Company Description :
J. Barbour & Sons Ltd founded in 1894 is a British lifestyle brand, home to the iconic wax jacket we design, manufacture and market stylish functional clothing and footwear for men, women and children inspired by the unique values of the British countryside.
We are the proud holder of three Royal warrants, most recently we have celebrated our 125 years and remain true to our core values as a fifth-
generation family business. Barbour is sold in over 40 countries worldwide, including Europe, the US and Japan but we have our headquarters and roots firmly located in the North East of England.
Position Overview :
We are currently recruiting a Purchase Ledger Administrator to join our Finance department in our South Shields Head Office on a permanent basis.
As Purchase Ledger Administrator with Barbour, you will be responsible for processing purchase invoices received from suppliers, ensuring all invoices are recorded accurately, appropriately authorised and paid on time across both UK and US divisions of the business.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities :
Utilise electronic invoicing software to review and post invoices and credit notes onto supplier accounts for payment within agreed terms
Invoice matching, coding and distribution to management for authorisation within ERP system
Interact with suppliers and relevant departments internally to resolve invoice queries and disputes
Process direct debit / standing order / letter of credit payments through purchase ledger when information received from bank statements
Creation and management of supplier account master data
Execute supplier payments in a timely manner BACs and international payments
Skills and Experience : Essential :
Basic PC skills (Excel, Outlook)
Working to high degree of accuracy
Able to work under pressure to deadlines
Prioritising and organising own workload
Able to resolve queries quickly and efficiently
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to build strong relationships internally
Ability to contribute to a harmonious team working environment
Providing accurate information first time with attention to detail
Time Management skills to enable effective prioritisation and decision making
Experience of working in a busy Purchase Ledger environment
Experience of ERP systems
Experience of working with electronic invoicing solutions
Discretionary Company bonus scheme
Healthcare cash plan
25 days holiday as standard increasing with length of service plus bank holidays
Free onsite parking
Access to training and development activities to support your career development