Purchase Ledger / Accounts Payable

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Are you a number cruncher and financial whizz? Are you wanting to drive your career forward? If you are embarking on a career in finance and would like to earn while you learn, or if you're simply looking for a fresh challenge, read on!

Why join us?

  • AAT study support
  • 25 days holiday, plus 8 days bank holiday
  • Seriously cool (like, Google cool) brand new offices 
  • Monday to Friday and core office hours, we can be flexible around you and your family life 
  • Career growth potential that will make your eyes sparkle 
  • Free on-site parking, excellent bus links, bike shelters and showers on site 
  • Free fancy coffee and all sorts of flavoured teas
  • HealthShield, enhanced pension and company sick pay  
  • Monthly team lunches & social events (when we can!)

What will you be doing?

  • Managing the day to day purchases within James and James - matching purchase orders to invoices (approx 600 a month), updating our accounting software (Xero)
  • Ensuring supplier payments are made accurately and on time
  • Ensuring PO processes are adhered to
  • Completing statement reconciliations
  • Assisting with month-end tasks such as prepayments and accruals
  • Supporting the wider Finance team with their administration

What skills and experience do you need?

  • Previous experience in a Purchase Ledger role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organised, efficient and a stickler for accuracy and detail!
  • Great interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively with internal stakeholders
  • Be a problem solver and can think on your feet to resolve issues quickly
  • It would be great if you have worked with Xero, Approvalmax, Salesforce or G-Suite (but not essential)

Our hiring process

  1. You will find or get sent this job ad
  2. You will read it
  3. It will pique your interest and make you want to find out more
  4. You tell us you are interested (apply, email, inmail, DM, shout)
  5. We meet in some way or form, probably 2 or 3 times to make sure we know all about each other
  6. You join the team and tell everyone how amazing your life has become 
  7. We celebrate because we found “the one” (insert heart eye emoji here)
We usually respond within three days

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!



James and James Fulfilment
NN4 7JE Northampton Directions recruitment@jamesandjames.com View page

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