Join the ACS team

We’re always on the lookout for talented, likeminded people to join our growing business. Many of our 120 staff have worked together since our founding in 2008 and we are always looking for new additions. So browse our current vacancies here if you would like to be part of a fun, dynamic, vibrant company.

Current Vacancies

Sales Account Executive

Key Objectives:

  • Overachieve your sales, GP & GP% targets

  • Constantly grow your account base through making high quality proactive sales calls

  • Ensure that your activity levels are as high as possible

  • Expand the product range sold into every account

  • Sell own brand at every opportunity

  • Always increase the number of ordering accounts in your base

  • Always overachieve your minimum standards

Key Responsibilities:

  • New Business:

    • Ensure that you prospect for new business every day

    • Identify and focus your efforts on prospects with potential

    • ABC – Always Be Closing!

    • After opening a new account, ensure that you then develop it effectively

  • Business Development:

    • Increase the product range sold into the accounts using product class opportunities

    • Increase the number of DMCs in each account through account penetration - ensure that you ‘bottom’ every account in terms of branches, regional offices & head offices

    • Identify and act on accounts currently on contract with a competitor. Liaise with your Manager to ensure that a competitive tender bid is submitted

  • Key Accounts:

    • Fully understand the purchasing structure within your key accounts

    • Never lose a key account – stay close to your DMCs and always encourage honest communication

    • Effectively manage & develop contract customers, ensuring that every trading opportunity is maximised & leakage is minimal

  • Communication & Attitude:

    • Ensure that you are always motivated, driven and success oriented. This should be reflected in your upbeat approach to every day and your involvement in the success of your team

    • Ensure that you play your part in making sure that there is a positive, friendly and motivated atmosphere within your team

    • Communicate openly & honestly with your management team, and always look to develop your skills & responsibilities

    • 4 Always know where both you and your team are against target – it is your definitive measure of success.

    • 5 ACS is a quality orientated company and you are expected to work towards all our QMS procedures and processes

Get in touch!

If you are interested, please send your CV with a covering letter to kellie.hand@acsgroup.co.uk

Credit Control

Brief description:

The importance of cash flow and debtor period remains a priority within ACS, therefore, you will be expected to apply policies and control procedures in the handling and processing of the companies aged debt.

Communication via telephone, email and hard copy letter will be a primary function of the role ensuring relationships are formed with the primary accounts contact of each customer to ACS.

You will continually evaluate the ACS aged debt summary via existing systems and implement any required strategy to achieve debt recovery in line with pre-determined targets.

Your role will ultimately lead to the development and growth of the business through effective cash flow.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collection of outstanding debt from your allocated business unit maintaining internal and external customer satisfaction

  • Escalate problematic accounts to ensure performance targets are met

  • Allocation of payments received to the relevant sales ledger accounts 

  • Reconciliation and resolution of invoice queries with internal and external customers

  • Make decisions, monitor and review held orders on customer accounts 

  • Ensure debt received is correctly recorded with accuracy and completeness

  • Prepare, update, and adhere to the communication process

  • Collection of monthly cash value in line with agreed targets

  • Continually reduce the bad debt percentage recorded each month.

ACS is a quality orientated company and you are expected to work towards all our QMS procedures and processes

Knowledge & Experience:

  • An understanding of the basic fundamentals of credit risk

  • PC Literate

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills and customer care for both internal & external customers

  • Excellent verbal & written skills

  • Effective questioning and listening skills

  • The ability to adapt to new policies & processes

  • Good team player

  • Attention to detail

  • Good organisational skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines

Get in touch!

If you are interested, please send your CV with a covering letter to kellie.hand@acsgroup.co.uk

Systems & Contracts Analyst

Brief description:

Joining our established team of over 100 colleagues, the role of our Systems & Contracts Analyst will be key to supporting the expansion of our business as a whole, with an element of focus on our contracted customer business and driving commercial opportunities.

As the Systems & Contracts Analyst, the successful candidate will be part of the MIS team and tasked with supporting areas of MI analysis to aid operational efficiencies and commercial growth. As part of the role, you will be responsible for running regular in-depth analysis of our key corporate contracts to identify opportunities to drive commercial growth & support the sales team with contract expansion.

Knowledge and an understanding of contracts analysis, system integrations & MI analysis are required for this role. The ability to learn new systems is a must to succeed.

This role requires a unique individual who is capable of working independently to identify opportunities & deliver change. We require someone who can work across a number of areas simultaneously and who can perform under pressure. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to broaden their skills and experience to help take our Corporate business to the next level.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Owning day to day business procedures that help support the overall Sales and Operations teams.

  • Analysis of current contract portfolio to identify opportunities (to drive both operational efficiencies & commercial improvement), reporting back to the business & at director level.

  • Reporting to cover weekly updates, daily MI requests and customer specific MI in accordance with contract, as well as commercial input into quarterly reviews.

  • Support with pricing exercises and new tenders.

  • Provide accurate and timely MI as required across the business to support at all levels.

  • Work within a SQL database to extract and produce meaningful MI.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Educated to a Degree level or at least 3yrs experience within a similar role.

  • Experience of working within a Contracts/Systems/MI role.

  • Understanding of Contracts & Frameworks beneficial

  • Strong operational & commercial awareness.

  • The ability to be flexible, adaptable to change and good at problem solving.

  • Excellent communication skills – written & verbal.

  • Strong organisational skills with ability to multi-task and manage a busy workload.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Ability to work as a team & under own initiative.

  • Excellent IT skills (Literate in Microsoft Office, in particular Excel).

  • Strong presentation skills and confident with sharing insights & analysis to multiple colleagues/levels.

  • The ability to learn new systems to support both front & backend infrastructure.

  • Experience with and/or working knowledge of SQL and database is desirable (not essential as training & mentoring will be provided as the role develops).

Get in touch!

If you are interested, please send your CV with a covering letter to kellie.hand@acsgroup.co.uk

NEVER A DULL MOMENT

When we employ people at ACS, we commit to their career development. No matter how much experience you already have under your belt, we’ll be looking to you to continually learn while you earn. There are many benefits of being an ACS employee but one of our proudest perks is our annual 3-month incentive that could see you going on an all expenses paid trip with your team. Past destinations have been New York, India and South Africa to name just a few.

ACS ACADEMY

We believe in nurturing homegrown talent, which is why over our 13 years of trading we have trained and hired over 30 apprentices in total. Given our success over the years, in 2021 we set up a dedicated ACS Apprentice Academy, which is designed to give a clear structured start to ACS life for all apprentices.

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WE LOVE WORKING HERE...

“I’m so proud that our first big CSR project was helping my customer’s carehome. The pride I felt when I saw the transformation of the garden is hard to match-seeing the residents’ faces light up made my year.”

THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE ACS…

Take a look for yourself at what makes ACS a special place to work.

On-Site Tuckshop

Multi-Faith Room

Netball Team

Wellbeing Rooms

Career Training

Running Club

Pool Table

Annual Awards Night

Hiit Classes

Anniversary Celebrations

Football Team

Mentoring programme

MEET FROSTY, OUR OFFICE DOG

Meet one of ACS’ most popular team members, Frosty, a Cockapoo who joined ACS in October 2019 as ACS’ first office dog. He lives with Technology Account Manager, Chris Gray, who brings him to work with him everyday. ACS’ers take it in turns to take Frosty for walks and play. He likes to wander around the office and take naps in the sun and under warm blankets.

Follow him on Instagram: @frostyintheoffice