Kate McKernan

  • Bournemouth BH5 1BN

Assistant Manager

Personal Profile

Work History

Work History
Mar 2015 - Present

Assistant Manager 

The Neptune Harvester, Bournemouth - Mitchells and Butlers
  • Responsible for day to day management of 40 staff
  • Responsible for overseeing the daily operation
  • Duty Manager for open and closing.
  • Responsible for achieving and increasing weekly sales targets
Feb 2012 - Mar 2015

Assistant Manager

The Spyglass Inn, Weymouth - Orchid
  • Contributed to the highest sales and profit in 2013 for over 10 years, achieving over 1.2 million net sales.
  • As part of the management team, increased sales and profitability year on year.
  • Contributed to 95% average on external environmental health audits
  • Day to day duties for daily operations bar and food sales.
Jan 2007 - Feb 2012

Management Team 

The Black Horse, Rainhill - Orchid
  • As part of the management team, increased sales and profitability year on year.
  • Day to day duties for for daily operations bar and food sales
  • Responsible for team files and and complying with HR procedures.
  • Overseeing local advertising
Jan 2006 - Jan 2007

Retail Service Assitant

The Bulls Head, Handforth - Chef and Brewer, Spirit Group
  • Supported the running of a team of 35 Staff Members
  • Responsible for day to day supervision of customer service
  • Day to day running of a food business checking all health and safety items of the business and running to 5 star EHO standard
  • Dealing with all finances such as cashing up tills and reporting to show balancing of cash flow.
Mar 2005 - Jan 2006

Legal Assistant

Avalon Solicitors, Warrington
  • Dealing with Legal claims for clients, processing claims and reporting to the Head Solicitor.
  • Processing claims for court action.
Dec 2003 - Mar 2005

Accounts and Sales Assistant

Marks and Spencer, Warrington
  • Work on sales floor  serving customers and delivering good customer service whilst and selling and promoting products.
  • Financial responsibility for cashing all store tills, balancing cash and secure after  store closure.
  • Estimating sales and processing all finances into the internal finance system.
Sep 2003 - Dec 2003

Administration Assistant 

Brook Street Agency, Various Locations
  • Various administration roles with companies.
Apr 2002 - Sep 2003

Retail Sales Assistant

The Feathers, Warrington - Scottish and Newcastle
  • Cashing up of tills and balancing accounts
  • Day to day administration duties to support the manager
  • Administering new and existing staff details onto computer system
  • Dealing with telephone enquiries.
Dec 2000 - Apr 2002

Administration Clerk

First National Bank, Wilmslow
  • Dealing with telephone enquiries
  • Processing client details for secured loans.  
  • Administration duties such as mail merge, email, filing, faxing, photocopying, data Input and compiling of letters.
Oct 2000 - Dec 2000

Sales Advisor

Marks and Spencer PLC - Handforth Dean
  • Providing customer service, meeting sales targets and stock management.
Sep 1998 - Oct 2000


Calderdale NHS Trust, Halifax General Hospital
  • Receptionist duties such as distributing post, lecture booking, switchboard, typing and preparing conference rooms.

Key Skills


Word Processing RSA Stage 1 & 2

Databases and Spreadsheets

Sage Accounting

First Aid Certificate

Food Hygiene Certificate


2015 - Present

Personal Licence

Bournemouth City Council
1996 - 1998

NVQ Level 2 Business Administration

Calderdale College, Halifax

1995 - 1996

G.N.V.Q Leisure and Tourism Intermediate

Calderdale College, Halifax


1992 - 1995


Buttershaw Upper School, Bradford