Finance Officer - Purchase Ledger
Midlands/East of England - home based with travel as required across our geography
Up to £27,601.36 per annum
Temporary - Up to 12 months
Closing Date: 11th July 2021
Purchase Ledger Officer required
Due to internal progression in the Operational Finance team, our client has an opening available for a Purchase Ledger Officer for a period of up to 12 months. You may have experience of working in housing or you may have a background in working within a large operational finance team in another sector. If you are now looking to develop your knowledge and join an organisation that actively improves lives this could be for you.
The operational finance team supports the Group in ensuring excellent service to their suppliers and stakeholders by ensuring their invoices are paid in a timely manner. They use Dynamics, UH and Promaster to complete this work. In a normal week some of the duties you will undertake will include processing weekly payment runs, rejecting incorrect invoices, processing remittances and liaising with their suppliers to help them deliver a successful service.
You'll need to demonstrate an ability to be able to process and organise large quantities of data working to tight deadlines and form working relationships across the purchase ledger team and with others inside and outside the organisation to achieve personal and team objectives.
This varied role will enable you to gain experience in working across a large and complex organisation and will also enable you to gain experience in a busy finance team using a wide range of Finance systems.
To be successful in this role you will ideally hold or be working towards your AAT or equivalent qualification and possess experience of working in a high volume purchase ledger role previously.
If you are looking to obtain experience and join a highly successful purchase ledger team please apply today.
About our client
Our client is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 23,000 homes and a wide range of care and support services, with a team of 1,300 colleagues.
Guided by their shared values, their vision is to improve the lives of their customers and communities, focusing on two clear themes of work: Health and wellbeing and economic resilience.
Their offer has been created to underpin their two key pillars (health and wellbeing and economic resilience) and five core values: In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the boundaries and Fun and Fair.
Demonstrating their strong investment in your health and wellbeing and economic resilience, they offer a competitive 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays and generous sick pay entitlements, as well as other paid leave.
A choice of defined benefit pension schemes, extensive learning and development opportunities, plus more.
If your application shows that you have the right knowledge, skills and that you share their values, they'll invite you to meet one of their team. They can't wait to meet you...
How to apply
Please click on the apply button at the top or bottom of this advert, where you will be taken through their application process. You will be asked to submit your experience in line with the essential criteria detailed in their person specification.
They really want to hear how you meet the criteria for this opportunity, please use the two supporting statements (4000 characters!) to really show them your talents. To ensure all candidates are treated fairly, they do not accept CVs.
(The important things - Naturally working with their customers they need to complete pre-employment checks before you join them. This role is conditional upon receipt of two satisfactory references (one from your current employer).
PLEASE NOTE: They can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Original proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature).
Our client is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities they work with. They invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process.
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