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Purchase Ledger & Finance Analyst - Oxford

Ref: 328 Date Posted: Monday 11 Sep 2017

Who will I be working for?

A forward thinking, successful and progressive company. Modern offices and a warm, welcoming culture await prospective new employees.

What will I be doing?

Procure to Pay process owner responsible for the maintenance of an up to date and accurate purchase ledger. Finance owner and ambassador for the PO system responsible for the administration and use in the business and training. Preparation of cost centre month end figures, review with cost centre managers to understand their spend and forecast. Providing weekly or monthly financial reports and analysis for use by the Finanace business partner.

  • Owner of my clients purchase ledger (including UK, Trust and US) delivering optimal processes that are documented and adhered to. Ensuring accurate payment of invoices within our payment terms.
  • PO system management including user set up, authority levels and account code/cost center set up for new starters and data cleansing
  • Deliver training to drive better utilization across the business.
  • Owner for the procure to pay process responsible for identifying and driving efficiency across our processes.
  • Review and approval of all invoice payments to suppliers ensuring accurate and timely payments being made. Responsible for approving the set up setting up new suppliers
  • Finance lead with smaller cost centre analysis and preparation of monthly cost reports with more detailed transactional reports where necessary in order to lead the monthly review meetings with the relevant cost centre managers.
  • Responsible for the billing and credit control for new business sales in line with the contract.
  • Producing the Capex reporting requirements for monthly management accounts (by project)
  • Preparation and posting of accurate project cost accounting re-charge journals in line with project accounting guidelines and month end timetable.
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Ad hoc cost analysis as and when required.

Driving process improvements across all direct activities where possible.

What skills and experience are required

  • Part qualified Accountant
  • Purchase ledger experience
  • Can demonstrate driving process improvements
  • Proficient in Sage accountancy software
  • Good communication skills
  • A good knowledge of general accountancy procedures
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and time management skills. A team player.
  • High degree of IT literacy including advanced excel skills.
  • Ability to problem solve and work to deadlines/under pressure

Previous experience of Cognos Tm1 or similar business information tools desirable.

What are the company benefits?

  • As well as a lovely culture and modern office this role attracts:
  • Holiday: 25 days
  • Pension: Group personal pension plan with Scottish Widows - Matching contributions, maximum match dependent on role level (5%)
  • Private Medical Insurance cover for employee
  • Life Assurance 4 x base salary
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Cycle to work scheme Childcare vouchers
  • Company well-being days with external provider to share information and provide insights into individual well-being

Is there anything else I need to know?

This role is offered on a permanent basis.

We really hope this great role appeals to you and you decide to apply! We love hearing from you and really appreciate every single application that we receive. We wish we could respond to your CV personally but due to the high number of responses we receive this just isn't possible. Therefore if you haven't heard back from us within a week, your application won't be taken any further on this occasion. Thank you so much for taking the time to respond to our roles. We wish you all the very best for your job search.

The Purely Recruitment Company is an Equal Opportunities Employer and operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment.