Purchase Ledger Administrator

25 Mar 2021
22 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Purchase Ledger Administrator
Location: Lamesley, Gateshead.
Salary: GBP20-22k, DOE.
Contract: Full time, permanent.
James Jones & Sons Ltd is one of the UK's largest and most progressive timber companies with core activities in sawmilling, I-Joist and pallet manufacture. We operate 5 sawmills throughout Scotland; an engineered wood manufacturing plant in the north of Scotland and have pallet and packaging operations at throughout the UK. We produce high quality, British grown sawn timber for the construction, pallet, packaging, fencing and agricultural sectors and pallets and packaging for blue chip domestic and exporting businesses. In addition, we are the market leaders in the supply of JJI-Joists to many of the UK's top house builders. The pallet and packaging operation within the James Jones Group manufactures and repairs up to 14 million pallets a year, at 16 sites across England and Scotland.
As part of James Jones & Sons Ltd, the UK's largest and most successful privately owned timber processing business, our pallet and packaging operation has some of the most advanced pallet manufacturing facilities in the UK, a national distribution network and offers a complete range of pallets and specialist timber packaging. We manufacture and repair up to 14 million pallets a year, at 16 sites across England and Scotland. Our customers include all the major pallet pools and blue-chip companies including automotive, engineering, construction, pharmaceutical and retail businesses.
We are looking for an enthusiastic Purchase Ledger Administrator to join our small Accounts department, reporting to the Administrative Operations Manager.
The successful candidate will work Mon to Fri and the core hours will be discussed at Interview.
The role: The main purpose of this role is to provide admin support within the existing accounts department to ensure that the sites run effectively and efficiently.
Responsibilities will include:
• Processing purchase invoices, accurately coding up and resolving any invoice approval issues.
• Set up new supplier accounts and maintain existing account details within purchase ledger.
• Weekly reconciliation of supplier statements.
• Process credit card statements.
• Prepare weekly payment runs.
• Accessing vendors portals to download invoices and statements.
• Bring together monthly missing or unprocessed invoice lists to be used to capture relevent costs in the period.
• Maintain existing spreadsheets
• Activley using Aged Creditors as part of the month end procedure to verify account balances and keep ledger tidy.
• Dealing with supplier queries via phone or email.
Key skills: Computer skills are essential (proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook) as well as the ability to multi task. The successful candidate should be numerate, excellent attention to detail, be an effective communicator with a pleasant telephone manner and friendly disposition.
Desirable not essential skills:
• AAT part qualified
• Experience of Navision system
You should be able to demonstrate the above skills and have experience of working in a similar role. Due to the location and current COVID restrictions, your own transport is essential. You must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK without the need for Sponsorship.
If you feel you have the skills and experience to be successful in this role then apply today