Purchase Ledger Assistant

Leicester Permanent £20,000 - £23,000
  • Opportunity to join major national business
  • Room for progression

About Our Client

National leader in public transport and freight.

Job Description

  • Review and processing of requisitions into purchase orders on a timely, accurate and complete basis and following up as and when required
  • Liaising with third party vendor to ensure the smooth running and effectiveness of the process
  • Ensure the invoice queries that arise on a weekly basis including managing the receipt of orders, price holds, supplier queries and depot queries are dealt with effectively and efficiently
  • To provide and correctly administer Purchase Orders requested from external and internal stakeholders.
  • Management of the computerised data information in a controlled fashion, amending prices, suppliers, stores settings and any other duties required for the data cleansing of the system.
  • Support the process to ensure that when vehicles are off road (VoR) the team find the most cost effective and timely way of ensuring that vehicles can be brought back into service as quickly as possible
  • Provide cover for colleagues as appropriate and to perform other purchasing related tasks as necessary
  • Contribute ideas as to how process can be improved and as to how off contract spend can be reduced and costs reduced
  • Query Management - Purchasing, price and Accounts Payable queries

The Successful Applicant

  • Previous experience of working in a purchasing administration / accounts payable role (preferred)
  • Experience of working in a transactional processing office environment (desirable)
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • SAP or Oracle experience
  • Attention to detail and diligent
  • Willing to contact internal and external stakeholders to resolve day to day issues
  • Process oriented
  • Good Microsoft office experience

What's on Offer

  • Free bus travel
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Variety of training and development opportunities
Steven Nagra
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Phone number
+44 116 282 1565

Job summary

Sub Sector
Accounts Payable
Transport & Distribution
Contract type
Consultant name
Steven Nagra
Consultant phone
+44 116 282 1565
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