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Purchase Ledger Assistant (3 Month FTC)

Ipswich, Suffolk, United Kingdom, £ £ 8.21-8.21 Hourly Hourly, Permanent


Gallagher Bassett was established in Chicago in 1962 as a Third Party Administrator (TPA) providing claims and risk control services to self-insured clients and now has 125 branches and over 3,600 skilled professionals in the USA, UK, Australia and Canada.

Gallagher Bassett UK was founded in 1991 and currently has seven offices across the UK with over 400 claims handling staff providing services to corporate, national and local government, insurer and broker clients.

We are constantly seeking skilled professionals to join our organisation, who are passionate about their work and take exceptional performance to heart. Gallagher Bassett presents opportunities that not only enable our company to remain an industry leader but also provide employees with limitless possibilities for success and personal growth.

We are currently recruiting for a Purchase Ledger Assistant to be based within our Ipswich Branch on a 3 Month Fixed-Term Contract.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Processing of claim invoices onto the finance system
  • Chasing of claim invoices
  • Taking incoming finance phone calls
  • General ad-hoc duties
  • Working towards agreed targets
  • Finance admin

Additional Considerations:


  • Competent IT skills including good workingknowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • 5 GCSEs (grade a - c) including English and Maths
  • Able to plan ahead and be aware of changing and conflicting priorities
  • Displays enthusiasm and commitment
  • Good team player with the willingness to help support other team members
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Problem solving and lateral thinker
  • Good communication skills - both verbal and written

Work Traits:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to listen
  • Good organisational capability
  • Good letter writing, grammar and spelling
  • Consistent accuracy

Company Benefits:

  • 25 Days Holiday per year
  • Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal Accident Plan
  • Group Income Protection
  • Eye Tests
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Season Ticket Loans

Do you feel you meet the criteria for the position of Purchase Ledger Assistant ? If so, we encourage you to apply today.

We are a equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Should you be successful, you will be subject to a variety of checks including: a basic DBS disclosure and references.

Job Details

Full Time
Ipswich, Suffolk, United Kingdom
£ £ 8.21-8.21 Hourly Hourly