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Finance and Purchase Ledger Administrator

Derby, Derby, United Kingdom, £19,000 - £21,000 , Contract

Posted: 17 hours ago


Finance and Purchase Ledger Administrator - 12m FTC

Location: Remote/Derby Aspire House (Derby City Centre)

Are you methodical, enthusiastic and and determined to deliver a quality service with a keen eye for detail and looking to develop your current finance skills? If so, then we have a fantastic opportunity for you!

At Babington we pride ourselves on delivering robust training programmes across a variety of professional sectors and we are looking for a Finance and Purchase Ledger Administrator to join our fantastic Finance team on a remote/office based 12m fixed term contract.

In this role you will assist the Group Financial controller and Management Accountant with the processing of financial transactions for the group whilst learning from their expertise and experiences to support with your own development. If you have a passion for learning, a willingness to be part of a dynamic team and the drive to be part of Babington's journey of Developing Better Futures, then we want to hear from you!!

Summary of Role
To support the financial controller and management accountant to process all financial transactions of the group companies in particular: purchase ledger, sales ledger, petty cash and learner float processing and bank payments.

Brief summary of principle accountabilities

• Act as a payment raiser on the group banking facility to process purchase ledger and learner/bursary payments.

• Manage the petty cash and open credit facilities across all delivery centres within the group.

• Facilitate electronic document management and archiving within the finance function.

Purchase Ledger

• Maintain all aspects of the purchase ledger for the group.

• Process all purchase ledger invoices onto the purchase ledger system received via post or accounts inbox.

• Verify all invoices against POs or liaise with invoice approvers or checkers within the group.

Sales Ledger

• Raise all sales ledger invoices for the group.

• Processing co-investment invoicing on Sage and PICs. Sourcing and printing all documentation from BORIS (Babington Online Resource and Information System)

• Send out electronic direct debit mandates.

• Pursue non-return of mandates directly with customers via email and telephone.

Cash Books and Bank reconciliation

• Post all banking transactions from the Cash Book ("Daily Bank" record) to Sage.

• Support the bank reconciliation process monthly.

• Pay cheques received into the bank and record onto Sage.

Manage petty cash across the centres.

• provide support to the Finance Apprentice to facilitate accurate transaction recording.

Brief person Specification Essential (E)
Desirable (D)

Grade A-C GCSE in English and maths or equivalent (E)

Level 2 Accountancy Qualification (E)

Level 3 Accountancy Qualification or willingness to acquire (D)

Skills and experience
Experience of working within a Finance or Accountancy department (E)

Experience of basic bookkeeping (E)

Experience or knowledge of how businesses transact (E)

Experience of sales and purchase ledger (D)

Experience of interacting with customers both internal and external via telephone and email

Experience of using Microsoft Word and Excel (E)

Experience of working on multiple projects at one time and prioritising workload

Experience of using Accounting software e.g. Sage (E)

Babington Benefits
My Babington Rewards

Bupa Healthcare

25 Days annual leave plus Bank holidays

Additional annual leave purchase scheme

Employer Pension contribution

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Job Details

Derby, Derby, United Kingdom
£19,000 - £21,000