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Toolstation - Purchase Ledger Assistant - Bridgwater 09 August 2018

Job Title/Position: Toolstation - Purchase Ledger Assistant - Bridgwater
Company: Toolstation   website
Toolstation Logo 200 Location: Bridgwater
Closing Date: 26 September 2018

Contact Name: Emma Issitt
Telephone: 01278411258

Job Ref: 511101
Salary/Rate: Competitive
Shifts/Hours: Full time

Job Description:

Would you like to work for one of the UK’s fastest growing companies and Which? Retailer of the Year 2016 & 2017? And one that’s opening 40 new stores this year alone!

We’re on the lookout for a driven Purchase Ledger Assistant just like you to join our ever-expanding team. If you’re looking for a role where you’re part of a close knit team, and one that will give you a strong grounding in the Finance department of a fast-growing retail business, then this is the one for you!

What you’ll be doing

Working in the team that ensures all our stock invoices are paid in full and on time! From processing our stock invoices to reconciling sales data from our stores, you’ll get well rounded understanding of our business. You’ll have a clear area of responsibility, with the autonomy to problem solve, identify queries and improve process.

• Effectively checking and processing stock related invoices to ensure timely payments

• Identifying queries and liaising with the stock suppliers and or internal departments, including our distributions centres for resolution

• Reconcile supplier’s statements monthly, identifying discrepancies and requesting copy documentation for resolution

• Compile, check and verify all new stock suppliers and amendment forms

• Daily reconciliation of sales data from allocated shops, resolving discrepancies effectively when they arise

• Answering of incoming telephone calls on our Finance line, including overflow calls from the Head Office line.

What you’ll bring

This role is incredibly busy! You’ll be processing 700+ invoices a month and looking at over 25 cashing up sheets for a selection of our stores on a daily basis, so you’ll need to be a dab hand at prioritising and working under pressure.

• Prior experience processing invoices in a high-volume environment

• Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel – able to use existing spreadsheets accurately.

• Proven experience in a role where attention to detail and accurate data input are key

• Great interpersonal skills, you’ll be able to build and maintain excellent relationships

• Experience using Sage X3 and an AAT qualification would be great, but are not essential

What we’ll give to you

At Toolstation we’re proud to offer great career development opportunities to our colleagues, with a strong culture of recognising and supporting talent and promoting colleagues from within. You’ll be challenged in your role and our values are high; but we’re here to support you and ensure your success with us.

As part of the Travis Perkins group plc, Toolstation are able to offer great benefits to our employees; including colleague pension, childcare vouchers, competitive rates of pay, discount on products across the Travis Perkins Group, company share save schemes and more!

How to apply

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Our policy is to employ the best qualified people and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees including promotion and training and not to discriminate against any person because of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or disability.
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