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Purchase Ledger Specialist - Spanish/Italian speaking - 12m FTC

County Durham, United Kingdom, £ £ 25000.00-27000.00 Annual Annual, Contract


Jackson Hogg are delighted to be working with a global manufacturer based in Stockton-On-Tees on their appointment of a Purchase Ledger Specialist with either Spanish or Italian language skills. This client has worldwide coverage on their products, and is only continuing to grow.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the delivery of defined, high quality transactional and business service associated with the Accounts Payable process to agreed performance targets, on behalf of all relevant businesses & sites.
  • Conform to the company procurement policies & Treasury guidelines in the Accounts Payable areas of the legal entities included within the ASSC.
  • Monitor the performance of their particular business entity / SAP platform to ensure:

- correct site purchasing procedures are followed
- goods or service receipts are done in a timely manner
- supplier behaviours, particularly around compliance with required documentation standards are met

  • Maintain and develop key relationships with both the site-based Procurement organizations, the teams on the sites responsible for administration of the process, in particular receipting, and the other parts of the ASSC organization so that the overall business process is as streamlined and effective as possible.
  • Ensure all AP business policies & processes are followed, in order to comply with internal control, segregation of duties, delegation of authority and SOX compliance. These are subject to both internal & external audit.
  • Ensure maximum value is extracted from our supplier base by adherence to supplier payment terms, gaining maximum benefit for working capital.
  • Pro-actively resolve any AP process failures, in accordance with SLA requirements, ensuring corrective actions are taken and that lessons learned are incorporated in future operating processes.
  • Monitor Accounts Payable balance sheet accounts and follow up on the unreconciled items.


  • Spanish and/or Italian language
  • Degree level education or equivalent experience
  • Experience of working in Accounts, Accounts Payable would be preferred
  • Ability to support the Payment Administration team in preparing forecasts of supplier payments to meet company treasury requirements
  • Experience in reconciling supplier statements to ensure the integrity of the SAP AP
  • Exposure to 1st level support in resolving supplier queries and requests for payment
  • Strong Excel skills


Job Details

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County Durham, United Kingdom
£ £ 25000.00-27000.00 Annual Annual