£18,000 - 20,000pa (dependent on experience)
28 Feb 2020

So, what will I be doing?

As Purchase Ledger Assistant you will be joining Finance team in a distinctive, ambitious and trusted manufacturing company that is committed to making great British dairy the right way. Forever. Working closely with the Purchase Ledger Supervisor you will be responsible for looking after all aspects of your section of the purchase ledger accounts. You will match, post and pay all invoices in a timely and accurate manner , ensuring all creditor balances are fairly stated. You will also produce monthly supplier statement reconciliations to ensure all creditor balances are fairly stated.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Registering and inputting non-stock and stock invoices onto the Dynamics system for a selection of suppliers
  • Matching all stock and non-stock invoices to purchase orders and goods received notes as appropriate
  • Registering and posting all approved retailer invoices and journal the invoices into the retailer contra account ready for  deduction 
  • Generating weekly/monthly supplier payments and matching those payments to invoices on the suppliers' accounts solve invoice and supplier queries in an efficient and timely manner
  • Reconciling the monthly supplier balances to statements received for all major suppliers 
  • Assisting other members of the purchase ledger team with their workload 
  • Posting supplier invoices for other group companies
  • Assisting in the preparation of purchase ledger related information for the year-end audit, responding to any requests during the visit

Sounds interesting, what do I need?

These skills:

  • Purchase ledger experience within a busy account's environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team within a fast moving business
  • Great numeracy and literacy skills 
  • Ability to demonstrate commitment to meeting deadlines while maintaining accuracy
  • Have a positive, can-do attitude
  • Experience of working with Microsoft Dynamics is desirable 

Why should I join the family?

We are independent, British and proud to be making the highest quality yogurts, desserts and ice cream under the Yeo Valley brand and for many of the UKs major retailers. Operating from four dairies and two logistics centres in Somerset and Devon, we employ over 1700 staff and produce more than 25% of the UK’s packaged yogurt.

We’re sure you don’t need convincing, but there’s a whole host of benefits that we offer including: 25 days’ holiday, plus bank holidays, pension scheme, healthcare cash back plan, cycle to work scheme, subsidised products and services and preferable rates with our partners.

Please bear in mind that our closing dates are used as a guide for when the application window is expected to close. We reserve the right to close the application window sooner than the date displayed if we can. We therefore recommend that you get your application in straight away – and don’t miss the opportunity to join us.

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