Location
Highbridge
Department
Finance
Advertising Salary
£19,000-£20,000pa (dependent on experience)
Advert Closing Date
18 Oct 2021

So, what will I be doing?

As Purchase Ledger Assistant you will be joining the 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. 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?

  • Purchase ledger experience within a busy finance 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’re 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 UK’s 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 + bank holidays 
  • non-contributory pension scheme
  • life cover
  • healthcare cash back plan
  • cycle to work scheme
  • subsidised Yeo Valley products and services
  • preferential rates with our partners
  • annual bonus (as part of the Employee Benefit Trust, based on company performance for the year)
  • learning and development opportunities; we’re committed to ensuring all of our employees have the chance to grow

Our closing dates are a guide for when the application window should close, although we may close the advert sooner if we can. So, we recommend you get your application in straight away – and don’t miss the opportunity to join us!

Unfortunately, we’re not able to provide employment sponsorship to candidates at this moment in time.

Please note that Yeo Valley do not accept speculative agency applications; we will only accept applications from preferred suppliers that have been submitted to us via our recruitment portal at the point of instruction.


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