Purchase Ledger Clerk, Leicestershire

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David Ross Education TrustLeicestershire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,000 to £20,000 dependent on qualifications & experience
Contract term: Permanent

The David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for a Purchase Ledger Clerk. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.

The Trust is a network of unique and diverse academies, committed to becoming one of the top-performing multi-academy trusts in the country.  Recognised as one of 11 system leaders nationwide, the Trust works with 34 primary and secondary schools across the country.

The Trust places significant importance on developing strong financial management within each academy and across the network. This post would contribute to this area of development.


About the role

  • Processing purchase invoices received from suppliers and ensuring readiness for payment.
  • Reconciliation of supplier accounts whilst investigating and resolving any unknown or missing transactions via email, post and phone.
  • Identification and recommendation of weekly payment run to CPT Manager.
  • Daily upload of bank transactions onto finance system and matching off to reconcile bank accounts.
  • Review and posting of purchase card transactions with monthly reconciliation to statements and reporting on spend.
  • Review and processing of staff expenses.
  • Managing supplier accounts within the finance system including creating new suppliers, updating changes to details and maintaining an up to date approved supplier listing.
  • Creating new staff users accounts on the finance system and administering the account.
  • Assisting with support to system users including query resolution, process guidance and providing training where needed.
  • Providing reporting to management.
  • Other duties, as reasonably required.

37 hours a week – 52 weeks a year – permanent contract


Salary & Benefits

  • £16,000-£20,000pa depending on experience
  • 30 days annual leave plus statutory holidays
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Continuing professional development

 

Who we are looking for

  • A-Levels or equivalent
  • GCSE’s including English and Maths at grade C and above.
  • Minimum of 6 months experience of working within a Finance department, preferably within a purchase ledger role.
  • Experience of using the Microsoft Office package, in particular use of Excel.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, ability to communicate concisely and effectively
  • Works on own initiative, as well as in consultation and negotiation with stakeholders as required
  • Highly organised with good planning skills and the ability to deliver to agreed target dates
  • Suitability for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Promoter of equal opportunities
  • Highly numerate, analytical and strong attention to detail
  • High personal integrity and able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.


The Trust is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.



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Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: Charnwood College, Thorpe Hill, Loughborough, LE11 4SQ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1509 320148
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The David Ross Education Trust is a network of unique and diverse academies, committed to becoming one of the top-performing multi-academy trusts in the country. Recognised as one of 11 system leaders nationwide, the Trust works with 34 primary and s...