Purchase Ledger Assistant

17000.00 - 21000.00 GBP Annual + Pension, Life Assurance, Discounts
20 Jul 2018
17 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
OX Seven are working with one of the UK's leading food companies who supply their range of products to an impressive array of customers in the retail and food service sectors. Due to a recent merger and growth they are looking for a Purchase Ledger Assistant to join a fast-paced team with real prospects for progression based in South Northants.

We want to speak to people who have:

* Ability to work on own initiative to prioritise own workload, meeting payment terms
* High level of accuracy
* Comfortable working without supervision
* Computer literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft, including Excel and Outlook
* Confident telephone manner
* Excellent organisational & problemsolving skills
* Ability to work under pressure

Why would you want this role?
You will be joining an extremely well-established business with over 50 years experience in the food industry. They are passionate about investing in their people with each role having its own career pathway. The culture is about encouraging their people to excel and be ambitious, whatever their background, by doing the right thing, the right way. They truly believe their success is founded not on what they do but how they do it.
The right candidate will be welcomed into a friendly environment where comprehensive training will be provided. You will be expected to embrace the company values while meeting their very high standards.

What are your key responsibilities?

* Ensuring invoices are processed accurately within payment terms
* Matching invoices to purchase orders and goods receipts
* Making enquiries where there are discrepancies and following up to ensure those queries are resolved
* Obtaining approvals and account codes for non-PO invoices, and processing for payment
* Ensuring VAT is accurately entered
* Ensuring payments are made to suppliers within their specified payment terms via either BACs, internet banking or manual cheque
* Performing reconciliations of supplier statements to balances on the computer system.
* General admin duties e.g. post opening and occasional reception cover


* Salary GBP17,000 - GBP21,000
* Generous Pension Scheme
* Life Assurance Scheme
* Discounted Private Healthcare
* Lifestyle benefits such as cycle to work scheme, discounted days out and discounted gym memberships

To discuss the role further, please apply for this role and we will call you back at our earliest convenience. We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate against protected characteristics. Every application is valued, and we will let you know the outcome of your application (positive or negative) via phone or e-mail. If you would like clarity on any decisions, we are more than happy to provide feedback on your application

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