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A.C. Entertainment Technologies Careers

A.C. Entertainment Technologies is one of Europe's leading distributors of professional lighting equipment to the entertainment industry. We offer an unparalleled range of lighting equipment for Touring, Theatre, Concert, Architectural, Film & TV applications. Through our offices in High Wycombe and Leeds we sell lighting equipment in over 80 countries world-wide.

General Warehouse Person

We are currently looking for an experienced warehouse person for our High Wycombe warehouse.

The role will involve cross-skilling across the Despatch Department and Goods In as required.


Responsibilities Include;

  • Accurately pick and pack goods for delivery
  • Maintaining accurate paperwork for orders
  • Checking and moving stock within the warehouse
  • Partaking in stock counts


Requirements;

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good verbal, written and numerical skills
  • Computer literate
  • Able to work efficiently in a fast paced environment
  • Reach and/or Counterbalance forklift truck licence would be beneficial

A.C. Special Projects

Our sister company, A.C. Special Projects, is currently recruiting for the following position:

Projects Team Administrator

IT Support Administrator

Are you looking for an IT role with a world class company based in High Wycombe?

We are currently looking for an administrator to join our office in High Wycombe. Primarily, the role will be to assist in the daily running of the IT infrastructure and systems for AC Entertainment Technologies and our Global sister companies.

This role will require occasional international travel. Because of this, it is preferential that all candidates hold a full UK driving license and a valid passport.

The key responsibilities include, but are not limited to;

  • Providing and resolving; 1st and 2nd line IT support queries for end users
  • Windows Server Management and monitoring - Active Directory, Server 2012/2016
  • Hyper-V administration
  • Exchange server management and administration
  • Identify solutions to infrastructure issues
  • Network conflicts and virus resolution
  • System backups and restore


Candidate Requirements:

  • Previous experience in an IT support role
  • Microsoft MCSA Certification in servers
  • Good understanding of project management and service delivery processes
  • Meticulous attention to detail and highly organised
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Full UK driving license and valid passport

Cutting Edge Technology, Can you turn it on? Demo Department Supervisor

Based in High Wycombe and working within the Events and Demo Department you can get your hands on the latest lighting technology!

You will be supervising the team to prepare equipment for the sales team to demonstrate equipment to customers.

This is not a sales role; however, this is a role managing lighting audio, rigging and video equipment to be the best it can be.

  • Regular hours. 8:00am to 6:00pm.
  • No touring/exhibiting.
  • No Demonstrating to customers.
  • Warehouse work.


Skills and Experience:

  • Previous supervisory skills / team leader
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Good understanding of technology
  • Knowledge of the entertainment/theatre would be advantageous

Management Accountant

A.C. Entertainment Technologies is one of the Worlds leading distributors of professional lighting, audio, rigging and video equipment to the entertainment industry. Through our offices in High Wycombe and Leeds we sell equipment to the concert, theatre, stage and television industries in over 80 countries world-wide.

This brand new role is based at our head office in High Wycombe and you will report directly to the Finance Director. This position is a key role supporting the whole finance team and ensuring the smooth running of key financial processes.

Responsibilities:
• To Create, develop and update Financial Models for management accounting
• To Prepare Balance Sheet reconciliations, and to ensure accuracy
• Producing variance analysis with recommendations to reduce inaccuracies
• Ensuring management accounts are accurately prepared to tight monthly deadlines
• Preparing accurate ad-hoc financial reports as required
• Take ownership of the month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting process for UK Companies and others as needed
• Supporting the year-end process including audit liaison and group submissions
• Assisting with preparation of the annual budgeting and forecasting process
• Implementing recommendations from both internal and external audit reviews across the business
• Setting up and Monitoring of financial KPIs for business and also KPIs for subordinate employees’ performance
• Liaise on regular basis with operations staff and support/create financial reporting requirements
• To undertake and oversee Prepayments and accruals and ensure accurate records are kept
• To undertake Corporation tax analysis and make recommendations to maximise costs where appropriate

Required Skills:
• Must be qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
• Good Systems/Excel Knowledge
• Strong Analytical Skills
• Proactive and highly organised
• Comfortable working in a fast paced environment
• Problem solver with the ability to work under own initiative
• Advanced Excel skills, such as lookup functions and pivot tables
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Demo and Production Preparation Technician

Working within the Event Production and Demo Department, the role will support the In-house Production Manager, sales and projects teams by providing demonstration equipment for exhibitions and demos to customers.

Key Responsibilities

• Assist in the preparation of display equipment for exhibition and event purposes
• Setting up demos both in house and occasionally offsite, as well as assisting with exhibition preparation and construction
• Maintain stock control using the demo database and equipment records
• Ensure that all demo storage, preparation and display areas are kept tidy
• Ensure all products are kept up to date with software and hardware upgrades
• Assist in the preparation of display equipment for exhibition and event purposes
• Preparation and testing of various lighting equipment for customer viewing and preparation of some audio, video and rigging equipment as required
• Department administration, paperwork and filing
• Dispatch of demonstration equipment for customer viewing
• Working to tight deadlines
• The role is full time but frequently there is the opportunity for off-site work as per the needs of the business; including work at weekends and evenings/overnight to assist in the preparation and construction of display equipment for exhibition and event purposes

Candidate Requirements

• Previous industry experience is required
• Working knowledge of industry equipment on site; including set up, use and de-rigging
• Good knowledge of MS Office
• Confident telephone manner
• Flexible
• Able to work in a fast-moving department
• Keen eye for detail
• An IPAF qualification is advantageous, as is a PAT testing qualification and Fork lift licence
• Previous CAD/WYG/Lighting Software experience is beneficial 

Freelance Opportunties

Throughout the year we have various opportunities for freelancers to join our team and get involved with offsite trade shows etc.

If you are interested in becoming a freelancer for us, please email a current detailed CV to freelancers@ac-et.com and we will be in contact should we have a job that matches your current qualifications, skills and experience.

Due to high volumes of requests, we regret that we are unable to respond to each candidate individually regarding the status of his or her application; however we will contact those who do have the required skills and experience.

International Sales Administrator

Working within our High Wycombe office, we are looking for an International Sales Administrator to join the expanding department. This role will be to support the international sales staff by processing sales orders, raising purchase orders and liaising with clients and suppliers.

Key Responsibilities

• Raising quotes, sales orders, pro-formas and purchase orders and sending confirmation to customers and suppliers on behalf of the sales team
• Processing new manufacturing orders for in-house produced items
• Answering the telephone and directing to the correct member of staff
• Checking stock quantities, lead times and current prices with suppliers
• Liaising with the warehouse to ensure efficient transportation of goods
• Preparation of documents required for international shipment
• Maintaining the client/supplier database

Skills and Experience

• Confident telephone manner
• Able to work to tight deadlines
• Good with MS Office
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Fluency in a foreign language would be advantageous but not essential

For the right candidate this is a chance to join a friendly team and this position could provide opportunities for career progression within the company

How to Apply

In all cases apply to:

Human Resources Department
A.C. Entertainment Technologies Ltd.
Centauri House
Hillbottom Road
High Wycombe
Bucks HP12 4HQ

careers@ac-et.com

Agencies

We have a policy where we do not accept applications from agencies.

Equal Opportunities

AC Entertainment Technologies Ltd. is an equal opportunities employer, who use a fair selection criteria to screen and take candidates through the recruitment and selection process. The company follows the recommendations and legislation from the Equality Act 2010.