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Purchase Ledger Assistant

Hindlip, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, £ £ 21000.00-21000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Hales Group Ltd is a leading staffing business and provider of care services. Due to continued success and growth, we have a new vacancy for a Purchase Ledger Assistant within our Finance team, based in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.

As a Purchase Ledger Assistant, you will assist with the efficient administration of the financial functions of the business, utilising computer software and systems and applying established procedures.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Maintaining the purchase ledger, obtaining authorisation from branch managers for invoices, posting onto Sage, dealing with calls from suppliers and checking records to supplier statements
Processing petty cash claims from branches, ensuring all receipts present, authorisation is received, and transactions posted to Sage
Management of the company Purchase order system and relevant controls
Maintaining the contracts log
Processing company credit card expenditure
Processing monthly staff expenses
Setting up payments to be made to suppliers and employees using internet banking.
Setting work for and coaching the Finance Apprentice
Proactively highlighting pre-payments / adjustments to the Assistant Accountant / Management Accountant
General administration duties for the accounts function
We welcome applications from individuals who can demonstrate the following:

GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics
Previous experience working within an accounts or finance office
Previous experience of Sage Accounts (desirable but not essential)
Previous experience of working with the healthcare or recruitment sectors, or a similar sector (desirable but not essential)
Excellent standards of accuracy and attention to detail
IT literate including intermediate level Excel
Excellent telephone manner and communication skills
Keen to succeed and progress career
Good communication skills with a wide range of stakeholders
Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
Flexibility in approach to work to meet deadlines
Able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
Flexibility in approach to work in order to meet deadlines
We would also be looking for someone who at interview can demonstrate that they will be able to work to our Company Values, which include delivering a personal approach, maintaining professional excellence and championing change.

Hales Group offers a competitive salary and excellent range of benefits including contributory pension, increasing annual leave with service, cycle to work scheme, death in service, income protection and a unique discount scheme with 6,500 high street retailers and everyday products.

If this opportunity sounds of interest, we would love to hear from you. Please apply today!

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Hindlip, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
£ £ 21000.00-21000.00 Annual Annual