Purchase Ledger Assistant

Bury St Edmunds
04 Jan 2019
20 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Reference: GRP-BSE-ER-2410/A
Job Title: Purchase Ledger Assistant
Job Type: Full-time; Permanent
Location: Bury St Edmunds
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays; AE Pension

What are we looking for?…. You

Who do we want? …. You - if you are the person with an awesome personality, can do/will do approach, hard-working ethic and a like to roll up your sleeves attitude!

Atalian Servest`s Finance Team are recruiting for a Purchase Ledger Assistant who will primarily be responsible for daily maintenance of the purchase ledger function, ensuring all documents received are dealt with in a timely manner. This is an exciting opportunity to join us, and will suit an individual with great customer service and relationship-building skills!

Our company is growing quickly, and that`s where you come in!

Ideally, the most suitable candidate will possess an excellent telephone manner and will be adept at building rapport with customers; will demonstrate tact and diplomacy and can deal with challenges in a confident and professional manner. Attention to detail, high productivity and the ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines are also vital personal attributes essential to being successful in this role.

What we need you to do:

- Processing all documents received by the team and recording them accurately
- Being the first point of contact for telephone and email queries
- Ensuring suppliers statements are reconciled on a timely basis
- Issuing remittance advice to suppliers
- Liaising with suppliers to ensure queries are resolved
- Working closely with book work team to ensure accurate entry of all invoices
- Providing assistance for any staff queries

You will have:

- A minimum of 4 GCSE`s, or equivalent, at grade C and above, including Mathematics and English
- Confident when using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
- Knowledge of Web Expenses, SAGE 200 or Access Dimensions is desirable but not essential
- Demonstrate the ability to prioritise workload to effectively meet tight deadlines
- Customer focused, you will provide our customers with a quality service and will demonstrate flexibility to adapt as priorities change day-to-day
- High Standard of integrity, confidentiality and discretion
- Outstanding communication skills - you will be a confident communicator, both over the phone and face to face
- Ability to build rapport with colleagues, suppliers and customers professionally and confidently
- Good levels of literacy & numeracy

Hours and environment

Our working week is 9am to 5.30pm Monday - Friday, however we support an agile and flexible working approach and seek to quantify achievement and output. As such, we have a degree of flexibility around working hours to fit both the needs of the business and our successful candidate. It goes without saying that flexibility on the individual`s part to meet the needs of our business will be required.

We offer excellent career and development opportunities, as an organisation that's proud of its` great people - We believe in the opportunity to recognise and share success. For candidates who are interested in proceeding with a career in finance, we can offer study support upon successful completion of your probationary period.

If you think you have everything we`re looking for and more, please email your CV to (Email Removed)

To find out more please visit us on (url removed)

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We are an equal opportunities employer and rely on diversity to deliver on our goals. We actively encourage applications from talented and qualified individuals regardless of race, gender, nationality.


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