Purchase Ledger Administrator

Simplified Recruitment
Tunbridge Wells
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is looking for a Purchase Ledger Administrator to join their busy Head Office team in central Tunbridge Wells to cover all aspects of the Purchase Ledger requirements. This is a chance to join a progressive family retail business, specialising in the sale of Home and Haberdashery products, aiming to develop within the modern retail environment whilst maintaining the strong family values of 4 generations.

Duties of the role will include:

• Processing high volumes of invoices, statements and credit notes
• Ensuring all purchase invoices are approved and coded correctly
• Posting all purchase invoices and credit notes onto the Accounts system
• Ensuring payments are made in line with agreed payment terms
• Preparation of electronic, BACS and cheque payment runs
• Resolving any account queries that arise
• Completion of all statement reconciliations
• Additional ad-hoc responsibilities

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experiences:

• Experience of working within a Purchase Ledger role and dealing with high volumes of suppliers and invoices
• A team player to work closely with Invoicing team, Store Managers and Company Accountant
• Good IT skills including the use of Excel and a willingness to learn new IT programs
• Experience of using Accounting software
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Highly organised and able to prioritise tight timescales and requirements in order to meet deadlines
• Being prepared to take ownership of the purchase ledger to resolve issues

Benefits of the role:

• 21 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
• Stakeholder Pension
• 20% Store discount

Role: Purchase Ledger Administrator
Location: Tunbridge Wells, TN1
Hours: Mon – Fri, 35 hours per week
Salary: £17,000 - £17,500 pa

Our client is a longstanding retail family business, having traded on High Streets for over 80 years. They have a strong commitment to exceptional customer service and a well established and loyal customer base. They have a proud record of paying suppliers promptly and efficiently. They also seek to provide an enjoyable and fulfilling working environment for their staff.

Please apply online for this Purchase Ledger Administrator role with your CV and covering letter.

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