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Job details
Employer Gresham's School
Location Norfolk
Salary £19,000 - £22,800
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts July/August 2017

Gresham’s is a leading independent co-educational day and boarding school for pupils aged between 2 and 18. Set in 200 acres of beautiful countryside and just 4 miles from the breath taking North Norfolk coast, we are a vibrant community of pupils, staff and parents. We have around 800 pupils spread across three sites in the Georgian town of Holt.  

We are currently looking to recruit a Purchase Ledger Administrator. The successful applicant will be a member of a small team of operational staff providing support for Gresham’s School, Gresham’s School Enterprises Ltd and Gresham’s Foundation. You will be responsible for maintaining the purchase ledger for Gresham’s School; processing invoices for payment, dealing with supplier queries and obtaining approval from staff across all three schools; performing bank reconciliations; maintaining school trip finance records and administering other regular and ad hoc ledger processes.   

To be considered for the role you should be a self-starter, extremely efficient and organised, able to cope with a purchase ledger which involves in excess of 800 suppliers. You must also have experience of performing bank reconciliations and month end purchase ledger closure procedures. Good knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft packages would be beneficial and experience with accounting packages and double entry ledger posting is essential. You must display excellent communication skills, a can-do attitude, ability to multi-task and a good sense of humour in times of high pressure.  

To apply for the role, please complete the TES online application form or visit our website where you will find a Gresham's application form.  Should you have any queries relating to this or any of our other vacancies please contact the recruitment team by email or alternatively on 01263 714623.   

Gresham’s are proud of its exemplary approach to the safeguarding of our children and conduct a robust recruitment process. Applicants are expected to engage fully with the requirements of this process. An offer to join the School is made subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check along with clearance on all other relevant safeguarding and child protection requirements  

Registered Charity No: 1105500

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