Purchase Ledger Assistant

To support all functions with standard and cost efficient order, invoice and payment processes whilst maintaining a strong control environment.

To provide an effective and efficient support and administration service to the Purchase to Pay function.

The Purchase Ledger Assistant supports the Purchase to Pay function, contributes to the Working Capital objectives of the country/OU and is responsible for:

  • End user support and administration - from order request to payment, i.e. covering the following areas:
    • Receive supplier invoices, prepare and scan to the Scanning Centre (OCR)
    • Invoice mis-match correction & blocking queue monitoring
    • Purchase order amendments to be made upon authorisation
    • Liaison with out based locations to rectify supplier invoice queries
    • Supplier liaison for queries escalated from the SSC
    • Expense Audit

The role is to assist the Purchase-to-Pay process for the UK & Ireland BU

The P2P process within the UK & Ireland captures/processes circa 260k invoices per year with annual spend of €445m across 11,000 external suppliers and has 500 users.

The Purchase Ledger Assistant has no direct reports but has a working relationship with the Outsource Team, Express Finance, Depot Management, Depot Operations and Head Office administration.

FIXED COMPETENCIES

  • Analytical thinking
  • Builds strong positive relationships across functions, depots and other OU's
  • Promotes team spirit, helps others towards achievement of a common result.FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES





    • Strives for improvement
    • Is a team player
    • Understands and delights customers
    • Demonstrates business ethics
    • Drives for results

    Preferred Experience and Knowledge (type of experience)


    Accounts payable or purchase ledger department experience

    Basic accounting knowledge an advantage

    Good communication skills

    Good PC skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

    Knowledge of SAP R/3 and/or SAP SRM an advantage

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    Job Overview

    Date Posted:

    Posted 1 month ago

    Expiration Date:

    04/04/2020

    Location:

    Atherstone

    Job Type:

    Temporary

    Salary:

    Competitive

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