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Purchase Ledger Administrator

South Shields, Tyne And Wear, United Kingdom, Permanent

Posted: 22 hours ago


We are currently recruiting for a Purchase Ledger Administrator to join our Finance Team based at Barbour House, South Shields. The role will be responsible for processing invoices for both the UK and US divisions, ensuring all invoices are recorded accurately, appropriately authorised and paid on time. The role requires the individual to work as part of a team, processing a high volume of invoices in multiple currencies. The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a fast-paced, paperless purchase ledger environment with a high degree of accuracy.

Purchase Ledger Administrator Responsibilities:

• Ensuring invoices are scanned, distributed, authorised, and processed in a timely manner.
• Invoice matching, coding, and distribution to management for authorisation within ERP system.
• Interact with suppliers and relevant departments internally to resolve invoice queries and disputes.
• Execute supplier payments in a timely manner - BACs and international payments.
• Monthly supplier statement reconciliations, dealing with and resolving any account anomalies as they arise.
• Process direct debit/standing order payments through purchase ledger when information received from bank statements.
• Creation and management of supplier account master data.

Purchase Ledger Administrator Requirements:

• Strong IT literacy (Excel, Outlook, ERP processes).
• Working to high degree of accuracy.
• Able to work under pressure to deadlines.
• Prioritising and organising own workload.
• Able to resolve queries quickly and efficiently.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills to build strong relationships internally.
• Ability to contribute to a harmonious team working environment.
• Providing accurate information first time with attention to detail.
• Time Management skills to enable effective prioritisation and decision making.

About J.Barbour & Sons:

J. Barbour & Sons Ltd founded in 1894 is a British lifestyle brand, home to the iconic wax jacket we design, manufacture and market stylish functional clothing and footwear for men, women and children inspired by the unique values of the British countryside. We are the proud holder of three Royal warrants and remain true to our core values as a fifth-generation family business. Barbour is sold in over 40 countries worldwide, including Europe, the US and Japan but we have our headquarters and roots firmly located in the North East of England.

Location: South Shields, Tyne & Wear
ContractType: Permanent
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 per week
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Benefits: Discretionary Company bonus scheme, Staff discount, Staff shop, Healthcare cash plan, 25 days holiday as standard increasing with length of service plus bank holidays, Free onsite parking, Subsidised canteen.

Closing date for applications: 30 October, 2021

Note: In the event that a sufficient volume of suitable applications is received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.

You may have experience of the following: Purchase Ledger Assistant, Purchase Ledger Administrator, Accounts Administrator, Accounts Assistant, Finance Assistant, Accounts Administration, etc


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South Shields, Tyne And Wear, United Kingdom