts to be considered a valued partner. Shares expert knowledge and is able to influence an audience to gain buy in to advice and recommendations.

  • Analytical thinking: Applies analytical skills to appraise data from the Division highlighting performance issues, identifying areas for improvement, delivers variance analysis with swift proposals for remedial action.

  • Planning & Organising: Excellent prioritising and organisational skills consistently delivering to deadlines. Capability to re-plan and re-prioritise work taking into account resource availability and conflicting priorities.

  • Searches for Innovation: Continuously seeks opportunities for improvement and efficiency particularly in relation to financial operating processes / procedures which deliver continuous financial improvement for the Division.



Must have and continue to have at all times:

  • have a valid right to work in the UK,

  • hold a valid UK driving licence,

  • ability to be flexible with working hours to accommodate travel and / or delivery of deadlines successful screening check as required by the Company.

  • successful screening check to NSI Gold standard or as required by the Company.






Trainee Engineer


Location: In & around Harlow


Salary: Offered at National Minimum wage plus Overtime



Summary:

We are recruiting Trainee Engineers to work in our Digital Solutions department, providing a service to a range of clients; you will be working on new build estates and bespoke multimedia systems. You should ideally have an interest in the communications & security industries, Satellite & Aerial, Fibre, Door Entry and Access Control being some of the elements that the Digital Solution dept. cover. You will ideally have construction industry or relevant industry experience; on the job training provided



Experience & Requirements:

  • Acting as second man

  • Assisting with maintenance, service and fit-outs of commercial systems across a broad spectrum of clients

  • Learning to find and diagnose faults

  • Supporting Engineer with system repairs and installations

  • Understand how to report works undertaken/further works required

  • Good communication and customer service skills

  • Willing to train and adapt to technological advances

  • Potential to progress within the role for the right person

  • Be flexible with regard to working hours - no week is the same

  • Willing to work overtime at short notice

  • Participate in the weekend call-out rota (as part of role progression)



Must have and continue to have at all times:

  1. A valid right to work in the UK

  2. Full valid UK driving licence (must have held for one year minimum)

  3. Successful screening check as required by the Company



Qualifications & Experience:

  1. ECS certification is beneficial

  2. Working at Height training will be provided if certificate not already held




Security Maintenance Engineer


Location: Various


Salary: Salary is negotiable depending on skills and experience



Summary:

We are looking for a field based Security Maintenance / Service Engineer; based in or around Essex, Herts, Kent, North or East London.



Experience & Requirements:

  • A field based role operating within areas defined by the Company either for one or multiple clients

  • The provision of multi-skilled Security Service Engineering services predominantly at social sector or local authority sites.

  • Responsible for the quality delivery of day-to-day Engineering activities in the field including attendance at allocated reactive service calls, planned and preventative maintenance (PPM) works, repairing or reporting faults and effective verbal communications between customers and the HO Administration team



Must have and continue to have at all times:

  1. A valid right to work in the UK

  2. Full valid UK driving licence (must have held for one year minimum)

  3. Successful screening check as required by the Company



Qualifications & Experience:

  1. Ability to work alone according to company policy and responsibly in the field.

  2. An excellent knowledge of and extensive experience of operating as a multi-skilled Security Engineer within the security industry particularly Door Entry, Access Control, CCTV, Warden Call.

  3. Knowledge of basic computer systems for completion of administration systems in the field (e.g. previous use of PDA or IPhone)

  4. Excellent knowledge of security products and systems (IP/Analogue Systems)

  5. Strong awareness of relevant H&S requirements for operating in this role

  6. Strong verbal and written communication skills

  7. Qualified modern apprenticeship to Level 2/3 NVQ vocational framework with relevant City and Guilds Electronic Security and Emergency Systems 1853, or equivalent.



We are looking to fill roles with the right people, suitable applicants will be asked to interview immediately. All roles are subject to 6 month probation, 5 years referencing, medical screening and a criminal record check. Salaries from £28,000 pa, plus overtime, 45 hour working week and participation in the weekend standby rota (1 in 4).




Procurement Administrator


Location: Harlow, Essex


Salary: Salary & benefits upon application




Main Purpose:

(Include but are not limited to):

  • Achieving key procurement principles ie ordering the correct products at the most competitive pricing, fit for purpose in line with business requirements and schedules

  • Generating purchase orders for engineer requirements

  • Processing part requests and FSR allocations

  • Liaising with suppliers for delivery times and expediting purchase orders

  • Replenishment of key product lines based upon demand and forthcoming projects

  • Placing orders for bespoke lines for specific projects

  • Regular communication with the warehouse and logistics function to ensure complete supply chain alignment, therefore achieving operational efficiency

  • Maintaining KPI’s in line with the Business/Divisional strategy



Skills & Qualifications:

  • Tesseract 5.1

  • Competent Microsoft Office Skills

  • Excellent telephone manner

  • Meticulous & Accurate

  • Logical and methodical in the completion of tasks

  • Attention to detail of utmost importance



Must have and continue to have at all times:

  1. A valid right to work in the UK

  2. Successful screening check as required by the Company





Feel free to send us your CV even if you don’t see a position available for you right now

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