Purchase Ledger Administrator
Barbour House, South Shields, GB
16h ago

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 :

    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
  • Desirable :

  • Experience of working in a busy Purchase Ledger environment
  • Experience of ERP systems
  • Experience of working with electronic invoicing solutions
  • Benefits :

  • Discretionary Company bonus scheme
  • Staff shop
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • 25 days holiday as standard increasing with length of service plus bank holidays
  • Free onsite parking
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Access to training and development activities to support your career development
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