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    At Longdan we have a unique approach. As the largest and most specialised Vietnamese foods group in our industry, we have become the UK’s leading Vietnamese specialist foods retailer. Bring your skills and retail experience to a ‘name’ that will allow your personality to shine. Team work, management ability, enthusiasm, excellent customer service & passion will take you to the top! At Longdan, we encourage internal promotion and can offer you an extensive training programme which will enable us to progress you through the business.

    - You must be eligible to live and work in the UK.
    - Longdan embraces diversity and is committed to providing equal opportunities for candidates.
    - No terminology in the advertisement is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we will gladly accept applications from all sections of the community.

    Current Vacancies:

    - Shop Assistants
    - Accountant
    - Multi Drop Driver
    - Warehouse Operative

    - Multi Drop Driver


    If you feel you meet the criteria for the above role, then please send in your CV to careers@longdan.co.uk.


    Job Title: Shop Assistants
    London   |   Full time

    The shop assistant’s role is to provide assistance and excellent customer service to the customers of Longdan Express.

    Your responsibilities include the smooth running of the shop and maintaining the shop standards. Main responsibilities will be:

    - Greet customers appropriately and determine the customer's wants/needs

    - Assist the customers in locating and selecting merchandise within the store.

    - Offer advice by demonstrating knowledge on products, prices and stock availability.

    - Accepting payments for purchases at POS terminals.

    - Receiving and checking deliveries, unpack, re-shelve or storing stock – heavy lifting involved.

    - Assisting in regular stock checks and stock takes.

    - Assist in changing displays of shop stock.

    - Vigilant at all times.

    We are looking for people with previous retail experience, willing to work hard and learn quickly.

    The ideal candidate needs to be reliable, punctual, trustworthy, hardworking and a flexible attitude. You must enjoy working with the public in a polite and helpful manner. Must be a good team player and flexible in regards to working hours and weekends. Be able to communicate in English. Candidates must be eligible to work in U.K


    Job Title: Accountant 
    London   |   Full time

    You will be required to provide timely, accurate, and relevant financial information to our UK Company whilst developing and supporting our reporting tools. Strong interpersonal and communication skills (fluent spoken and written English essential) are required and able to engage well with colleagues.

    The key daily duties for this role includes:

    ·         Ensure the integrity and quality of all our accounting data

    ·         Ensure accurate and timely records - General Ledger, Accounts Receivable/Payable, Credit Control, Ledger/bank/cash reconciliation,     Accruals/prepayments.

    ·         Prepare monthly management accounts, month end balances and payroll

    ·         Complete quarterly VAT returns, P11D’s and statutory compliances

    ·         Conduct internal audit

    ·         Prepare year end file for audit and deal with queries

    ·         Ensure that VAT, PAYE and Corporation tax are paid on time

    ·         Complete budget and forecasting activities

    ·         Provide business analysis to improve effectiveness

    ·         Contribute to define and refine the business processes

    ·         Implement procedures and control as well as provide training and guidance to staff

    ·         Preparing company annual financial statements

    The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with at least 5 years’ experience working for a small to medium enterprise (SME) as an accountant or financial controller. A UK graduate would be an advantage. You must have strong spreadsheet (Excel) and database skills with experience of developing analysis, reporting systems, be innovative, work well under pressure, and have very high standards of quality, accuracy and attention to detail.

    Salary based on experience and qualifications.


    Job Title: Warehouse Operative  
    London   |   Full time

    We are looking for an experienced Warehouse Operative to join our busy team in Leyton. The ideal candidate will be responsible for picking orders ready for despatch, loading and unloading goods including containers, performing regular stock checks and other general warehouse and yard duties. Candidate needs to be reliable, punctual, trustworthy, hardworking and able to work as part of a team.

    This role will involve some moderate to heavy lifting, so you need to be physically fit and have good awareness of Health & Safety procedures. Experience and skills required including Reach Truck and Counter Balance Forklift valid licences, good attention to detail and ability to plan and organise work. Candidates with a prior warehouse experience would be preferred. Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and have good English language skill.

    Candidates must be eligible to work in U.K


    Job Title: Multi Drop Driver  
    London   |   Full time

    We are looking for hardworking experienced multi-drop driver to start immediately. Must have a good geographical knowledge, a clean driving licence and physical fit as there are lots of heavy lifting involved. Possess the ability to communicate effectively and excellent customer service skills. Be honest, reliable and flexible and able to undertake other general warehouse related duties, including unloading containers. A forklift license is an advantage but not essential. This is a 5-day week job with salary increase from a minimum of £7.20/hour, according to your operational performance. Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and have good English language skill.

    Candidates must be eligible to work in U.K