Our client is a leading award winning, employee-owned food business with an international supply base in over 20 countries, supplying all major UK retailers along with foodservice customers with both Own Label and Branded products.

This position is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic finance/business graduate to join a dynamic and fast-paced environment, working within a team of four and being solely responsible for all aspects of the Purchase Ledger including authorisation and posting of supplier invoices, payments to suppliers and statement reconciliations.

Salary: £25,000 to £28,000

The Role

Responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for processing all supplier invoices ensuring timely payments.
  • Responsible for ensuring internal purchase order and payment authorisation process is adhered to and to follow up any variation with internal departments.
  • Act as main point of contact for all supplier queries including timely reconciliations.
  • Ensure that new supplier accounts are set up and existing accounts are maintained.
  • Maintain accurate templates for paying international suppliers, ensuring supplier bank details match supplier invoices.
  • Preparation of daily goods invoice payments in USD/EUR and monthly bacs payment run.
  • Analysis of warehousing and distribution invoices to monitor and report on cost and performance.
  • Involvement in preparation of monthly management accounts and reporting on freight costs.
  • Preparation for quarterly and annual regulatory audits.
  • Perform any other duties within the Finance Department as may be required from time to time.

The Person

  • 2.1 or above in a relevant degree
  • Good organisational skills and ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Confident with ability to multi-task
  • Confident communication & interpersonal skills
  • Team Player with “Can do” attitude

Please get in touch with Lisa on 02085497212 for more information

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