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Purchase Ledger Administrator

Chiswick • Permanent • £21000 - £23000

 

About our client:

Swarovski is the global leader in the production of cut crystal.Since our foundation in 1895 we have grown to have a worldwide turnover in excess of €2billion. We have a presence in 120 counties and now employ more than 26,000 people worldwide.  We remain a family owned, financially autonomous business which enables a long-term and sustainable strategy of growth and brand development.  Swarovski has a culture that combines our traditional family values with innovation and passion to bring sparkle to people’s everyday lives through our modern designs.

In the UK the Swarovski brand has become a familiar sight on the High Street and we are now an established multi-channel retailer.  Our position as a modern fashion jewellery brand makes us attractive to a wide range of consumers.

At Swarovski we are recognisably linked to the world of glamour and high fashion. Daniel Swarovski aimed to create a diamond for everyone; to make a splendid product more affordable. This idea of affordable luxury has been instrumental in developing the brand name through designer sponsorship and high profile events within the fashion industry.

Description:

Located in Swarovski's prestigious new Chiswick Park, head office and reporting directly into the Accounting Manger the Purchase Ledger Administrator will be responsible for the following:

Daily duties

Responsible for the running of the purchase ledger for Swarovski UK and Swarovski Ireland through the following:

  • Responsible for setting up and inputting suppliers onto the accounting system
  • Continually striving to improve supplier relationships
  • Ensuring invoices are distributed and signed off efficiently whilst also in line with internal protocols
  • Responsible for the fortnightly BACS pay run
  • Ensuring invoices are correctly allocated to meet best practise and external accounting regulations
  • Ensuring that stock received and invoices received do not have variances in excess of 2 months
  • Working with the Assistant Accountant to ensure all personal expenses are paid

Monthly duties:

To play a key part in the month-end close routines and processes:

  •  Analysis of the purchase ledger by supplier
  • Older items and debit balances investigated

To assist with the process of accruals and prepayments through the following:

  • Accruals tracking based on regular invoices received
  • Prepayments tracking based on invoices already received

Year-end duties:

Provide support in the production of quarterly group reporting and year end reporting through detailed analysis and the providing of back up information for both internal and external purposes

Profile:

Desirable applicants will:

  • Have previous exposure to an accounts department - ideally within a Purchase Ledger department
  • Have strong interpersonal communication skills (Written & Verbal)
  • Have a working knowledge of MS office - ideally a proficient user of MS Excel
  • Have a working knowledge of SAP (desirable) 

 

Remuneration will include a salary between £21,000 and £23,000 plus an excellent additional benefits package.

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents.

What's on offer

Remuneration will include a salary between £21,000 and £23,000 plus an excellent additional benefits package.

  • Reference: 6056464
  • Published on: 16/04/2013
  • Location: Chiswick
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Remuneration: £21000 - £23000
  • Contact tel: 020 8840 9334

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