Purchase Ledger Clerk
Albea is a global packaging manufacturer with customers across the beauty, personal care, food and pharmaceutical markets. Our growing plant in Colchester, operating 24/7, 362 days of the year, requires a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join our Finance Department.
Reporting to the Financial Controller, as the Purchase Ledger Clerk, you will be responsible for ensuring timely and accurate postings to the Purchase Ledger and providing support to the Finance team. Duties will include the processing of Purchase Ledger invoices, matching invoices to Purchase Orders, raising manual and automatic payments weekly to suppliers, posting manual payments, statement reconciliations. You will be required to liaise with suppliers and internal departments to resolve queries as well as undertaking other ad hoc duties including sorting the daily postal delivery for the finance department.
You will ideally have experience of Purchase Ledger or a related accounting function. More important is your drive to provide a top rate service for the business and your ability to prioritise a demanding workload. You will possess a high level of numeracy and computer literacy, including knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
This is a permanent, full time position 39 hours per week, working Monday to Friday. The successful candidate can expect a competitive salary, contributory pension, life assurance, healthcare option and 28 days holiday per annum. If there is a high volume of applicants, we may close this position earlier than stated, therefore early submission of applications would be preferred.