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Purchase Ledger Executive - Liverpool

Newcastle upon Tyne, Merseyside, United Kingdom, Permanent

Posted: 11days ago


About us:

We are on a mission to be the partner of choice for developing people and their communities. Reed in Partnership is a public service provider specialising in skills training for the long-term unemployed, increasing employment opportunities by working with employers and providing youth services.

Please note: We are currently bidding on a number of contracts, the outcomes of which are due to be announced by the 16th April 2021. Final stage interviews will take place from the 19th April 2021 onward. This role is an expression of interest for potential future opportunities within Reed in Partnership.

About the job:

As a Purchase Ledger Executive you will be responsible for processing all invoices, credit notes and purchase orders in an accurate and timely manner to ensure that accurate ledger accounts are maintained and that all liabilities are captured.

You will also need to ensure that Company procurement and expenses procedures are adhered to at all times; ensuring that outstanding liabilities to suppliers are paid promptly in accordance with current payment terms. This includes the maintenance of the companies Delegation of Authority, ensuring only authorised personnel can commit to expenditure on behalf of Reed in Partnership.

The Purchase Ledger Executive is also responsible for checking co-member expenses, ensuring they adhere to company policy and are paid promptly.

You will also be responsible for the control and administration of company mobile phone procedures, ensuring the accuracy of billing from our provider and controlling the issuing of new mobile phones, in accordance with company procedures

What's in it for you?

Alongside a generous base salary and great flexibility with your working schedule, we offer training, development and progression opportunities. With the chance to dramatically make a difference to the local community, this role offers immense job satisfaction.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Proven ability to accurately process high volumes of transactions in a purchase ledger environment
  • Proven track record of supplier statement reconciliation and resolution of queries
  • A minimum of 2 A-Levels or an equivalent Level 3 Diploma.
  • GCSE English Language at a minimum of a Grade B (or equivalent Level 2 qualification). OR
  • achievement of a Level 2 in Literacy Assessment at interview stage.

Essential Criteria:
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent time management skills and proven ability to prioritise workload in a high volume and
  • demanding environment
  • Good excel knowledge, able to produce and maintain spreadsheets
  • Ability to work on own initiative and be proactive
  • Demonstrable experience of providing excellent customer service to non-financial staff
  • A team player with good interpersonal, relationship building and communication skills
  • Possessing an enthusiastic and proactive attitude

Desirable Criteria:
  • Experience of Oracle
  • Previous knowledge of dealing with employee expense claims
  • Previous experience of contributing to the development of financial control processes

Disability Confident Commitment:

We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity. We offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, Merseyside, United Kingdom