Purchasing Accounts Administrator

Recruiter
BROOK STREET BUREAU Birmingham
Location
West Midlands
Salary
£20,000 - £25,000
Posted
31 Jul 2017
Closes
09 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
I am recruiting for an experienced Purchasing Accounts Administrator ideally with logistics industry knowledge; this is an exciting opportunity to work for a 'family feel' Logistics company where it is all about delivering the best customer service.

THE ROLE
A new position for the company due to continued expansion, you will be responsible for the purchasing administration duties within the accounts team, ensuring duties such as, suppliers statements are reconciled, invoices are paid, daily banking and logging of funds, raising of cheques etc are completed. Purchases you will be dealing with will be things such as freight exporting, shipping costs etc e.g. haulage fees.

THE COMPANY
My client is a leading British logistics provider headquartered in Birmingham. Established over 35 years ago, they have the credibility and a reputation that allows them to continue to expand within the UK and worldwide arena using their global infrastructure of partnerships and agents. They operate ocean, road and air freight services with a balanced portfolio of inbound and outbound blue-chip clients

TYPICAL DAILY JOB DUTIES - WHAT ARE YOU RESPONSIBLE FOR?Passing Purchase Invoice for payment Daily banking & logging of funds received and applying funds to relevant accountsReconciling supplier's statementsRejection of supplier invoices as requiredPreparing and paying purchase invoices for payment on open accounts or BACSRaising auto cheques for CAD Payments etcOpening of new suppliers and tradersMaintaining all relevant and applicable sales & purchases ledgers & cash booksMaintaining month end sales, purchases and cashbooksChecking and processing of bulk invoices as requiredMaintaining high risk scheduleTransfer of funds between different divisions of the company and any related internal invoicing

PERSON SPECIFICATIONAn understanding of the logistics industry, ideally from a freight forwarding/operations backgroundPrevious purchasing accounts administration experience is essentialGood problem solving skills to enable prompt resolutions of queries or complaints. A clear understanding of making payments in different currencies including US Dollars/GB Pounds Sterling/Euros. Experience of looking after company vehicles (vehicle tax, insurance, repairs, MOT's etc).The skill to prioritise a large number of tasks to ensure accuracy, and deliver results with great attention to detail and a high sense of urgency. Knowledge and utilisation of 'Companies House' including downloading of accounts and credit facility checks ie ICC reports would be ideal. The ability to interact with a global network of agents, suppliers, shipping lines, hauliers. Good verbal and written communication, to provide a professional image to customers and suppliers. Experience in the adoption and practice of specific company financial policies and procedures. The capacity to work in a high pressure environment whilst remaining calm when under pressure.
**PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU HAVE PURCHASING ACCOUNTS ADMINISTRATION EXPERIENCE***

PACKAGE AND BENEFITSUp to £25000 dependant on experienceMon-Fri 8.30-5 (one shift per month working until 6pm and potential of up to 3 Saturday's (9-12) PER YEAR)20 days + 8 Bank HolidaysPensionFree Car ParkingOn-site canteen with free tea/coffee and soft drinksAnnual activity fun day

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU? ARE YOU INTERESTED IN THIS ROLE? THEN I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU.
Please send your cv to and call me on 0121 643 6954
**If you have not received a response within 48 hours, unfortunately your cv has not been selected on this occasion***


Brook Street are only able to process applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK.


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